PlanForce is helping Magellan Investment Partners make improvements and upgrades to the Cascade at Town Center mixed-use development in Eden Prairie.
Yogi Berra said, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” So, here are 5 predictions for commercial architecture and design in 2019.
There’s a lot of work that goes into opening a new franchise location. Having a well-designed prototype is a big part of opening new stores without a hitch.
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.