Warehouse-to-office conversion projects are all the rage right now. Why? As with everything else in commercial real estate, because it sells. Lots of tenants really want the brick-and-timber (or brick-and-whatever your building is) look. There is an authenticity to the style that people really like, and they want to connect back to whatever era that…
New changes to how the Met Council makes Sewer Availability (SAC) determinations will alleviate headaches for property owners, while reducing wait times.
PlanForce is helping the owners of Vandalia Glassworks expand to a new, larger space on Concord Exchange in South St. Paul.
The entitlement process is one of the most critical aspects of your architecture or development project. If you need a variance, conditional use permit, or similar municipal permission, you’ll be required to go through the entitlement process over and above basic permitting.
Typically, architecture projects that start now won’t begin actually digging for several months. It’s important to realize just how long it takes to jump through all the hoops to get your project started in the right way.
One way to ensure that more deals come out on the right side is to involve an architect early in the deal process. Why? Because the best architects will help you lead your commercial real estate clients through the site selection process to ensure the deal gets done.
The warehouse-to-office conversion, currently underway, promises to be one of the year’s most talked about Twin Cities commercial architecture projects.
While every building and workspace is tied to the era in which it was designed, following trends too closely can make a project look dated. We polled the PlanForce staff of Minneapolis architects and interior designers to see which design trends they will be all too happy to see die. Here’s what they had to say:
Come tour the Case Building in St. Paul to get a firsthand glimpse of the historic warehouse before the transformation begins.
What should building owners be aware of, either before they get an ADA-related lawsuit, or in the unfortunate case where they do?