Author: Dean Schwanke
Articles by Dean Schwanke
- ULI Case Study: BG Group Place, Houston, Texas
Published on April 30, 2015 in Planning & Design
Hines is known for developing iconic buildings in Houston—notably One Shell Plaza, Pennzoil Place, and the Houston Galleria—and around the world. But when the company first proposed developing a new office building on a blighted block in downtown Houston, many in the Houston real estate community scratched their heads.
- ULI Case Study: CityCentre in Houston
Published on April 24, 2015 in Planning & Design
A mixed-use urban district in the Houston suburbs has created a much-needed pedestrian-friendly setting for office tenants, apartment dwellers, hotel guests, and retail/restaurant patrons.
- ULI Case Study: Riverfront Park of Denver, Colorado
Published on March 16, 2015 in Planning & Design
A transformative residential development capitalized on old rail-yard land in the heart of the city.
- Harper Court Partnership Transforms Hyde Park Site and Neighborhood
Published on November 12, 2013 in Mixed-Use
Located on a 3.18-acre (1.3 ha) one-block site in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, Harper Court is a mixed-use project initiated by the city of Chicago and the University of Chicago.
- Sullivan Center: Restoration and Transformation of a Landmark
Published on November 01, 2013 in Development
Sullivan Center is a complex of nine historic structures in downtown Chicago that have been renovated and repositioned for modern uses.
- Commercial Property Prices: What Trajectory?
Published on November 05, 2010 in Market Trends
What are the latest trends in commercial property values and prices in the U.S, and what is the trajectory for values/prices going forward? A review of four U.S. property price/value indices reveals that investment grade commercial property values and prices were either down 3.3 percent, flat, up 1.61 percent, or up 5.48 percent in the most recent reporting periods. What is the prevailing trend?