When ALDI announced it was acquiring 400 Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket locations in the Southeast U.S. in mid-August, the move signaled the Batavia, Ill.-based discount retailer would not be following the crowd. Rather than closing supermarkets, as many chains have, ALDI intends to surge ahead with store openings, unveiling 120 new stores nationally to reach
When economic boom times come to the real estate industry, speed can take priority over precision. Acquisition teams race against the clock, competing against scores of other suitors, making quickness as vitally important as correctly valuing a property. Similarly, a consistent flow of incoming residents during prosperous periods could leave some multifamily owners a bit
All over the U.S., developers, architects, environmentalists, history buffs, employers, renters, homeowners and countless others are coming to one realization. Adaptive reuse holds the power to transform urban environs like few other projects. The benefits of converting age-old structures to new and different uses are compelling. Adaptive reuse represents a more sustainable means of creating
JLL released its Construction Trends and Mid-Year Outlook several days ago, updating its 2023 Construction Outlook published in March. The new report, with its updated set of projections, highlights several hurdles the industry faces during a time of enormous economic uncertainty. Specifically, the report examines general construction industry health, along with the state of the
Given the size of their enormous cohort, Millennials wield incredible clout to change society. Since maturing into young adults, they’ve been fingered as culprits behind the demise of a great many societal habits and norms, from the donning of business suits and the shopping of department stores to the use of banks and golf clubs.
It hasn’t been too long since the world reeled at the first news of existential threats to bees and other pollinators. Addressing the problem by cultivating bees and beehives started as a pandemic-era passion, and has since generated a lot of buzz across North America, from major corporate employers in Denver to residential high-rise rooftops