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Majestic Realty Co.: Making the Deal and Making a Difference 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development magazine Fall 2015

This year’s award winner credits its six-plus decades of success in commercial real estate to being strategically patient, precise and persistent.

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Up on the Roof, Cities Grow Green 

By: Audra Capas, president, 5StarPR LLC Fall 2015

Urban farms bring new life to commercial buildings and local communities.

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adidas Group Canada Distribution Center Sets New E-commerce Standard 

By: Maureen Bissonnette, director of marketing, Ware Malcomb Fall 2015

A new facility in rural Ontario enables distribution of goods from four separate brands to stores and directly to customers.

interior office space

Intergraph Headquarters: A Huntsville Workplace Revolution 

By: Bill Halter, principal and director of corporate services at Cooper Carry, and Douglas Webster, senior associate at Cooper Carry and a member of the interior architectural team for the Intergraph Headquarters project Fall 2015

An Alabama-based company increases collaboration and optimizes its real estate assets by shifting from numerous buildings on a sprawling corporate campus to a new high-rise.

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Reviving 150 Bloor Street West 

By: Richard Hylands, president, Kevric Real Estate Corporation Fall 2015

A dated mixed-use building in Toronto emerges from a major redevelopment effort as a high-end retail destination topped by modern office space.

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The View From I.CON: Key Takeaways From I.CON ‘15 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development magazine Fall 2015

There are still more opportunities than challenges for industrial real estate.

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The View from O.CON: Key Takeaways From O.CON ‘15 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development magazine Fall 2015

Alternative asset classes and tertiary markets are attracting significant investment.

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Incentives for Resilient Buildings 

By: John Cetra, AIA, founding principal, CetraRuddy Fall 2015

Because “building resilient” can reduce long-term risks for property owners, states and municipalities are beginning to offer incentives for those who do so.

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Infill Transit Stations 

By: Sam Black, contributing editor, Development, attorney and past chairman of the Washington, D.C., Smart Growth Alliance Fall 2015

Developers and property owners — as well as local transit agencies and businesses — can support and benefit from the development of new transit stations.

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Retail in Transit Stations 

By: Sam Black, contributing editor, Development, attorney and past chairman of the Washington, D.C., Smart Growth Alliance Fall 2015

Many rail transit stations offer opportunities for retail development, which can generate much-needed revenue for transit systems.

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The Benefits of Green Roofs 

By: Audra Capas, president of 5StarPR LLC Fall 2015

Green roofs, also known as vegetative roofs, can protect buildings and result in higher rents and real estate values than conventional roofs.

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Three Steps to Keep Gulls Out of Parking Lots 

By: Dan Clark, director, Natural Resources Section, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Fall 2015

A few simple actions can help property owners protect their parking lots — and the local water supply — from gulls.

New & Noteworthy 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development Fall 2015

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