Category Archives: Project Highlight

CityVista DC

You do not have to look very hard in DC to find some good projects.  Check out http://www.cityvistadc.com for a closer look at this very “mixed” use project.  It’s tenant list almost sounds like the wish list of every downtown … Continue reading

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MidTown Miami

If big box is going to come to the urban core, this project seems to be a good start at designing a dense enough solution. Continue reading

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Hotel Indigo and Residences at 151

The business traveler or casual visitor to the Hotel Indigo in Asheville probably doesn’t recognize the complex design decisions that resulted in this impressive 13-story mixed-use structure towering over the freeway on the northern edge of downtown. This site is … Continue reading

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Great Blocks – Wall Street in Asheville, NC

I have my favorite blocks in different cities – sometimes just a half-block stretch qualifies or sometimes it takes an entire block or two to create a memorable place. The perfect combination of street width, building height, retail uses, furniture, … Continue reading

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Village at Gulfstream – Adventura, FL

A recent Milhaus site visit to Village at Gulfstream spurred significant debate regarding project viability.  specifically, is project viability discernible in Miami on a short-term basis, the poster child of the current economic collapse.  Arguments can be made that delivering a project in Miami is a success of some magnitude in and of itself, however, the … Continue reading

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The impact of open space – Philadelphia

Sometimes we forget the impact of open space on the value of our projects.  Sure, we always have to allocate some portion of our sites for open space to meet city requirements, but that doesn’t always mean it’s going to … Continue reading

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Southwest Florida’s Mixed-Use; Bayfront Center

This is the third in a three part series on Southwest Florida. Located just east of downtown Naples, Bayfront was the first true mixed-use project of our series. Bayfront offers award winning cuisine, several bars/pubs, and is home to some … Continue reading

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