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.



Conversations on the Lasting Impact of Creative…

This episode compiles some of our most inspiring guest interviews to highlight the tremendous value of art and culture in the built environment. Insightful clips from a range of leaders explore the ROI of creative placemaking, how to maximize project budgets, the social impact of art and culture, and more.

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From Apartment Unit to Meaningful Home with…

Brad Reisinger, Regional President of the West for Quarterra, shares how to create meaningful community touchpoints that transform ordinary apartments into enduring homes.

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The Business Case for Art in Real…

Juanita Hardy, creative placemaking consultant for the Urban Land Institute, describes the social and financial benefits of incorporating art, culture, and community-engaged design into real estate development projects.

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Special Districts for Special Places with Sam…

Sam Sharp, Head of Special District Group at Piper Sandler, shares innovative financing strategies to support public infrastructure, art and cultural amenities, and economic development.

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Making History in Downtown Atlanta with Brian…

Brian McGowan, President at Centennial Yards, discusses downtown Atlanta’s transformation into the ultimate live/work/play/shop destination where creativity, culture, and community will flourish.

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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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Art Curation: How We Work and How…

NINE dot ARTS has a proven process for success designed specifically to help clients mitigate risks, maximize value, and create one-of-a-kind spaces that set them apart.

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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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