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The Challenges and Benefits of Mixed-Use Facilities

Nov. 25, 2009

Designing, owning, or managing a mixed-use facility – especially considering the slowing economy and an ever-growing concern about the environment – means there’s an opportunity for multiple challenges, but also opens the door to multiple opportunities.

"The biggest concerns anybody has about a mixed-use building in this economy are getting and keeping the space leased," says John Breshears, principal at ZGF Architects LLP in Portland, OR.

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