Development

Coming Soon: Branson Landing North Retail Development

Coming

When it opens in May 2015, the Branson Landing North Retail Development will extend the footprint of the popular Branson Landing mixed-use destination to the north, overlooking Roark Creek and Lake Taneycomo. BR&P designed this $2.5 million project for developer HCW, LLC of Branson, Missouri. The development consists of three buildings containing 16 storefront lease […]

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Diversity in Housing Design

Diversity

With four multi-family housing projects on the boards, two in design and two under construction, it’s clear to see the housing market has rebounded. We also note that the market is reaching out to all demographics. From lakeside apartments and condominiums to downtown loft living, these multi-unit housing projects are completely unique, but all have […]

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We Can Learn A Lot From Las Vegas

by Geoffrey Butler, AIA

No, I don’t mean about gambling or how to cram 36 hours of excitement into 24 hours. I was thinking that we, as architects, can learn a lot about our profession by studying what they have done there and how it has worked out. To be sure, there is a lot about Las Vegas that […]

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Low Impact Development

We have been working on a 500 acre, mixed-use development over the last several years. These types of developments just do not happen overnight. They require that the planning take the economic feasibility of the project, the community infrastructure needs, the development’s impact on existing infrastructure, as well as the concerns of the nearby property […]

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Eminent Domain: Valuable Tool to be Protected

by Geoffrey Butler, AIA

There has been a lot of talk over the years and most recently about the use of eminent domain as a tool for economic development and as a means of ensuring that communities have the ability to build and provide infrastructure for public use. As with any legislation, there is always opportunity for abuse and […]

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