Development Magazine Spring 2015

Development - Ownership

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Real Estate Takes Its Place as the Fourth Asset Class 

When and why commercial real estate joined stocks, bonds and cash.

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Enhancing the Health Care Bottom Line With Leased Facilities 

New health care delivery and revenue models are having significant impacts on how and where new health care facilities are planned, developed, owned and operated.

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Developing a New Workplace Paradigm at Innovation Park 

A former IBM campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, is transformed into a 21st century workplace.

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Changing the Face of Vacant Buildings 

New techniques using paint, decals and more can make empty commercial buildings more attractive while protecting property values and discouraging vandalism and graffiti.

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Do Green Offices = Productive Workers? 

Green offices providing workers with access to clean air, daylight and more can improve employee productivity.

New & Noteworthy 

An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.

From the Archives: Development Ownership Articles from the Previous Issue

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Repositioning Yesterday’s Buildings for Today’s Changing Workforce 

Major retrofits and the repurposing of older buildings have become leading trends as urbanism and millennials drive transformative change. As 2014 winds down, we find the real estate industry in the throes of transformative change thanks to economic recovery and a fast-evolving workforce that continues to redefine corporate space requirements.

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Edge Markets Go Mainstream 

The residential population of San Francisco’s Mid-Market district has spiked by 38.8 percent since 2000. The typical Dumbo household earns $123,675 per year, which is among the highest incomes in Brooklyn. These noncore submarkets have witnessed phenomenal demographic change over the past few years.