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Designed for business

When creating a project with big ambitions and a small budget, creativity and smart design choices are necessary. In the case of a new technology incubator in Maryland, the challenge was to make it attractive and functional, despite limited resources.

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Is there a ‘new retail’ approach coming?

The old adage says, “There is a recession when your neighbor loses his job, but it is a full-blown economic depression when you lose yours.” Much the same can be said about the “retail apocalypse” that many have predicted. For …

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Why big, efficient convention centers are in demand

Municipal leaders throughout the country are focusing lots of attention on convention centers. That’s because convention-related business contributes millions to city coffers. Two years ago, communities in the United States with convention centers shared in $845 billion in revenue generated …

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What’s hampering in-building wireless users

We live in a connected world where the ability to use our smartphones to access the internet and to send and receive text messages and calls is no longer a luxury but an indispensable necessity. This is particularly true when …

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10 trends driving master-planned Texas communities

How are large-scale community designs reshaping our future? It’s a question Heth Kendrick, a leader in the Dallas office of LandDesign, set out to tackle. The community designer and landscape architect recently identified 10 trends driving and transforming master-planned communities …

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Big, efficient convention centers are in high demand

Municipal leaders throughout the country are focusing lots of attention on convention centers. That’s because convention-related business contributes millions to city coffers. Two years ago, communities in the United States with convention centers shared in $845 billion in revenue generated …

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Inside a successful tenant improvement project

So you’re considering tenant improvements. Before you jump right in, ask yourself the following questions: What are you trying to accomplish? What’s your ultimate goal? Is it just to make things a little nicer for employees or guests? Or is …

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A look at different ways a steel structure can fail

Whether you are currently working in the construction industry or completing a training course to embark into the industry, you likely already know how much of an important part steel plays in a building’s design. Steel is a very strong …

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How you can create environmentally conscious playground designs

There has been a sizable shift among consumers and businesses over the past few years as the desire for green products and measures has increased dramatically. No longer are the masses satisfied with purchasing products and using services without looking …

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Communication key with subcontractors

Subcontractors are a vital part of most construction jobs, big or small. A study by NAHB showed that constructing a single-family home uses 22 subcontractors on average. If the job is more complex, that number just goes up. Often, subcontractors …

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