This weekend the country celebrates the birth of civil rights activist and beloved African-American leader Martin Luther King Jr.Here’s A look at the life of the revered preacher and social activist, as told through the prism of commercial real estate.
Personalisation is certainly a trend that will influence future real estate strategies and it can be looked at in two spectrums,” Boyle said. “One of them is making it adaptable to people’s needs whether they have certain ergonomic requirements or preferences.”The other aspect is making them feel like they’re contributing to how space is occupied, whether it’s by allowing them to add things to the space that they value and appreciate. The goal is to make them feel that they belong, make them feel like they have some autonomy over how space is used.
Balfour Beatty, a leading developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market, and Walsh Investors, a Chicago-based infrastructure and real estate investment firm, report that the four-story, three-building, 387,000-square-foot complex called “Aspire at Discovery Park” includes studio, two-bedroom and four-bedroom apartment styles. Rental pricing of the apartments will be comparable to or lower than similar apartments in the area. The complex also has committed 18,000 square feet for community and retail space in the facilities.
With Charlotte developers focusing on high-density real estate in a walkable, urban core, entrepreneurs are beginning to creatively use small spaces. “Especially in pedestrian-friendly areas where parking is less of a concern, it can be a win-win,” Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Director of Business Analytics and Data Chuck McShane said.
When Ben Carson and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced its intention to delay by two years an Obama-era anti-segregation measure called the Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) rule, they cited, among other things, results from the rule’s pilot program. The findings showed that, in aggregate, the rule led to Section 8 voucher recipients having fewer overall affordable housing options.
With so many megaprojects under construction or breaking ground, it can be very confusing trying to keep track of billion-dollar developments. From supertalls to new residential towers, scores of city-changing plans are slowly taking shape.