Economic Development

Articles in this category explore the issue of corporate and commercial real estate. Topics include tax incentives for businesses, infrastructure and urban development and renewal, corporate parks and communities, and other economic development initiatives. Specifically, posts cover expansions, renovations, and new construction of commercial facilities.



Building Decarbonization

Navigating Building Decarbonization In New York State: Strategies For Commercial & Industrial Leaders

Commercial, multifamily, and industrial buildings – both new and existing – can start building value today through energy efficiency and strategic electrification to make progress toward a decarbonized future.
healthcare facilities

Increasing Healthcare Accessibility Through Commercial Conversions

There are several key areas to consider before diving into an adaptive reuse project to transform former retail and commercial spaces into outpatient healthcare facilities.
2024 LEED for Cities Leadership Program

USGBC Names 2024 LEED For Cities Leadership Program Cohort

Local governments from 12 cities across the U.S. will strengthen sustainability, resilience, human health, and social equity outcomes within their communities.

Medical Arts Pavilion Models Future Of Healthcare Architecture

By embracing visually-stimulating aesthetics and biophilic elements without sacrificing durability and systems efficiency, the Toby and Leon Cooperman Medical Arts Pavilion exemplifies healthcare architecture and design standards.
Renovation Projects

Keep It “Business As Usual” During Renovations

Using new barrier technologies, planning, and some creative ingenuity, you can safely keep your facility open during renovation projects.
Salt Lake City

Elevate Commercial Roofing Opens Green Manufacturing Facility In Utah

Built with Elevate and Holcim materials, the manufacturer’s new LEED-certified manufacturing and distribution center in Salt Lake City will expand service to customers in the West.
Excel Dryer workplace Expansion

Excel Dryer Creates Healthy, Sustainable Workplace Of The Future

Guided by the WELL Building Standard, Excel Dryer aimed to merge beauty, health, wellness and sustainability into its renewed workplace.
higher education facilities

Investments In Higher Education Facilities On The Rise

Higher education institutions increased investments in campus buildings by more than 26% in 2023, according to Gordian's new State of Facilities in Higher Education report.
Schneider Electric manufacturing

Schneider Electric Expanding Two Tennessee Manufacturing Facilities

Increased demand for Schneider Electric's energy management and automation products has spurred an $85 investment in Mt. Juliet and Smyrna, TN.
Hackensack Meridian Health, Metropark Station, healthcare facility

First Health, Wellness Center At A U.S. Transit Hub Rises In NJ

The $200M Hackensack Meridian Health and Wellness Center at Metropark will provide commuters with access to primary and specialty care, advanced imaging, phlebotomy, rehab, pharmacy, urgent care, and more.
Standout Facility Projects, Croisette Knight Frank

Standout Facility Projects In 2023

Five facility projects demonstrate an innovative approach to facility design in different industries.
National Pancake Day

Check Out This Fun Flapjack-Inspired Facility!

Today is National Pancake Day, and in honor of the hotcake-inspired holiday, Eggo has unveiled its House of Pancakes in Gatlinburg, TN.
Hawaii Energy

Hawaii Energy Project Supports Clean Energy, Resilience Goals

Ameresco will develop the 'Ūkiu Energy 40MW Renewable Energy Site, which will add critical grid reliability to Maui and move Hawaii closer to its clean energy goals.
New Construction

UL Solutions Adds UL Verified Healthy Building Mark For New Construction

New program advances indoor environmental quality in new building construction projects. 
Laminam, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

New Laminam Facilities Reflect Commitment To Sustainability

Philip Eeles, President, Laminam North America discusses the company's current corporate expansion and its five new facilities across Canada and the U.S.
Bayer Solar Energy Projects

Bayer Launches Groundbreaking Solar Energy Projects In New Jersey, California

Bayer’s Whippany, NJ and Woodland, CA solar projects align with its sustainability commitments to reach carbon neutrality by 2030 and have net-zero waste across its entire value chain by 2050.
Energy Savings Performance Contract, ESPC, Public Schools

Michigan School District Launches Transformative Sustainability Infrastructure Project

Sustainability improvements from the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Ameresco will save Warren Woods Public Schools an estimated $8.7 million over 25 years.
Mars Chicago

Mars Opens $42M Snacking R&D Hub In Chicago

Mars' new 44,000-square-foot facility in Chicago is the largest of its global Snacking R&D sites, will be powered 100% by renewable electricity.
Legrand Distribution Facility

Legrand Creates A State-Of-The-Art Distribution Facility

Legrand’s Senior Director of Logistics and Facility Manager share how the company’s new distribution facility came to Dayton, Ohio.
stage technology

Theater Case Study: Innovation Takes Center Stage

In Cincinnati, a facility manager unwraps a new $50 million theater that includes the latest and greatest in stage technology.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Did You Miss Our Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.

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This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .