Back to the future: Hotel developers go urban

Across the country, hotels are sprouting up like mushrooms in downtown areas, offering guests a robust cultural experience in the city in which they’re staying. Like every industry, the market drives hotel developers to choose more profitable locations to build, and today’s increasing Millennial and Gen X travelers have proven that the urban experience is worth paying for – even … READ MORE

The ADA: Changes on the horizon

Because the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can appear vague and open to interpretation, it can feel like a confusing and convoluted road map. Though the ADA was passed more than 25 years ago, many owners, architects and contractors do not give it the attention it requires and, even if they do, it’s hard to keep up because it’s evolving all … READ MORE

Changing with a changing landscape

Commercial real estate is at a critical point. For the first time since 2007, we are seeing substantial improvement. According to’s Q1 “2015 Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Market Monitor,” the total CRE deal volume in the first quarter hit a new peak at $124.3 billion, a near 50 percent increase from last year. Part of this growth can be … READ MORE