Times & Trends: Towering Potential?

Times & Trends: Towering Potential?

World-class office projects don’t always provide the most profitable business because so many people want a piece of the action. But they may be the construction world’s most visible indicator of the sales possibilities out there in the market — and the power of the human mind to create and construct beautiful buildings. 

I have always loved tall buildings. It may have started when I was a lad in New Jersey looking at the Manhattan skyline, or when my father took my brothers and I to the World Trade Center construction site when it wasn’t much more than a gigantic hole in Manhattan’s granite womb. Later in life, I loved meeting Howard Roark, the architect in Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, and learning about his aspirations to crack the sky with unconventional office towers.

I still love looking a

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