Cadillac House is definitely not your father's car dealership. The 12,000-sf showroom in New York City, part Cadillac's new corporate headquarters, includes an events runway and incubator space for visiting designers. Shawmut Design + Construction built it, Gensler designed it. Photo:[email protected] Leonard, courtesy of Gensler.
Retail is becoming closely aligned with entertainment, and malls that can be repositioned as life...read more
AT&T Retail Store, Palo Alto, Calif. Photo: Jim Carroll, flickr Creative Commons
Jacobs, Henderson Engineers, and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction’s an...read more
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VCC, PCL Construction Enterprises, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top Building Design+Con...read more
Audimas Concept Store. Photo: Valdas Ruzgys, Wikimedia Commons
Gensler, GreenbergFarrow, and MG2 top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation...read more
PNC Bank’s 110-sf “Tiny Branch." Photos courtesy PNC. Click here to enlarge.
The new branch doesn’t need much space for its ATM and new accounts and personal loans services....
Paradise City in Seoul, South Korea. Rendering: MVRDV. Click here to enlarge.
The 9,800-sm complex will have retail and nightclub space. A plaza separates the two concrete bui...read more
Capital One Cafe in San Francisco. Photo: kennejima/Creative Commons.
Several cities opened or are planning Capital One Cafes where customers can buy a latte and make...read more
CVS Health is among the retail pharmacies that are expanding their health clinics by adding services and investing in IT. Consumers gain in convenience and access, but these retail clinics have the potential to disrupt conventional healthcare providers, according to research by Accenture Consulting. Image: BD+C
Service expansions help dealers boost clinics’ profitability.
Outfront Media, Gensler, and MAK's Sunset Strip Spectacular billboard concept. Click here to enlarge.
The concepts are curvy, sleek, and multidimensional, and feature sharp digital displays.
Construction of the Sky 19 Plaza in Bismarck, N.D. in 2016. Photo: Consolidated Construction/Creative Commons
Retail construction projects were up nearly 25% year-over-year, and the industrial and office con...read more
Robinson Starmills mall in San Fernando, Philippines. Photo: Robinsons Land, via Inhabitat
The Robinsons Starmills mall in San Fernando recently turned on a 2.9 megawatt rooftop PV plant....
Photo: Reuters/Noah Berger
The prototype store borrows features from Apple's hotly anticipated new headquarters in Silicon V...read more
SushiSamba’s 14,000-sf restaurant in Las Vegas is distinguished by a colorful, arching interior design. iCrave was the designer, PWI Construction the GC. Courtesy Forté Specialty Contractors. Click here to enlarge.
Restaurants are more than just places to eat. They are comprising town centers and playing into t...read more
Images courtesy Michael Courtney Design. Click photos to enlarge.
The wayfinding master plan for a tech campus features maps, directions, and, yes, "Easte...read more
The Mall of the Future will be a combination community center and gathering place. It will be technology rich, be attached or near living and working spaces, and will provide variety to lure customers for frequent visits. Image: CallisonRTKL's “Mall of the Future” report
CallisonRTKL foresees future retail centers as hubs with live/work/play components.
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As online shopping becomes more popular, many retailers are rushing to build big box warehouses t...read more
For the first time since the recession, office deliveries outpaced office starts in 2015, according to JLL's latest construction report. Image: Pixabay
Its latest report cautions about ongoing cost increases related to finding skilled laborers.
Westin hotel and transit center at Denver International Airport, Denver. Photo courtesy Gensler
Technology is running wild in Gensler’s 2016 forecast, as things like virtual reality, "smart" bu...read more
Spending on lodging construction, like the expansive renovation of the Intercontinental New York Barclay pictured above, should increase by 10.8% to $23.4 billion in 2016. Total spending on nonresidential building is projected to grow this year by 13.7% to $439.2 billion, according to Gilbane. Image: Shawmut Design and Construction
But finding skilled workers continues to be a problem and could inflate a project's costs.
Despite a projected slowing in manufacturing activity, warehouse distribution should continue to be a shining light in the nonresidential sector, for builders and investors alike. Image: Pixabay
Sees positive signs for construction and investment growth in warehouses, offices, and retail...
CDM Research finds only a few positive signs among the leading sectors.
Images courtesy Cintec.
For the Twin Towers of Port Baku, the restoration requires an elaborate anchoring and stabilizati...read more
Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners
The 20,000-sf store draws inspiration from the Prairie School architectural style.
Jerry Jones' $1 billion development is being built in Prosper, Texas. Photo: Colby Nate/Creative Commons
The plan calls for retail space, including a Walmart, along with offices, apartments, and homes. ...
The design team wanted to reactivate the building's function as a hub by increasing transparency in its design using glass and perforated panels. Photos via Google Maps.
Since the 1960s, residents of the Dutch city of Rotterdam have been bugged by an unsightly cigar...read more
The 79 & Park project will be built next to Stockholm’s Royal National City Park. Renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group
Cascading glass and wooden cubes create a form similar to Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway roc...read more
The Triple Five Group has submitted plans for a 1.1 million-sf addition to the Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis. Renderings courtesy city of Bloomington
One phase is under construction, a second has been proposed, and a third is on the drawing board....read more
The ground floor is designed to be publicly accessible, composed mostly of retail and public lobby space. Renderings courtesy of Wiel Arets Architects
The development, Bahrain Bay Tower, will consist of two residential towers connected “by a plinth...read more
Strategically placed illuminated LED panels produce a shimmering glow on the exterior of the newly renovated Bloomingdales at the Galleria mall in Glendale, Calif. On the Building Team: Hixson Architecture Engineering Interiors (AE), Kevin Kennon Architects (designer), and C.W. Driver (GC). Photo: Cristi D. Costea Photography, courtesy Hixson
BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest retail sector design and construction firms, as reported...read more
Whole Foods at Oahu's Ward Village, image courtesy Ward Village by Howard Hughes Corporation
Several high-rise projects include street-level Whole Foods Markets.