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Development is slow

Brandon Donnelly

Whenever we submit a development application for a new project, we typically get a ton of inbounds from people who are looking to sell us something, partner in some way, or buy/rent space in the development. But what is clear to me is that many people do not understand the development process and how long it takes to actually bring a new building to fruition. I say all this not because I expect everyone to understand how the development process works.

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Mid-rise development land is more expensive

Brandon Donnelly

The average price for high-rise development land was $88 pbsf, and the average price for mid-rise development land (5-15 storeys) was $131 pbsf.

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How to properly complain about development charges

Brandon Donnelly

In the wake of Bill 23 , there has been a lot of discussion and concern around development charges and parkland dedication revenues. But I do think it is important to consider two important facts when it comes to things like development charges.

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Destructive development

Brandon Donnelly

development housing urbanism cityplace families in apartments families in condos family housing lawn sign mid-rise development NIMBY single-family home stop development the junction toronto YIMBYI have many words, none of them suitable here. pic.twitter.com/at6cVQq7jU — Sean Hertel (@Sean_Hertel) April 2, 2022. Planner Sean Hertel shared this (embedded above) on Twitter over the weekend.

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Sustainable Architecture: Design Green with the Client in Mind

Speaker: Pedro Clarke – Principal Architect at A+ Architecture, In Loco Program Director

In this webinar, we will hear from Pedro Clarke, a principal architect and thought leader in sustainable architecture, about designing and building more sustainable buildings and how to engage clients in learning sustainable processes.

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Development Jargon: Cap Rates

EntreArchitect

In the “Development Jargon” series I hope to demystify the language of development. Jed tweets about spaces and places at @Oakcitycre , hosts the Dirt NC podcast , and sends a weekly development newsletter through www.OakCityCRE.com. Development architect as developer developer

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Huanggang Port New Development // Aedas

Architizer

Aedas designs the iconic gateway to China’s Greater Bay Area, the Huanggang Port New Development Project in collaboration with Shenzhen CAPOL International & Associates Co., The post Huanggang Port New Development // Aedas appeared first on Journal.

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Development approval timelines in the Greater Toronto Area

Brandon Donnelly

Altus Group recently completed a study for BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association) that looked at the various factors that might be contributing to housing affordability and supply issues here in the Greater Toronto Area. Our cities need development at all scales.

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Toronto proposes at 49% increase to development charges

Brandon Donnelly

The big news this week for Toronto city builders is that the city has put forward a proposal to substantially increase development charges. And a lot of people don’t seem to like new development and new housing.

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LuxeRivers, Chongqing Development

e-architect

LuxeRivers is a new mixed-use development in Chongqing, a large city in southwest China, on a steep site at the confluence of the Yangtze and the Jialing Rivers. The variation and depth of the façades are important in a development of this scale, which might otherwise have appeared monotonous.

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Taiping mixed use development by Peter Pichler Architecture

aasarchitecture

China Development Mixed-use News Peter Pichler Architecture featuredThe massive project marks the practice’s first one in China, and consists of a boutique hotel, residential apartments, offices, retail, green areas, and parking spaces.

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Nanhai Development Guangzhou Jinghu Avenue Retail

e-architect

Nanhai Development Guangzhou Jinghu Avenue Retail Project Building, Architect, GDD Holding Group Project Design News. Nanhai Development Guangzhou Jinghu Avenue Retail Project. Nanhai Development Guangzhou Jinghu Avenue Retail Project Building.

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Unipark Zhuhai TOD: Transit-oriented development

e-architect

Unipark Zhuhai TOD Transit-oriented development, Ronald Lu & Partners Building, Chinese Architecture Project Photos. Unipark Zhuhai TOD: Transit-oriented development, China. The development has a gross floor area of nearly 480,000 sq.

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We are hiring a development coordinator

Brandon Donnelly

The development team at Slate Asset Management is again hiring for our Toronto office. For those of you who maybe aren’t familiar with all of our projects, feel free to check out Slate’s website or the “Developments” menu on this blog.

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Gort Scott Architects complete transformative development for St Hilda’s College in Oxford

Avontuura

The post Gort Scott Architects complete transformative development for St Hilda’s College in Oxford appeared first on Åvontuura. Establishing a hinge point in the College estate, the Anniversary Building reinforces the relationship between existing structures.

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How 20% affordable can impact development pro formas

Brandon Donnelly

This Twitter thread by Richard Wittstock of Domus Homes (developer out in Vancouver) is a timely follow-on to yesterday’s post about housing supply, land-use regulations, and specific policies such as inclusionary zoning. What Richard clearly describes in his thread is the economic impact of a Community Amenity Contribution (CAC) that requires developers to provide 20% social housing. ” If the math doesn’t work, developers will not build new housing.

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Klaipeda Riverside Development // Fragment

Architizer

Klaipeda Riverside development is situated right next to the Klaipeda Old Town and Dane river front. Scheme comprises of six mixed-use blocks, designed by four architecture practices (Fragment, UP architektai, A405, Unitectus) to maximize variety of architectural forms and creative language as well as to resemble organic development of the city. Klaipeda Riverside Development Gallery. The post Klaipeda Riverside Development // Fragment appeared first on Journal.

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This residential development in Mexico is inspired by the forest and local vernacular

Avontuura

The post This residential development in Mexico is inspired by the forest and local vernacular appeared first on Åvontuura. The climate in the area is extremely pleasant, allowing the design of open spaces, with cross ventilation and great natural lighting.

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Developing Our Sustainability Action Plan

SW Oregon Architect

The AIA regards the development of a Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) by every member firm to be a useful step toward achieving its 2030 commitment targets. Despite our commendable track record, until now we have not developed our own formal Sustainability Action Plan.

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Empire State Development board approves overhaul for Penn Station and its circumambient neighborhood

The Architect's Newsletter

The saga surrounding the redevelopment of Pennsylvania Station and its peripheries moved, slightly, forward yesterday when New York’s economic development agency, the Empire State Development (ESD), unanimously voted in favor [.].

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Appledore Development, Kent Houses

e-architect

Appledore Real Estate Development, Kent Rural Properties, English Houses Architecture Photos. Appledore Housing Development in Kent. Appledore Development, England. Appledore Housing Development in Kent, England – Building Information.

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Developer advertising turned cultural monument

Brandon Donnelly

What is more interesting to me is that all of this is a reminder that many/most of the neighborhoods and communities that people love today were, at one point, built be developers. It was developer advertising at its finest and intended to sell new homes.

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Ep 102: Business Development

Life of an Architect

Today, we are discussing the concepts around business development, which is something that, with almost 99% certainty, no architect was ever taught in school. The post Ep 102: Business Development first appeared on Life of an Architect.

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Triptych Bankside Development London

e-architect

Triptych Bankside Development, New Thames Luxury Flats London Building, JTRE English mixed-use Property Images. Triptych Bankside Development London Property News. 400m Mixed-Use development. Triptych Bankside London Development. NEO Bankside Development.

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Colony Square Midtown Atlanta Development

e-architect

Colony Square Midtown Atlanta Development, North American Properties Georgia Buildings, USA Architecture News. Colony Square Development, Midtown Atlanta. Colony Square Midtown Atlanta Mixed-Use Development. Atlanta architecture, buildings Mixed-Use development

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6 Architect Business Development Strategies to Grow Your Firm

ArchDaily

Architect business development can be very challenging. If you’re looking to grow your architecture firm and take it to the next level, it may be time to consider some new ideas to mix into your business development process. Courtesy of Archmark.

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Athletic Development Club / Studio VA

ArchDaily

© Nick Smith. architects: Studio VA Location: London, United Kingdom Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Nick Smith Area: 180.0 Read more ». Hospitality Architecture. Restaurants & Bars. Coffee Shop. Sports Architecture. Recreation & Training. gymnasium

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Shuttered coalfield development in West Virginia will be transformed into renewable energy enterprise

The Architect's Newsletter

The post Shuttered coalfield development in West Virginia will be transformed into renewable energy enterprise appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper. Development News Southeast Sustainability Adaptive Reuse Power Plants Redevelopment Solar WXY

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Nottingham Southside Property Development

e-architect

Nottingham Southside Property Development, Broad Marsh shopping centre area, Roger Madelin, Architecture Images. Nottingham Southside Property Development News. Roger Madelin Visits Nottingham Property Developments.

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Taiping mixed use development by Peter Pichler Architecture near completion

aasarchitecture

China Development Mixed-use News Peter Pichler Architecture featuredThe massive project marks the practice’s first one in China, and consists of a boutique hotel, residential apartments, offices, retail, green areas, and parking spaces.

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Haisco Plaza Chengdu, Headquarters Development

e-architect

Haisco Plaza Chengdu, China Headquarters Development, New Chinese Commercial Building Development, Architecture Photos. Haisco Plaza Chengdu Development. Haisco Plaza Headquarters Development, China.

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Owners of Field of Dreams farm in Iowa bet big on baseball with new development

The Architect's Newsletter

The post Owners of <em>Field of Dreams</em> farm in Iowa bet big on baseball with new development appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper. Development Midwest News Baseball Iowa SportsIn 1989’s Field of Dreams, an Academy Award–nominated box office hit based on W.P.

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V-Plaza Urban Development / 3deluxe architecture

ArchDaily

© Norbert Tukaj. architects: 3deluxe Location: Vienyb?s Kaunas, Lithuania Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Norbert Tukaj Area: 30000.0 Read more ». Urbanism. Urban Design. Public Space. Landscape Architecture

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Chicago Bears reveal tentative plans for mixed-use development in Arlington Heights anchored by domed stadium

The Architect's Newsletter

The post Chicago Bears reveal tentative plans for mixed-use development in Arlington Heights anchored by domed stadium appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper. Development Midwest News Chicago Football Stadiums

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[Podcast] Making development work

Brandon Donnelly

In this episode, we spoke about making development projects work in this current environment, as well as a bunch of other things. I was recently a guest on Aaron Cameron and Adam Powadiuk’s Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Podcast. This is a podcast that they have been doing since 2016 (and it’s “powered” by First National Financial ). If you’d like to have a listen, click here. It’s about 53 minutes. Thanks for having me on your podcast, Aaron and Adam.

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Led by founder Anyeley Hallová, Portland developer Adre creates green, community-focused projects

The Architect's Newsletter

Adre is a Portland, Oregon–based development company that is less than two years old. The post Led by founder Anyeley Hallová, Portland developer Adre creates green, community-focused projects appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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ETH zurich develops gold-based antifogging coating for eyewear

designboom

The post ETH zurich develops gold-based antifogging coating for eyewear appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. the ultrathin, transparent coating prevents glass surfaces from fogging up thanks to a nanolayer of light-absorbing gold clusters.