Converting vacant office buildings to housing is not an easy fix for our ailing downtowns. Not by a long shot. Over the years experience has shown that they are never straightforward. There is no magic sauce. The unhappy truth is that retrofits are hard, expensive and sometimes make no sense at all. Here’s why … Large floor plate office buildings generally have one … [Read more...] about Retrofits.
Eve Picker is participating in Crowdfunding for Real Estate, a virtual event hosted by the ULI Americas Young Leaders Group. This event will explore new ways to invest in development projects in an exclusive event offered to Young Leaders on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. ET. The panel, made up of Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM, FDP, CMT, ERP, PRM, WELL … [Read more...] about Americas YLG: Crowdfunding for Real Estate.
Liz Dunn is the owner of Dunn & Hobbes LLC, a Seattle-based real estate development and property management company. Her focus is on repurposing older buildings and constructing new “skinny infill” mixed use projects. These include the 1310 east union lofts, the Piston & Ring Building, Agnes Lofts, Melrose … [Read more...] about Real Estate Artist.
Milwaukee has the tallest wood building in the world. Yes really. Milwaukee! This informational video explains the building and provides a primer for building a skyscraper in wood, or mass timber. Do you have a mass timber building in your city that will top this? … [Read more...] about The tallest wood building. So far.
Franchell Abdalla is the principal of BE GOOD DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS, a real estate development firm specializing in the acquisition, financial structuring, community engagement and execution of real estate projects. BE GOOD's development consulting services enable their clients to achieve their full development goals. For municipal governments and public housing … [Read more...] about Be Good Development.