mixed-use development

Office Development in Mixed-use Settings: Raising the Bar in Suburbia 

By: Jeff Berkes, executive vice president and president of West Coast operations and Don Briggs, executive vice president for development, Federal Realty Investment Trust Winter 2016/2017 Issue

Federal Realty Investment Trust shares lessons learned from developing office space in urban-style mixed-use projects.

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Seniors Housing Moves Downtown 

By: Adrienne Schmitz, freelance real estate writer and researcher Winter 2016/2017 Issue

Seniors’ desire to live in urban settings is creating new opportunities for developers.

future office buildings

The Future of Suburban Office Buildings 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor to Development magazine Winter 2016/2017 Issue

What features will suburban office buildings need to attract tomorrow’s tenants?

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Atlanta Metro Studios And Union Station Business Center 

By: Sheila Kelly Vertino, former editor-in-chief of Development magazine and a freelance writer Winter 2016/2017 Issue

A fully leased business center with movie production studios and a distribution center has risen on the site of a former Atlanta-area mall.

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Fine-tuning the Open Plan Office 

By: Bill LaPatra, AIA, partner, and Elizabeth Gordon, associate principal, at Mithun Winter 2016/2017 Issue

Traditional office users continue to adopt and adapt trends pioneered by tech companies.

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From Offices to Live/Work Units 

By: Adrienne Schmitz, freelance real estate writer and researcher Winter 2016/2017 Issue

A developer has begun creating value from obsolete office buildings by converting them into units that tenants can use as offices or apartments — or as live/work suites.

Microsoft buses

Microsoft's Commute Program Keeps Employees Moving 

By: Brian Crockford, senior services manager and head of Microsoft’s Commute program at its corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington Winter 2016/2017 Issue

A corporate program improves the employee commuting experience while reducing the number of cars arriving on campus — and the company’s carbon footprint.

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Net Zero Districts: Finding the Quadruple Bottom Line 

By: Iain Campbell, managing director, Rocky Mountain Institute Winter 2016/2017 Issue

District-scale developments are uniquely positioned to be a major driver of the next generation of high-performance buildings and an intelligent electric grid.

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New & Noteworthy 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development Winter 2016/2017 Issue

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