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.

Northern Arizona University

Altitude Control Technology Installed At NAU Student-Athlete Facility

Athletes on Northern Arizona University's nationally ranked cross-country team will benefit from a new controlled altitude training environment.
Massachusetts College of Arts and Design

MassArt Completes Energy, Water Efficiency Project

New equipment and control systems installed by Ameresco are expected to save the Massachusetts College Of Arts And Design up to $436,385 per year.
Johnson Controls Norman, Oklahoma

Johnson Controls Adds Automation Equipment At Oklahoma HVAC Plant

To increase capacity and improve assembly productivity at its 900,000-square-foot, Norman, OK facility, Johnson Controls invested $7.5 million in new automation equipment.
SOM Aircuity

SOM Picks Aircuity Platform For New 7 World Trade Center HQ

Installation of Aircuity ventilation optimization platform will help create a healthy, productive environment for headquarters occupants; API connection enables full picture of building conditions.
Omni Logistics Dallas

Omni Logistics Unveils 100% Renewable Energy-Powered HQ

Omni Logistics' new Dallas, TX headquarters is a further step toward the company's commitment to achieve net zero carbon by 2040.
Bobcat

Bobcat Building Third Facility In Minnesota

In Rogers, Bobcat will add 100 jobs at a third Minnesota location, joining a Litchfield manufacturing facility and Minneapolis global office.
Louisville Free Public Library

Library Features RHEINZINK-prePATINA Exterior Wall Cladding

Louisville Free Public Library’s LEED Gold, Northeast Regional Branch features RHEINZINK-prePATINA zinc exterior to support a 100-year lifespan.
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New Orleans Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan Progresses

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan is transforming the facility into a cultural destination.
Armstrong Living Lab

Armstrong Asks: How Does The Future Workplace Function?

Armstrong “Living Lab” — a recently renovated workspace on the company's Lancaster, PA corporate campus — demonstrates how today’s healthy workplace can function.
San Francisco Giants

Batter Up! MLB San Francisco Giants Players Get New Training Center

San Francisco Giants Player Development Center at Papago Park in Phoenix, AZ redefines spring training facilities with sophisticated design and best-in-class technology.
school remodeling project

Budget Classroom Remodel Finds Fun In The Ceiling

A suburban Chicago school used carpeting, paint, and intriguing ceilings to bring outdated rooms back to life and create exciting learning spaces.
T. Rowe Price

T. Rowe Price Celebrates 85th Anniversary With New Headquarters

Investment management firm T. Rowe Price will pursue LEED Platinum and Fitwel three-star certifications for its new global headquarters in Baltimore.
sealant waterproofing restoration

SWR Institute Honors 2021 Award Of Excellence Winners

The Sealant, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute's third annual Award of Excellence program recognized three contractors for excellent work and innovation in the industry.
high school theater acoustic system

Dallas High School Adds Performing Arts Complex

A 1,000-seat auditorium featuring an expanded stage and state-of-the-art acoustic system is a focal point of Melissa High School's new complex. 
Harley-Davidson Museum featured

Harley-Davidson Museum Announces Plans to Reshape Its Campus

With travel and tourism set to come roaring back, the Harley-Davidson Museum has announced plans to enrich the campus-wide experiences at the crossroads of 6th & Canal in Milwaukee, Wis. – both for riders and non-riders alike.
White House Buy Clean Task Force

Biden-Harris Administration Introduces Low-Carbon Construction Initiative

The White House's new Buy Clean Task Force will focus on using U.S.-made, low-carbon materials in federal construction projects.
Super Bowl LVI

Here Comes Super Bowl Sunday! 

As football fans get set to watch the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium, here are seven surprising things about the site of Super Bowl LVI.
New Haven Innovation Labs

Historic Building Is Reimagined As Research Science Incubator

New Haven Innovation Labs is a recently renovated incubator space for startup bioscience research organizations, located inside the historic John B. Pierce Laboratory building.
Washington Houses Community Center

East Harlem Community Center Reimagined For Senior, Youth Programs

Redesigned Washington Houses Community Center brings together the East Harlem community it serves in a creative, engaging learning atmosphere.
Walker & Dunlop headquarters

Walker & Dunlop Moves Into New Amenity-Rich Headquarters

Commercial real estate lender Walker & Dunlop's new Bethesda, MD headquarters is an example of bringing employees back to the office the right way. 

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