Despite the amount of new office construction during the past six years, the market continued to be extremely tight last fall. The overall national office vacancy rate fell from 9.5 percent during third quarter 1999 to 7.7...

August 11, 2010

Not surprisingly, the construction industry's response to terrorism was a prominent theme at the Associated General Contractors of America's annual convention in Las Vegas last month. No fewer than seven sessions of...

August 11, 2010

Great sitelines. Intimate views. Close encounters with the best players in the world.

As a self-proclaimed "tennis nut," architect Richard Young focused on these...

August 11, 2010

Ralph Johnson of Perkins & Will, Chicago, has put his hand to a 15-story, 96,000-sq.-ft. condominium development in the city's River North area. The concrete and glass design calls for a 45-ft.-...

August 11, 2010

On a beautiful spring morning, eerily reminiscent of one clear September morn last fall, New York City's former World Trade Center site silently, solemnly and officially passed the torch May 30 from the recovery...

August 11, 2010

As part of its corporate initiative to reduce its overall environmental footprint through decreased greenhouse gas emissions and waste stream, outdoor gear retailer REI has opened a LEED Silver-registered...

August 11, 2010

RTKL applied retail design principles to enhance customer service and wayfinding at the new West Chester (Ohio) Medical Center, which recently broke ground near Cincinnati. The hospital's diagnostic and treatment...

August 11, 2010

Following the new urbanism trend taking place in the Atlanta metropolitan area, Fayetteville, Ga., is seeking to harness its growth with a 110-acre development near the city's town square. The development, called The...

August 11, 2010

Encompassing 398,000 sf on 121 acres, the Calvary Chapel Murrieta in Murrieta, Calif., will be one of the largest nondenominational evangelical churches in the country upon scheduled completion in 2010. The $140...

August 11, 2010

A dramatic cantilevered aluminum-and-glass canopy will mark the main entrance of the $68.5 million St. Joseph Hospital Center and Medical Office Building in Orange County, Calif. Designed by Chong Partners...

August 11, 2010