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Client Spotlight: Interactive Exhibits at Miami Children’s Museum

Seven years ago, Miami Children’s Museum chose NorthStar to support their Master Plan. Dozens of expansion and renovation projects later, Miami Children’s Museum is now home to some of the world’s most coveted experiences for...

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Ron Street Wins Ally of the Year Award

Congratulations to NorthStar’s Managing Director and Principal Ron Street for winning the Women of Influence 2019 award for Ally of the Year! Of the 350 nominations Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com received throughout the nation, Ron was...

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Feasibility Studies

SO… WHAT ARE THEY? That depends on what part of your real estate project you’re questioning as feasible: Is the project concept feasible? Is the potential site or building feasible? These questions come well before...

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Ask The Expert – Diane LaFollette, Mid-America Science Museum

“Museums are about learning, not teaching. They’re not about tests, grades, or standards. We have our own standards, but they encourage a more organic way to learn in a way that sticks,” says Diane LaFollete,...

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Respect and Collaboration – Best Project Practices

The mission of every Owner's Representative is, in short, to advocate for the owner. Advocacy is only successful, however, when there is a concerted effort to establish and employ strategies that foster true teamwork. We...

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20 Years of NorthStar

NorthStar has hit an incredible milestone for our company. Not only has our firm served for a prosperous 20 years, but we have supported and partnered with over 200+ clients on their real estate projects...

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From Principal to President: Rosella Harvey

In her new role as President of NorthStar, Rosella will oversee the staffing and operations of NorthStar Owners Representation and is responsible for quality control for all of the firm’s projects, in addition to leading...

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From Planning To Execution: A NorthStar Blog Series

"What Is An Owner's Representative and What Do You Do?” Let’s use Project Management as a baseline: one-time project management firms offer project assistance with a defined beginning and end. An Owner’s Representative, on the...

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Permitting Coordination

So… What Is It? The vast majority of projects that Owners Representatives manage require Permitting and Approvals. The Permitting process necessitates that all permit requirements, as mandated by the governing municipality, are adhered to during...

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Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment

So… What Is It? Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E) is a phase in the real estate project process which requires a considerable amount of coordination and attention. This stage includes the coordination and installation of items...

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