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high-rise

A concept with no fixed definition except as contained within specific fire codes or building codes.In commercial real estate,it is generally understood by reference to what it is not.It is not a low-rise, which is a one- or two-story structure. It is not a midrise, which could be anything between three and six, perhaps eight stories high, depending on the community. A high-rise is anything taller than a midrise.The meaning of high-rise in Asheville,North Carolina,will be different than that in New York City or Chicago.

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Noting the firm's focus on the boroughs, he outlined several current and long-term projects: the over three million sf residential/retail mixed use Flushing Town Center; Brooklyn Renaissance Plaza, an expansion of the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge; Oceana Condominium & Club, 850 mid-rise units; Princes Point, a 20-acre beachfront site on Staten Island.