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Repurposing America’s underused spaces

Commercial real estate firm Avison Young released a report detailing recent trends related to repurposing older, outmoded buildings into residential, office, and retail spaces. The report, titled “Adaptive Reuse Projects: What’s Old is New Again,” advocates for repurposing, arguing that when executed properly these projects are often better than new developments.

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Reusing materials to make the old new again

Constructing commercial, residential, or industrial buildings can not only be expensive, but also create large amounts of waste. After construction or renovation is completed, most old, discarded material will likely end up in a landfill. However, there is a way to give these materials a ‘second life’ through repurposing.

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