Sub-Category Definitions

Auto Related
  Executive Office Suites

  • Auto Related

    • Any building used as a garage, gas station, parking garage or other auto related use

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  • Business Opportunity

    • Auto Related, Building and Construction Services, Business Services, Chemicals, Clothing and Fashion, Communications and Media, Educational, Entertainment and Leisure, Financial, Food and Beverage, General Merchandise, Hair and Beauty, Health and Medical, Home and Garden, Home and Office Furniture, Internet Related, Machinery, Manufacturing, Moving/Storage/Delivery, Office, Personal, Professional Services, Real Estate, Retail Stores, Technology, Transportation, Wholesale and Distribution.

  • Executive Office Suites

    • A Business Center which provides short term leasing for office accommodations, usually a private office, receptionist, incoming mail service, furniture, telephone set, conference room, kitchen, catering. Business support services are available to clients for one monthly fee to pay for, if and as used. Typical services include secretarial support, administrative and accounting services, word processing, brochures and mailing, fax, voice mail, pager, shipping, web page design and maintenance, video conferencing, internet access and more.

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  • Farm & Ranch

    • Aquaculture, Breeder, Cash Crop, Dairy Feeder, Fowl, Hog, Livestock, Nursery, Orchard, Ranch,  Vineyard.

  • Hospitality

    • B& B, Casino, Chalet, Convention Center, Extended Stay, Golf Course, Hotel, Inn, Motel, Recreation Cabins, Resort, Ski & Sun, Spa, Vacation Rentals.

  • Industrial

    • Cold Storage

      • Buildings containing refrigerator or freezer space within the warehouse for storage of goods with specific low temperature storage requirements.

    • Flex Space

      • Single story buildings that may have 10- to 22-foot clear ceiling height with dock height and drive-in loading, and extra parking. These buildings may include a variation in space utilization, ranging from office and retail through distribution, light industrial and occasional heavy industrial uses. They are designed to allow conversion of industrial units to a high percentage of office space.

    • Manufacturing

      • Buildings with 10- to 16-foot clear ceiling height or sufficient height for overhead cranes. Loading may be dock height or drive-in.

    • Office Showroom

      • Single story (or mezzanine) buildings with 10- to 16-foot clear ceiling height, frontage treatment on one side and dock height or drive-in loading on the other. These buildings usually contain less than 15% office space.

    • Research and Development

      • One- and two- story buildings having 10-to 15-foot clear ceiling heights with up to 50% office/dry lab space (remainder in wet lab, workshop, storage and other support), with dock-height and drive-in loading.

    • R&D

      • A type of industrial building popular in high technology industries such as computers, electronics, and biotechnology; generally a hybrid of office, manufacturing, and warehouse space housed in appealing, higher-quality buildings; often characterized by a location in a campus-like industrial park with extensive landscaping, harmonious architecture, and ample open space.

    • Truck Terminal

      • A specialized warehouse designed for loading and unloading and short-term storage of goods. A truck terminal contains an unusually high number of loading docks for its size enabling simultaneous loading and unloading of a high volume of goods.

    • Warehouse

      • Buildings containing 50,000 square feet or more with up to 15 percent office space, the balance being 18- to 38-foot clear ceiling height unfinished warehouse space. Loading may be dock height or drive-in

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  • Land

    • Long term lease of land allowing the uses*, the structures to be erected on the leased land, and compatible with the zoning - regulations controlling the use of land within a jurisdiction.

      *Commercial - Industrial - Farm - Multi Residential - Office - Ranch - Recreational - Retail - Timberland.

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  • Multi-Family

    • Duplex / Fourplex, Government Subsidized, High-Rise, Low-Rise / Garden, Mid-Rise, Mixed Use, Mobile / Manufactured Home Park, Student Housing, Senior Living.

  • Office

    • Loft Space

      • Space within a building which is capable of being used as offices, but may not be built out as typical offices. The space could have an unfinished ceiling or be in a warehouse building.

    • Office Building

      • A single or multi-story building primarily used for business functions. The building is generally air-conditioned and finished for continued occupancy by employees.

    • Office Medical

      • Buildings containing space designated for medical functions such as doctors, dentist’s, medical lab or medical facilities. The space is typically air-conditioned and finished for medical functions.

    • Office R&D

      • Single or multi-story buildings which are typically finished and air-conditioned and contain office space which is used as wet or dry lab space, workshop, storage or other research and development activities. May contain dock-height or drive-in loading.

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  • Other

    • Government

      • Any building owned or primarily occupied by the government.

    • Medical

      • Any building other than a medical office building that is used for medical purposes, including a hospital, urgent care center or rehabilitation center.

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  • Retail

    • Community Center

      • A community center typically offers a wider range of apparel, furniture and other soft goods than a neighborhood center does. Among the common anchors are supermarkets, super drugstores and discount department stores. Other off-price retailers selling such items as apparel, home improvement/furnishings, toys, electronics or sporting goods may be tenants. The center is usually configured as a strip, in a straight line, L or U shape. Typical area is 100,000 to 350,000 square feet with two or more anchor tenants. The primary trade area extends up to six miles.

    • Fashion/Specialty Center

      • A center composed mainly of upscale apparel shops, boutiques and craft shops carrying selected fashion or unique merchandise of high quality and price. These centers need not be anchored, although sometimes restaurants or entertainment can provide the draw of anchors. The physical design of the center is very sophisticated, emphasizing a rich decor and high quality landscaping. These centers usually are found in trade areas having high-income levels. They are typically 80,000 to 250,000 square feet and have no dominant anchors.

    • Food

      • A store or restaurant preparing and/or serving food.

    • Free-Standing Building

      • An unattached building containing one business, rather than a row of stores or businesses with a common roof and sidewalls.

    • Neighborhood Center

      • This center is designed to provide convenience shopping for the day-to-day needs of consumers in the immediate neighborhood. Typical area is 30,000 to 150,000 square feet with at least one anchor tenant (often a supermarket or a drugstore). Stores offering sundries, snacks and personal services support these anchors. A neighborhood center is usually configured as a straight-line strip with no enclosed walkway or mall area, although a canopy may connect the storefronts. The primary trade area is generally within a three-mile radius.

    • Outlet Center

      • Usually located in rural or occasionally in tourist locations, outlet centers consist mostly of manufacturers' outlet stores selling their own brands at a discount. These centers are typically not anchored. A strip configuration is most common, although some are enclosed malls, and others can be arranged in a "village" cluster. Average center size 50,000 to 400,000 square feet. (ICSC definition)

    • Pad

      • An outparcel location usually adjacent to a larger center which can be or is used as a freestanding building. Uses typically include banks, restaurants or other freestanding stores.

    • Power Center

      • A center dominated by several large anchors, including discount department stores, off-price stores, warehouse clubs, or "category killers," i.e., stores that offer tremendous selection in a particular merchandise category at low prices. The center typically consists of three or more freestanding (unconnected) anchors that occupy 75-90% of the total area and only a minimum amount of small specialty tenants. The center typically contains 250,000 to 600,000 square feet.

    • Regional Center

      • This type of center provides general merchandise comparable to that available in a central business district in a small city, including apparel, home furnishings and services in full depth and variety. Its main attractions are its anchors: traditional, mass merchant, full-line department stores or fashion specialty stores that occupy 50-70% of the center. A typical regional center is enclosed with an inward orientation of the stores connected by a common walkway and perimeter parking. The regional center contains between 400,000 and 800,00 square feet.

    • Street Retail

      • An individual store or a row of stores or businesses positioned directly on a street. Parking is available on the street or behind the store.

    • Super Regional Center (Mall)

      • The super regional center / mall is similar to a regional center, but because of its larger size has more anchors, a deeper selection of merchandise and draws from a larger population base. The center provides an extensive variety of shopping goods comparable to those of the central business district of a major metropolitan area. The anchors are three or more full-line department stores that account for 50/70% of the total area. The center’s typical configuration is as an enclosed multi-level building. The center’s total area is typically in excess of 800,000 square feet.

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  • Special Purpose

    • Health Care/Medical, Senior Housing, Sport & Entertainment, Assembly/Meeting Place, Agricultural, Airport/Airplane Hangar, Cemetery/Mausoleum, Courthouse, Funeral Home/Mortuary, Jail/Correctional Facility, Landfill, Library, Marina, Military Facility, Mine/Quarry, Museum/Gallery, Outdoor Sign, Salvage Yard, Saw Mill/Lumberyard, School/University, Tank Farm/Petroleum Storage, Train Station/Bus Terminal, Truck Terminal/Hub/Transit Facility, Zoo/Nature Facility.

  • Vacant Land

    • Agricultural, Hospitality, Industrial, Mobile Home Park, Multi-Family, Office, Residential (Single Family), Retail, Retail-Pad, Self Storage, Vacation/Resort.

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