trophy building

trophy building

A status symbol,landmark building with distinctive design features and the very best construction and finishes. It generally has widespread name recognition and is considered a prestigious address.Since 9/11,the allure of trophy buildings has waned among some tenants,who view the real estate as a mixture of trophy and target.

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"The high-end finishes and floor-to-ceiling glass windows provide each tenant with a Midtown trophy building atmosphere," said Wildes.
William Segal, principal of Alpha Equity Group, said in the statement that he hopes to build a mutually beneficial relationship with the town and create a finished building that I can be proud of as much as the people of Hempstead will be with a trophy building in the epicenter of the town.
Do you have a trophy building, great location, stellar accounting services or crackerjack engineers?
So finally we come to the latest trophy building in Birmingham to be brought to market - the Radisson Blu Hotel.
Not surprisingly, a fair chunk of Kline's time is spent showing off his trophy building, which is designed to be 52 percent more energy-efficient than a traditional commercial building and is certified as LEED Platinum.
"I could imagine it appealing as a 'trophy building' to a local investor who wants to own a substantial piece of property in the heart of the town."
While Gormley stresses that this is a factory, not a trophy building, the design has to transcend utilitarianism, and the team were keen to engage in a philosophical exploration of a building that would be part gallery and part shed.
In the last seven years, the World Trade Center spent $60 million in capital funds to counter this threat, setting the gold standard for trophy building security.
It costs pounds 6 to tour the house, including the music room and the trophy building housing Elvis's gold discs and awards.
It is Philadelphia's only trophy building with direct access to public transportation and a tenant-only, underground parking garage.
Visitors can tour the racquetball building, trophy building with a collection of Elvis' collection of gold and platinum records and other memorabilia.