Retail real estate is experiencing some turbulence. Check out "The Mall Meltdown Continues" <HERE>, appearing in The Wall Street Journal's June 3rd edition.
The mass-timber mixed-use building that is under construction in the East Village is part of a national trend.
From The New York Times:
"Log Cabins? No, These Wooden Buildings Are High-Rises
Seeking greener projects, builders are choosing timber for offices and apartments, rather than the concrete and steel that dominated construction for decades."
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<HERE> is an interesting case study why one major US corporation moved from the suburbs to the city center.
I don’t see this happening in Des Moines.
In this article <HERE>, Fast Company reports what many people suspected all along.