Adapting to Change: Our Top 5 Insights of 2020

15 December, 2020

In a year unlike any other, we’ve had to change the way we live, work, and connect with one another.

It makes sense, then, that our most-read blog posts of 2020 focused on helping the land development community adapt to change. These insights guided owners and developers in making more informed decisions in an uncertain time. They also empowered our clients to find opportunities for growth in the midst of exponential change.

These are the top five insights from the last year that our followers connected with most. If you missed these articles the first time around, here’s your chance to catch up.

1. How to Stay Flexible for Future Tenants

Adapting to change requires flexibility. This also applies to your site layout and design. Stay flexible with these forward-thinking design elements, which may make a site more adaptable to future uses.

2. Dominate Your Virtual Hearing

In 2020, development teams pivoted to a new and different way of presenting projects for approval—a trend that will carry over into 2021. Don’t miss our best practices for virtual hearings.

3. The Drive-Thru Differentiator

Adjusting to social distancing requirements and consumer buying preferences led to a renewed focus on drive-thrus. Before adding one to your project, ask yourself these three questions.

4. Getting Started With Retail-to-Warehouse Conversions

With the swift shift to online shopping, retail owners found opportunity in converting empty stores to warehouse space. Want to know where to start? Consider these six factors to help assess your options.

5. A Networking Evolution

A strong network can help land an important contract, build a strategic partnership, or scope out the next deal. With many in-person events still on pause, here’s how to continue building your network virtually.

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