Browse our placemaking resources to unpack real estate trends, hear from industry experts, and discover innovative strategies to distinguish your property through the power of art and culture.

2023 State of the Art Report

Discover why hundreds of real estate leaders say architecture, design, and art and culture are equally necessary for market differentiation. Download your complimentary copy below!

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The Art of Placemaking E-book

Discover the five placemaking principles that can transform your property from underwhelming to unforgettable through the power of art and culture.

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The Value of Partnering with NINE dot…

NINE dot ARTS helps clients transform spaces into one-of-a-kind experiences. Through the power of original art, we captivate audiences and distinguish a memorable sense of place. Learn how we can support your next project.


Maximize Your Art Budget and Increase ROI

We know firsthand the challenges developers face when it comes to budgeting for a project. Learn five tips to maximize your art budget and create an unforgettable destination that doesn’t break the bank.


How Art Differentiates Your Multifamily Property

Forget cookie cutter apartments. With a thoughtful art collection, your multifamily property will stand out from the competition and generate revenue-boosting buzz.


How to Improve the Return to Office…

With approximately 50% of business leaders wanting employees back in the office, discover how an original art collection can improve the transition.


The Value of a Hotel Art Program

From elevating a hotel’s brand to increasing its ROI, learn how a custom art program transforms the guest experience and creates a one-of-a-kind destination.



The City as a Solution with Rodney…

Rodney M. Milton, Jr., Executive Director of ULI Colorado, discusses short and long term strategies to support the growth of cities, from equitable development and urban planning to community retention and collective leadership.

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Revolutionizing Vacation Rentals with Melissa Haft

Melissa Haft, Head of Environments Design for Overmoon, reflects on reconciling the concepts of “home” and “vacation” through her company’s innovative, art-forward approach to short-term, family-oriented vacation rentals.

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Challenging Sameness with Art and Culture with…

Chris Frampton, CEO of East West Partners, discusses how to create authentic, enduring places by embedding community partnerships and arts and cultural initiatives into the real estate development process.

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More Than Art on Walls with Molly…

Molly Casey, Chief Curator and Co-founder of NINE dot ARTS, digs deep into the process of creating unforgettable, hyperlocal art experiences for real estate developers, communities, and cities.

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Honoring Culture and Community in Real Estate…

Patrick Foley, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Lake Union Partners, shares about the benefits of art, culture, and community engagement on several of his firm’s mixed-use and historic preservation projects.

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Webinar: How to Optimize Your Art Budget…

Webinar airing Wednesday, August 24th at 11 AM Pacific / 2 PM Eastern: How to Optimize Your Art Budget and Maximize ROI

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Webinar: Transformative Placemaking

Tune into our webinar to learn about community art planning from CEO Martha Weidmann.

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Webinar: Art as a Tool for Placemaking

Webinar airing Tuesday, September 20th at 11 AM Pacific / 2 PM Eastern: Art as a Tool for Placemaking

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Webinar: Distinguishing Your Multifamily Property Through Art

Hear NINE dot ARTS Chief Curator and Co-founder Molly Casey share how to distinguish your multifamily property through a one-of-a-kind art experience.

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Webinar: 5 Ways Art Improves the Return…

As we navigate the post-pandemic landscape, many employers are grappling with how to engage their staff in this new normal. Approximately 50% of business leaders are even asking employees to return to an in-person work environment. But after nearly two years of remote flexibility, how can employers make the return to the office feel exciting, […]

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Art Experience at Google’s 6th Street Campus…

The water-inspired art experience at Google’s 6th Street Campus Expansion Project rewards viewers’ curiosity with vibrant, engaging expressions of life’s most valuable resource, producing a destination-worthy office primed for progress and innovation.

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The Art of the Dairy Block

Honoring the original Windsor Dairy and the concept of “the maker,” the Dairy Block leverages exceptional use of public space and art with impact to engage surrounding retail and entertainment, creating a lively and unforgettable urban experience.

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The Art of Citizen Apartments

From the lobby to the rooftop and everything in between, the art collection at Citizen Apartments by Quarterra distinguishes the property as unlike any other multifamily residence in the Mountain West.

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Come Out, Come Out Rhino, Wherever You…

The 992-lb bronze sculpture by internationally renowned artists Gillie and Marc sits at the entrance of the Catbird Hotel and nods to humankind’s harmful effects on endangered animals.

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Kenect Nashville’s Tennessee Timeless Art Experience

The vibrant art collection at Kenect Nashville spans seven floors, energizing the multifamily residential property through colorfully striking murals, mixed-media installations, and stylish shelf arrangements that create an engaging “Tennessee timeless” atmosphere for residents and guests.

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The Art Collection at Modena Reserve, Kensington,…

The art collection at Modena Reserve Retirement Community merges contemporary installations with historic photography and artifacts to create a distinct yet comforting sense of place.

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Where the Future is Built, There Will…

Get a recap of the 2022 ULI Fall Meeting, the foremost platform for research, education, thought leadership, and problem solving for all those involved in shaping the built environment.

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How to Maximize Your Art Budget

Learn how to make the most of your art budget, culminating in a one-of-a-kind art experience that captivates audiences without breaking the bank.

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How to Distinguish Your Multifamily Property Through…

Discover why you need a one-of-a-kind art experience to attract tenants and ensure your property stays top of mind in today’s competitive landscape. 

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How Art Improves the Return to Office…

From sparking conversation to encouraging innovation, an art-infused workplace may be just what employers need to mitigate effects of the Great Resignation and improve the return to office experience for employees.

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Bisnow Recap: Revitalizing Downtown Seattle

Get a recap of the May 2022 Bisnow event, “Revitalizing Downtown Seattle,” where CEO Martha Weidmann joins industry leaders to share strategies for uplifting the city’s urban core.

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