Development Magazine Winter 2013

Development - Ownership

The Distribution/Fulfillment Center of the Future, 2020 Design Competition

During the spring and summer of 2013, NAIOP conducted a design competition in which it sought concepts for the Distribution/Fulfillment Center of the Future. NAIOP invited architects to conceptualize and design the physical “goods exchange” structure that will accommodate distribution, fulfillment, and retail functions in the year 2020. Read about the concepts from the two winners, Ware Malcomb and Riddell Kurczaba.

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Developer of the Year 2013: Vulcan Real Estate's Bold Vision 

Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen’s real estate development company, Seattle-based Vulcan Real Estate, is leading one of the largest urban redevelopment efforts in the U.S. Vulcan’s ability to articulate a vision; collaborate with multiple public and private entities; obtain expensive infrastructure improvements; and finance, design, deliver, and fill office, scientific, medical, residential, and retail structures turned around an underused, aging industrial neighborhood just south of Seattle’s central business district.

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South Jordan Health Center: Developing a Sustainable Medical Facility 

When the University of Utah and Kennecott Land decided to build a new health center in the rapidly growing planned community of Daybreak in South Jordan, Utah, they had ambitious goals: to provide the community with a facility that would offer the best in health care services and state-of-the-art medical technology while also limiting the building’s impact on the environment. Most full-scale medical facilities use an enormous amount of energy, which makes obtaining LEED certification a challenge. But by implementing sustainability features into the building from the earliest design stages the development team was able to exceed its expectations.