Starting a Lab Facility: A Primer for Real Estate Professionals

By: Daniel Castner, Brian Spence and Trevor A. Boz Summer 2021 Issue

This fast-growing sector can be complex to navigate for developers.

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Summer 2021 Issue

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Stairs on the Rise

By: Shantala Weiss Summer 2021 Issue

Monumental stairs can inspire greater interaction, reduce energy costs, and improve employee health and fitness.

New & Noteworthy

By: Trey Barrineau Summer 2021 Issue

Brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects across North America.

Build-to-Suit vs. Spec: Which Building is Right For a Specific Company?

By: K.J. Jacobs Summer 2021 Issue

Businesses that are young and growing might lean toward spec; older, established firms could favor build-to-suits.

"A Series of Unfortunate Events"

By: Ken Simonson Summer 2021 Issue

Costs for construction materials keep climbing amid shortages and supply-chain issues.

Development / Ownership Articles from Previous Issues

By: Nick Kern and Dan Grant
Spring 2021 Issue
Extensive planning, consultation and communication are necessary ingredients for successful projects.
By: Brent Carroll
Spring 2021 Issue
An adaptive reuse project revitalizes an iconic retail tower in Portland, Oregon.
By: Ann Moore
Spring 2021 Issue
A waterfront development in California used multiple strategies to get off the ground.
By: JD Barnes
Spring 2021 Issue
An abandoned cemetery dating to the 1800s was among the obstacles for this distribution facility near the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
By: Tom Sieniewicz, Jonathan Wall and Mark Bryan
Spring 2021 Issue
Turning existing spaces into laboratories and research areas requires special considerations.
By: Trey Barrineau
Spring 2021 Issue
An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.

Spring 2021 Issue
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By: Trey Barrineau
Winter 2020/2021 Issue
Investment pours into the sector as the world seeks vaccines and treatments for COVID-19.

Winter 2020/2021 Issue
An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.


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This issue includes a cover story on the Judson Mill District, a mixed-use textile mill revitalization project in Greenville, South Carolina. Other feature articles shine a spotlight on two innovative redevelopment projects that are converting closed auto assembly sites into new uses; the first locally grown, locally sourced mass timber building in the Southeast (Atlanta); and Marquette University’s Summer CRE High School Immersion Program.

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The winter 2023/2024 issue of Development magazine includes the boom in data center real estate development, economist’s take on what’s working and what’s not working in commercial real estate, a perspective on how artificial intelligence may reshape real estate, and a report on the outlook for capital markets, office, retail and industrial real estate.  

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The fall 2023 issue of Development magazine features a cover story on NAIOP’s Developer of the Year, VanTrust Real Estate. Other articles include a look at a logistics prototype for dense urban areas, a conversation with author and demographer Joel Kotkin and the challenging renovation of a Seattle landmark.