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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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The firm said COHOs are affordable and high quality mid-rise (5- to 15- story) residential condominiums located in highly urbanized cities.
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Summary: Developer ditches its reliance on mid-rise properties with a Business Bay tower
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