Located in the Mission Bay South neighborhood, 1180 Fourth Street is a 150-unit affordable housing development in San Francisco. Anchored by a University of California, San Francisco, research campus and medical center, the mixed-income, mixed-use area is rapidly evolving. In addition to establishing an architectural identity for the neighborhood, this walkable and transit-oriented development advances long-term health and stability, family housing, and sustainability.
Originally built in 1948, Regent Park is undergoing a decades-long redevelopment from low-income public housing to a mixed-income neighborhood with a focus on community health, economic development, and relocation supports.
The impetus for redevelopment began 25 years ago, stemming both from residents who demanded neighborhood improvements and from the foresight of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC), which also recognized the growing need for significant repairs. TCHC is leading the transformation—expected to be complete around 2030—and has prioritized health-promoting features such as parks, athletic grounds, a community center, and the area’s first supermarket. TCHC has also ensured that all original residents have the right to return to Regent Park and that they will be rehoused in an appropriate replacement unit.
High Point is a 129-acre (52 ha) mixed-income redevelopment project in Seattle focused on resident well-being and an enhanced quality of life in the surrounding area.
Health-promoting features at High Point include a community clinic, pedestrian-friendly design, and homes designed to reduce the risk and severity of asthma.
When complete, this ground up development in the City of Van Wert, OH, will have 56,000 square feet of space for 75 beds to serve senior citizens and memory care needs. The project was developed on an outparcel within an established retail center just off a highway interchange. This Deal Profile focuses on the process of placing and obtaining Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing as well as the intricate partnerships required.
The EastPoint Project, when complete, will have 41,202 square feet of renovated single-story retail and office space along a commercial corridor in northeast Oklahoma City. The 18,000 square foot first phase includes 10,000 square feet of medical space and complementary retail. This Deal Profile focuses on how that first phase overcame lenders’ doubts to deliver the first new retail space to a neighborhood in a generation.
The historic Hahne & Co. building was redeveloped by a joint venture between affiliates of L+M Development Partners Inc., Prudential, and Goldman Sachs from a once grand but vacant department store into a lively mixed-use development in the heart of downtown Newark, New Jersey.
Three new buildings, with 7,553 square feet of retail space on 0.41 acres, bracket a small plaza that replaced a vacant lot at the edge of an established retail area north of downtown Oklahoma City. The three restaurants and eight studio/office spaces complement the area’s established arts anchors.
A leftover infill site in central Phoenix is now home to 25 low-rise condominiums, with a modern design that maximizes the site and minimizes ongoing costs. artHAUS was an architect’s first foray into residential development; as he says, “the design part’s easy for me, but the financing part—that was a big-time learning curve” helped along by a ULI Arizona event.
The Tomorrow Building is a four-story, 40,000 square foot building in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee that was originally built as a hotel in 1888. After a $9.5 million transformation, it houses 39 furnished micro-unit apartments, shared social and work spaces, and four locally owned retailers. The building’s developer is part of an incubator for early-stage companies, which has found that the co-living concept has helped with retaining employees.
This adaptive use transformed a two-story, 48,000-square-foot commercial building and ornate movie theater lobby into 23 loft apartments, four neighborhood-serving retailers, and a large banquet facility that fills the former lobby. The structure is the most prominent building along the Seneca Street corridor in south Buffalo, New York. The renovation was completed by a local developer and financed by a local bank, together with historic tax credits, local tax incentives, and grants.