Development - Ownership

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Majestic Realty Co.: Making the Deal and Making a Difference 

This year’s award winner credits its six-plus decades of success in commercial real estate to being strategically patient, precise and persistent.

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Up on the Roof, Cities Grow Green 

Urban farms bring new life to commercial buildings and local communities.

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adidas Group Canada Distribution Center Sets New E-commerce Standard 

A new facility in rural Ontario enables distribution of goods from four separate brands to stores and directly to customers.

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Intergraph Headquarters: A Huntsville Workplace Revolution 

An Alabama-based company increases collaboration and optimizes its real estate assets by shifting from numerous buildings on a sprawling corporate campus to a new high-rise.

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Reviving 150 Bloor Street West 

A dated mixed-use building in Toronto emerges from a major redevelopment effort as a high-end retail destination topped by modern office space.

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The View From I.CON: Key Takeaways From I.CON ‘15 

There are still more opportunities than challenges for industrial real estate.

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The View from O.CON: Key Takeaways From O.CON ‘15 

Alternative asset classes and tertiary markets are attracting significant investment.

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Incentives for Resilient Buildings 

Because “building resilient” can reduce long-term risks for property owners, states and municipalities are beginning to offer incentives for those who do so.

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Infill Transit Stations 

Developers and property owners — as well as local transit agencies and businesses — can support and benefit from the development of new transit stations.

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Retail in Transit Stations 

Many rail transit stations offer opportunities for retail development, which can generate much-needed revenue for transit systems.

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The Benefits of Green Roofs 

Green roofs, also known as vegetative roofs, can protect buildings and result in higher rents and real estate values than conventional roofs.

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Three Steps to Keep Gulls Out of Parking Lots 

A few simple actions can help property owners protect their parking lots — and the local water supply — from gulls.

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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I-215 Logistics Center: From Spec Logistics to Amazon Fulfillment Center 

NAIOP’s inaugural e-commerce building of the year demonstrates how a flexible design enabled Trammell Crow Company to transform what began as a speculative warehouse into a fulfillment center in California’s Inland Empire.

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From Filene's Department Store to Creative Headquarters 

A 20th-century department store building is transformed into 21st-century office space for Havas and Arnold Worldwide’s Boston HQ.