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.



Historic Congregations

$20M Available To Historic Congregations

Lilly Endowment Inc. has renewed its support for the National Fund for Sacred Places, extending the program through 2027 and doubling grants to more than $20 million.
residence hall

Highlands College Reveals First On-Campus Student Housing

The new residence hall is the latest addition to the 70-acre campus for the private institution that opened in January 2022.
Cathedral School for Boys

Cathedral School For Boys Unveils Expanded, Reinvented “Heart”

An addition and renovation at the Cathedral School for Boys in San Francisco adds a new modern element and creates valuable indoor and outdoor spaces.

Extreme Weather, Horse Trailer Hit Prompt Bridge Repair

In Minneapolis, Western Specialty contractors restores a concrete pedestrian bridge connecting a parking structure and an office building.
Acoustic Privacy

Balancing Open Design And Acoustic Privacy

See how a renovated bank enhanced its acoustic privacy with sliding doors.
Gingerbread houses

These Are Not Your Grandma’s Gingerbread Houses!

If you're craving a bit of holiday cheer, feast your eyes on the Historic Hotels of America's 2022 Top 25 Most Magnificent Gingerbread Displays.
expansion

Revitalized Buffalo AKG Art Museum To Open In 2023

The refreshed art museum will welcome and engage all members of its community with an inclusive and interactive campus.
expansion

Rejuvenated Corporate Headquarters Improves Its Illumination

The home health care company’s consolidated campus features a variety of lighting solutions to improve its overall look and feel.
climate change

Addressing Climate Change: Decarbonization Of Existing Buildings

C&W Green Buildings, a proprietary digital software assessment tool from Cushman & Wakefield, identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting, and cost savings opportunities for existing buildings.
New York City headquarters

Law Firm Brings Workplace Of The Future To Life

Shearman & Sterling’s recent New York office transformation reflects firm's commitment to people, clients, and the environment.
new facility

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia To Open New Research Facility

A facility executive from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shares details about this project, which is slated for a grand opening in 2025.
Building Retrofits

Building Retrofits Essential To Battle Energy Costs, Energy Crisis

Building retrofit rates need to triple to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement, asserts research from JLL.
Harvey Milk Terminal

First Airport Terminal In The World Achieves Full WELL Certification

San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1 achievement recognizes Boarding Area B facility for enhancing human health, well-being.
new building

Inside Drury University’s New Academic Hub

The vibrant center for students and community members is Drury’s first new building in more than two decades.
AkitaBox FCA

Moving From A Cyclical To A Continuous FCA

Instead of doing a new FCA every 3-7 years, what if you could maintain your FCA data so it never dies?
Blu Dot San Francisco

Blu Dot’s New San Francisco Store Is Model Of Adaptive Reuse

Design retailer Blu Dot's newest location is an example of sensitivity to local context, as well as a showcase for adaptive reuse and sustainable design.
Community solar

How Community Solar Can Help Achieve ESG Goals

Community solar uses government programs to incentivize large solar projects which historically required major capital and space investments.
real estate industry

Remote Work, Climate Change Impact Real Estate Industry

Pandemic-related structural changes continue to be among the most significant factors impacting today's real estate industry.
hospital design

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Unveils $166M Expansion

The 30-year-old children’s facility added four floors to its Hollywood location to meet the demand for specialized services.
Bobcat North Carolina

Bobcat Company Completes Its Largest Manufacturing Facility

The $70 million expansion project makes Statesville, NC the company’s largest manufacturing facility in North America, and will create up to 250 jobs. 
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.
facilities management

Did You Miss Our Dynamic Facilities Roundtable Discussion?

A lineup of forward-thinking professionals shares insights, observations, and personal anecdotes about today's most newsworthy facility management themes.

[VIDEO] Case Study | Globalworth and Honeywell Forge for Buildings

Building owners face a dilemma – how to prioritize sustainable renewable energy while providing a people-centric environment in a cost-effective way. See how Globalworth leveraged Honeywell Forge in Romania and Poland to meet their goals.