Commercial Development

Creating vital, prosperous,
authentic urban places.


Successful development requires well-honed instincts, the ability to select the right time and location to build. But to stand out in a highly competitive marketplace, more is needed. Design has become a powerful tool for differentiation — a means to achieve the highest return on investment, to create vibrant and livable environments, and to enhance surrounding neighborhoods by creating memorable and desirable places. Through design research, innovation, and a deep understanding of your enterprise, we can enable you to attract the right tenants for your project’s success.


  • Feasibility Studies
  • Urban Planning
  • Master Planning


  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Branding
  • Environmental Graphic Design


  • Design Research
  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation
  • 2021

    The Works, a repositioned commercial office building for emerging life science tenants, is shortlisted in Architect’s Journal Retrofit Awards.
  • 2018

    FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation, recognizes the Gramercy Park development in Singapore with a Gold Award in the World Prix d’Excellence competition.
  • 2017

    Nanjing Eco Hi-Tech Island wins a MIPIM Asia Gold Award for the Best Innovative Green Building.
  • 2013

    Super Tower 1 at Eton Place Dalian tops out, becoming NBBJ’s tallest building at 383 meters.
  • 2008

    Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences records Seattle’s highest-ever per-square-foot condominium sale prices.
  • 2008

    NBBJ signs onto the 2030 Challenge, designs Seattle’s first LEED Gold-certified building.
  • 2008

    The Sail @ Marina Bay opens as the tallest building in Singapore and tenth-tallest residential high-rise in the world.
  • 2007

    Alley 24 becomes the first Class-A office building to feature a hybrid HVAC system that includes both operable windows and under-floor heating/cooling.