- Cathy O'Connor
versatility and density
In this day and age, learning to be versatile and multi-task is a necessity. Multiuse is the new buzzword.
This goes for technology to job descriptions to buildings. More and more development is turning to mixed use. These buildings include retail, office space, apartments and more.
Automobile Alley and Bricktown are already starting on this exact type of development. Located between Automobile Alley and the Central Business District, the property on the corner of Broadway and Fifth Street currently contains a large surface parking lot. Development will include a multistory, mixed-use development. The 70,000-square-foot property has a bright future adding to the density and vitality of Automobile Alley.
In Bricktown’s Steelyard, phase one construction has started on the mixed-use development located on the north side of W. Sheridan Avenue between Joe Carter and Charlie Christian avenues. Development will include 17,000 square feet of retail space and 250 apartments, totaling $45 million. The first apartments are scheduled to open by summer 2017. Phase one also includes adding Spring Hill Suites to the area, providing 126 hotel rooms.
Read the full article here in the November 18th edition of The Journal Record.