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 office space market, particularly the trophy building segment, is also generating large profits.
90 North considers the property to be a trophy building with significant upside prospects.
Do you have a trophy building, great location, stellar accounting services or crackerjack engineers?
Many owners request permission to combine units to create the kind of spacious home they desire in the kind of trophy building they want to live in," says Nassimi.
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.
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.
Giacomo De Feo, at Cushman & Wakefield who advised on the deal said; The depth of demand for this trophy building was remarkable and highlights Milan s attractiveness for new international capital entering the market.
Do you have a new trophy building in the central building district (CBD), or is your property an older building on the edge of town?