Strategic Insights

Fall 2021 Design Competition: Innovative Housing Solutions for a Growing City

A Commitment to Exploration and Design Excellence  This fall, Progressive AE inaugurated an internal design competition challenging its staff to use their creativity and expertise to develop solutions to a […]

Designing the Retail Experience of Tomorrow

We live in a time of community soul searching. In 2020, global capitalism was taken to its knees by the pandemic, and while the […]

Q&A with Retail Partner Rand Harder

We are excited to announce a new partnership with renowned design architect Rand Harder. Rand has 36 years of national […]

Not Penciling Out — Now What?

Supply chain interruptions, labor shortages, and certain raw materials setting record high prices, have caused a unique situation where multi-family […]

Mall Survival Guide: Demalling, Adaptive Use and the Mall of Tomorrow

It’s a problem retailers have been up against for years – as technology continues to influence how and when we […]

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.