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Commercial Planning

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The Eco Center
 Stuart, Florida
This 6,045 sq. ft. commercial/office building located atop an abandoned landfill is registered with the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED project with the target of Gold certification. The first phase of a two-phase project, the Eco Center will feature the latest green construction techniques in a commercial office building setting. Construction in expected to begin in early 2010. The site will be highly efficient in capturing stormwater for use in grey water systems within the building, as well as for providing landscape irrigation. The project will incorporate numerous other energy-saving elements, transportation amenities, and environmentally-friendly design features including bike storage and changing facilities, preferred parking for low-emitting vehicles, a porous concrete drive to increase stormwater infiltration, and a reduced heat island effect through the use of shade trees and covered parking stalls. The landscape is designed to replicate a Floridian upland environment with native species providing lower maintenance and minimum water requirements.

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Liberty Medical
 Port St. Lucie, Florida
Liberty Medical, one of Florida's fastest growing companies, selected HJA Design Studio to design and develop the master plan for this environmentally diverse 5.8-acre site. Forty percent of the site was preserved and the project included three carefully sited 100,000 square foot buildings. HJA Design Studio also provided landscape architectural services for the project.

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Kanner Crossing
 Martin County, FL
This 18-acre site was developed to include 62,000 square feet of retail area. Over 2 acres of wetlands and wetland buffers were preserved in addition to 3.8 acres of upland preserve. The upland preserve areas included rare and endangered habitat.

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Sea Breeze Shoppes
 Hutchinson Island, Florida
This project is a wonderful example of designing commercial development to work within a site's natural character. The design process focused on preserving habitat and existing specimen oak trees for the enjoyment of visitors to the project. The design also focused on clustering the commercial uses, while avoiding a typical "strip center" layout. After construction and build out of the project, the residents expressed their overwhelming satisfaction with the completed development.

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