Redevelopment

Workplace Innovation Today: The Coworking Center

Workbar Cambridge

Picture an office filled with people. But imagine that some of them are freelance writers, graphic designers, programmers and app developers; others are teleworkers; still others are in the process of forming startup companies or working for very small firms. The office may simply be a large room where people work at couches, tables and bench desks, or it may contain carrels, cubicles, private offices and even classrooms or auditoriums. What is this place? It is a coworking center.

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The Complexity of Urban Waterfront Redevelopment

The Complexity of Urban Waterfront Redevelopment

Waterfront brownfield regeneration is extraordinarily complex; incorporating ecology, land use, community benefits, hydrology, real estate economics, design and a host of associated disciplines. There's also an array of regulatory and funding agencies, at federal, state and local levels. The mixed-use redevelopment of formerly contaminated waterfronts has become a key but also difficult part of urban revitalization and a significant real estate opportunity.

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A Development Model for the Middle Ring Suburbs

MIddle Rings Reports

The middle ring suburbs of American cities have a valuable strategic asset: at various points, they are highly accessible by private motorized transportation as well as through mass transit. This research provides a development model by first analyzing the complexities of the middle ring development process and then introducing templates for development, design and management that might unlock these sites' potential.

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Developing Influencer Relationships to Accelerate Development Success

Developing Influencer Relationships

This report provides case studies of how developers have successfully worked with influencers to move new commercial real estate projects forward. Learn how to work more effectively with environmental and smart growth opinion leaders.

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The Rebirth of Older Industrial Cities

The Rebirth of Older Industrial Cities

Strategies are offered to overcome obstacles to urban redevelopment based on five sites in Massachusetts and six key industrial sectors. This report addresses problems related to zoning, brownfields, permitting and related factors.

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