• Stroke Rough Sketch of Genius

    From a simple napkin doodle rose Jay Park’s concept for Facebook’s new, naturally cooled data centers, and the company is now sharing the idea for the betterment of all More

  • Disappearing Act

    For its latest trick, Alliance Pipeline used minimally invasive construction techniques to hide the Tioga Lateral Pipeline beneath the fertile soil of North Dakota and maintain the state’s natural beauty More

  • Keeping Paramount Premium

    Paramount Group has assembled a 14 million-square-foot, $10.5 billion portfolio of office buildings in prime New York City, DC, and San Francisco locations, and Marce Sanchez ensures each property is as appealing as its locale More

  • On The Fast Track

    The California High-Speed Rail Authority wants to finish a line from San Francisco to Los Angeles by 2029, and CEO Jeff Morales is cutting through red tape and finding funding to maintain momentum as the project finally gets under way More

  • Father of the Firm

    A look at the career of Robert Watt, founding partner of legal firm Watt Tieder Hoffar & Fitzgerald, a powerhouse in the field of surety law More

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A New Set of Rules

Ten years ago, Keith Probyn changed how Shell sources its real estate projects. By partnering with a developer investing Shell’s money, the vice president is delivering flexible and efficient real estate and workplaces that will attract top talent and drive innovation during a critical time of increasing demand. More

Dennis Darcy Construction Group

The Pop-Up Newsroom

When Al Jazeera America needed a full studio up and running in just two months, it contracted Dennis Darcy Construction Group to build the space largely from scratch More

HTI Polymer

From the Ground Level

In less than 10 years, HTI Polymer has become a national leader in the industrial-flooring industry,
and it continues to attract big names such as Starbucks and Costco by developing deep partnerships with each client More

Let’s Go to the Mall Work!

Rackspace converted a ghost town of a mall into the coolest office ever—with a two-story slide, a basketball-court-size chessboard, and more—and in doing so, it saved a struggling community More

Perimeter Architects

Small Firm, Big Projects

With a team of just six, who can work nimbly and closely with clients, Perimeter Architects is landing a number of large-scale design jobs More

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How to Survive a Slump

The methods Builders FirstSource employed to stay in the manufacturing and distribution business during the recession More

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He Creates Offices That Work

Architect-turned-project manager Saeid Garebaglow is changing the design of Morgan Stanley’s corporate real estate, with an emphasis on the occupants More

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On the Record: Jim Archibald

What the partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has learned from 20 years in construction law, and where he thinks the postrecession industry is headed More

Juniper Networks

Juniper Rising

In California, on a trying piece of real estate with hidden obstacles, industry-leading networking firm Juniper Networks built a new headquarters incorporating the tech tools that have earned the company a valuation of $4.6 billion More