Development - Ownership

Lakeside at Loudoun Tech - Dulles, Va.

Strategically Green - A Smart Energy Retrofit for Office Parks 

Last year the management of Menlo Business Park faced several challenges. In a struggling economy Tarlton Properties, manager of the business park, needed to reduce operating expenses, upgrade the property to retain and attract tenants, prepare the property for energy price volatility, gain greater management control and develop a deeper insight into the operating conditions of each building.

300 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. in Washington, D.C.

Developer of the Year: The JBG Companies - Building a Sustainable Advantage 

The ability of The JBG Companies to analyze and understand dynamic market trends and conditions, as well as its state-of-the-art design and planning processes, have helped it achieve tremendous investment success. Focusing on the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Northern Virginia metropolitan area, JBG has developed and invested in urban-infill, transit-oriented projects, strengthening the communities in which it works.

7th and Madison building

Navigating Healthcare Development: Seventh & Madison - A Puzzle Worth the Effort  

Developing for the healthcare and life sciences market contains challenges unlike those in the office, retail or mixed-use sectors.  The 7th & Madison property in Seattle is one such example of a project with its share of complexities that started out as anything but the typical deal.

exterior view of the hovering office

First Look - Offices That Hover 

Commercial office space typically rises upward in central business districts. A unique option, however, has emerged in Russia — between buildings. That’s the idea behind the “parasite office,” a creation of principals Arseniy Borisenko and Peter Zaytsev of Za Bor Architects in Russia.

entrance to Wirtz Beverage Illinois

Reinventing a Former Racetrack 

In April of 2011, the former home of the Sportsman’s Park racetrack was a vacant piece of land littered with remnants of a concrete track and a demolished grandstand. Standing on Laramie Avenue, Anthony Iatarola of Wirtz Realty Corporation, envisioned a 605,000-square-foot office, warehouse and distribution facility and other land uses, forming the future home for Wirtz Beverage Illinois LLC.

K Street, Washington, D.C.

The State of Development 

Three previous NAIOP Developer of the Year winners share their future development plans and lessons learned from the recession. This article also discusses the future of state and municipal incentive programs.

Vernon Manor

Vernon Manor - Transforming a Historic Hotel For Medical Use 

What was once a hotel for the wealthy and occasional dignitary guest has transformed into unique office space, housing administration and operations for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, moving 670 employees into the converted space in 2011. The office space is bright, modern and located close to other Cincinnati Children’s facilities that surround its pediatric hospital and research center.

From the Archives: Development Ownership Articles from the Previous Issue

cafe at Philips Headquarters

Workplace Essentials 

What do owners need to know about how tenants are using, reconfiguring and planning space? Which retrofits might be most appropriate? Industry research on tenant preferences says the old rules do not apply, so what are the new rules? A look at how corporate real estate executives are thinking about the workplace now and looking ahead.

Oconomowoc Physicians Center

Approaches to Healthcare Development in Small-Town America 

Sandwich, Illinois was at a crossroads. The once rural town was quickly being absorbed into the extended reach of Chicago. Kish Health System saw an opportunity to expand its services beyond the walls of its already successful hospital in order to meet the growing demand of area residents and to satisfy the need to provide new physician recruits with a Class A office environment.