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Creating Value With Art and Design: The Art Basel/Miami Effect 

By: Michael Maxwell, NAIOP Distinguished Fellow; professor and former interim director of the Master of Real Estate Development program at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business at Nova Southeastern University; and managing partner of Maxwell + Partners, developers focused on residential and retail urban infill projects. Winter 2015/2016

A contemporary art fair and visionary developers have reinvented South Florida as a place where art, commerce and habitation come together.

interior office space

The Future of Shared Office Space 

By: Audra Capas, president of 5StarPR LLC Winter 2015/2016

Coworking centers and executive suites continue to evolve and morph into new types of workplaces that create experience and community for users.

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Mall Redevelopment Strategies: Keeping Today’s Malls Competitive 

By: Sam Black, contributing editor to Development magazine and an attorney and past chairman of the Washington, D.C., Smart Growth Alliance Winter 2015/2016

Successful malls in Vancouver, Los Angeles and elsewhere are being redeveloped as mixed-use complexes with better linkages to transit and surrounding communities.

cafe with people sitting at the tables

Leveraging the Workplace: A Return to Value Through Better Design 

By: Glenn Roby, AIA, a vice president, principal and head of the business environments team at Kahler Slater. Tony LaPorte, a designer and branding expert, leads Kahler Slater’s environmental branding team. Winter 2015/2016

Workplaces designed for the ways people will work in the future differ significantly from those that are handcuffed to saving money today.

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The View from CREC '15 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development. Margarita Foster and Julie Stern contributed to this article. Winter 2015/2016

Key takeaways from NAIOP’s Commercial Real Estate Conference ‘15 include insights into industrial, office and mixed-use development as well as capital markets and more.

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NAIOP Honors Vulcan Real Estate With Sustainable Development Award 

By: Kathryn Hamilton, vice president for marketing and communications, NAIOP Winter 2015/2016

Vulcan Real Estate received the 2015 award for its development of a mixed-use project that encompasses a full block in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood.

K Street, Washington, D.C.

Taking Control of Energy Costs 

By: Michael Nicoloro, PE, senior vice president, and Joan Fontaine, PE, vice president, Sanborn, Head & Associates Inc. Winter 2015/2016

Independent energy districts can enable building owners to produce their own power and heat.

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Three Resiliency Strategies for Developers and Building Owners 

By: Randall Duke, PE, LEED AP BD+C, vice president, Cosentini Associates Inc. Winter 2015/2016

Multiple solutions that modify the placement of a building’s mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection equipment can help a structure avoid or bounce back from storm damage.

exterior views of niche design buildings

Alternative Niche/Developments of the Future (2030) 

By: Sheila Kelly Vertino, former editor-in-chief of Development magazine and a freelance writer based in the Washington, D.C., area Winter 2015/2016

During the summer of 2015, NAIOP conducted a design competition in which it sought concepts for the Niche Development of the Future. NAIOP invited architects to submit a vision/concept plan in a niche category like “senior living” and “medical office.”

exterior view of a building

New & Noteworthy 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development Winter 2015/2016

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