Strategic Insights

Design Fuel Newsletter Fall 2017

The latest editions of Design Fuel, Progressive AE’s biannual company newsletter, are out! This time around we’ve produced two newsletters […]

Commuting on Foot: Mixed use Trends on the Urban Front

One of the single largest contributing factors to our lifestyle is mixed use development. Shopping, dining, and workplaces accessible by short walks, public transportation, and a density that links them all, are fueling the renewal of existing urban places, and a genesis of new placemaking.

Building an Affordable City

When communities support the development of affordable housing, it spurs economic development and ensures people and families of all income levels have a place to live. That push for affordable housing in Grand Rapids is a major goal of the City’s new master plan.

Brand: The Inseparable Connection Between Online and Retail Stores

By balancing technology and human interaction, retailers can have an active online and physical presence.

Time is Money: Speed to Market in Retail Environments

Pushing back a grand opening by just days can cost the retailer a substantial amount in lost revenue.

Balancing Technology With Human Interaction

By blending digital experience with intuitive perspective from customers, retailers can employ technology in new ways to enhance the traditional shopping experience.