Development Magazine Winter 2012

Development - Ownership

Office Building of the Future, 2020 Design Competition

How will an office building developed in 2020 look and function? How will evolving user trends affect building design and operations? To gain valuable perspective, NAIOP invited its architect members to participate in a design competition, seeking the most innovative concepts and designs for the office building of the year 2020. Read about the concepts from the four winners and honorable mentions.

From the Archives: Development Ownership Articles from the Previous Issue

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.