Development Magazine Winter 2016/2017

Development - Ownership

mixed-use development

Office Development in Mixed-use Settings: Raising the Bar in Suburbia 

Federal Realty Investment Trust shares lessons learned from developing office space in urban-style mixed-use projects.

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Seniors Housing Moves Downtown 

Seniors’ desire to live in urban settings is creating new opportunities for developers.

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The Future of Suburban Office Buildings 

What features will suburban office buildings need to attract tomorrow’s tenants?

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Atlanta Metro Studios And Union Station Business Center 

A fully leased business center with movie production studios and a distribution center has risen on the site of a former Atlanta-area mall.

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Fine-tuning the Open Plan Office 

Traditional office users continue to adopt and adapt trends pioneered by tech companies.

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From Offices to Live/Work Units 

A developer has begun creating value from obsolete office buildings by converting them into units that tenants can use as offices or apartments — or as live/work suites.

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Microsoft's Commute Program Keeps Employees Moving 

A corporate program improves the employee commuting experience while reducing the number of cars arriving on campus — and the company’s carbon footprint.

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Net Zero Districts: Finding the Quadruple Bottom Line 

District-scale developments are uniquely positioned to be a major driver of the next generation of high-performance buildings and an intelligent electric grid.

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New & Noteworthy 

An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.

From the Archives: Development Ownership Articles from the Previous Issue

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Touchstone: Small Team Big Impact 

This year’s award winner — which prides itself on creating shared value for owners, tenants and the community — developed more than 2 million square feet of space in 2015 with a staff of 10.

Method manufacturing facility

The Natural Capitalism Concept Comes to Industrial 

Method’s new soap factory in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood has resulted in a more profitable, localized supply chain

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