Real Estate RoundUp 1/24/2016

See what 'The Rowe' will look like when $28M renovation is complete
Jim Harger, Mlive

“In a small building sitting amidst the construction barriers, mud and dust, the future of "The Rowe" is on display.”

11-story downtown development opens apartment leasing
Pat Evans, grbj.com

Apartment leasing has begun at an 11-story development downtown.

Old Buildings Are U.S. Cities’ Biggest Sustainability Challenge
Iain Campbell and Koben Calhoun, hbr.org

In the United States, buildings consume 41 percent of the nation’s total energy use, through lighting, heating, air conditioning, elevators, and the thousands of items plugged into their sockets.