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MCA-8 Ways Coronavirus Will Impact New Apartment Construction-2

8 Ways Coronavirus Will Impact New Apartment Construction

07.15.2020 \ Apartment Guide

The construction of new apartment buildings will likely factor in the possibility of people spending more time at home as more companies are allowing employees to work remotely. Architects will change the design and layouts of apartment buildings to adapt to the new...

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Privacy is the newest amenity

07.09.2020 \ The Real Deal

Chicago’s high-end condo buyers and apartment renters are shifting their priorities in a Covid world, and are seeking out units with balconies, and communal spaces with plenty of room.

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Health and Wellness Real Estate is Moving from ‘Elective to Essential’

07.01.2020 \ Multifamily Executive

For many years, the concept of health and wellness has referred to a program of building features and amenities designed to promote well-being among multifamily residents. “Wellness might mean different things to different people,” says Mary Cook, founder and...

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My New Normal: Mary Cook Associates President Mary Cook

05.03.2020 \ Bis Now

When the pandemic runs its course, commercial interior space will need to be reinvented to apply some of the lessons of the crisis. Mary Cook says she wants to be on the cutting edge of that reinvention.

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Finding Success With Tricky Multifamily Floor Plans

04.27.2020 \ Forbes.com

“Understanding who we are designing for, where they live and what that means to how they live is the driving force behind our performance-based interiors,” says Mary Cook, founder and president of the firm.

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The Dichotomy of Millennial Housing: Do Lots More With Far Less

01.21.2020 \ Mary Cook

Millennials are full of contradictions. Though they’re the generation that dominates the home-buying market, they’re fond of renting— and they do, for longer than any previous generation. They’re unwilling to compromise, yet are always making...

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