Commercial and Industrial Land Uses

  • Shopping Center Development
    • Characteristics
      • One or more structures of a unified architecture
      • A site that serves a particular trade area
    • On-site parking
    • Facilities separated from shopping area
    • Single ownership and management
  • Shopping Center Types
    • Neighborhood shopping center
    • Community shopping center
    • Regional shopping center
    • Superregional shopping center
    • Other shopping centers
    • See Figure 12.1 Types of Shopping Centers
    • See Figure 12.2 Characteristics of Shopping Centers by Type
  • Evolution of the Shopping Center
    • Rise in automobile use put strain on downtown shopping
    • First suburban mall Kansas City
      • Close-Up “The First Suburban Shopping Center: Country Club Plaza”
      • Case Study “Birkdale Village”
      • Close-Up “Atlantic Station: A Successful Brownfields Redevelopment Project”
    • Mega Mall is Mall of America
  • Shopping Center Development Process
    • Market and Feasibility Analysis
      • Primary and secondary trade areas
      • Determining market size
      • Competitive survey
      • Site Location
      • Tenant Selection
  • Office Buildings
    • Location
      • Central business districts
      • Secondary office nodes
      • Office parks
    • Single vs. multi-tenant buildings
    • See:
      • Case Study “The Trump Building: 40 Wall Street”
      • Case Study “The Boiler Room Office Building: A Unique Adaptive Use”
  • Industrial and Distribution Facilities
    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing
    • Distribution
    • See Case Study “The Interstate North Industrial Park”
    • Analysis of Industrial Sites
      • Determine existing and potential supply
      • Forecast demand
      • Estimate absorption rate
      • Compare competitiveness with other projects
  • Hotel, Motel, and Resort Developments
    • Commercial hotels
    • Highway or airport hotels and motels
    • Resort hotels