Category Archives: Our Philosophy

Mixed Use driven by Density

Logically and subconciously, mixed use is driven by density (simple supply and demand). It is imperative that developers don’t focus on recreation of London or New York mixed use, however, that doesn’t mean that lessons can’t be learned and implemented in a way to accomodate the specific areas density/demographics. Continue reading

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Best time for entitlements?

Revised: ┬áBest time for public financing help… and entitlements? A couple of weeks ago, I observed how creative developers need to be these days. ┬áToday we are also seeing many communities being driven to seek new ways of doing things. … Continue reading

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Market Observations

If you are in real estate development today, you have be very careful to not fall into the thinking that characterized the industry for the past decade. When you are thinking about your business today, you have to consider that … Continue reading

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Approvals often Underestimated

Project approvals often underestimate the potential of uses not typically developed by petitioner Continue reading

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City Market. Is it enough?

With the recent announcement of the renovations to the Indianapolis City Market, it was a pleasant surprise to find the streets outside City Market bussling with people today. The Indianapolis City Market not only provides downtown residents with access to … Continue reading

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Mixed Use Success – Stick With What You Know!

Retail developers are B2B operators, while residential developers service customers homes 24/7, two extremly different cultures that need to stay focused on their customers in a mixed use development, thus encouraging joint venture mixed use developments Continue reading

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Mixed Use driven by Mass Media Influences

Mixed use and urban redevelopments rise has been driven by mass media making urban core dwelling cool again Continue reading

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