Tag: adaptive reuse

Adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an old site or building for a purpose other than which it was built or designed for.

The year of transformation

The Rey The 478-unit The Rey, named Community of the Year and awarded the title of Best High-Rise Community, represents Wood Partners’ and The Berkshire...

Aided by tax credits, adaptive reuse pays off for developers

These adaptive reuse projects are often costlier than new construction and fraught with challenges, but the consensus among developers is that the reward is...

Why shuttered hospitals are hot property

Then she heard the rumors that the old Linda Vista Community Hospital building was haunted. “I was a little scared,” said Monroy, 60. But she...

A gem regains its luster and a city gains apartments

On a plot of land between Immanuel Presbyterian Church, now listed as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, and the Ambassador Hotel, home of the...

Uptown living, downtown budget

“I would say it’s the most social building I’ve ever seen,” said Daniel Ellch, a tenant. That’s by design: The developer, Property Markets Group...

Everything old is new again

“A lot of people are coming back downtown,” says Kevin Thompson, of Bell Partners, a value-added developer based in Greensboro, N.C. “That drives the...

Developers kick parking to the curb

In San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, architecture and development company Jonathan Segal FAIA ruffled feathers of nearby residents after it revealed plans to build...

15 Years in the pipeline

Cranes are on the horizon in San Francisco in a most unlikely place, South of Market’s (SoMa) Harrison Street. The area with a most...

Sweet living

Alston Properties has already gutted the 109-year-old Galpern Building in Winnipeg, Canada, and is poised to begin converting the six-story heritage building into 30...

Back to the future: loss of power

At a time when the nation was facing a severe energy crisis, this 323,000 sq. ft. structure was a beacon of light illuminating the...

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