Economic Development Articles

Articles in this category explore the issue of corporate and commercial real estate. Topics include tax incentives for businesses, infrastructure and urban development and renewal, corporate parks and communities, and other economic development initiatives. Specifically, posts cover expansions, renovations, and new construction of commercial facilities.

Campbell Soup Building Topped Off

Campbell Soup Building Topped Off

The company marked the completion of the steelwork phase of an expansion of its world headquarters facility last...Read More...

Strategy During Economic Downturn? Back To Basics

Strategy During Economic Downturn? Back To Basics

The 2009 Ernst & Young real estate business risk report, produced in conjunction with Oxford Analytica, itemizes the 10 top business risks faced by the industry as ranked by leading sector...Read More...

New York City Icon Goes Greener

New York City Icon Goes Greener

Now underway, energy efficiency retrofits at the Empire State Building are being implemented through an integrated...Read More...

Expanded Pasadena Convention Center Pursuing LEED Silver

Expanded Pasadena Convention Center Pursuing LEED Silver

The expanded facility opened on March 1, 2009, six weeks ahead of...Read More...

Infrastructure Spending Fast Forwards in Missouri

Infrastructure Spending Fast Forwards in Missouri

The first infrastructure project to move forward under the new federal economic stimulus package was announced earlier this week on...Read More...

Museum Project Adjusts To Financial Reality

Museum Project Adjusts To Financial Reality

Planners for the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, DC have announced an extended timeline and cost-saving measures to keep the project on...Read More...

First Higher Ed Contract Under Clinton Climate Initiative Signed

First Higher Ed Contract Under Clinton Climate Initiative Signed

Lee College has entered into an energy savings performance contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. to perform energy retrofits on its campus in Baytown, TX....Read More...

AIA Releases Rebuild and Renew Plan

AIA Releases Rebuild and Renew Plan

Schools, Green Buildings, and Historic Preservation are among key...Read More...

Federal Agency Issues Agenda On Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Federal Agency Issues Agenda On Net-Zero Energy Buildings

The report, "Federal R&D Agenda for Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Green Buildings," was produced by the National Science and Technology Council’s Buildings Technology Research and Development...Read More...

New Building Code Revisions Adopted By ICC

New Building Code Revisions Adopted By ICC

The International Code Council (ICC) has approved 23 building and fire code changes based on recommendations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) investigation of the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on...Read More...