Westfield Galleria at Roseville, near Sacramento, Calif., features an expanded indoor/outdoor promenade that became a centerpiece of a multimillion renovation led by architect Gensler and Westfield Design. That renovation increased the mall’s annual traffic by 46% and created a “brand” that more shoppers could relate to and want to frequent. Photo: Gensler/Sherman Takata
Entertainment, dining, and leisure components, plus the latest technology, are now crucial to mak...read more
The original Wendy's restaurant in Downtown Columbus. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons
In the race for market share, quick service restaurant staples Wendy’s and Chick-fil-A implement...read more
City Creek at City Creek Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: Uncle Alf via Wikimedia Commons
With asset availability declining in several sectors, rents and transactions should rise.
Providing customers with dining options has become an important key to the success of shopping centers like the award-winning mall conversion known as The Street, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Photo: Michael Blanchard
Malls and shopping centers are more effective as destinations when their tenant mix appeals to cu...read more
Designers say the tower is inspired by things associated with Miami: fashion, sculpture, and sailboats. Renderings courtesy SHoP Architects
Designing a neighborhood from the ground-up, developers aim to create a dense, walkable district...read more
More natural light was needed, but the project team wanted it to be diffused across large areas o...read more
The city constructed from scratch off the Red Sea coast will give its port access to the Suez Canal, reflecting the government’s attempt to diversify its oil-dependent economy by focusing more in its shipping industry. Rendering courtesy of the King Abdullah Economic City.
The new King Abdullah Economic City was conceived to diversify the kingdom's oil-dependent econom...read more
A scene from a sci-fi movie? No, these are the official renderings of the planned Aladdin City in Dubai. Renderings courtesy Dubai Media Office
Planned on 4,000 acres in the Dubai Creek area, the ...read more
Developer Sam Mizrahi unveiled plans for a new skyscraper in Toronto called The One. Renderings courtesy of Foster and Partners.
Developer Sam Mizrahi worked with Foster and Partners and Core Architects to design Toronto's tal...read more
The Vanderbilt Medical Center at One Hundred Oaks Mall transformed a former 1960s-era indoor shopping mall in Nashville, Tenn., into a mixed-use medical office center for Vanderbilt University. Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University
Approximately one-third of the country’s 1,200 enclosed malls are dead or dying. The good news is...read more
The roller coaster will be the centerpiece of a new $300 entertainment center named Skyplex. Renderings courtesy Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock/Architects
The Skyscraper is expected to begin construction later this year, and open in 2016. It will stand...read more
The proposal is a compromise on another plan that would allow transgender people to use either the women’s or men’s room. Image via Pixabay
A few other cities, including Philadelphia, Austin, Texas, and Washington D.C., already have gend...read more
Brookfield Properties' 1225 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid via Wikimedia Commons
The outlook for the commercial real estate industry remains strong despite growing concerns over...read more
An aerial view of the proposed tower, standing next to the new downtown arena in Sacramento. Renderings courtesy Rios Clementi Hale Studios.
The project, named Downtown Plaza Tower, will have 16 stories and will include a public lobby, re...read more
Hillsdale Library, Portland, Ore. Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
The Institute’s Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum offers a communication tool that l...read more
Rendering: Green Jeans Farmery
The Green Jeans Farmery already has a hydroponic farm component courtesy of owner and entrepreneu...read more
Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...read more
Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...read more
Beacon technology personalizes smartphone messaging, creating a new information resource for stor...read more
OneC1TY, a healthcare- and technology-focused community under construction on 18.7 acres near Nas...read more
The CoffeeBoxx single-serve brewer is billed as the world’s first ruggedized coffeemaker.
The new interactive tool from Aon Risk Solutions provides real-time updates pertaining to the ris...read more
Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...read more
The hotel construction pipeline hit a five-year high in the third quarter, clocking in at 3,516 p...read more
The solar canopy will shade green rooftop terraces and sky villas atop the nine-story structure....
Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a new project containing two towers that will top the cha...read more
The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation....
The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...read more
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more
The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...read more