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.
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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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York loses another architectural gem by Frank Lloyd Wright as new owner razes auto showroom....

April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Whole Foods and partner Gotham Greens will create a 20,000-sf greenhouse atop one of the retailer...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...

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Vegas rebound: Genting Group acquires assets of stalled Vegas casino-resort
March 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

International hospitality giant Genting Group has announced a deal with Boyd Gaming Corp. to purc...

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The glass faade of the new Wilshire Grand tower will incorporate LED lighting.
March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,100-foot Wilshire Grand will combine retail and restaurant space, offices, and a luxury hot...

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This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an intern...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...

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