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.

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New Approach To Energy Code Compliance Clears Hurdle

Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during...Read More...

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Climate Change Deniers, Wake Up And Smell The Methane

In the words of George Carlin, "The planet's going to be fine. It's going to shake us off like a bad case of fleas." In the words of Business Facilities Editor Jack Rogers, the shaking-off process has...Read More...

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LG Electronics Building Among Top Development Projects In New Jersey

NJ Alliance for Action Award celebrates economic impact in New Jersey of new LG North American...Read More...

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Grand Canyon Skywalk Litigation Dispute Resolved

The Skywalk, located on the Hualapai Indian Reservation northwest of Kingman, Arizona, was the brainchild of visionary developer, David Jin, who had wanted for decades to develop the West Rim of the Grand...Read More...

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Real Tactics To Master A Rocky Recovery

CRE teams need a new playbook to meet increasing demand for short-term cost savings. They'll find it at Real Street...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Relocation Planning And Failures

Planning for a relocation is a massive task with great potential for failure. How do facilities professionals minimize these...Read More...

Beijing national stadium; Architect: Herzog & de Meuron, ArupSport, China Architectural Design & Research Group. (Photo: WikiCommons.)

Friday Funny: Around The World In Search Of The 30 Most Architecturally Impressive Sports Stadiums

On its trip around the world, Sports Management Degree Hub discovered the most defining element of a city's architecture—sports stadiums—can radiate the history and energy of a...Read More...

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Demand For Office Space Remains Steady In Most Metros

Office rents moving upward in more than 50% of the...Read More...

The Lawton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Lawton, OK, serves as a landmark for the city's downtown central business district.

President’s Budget Includes Major Investments In The Nation’s Public Buildings

These are all critical investments in infrastructure that will create significant savings by preventing costly emergency repairs in the future and maintaining America's public...Read More...

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London Retains World’s Most Expensive Office Market Title

Strong demand amid dwindling supply in London's West End pushes rents up by 5%; London confirms its position as the world's most expensive office market for the second consecutive year. Hong Kong ranks second after losing top spot to London last year for the first time since 2008; global office rents increase by 3%...Read More...