Menomonee Valley Industrial Center (MVIC) and Three Bridges Park

QUICK FACTS    Location  Milwaukee, Wisconsin   Project Type  Industrial Facility/Park, Special Use     Site Size  Menomonee Valley Industrial Center – 60 acres  Public green space and stormwater treatment – 39 acres  Three Bridges Park – 24 acres  Public right-of-way – 10 acres    Land Uses  Industrial Park, Parkland, Public Open Space    Keywords/Special Features  […]

Homeless to Housed Research Report: The ULI Perspective Based on Actual Case Studies

  Report Summary: This report explores the role the real estate community can play in addressing the issue of homelessness. It includes a summary of lessons learned, a blueprint for how to replicate best practices in U.S. communities, and a series of case studies that demonstrate how the development community can be an active partner in […]

ULI Homeless to Housed Case Study: The Village on Sage Street

The Village on Sage Street Workforce Housing in Reno, Nevada Case Study Summary: Located in Reno, Nevada and opened in July 2019, The Village on Sage Street is a 216-unit dorm-style housing development for people who are working or on a low fixed income and unable to afford rent. The Village showcases what can happen […]

General Motors Building

The General Motors Building is a 50-story, 705 ft office tower at 767 Fifth Avenue at Grand Army Plaza on the southeast corner of Central Park, in Manhattan, New York City. The building features 1.9 million square feet of Class A office space in the coveted Plaza District of Midtown Manhattan. Each of the building’s […]

Net Zero Deal Profile: HopeWorks Station North

Executive Summary HopeWorks Station North is a net zero–ready development at which affordable housing, workforce development, and job training combine with innovative sustainability elements to improve the life of residents and help the planet. Owned by HopeWorks and Housing Hope, the mixed-use retail and multifamily housing development provides comprehensive housing, social services, and job reentry […]

Embodied Carbon – Project Profile: Civic Grove Redevelopment Proposal (Morgan Creek Ventures)

Real estate developer Morgan Creek Ventures focuses on net-zero-energy design and other highlevel sustainability advancements in real estate development. To show how embodied carbon can be reduced for a potential project, Morgan Creek Ventures determined an over 40 percent reduction in embodied carbon by calculating the differences between a baseline building and a building with […]

Embodied Carbon – Project Profile: Carbon12

Carbon12, from Kaiser Group and Path Architecture, was, at the time of its completion in 2018, the tallest cross-laminated timber (CLT) building in the United States. At 85 feet tall, the development in Portland, Oregon, is an eight-story multifamily residential building and pioneering CLT project. CLT is a very strong and lightweight timber structural material, […]

Unlocking Hidden Value Class BC Office Buildings – Project Profile: 1776 G Street

In January 2017, WashREIT commissioned an energy audit to review current equipment and operations at 1776 G Street, a 270,000 square foot Class B office building originally constructed in 1978. Recommendations from the audit included replacing common area lighting with LED bulbs, installing two VFDs, implementing a more efficient warm-up and cooldown process, reprogramming the […]

Unlocking Hidden Value Class BC Office Buildings – Project Profile: Blair Office Building

The Tower Companies (Tower) initiated real-time energy monitoring as part of an operational energy management strategy across their commercial portfolio in 2012, including at Blair Office Building, a multitenant Class B/C office building built in 1963. By focusing on operational changes for this program, there has been no need for construction, tenant disruption, or large […]

Unlocking Hidden Value Class BC Office Buildings – Project Profile:1100 Seventeenth Street

When Akridge acquired a building that was built in 1963, the number one complaint from tenants was regarding the induction units that provided heating. Instead of replacing the systems, building engineers walked through the property and cleaned and retrocommissioned each unit. Building system tune-ups were a lower-cost option than completely replacing the heating units, and […]

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