Retail Centers

With the advent of the internet and online shopping, retail centers need to be more compelling than ever to draw people away from their computers and into physical stores. Design can capture the interest of potential shoppers, and pay off in a big way for business owners.
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August 05, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Retail rentals and occupancy are finally on the rise after a long stretch in the doldrums. 

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Chicago; Courtesy Shawmut Design and Cons
August 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Shawmut, Whiting-Turner, PCL top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest retai...

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July 31, 2013 | AIA

A disappointing recovery of the U.S. economy is limiting need for new nonresidential building act...

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The Paramount Theatre of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was heavily damaged by flooding in
July 19, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor
Increasingly, owners recognize that existing buildings represent a considerable resource in emb...
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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The master plan by OMA's Rem Koolhaas and Shohei Shigematsu beat out a submission by Danish studi...

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Nissan Americas HQ, Smyrna, Tenn., Energy Star award winner
July 17, 2013 | CBRE Group

A rating system for comparative tenant energy use and a detailed evaluation of Energy Star energy...

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July 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Analysis by RBC Capital Markets shows that U.S. retailers are planning to open 42,757 stores over...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for offices, d...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Measuring a stout 100 meters high, 500 meters long, and 400 meters wide, the New Century Global C...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The nation's largest indoor mall will undergo a $2.5 billion, 10-year expansion project that will...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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Paramount Bay in Miami. Courtesy Kobi Karp Architecture
June 26, 2013 | KPMG

The multifamily, retail, and hospitality sectors are expected to lead commercial building growth,...

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All images: Mirvish+Gehry
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A trio of mixed-use towers planned for an urban redevelopment project in Toronto has been redesig...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 07, 2013 | BD+C Editors
Looking to create a unique atmosphere using natural materials for the Prahran Hotel pub near Me...
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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A wild proposal by the city of Osaka, Japan, would transform the Dotonbori Canal into a 2,625-foo...

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May 22, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

Like digging a ditch with a spoon, retail demand driven by population growth has eaten away at th...

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May 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Tile of Spain consultant and ceramic tile expert Ryan Fasan presented his "What's Trending in Til...

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May 20, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With healthier job growth numbers and construction volumes at near-historic lows, real estate exp...

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The McCormick district plan, courtesy TVS Design
May 16, 2013 | Crain's Chicago Business

Hoping to send a loud message that Chicago is serious about luri...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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Courtesy BIG
April 26, 2013 | Irina Vinnitskaya - Architecture News
April 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

ArchDaily's Rory Stott yesterday posted an interesting exploration of progressive parking strateg...

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