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The 7 Data Points Every Owner Needs to Drive Leasing Performance

Data is playing a more significant role in organizational decision making than ever before.

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How to Survive ICSC RECon 2017: 4 CRE Pro's Weigh In

ICSC REcon. The annual retail real estate convention hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), that sees around 37,000 commercial real estate professionals descend upon Las Vegas for several days of meetings, networking, panels and parties.

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Department Store Closings Offer Unique Opportunities as Retail Property Market Aligns with Changing Consumer Demands

While some consumers might think the rise of online shopping and a wave of department store closings in the retail property market signals the imminent demise of the shopping center as we know it, those in the know see it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity.

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5 Tips to Ensure Your CRE Tech Works for a Non-Millennial Workforce

For commercial real estate landlords and brokers who came up through the industry before the emergence of technology solutions, the transition to cloud-based platforms, digital dashboards and mobile apps can be exciting, yet also daunting.

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The Digital Transformation of the Built Environment

We are undergoing a Digital Transformation of the built environment. As a result, the face of commercial property has been irreversibly altered. The PropTech world has been praised, and sometimes blamed, for radical new business practices sweeping the industry. As important as it is to make room for innovation, we can’t lose sight of two things: Firstly, PropTech is just one small facet of change for the property industry; and secondly, a balance must be struck between digital and human interaction.

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Retail Investment Expected to Grow in 2017 With Focus on Secondary Markets

While retail is proving to be the slowest real estate segment to recover from the 2008 market crisis, there is good reason to be optimistic about the prospects for the sector.

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How Rouse Properties Uses Social Media to Actually Drive Deals

We’ve all heard about the rising prominence of social media in a B2B setting, but what about when it comes to commercial real estate? Can social media platforms actually be an effective means of attracting and converting new leads?

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Retail Sector Reaches for a Silver Lining

Brick-and-mortar retail is getting hammered by a barrage of negative news related to bankruptcies, store closings, slipping sales and retailer restructuring. Yet not everything in the retail sector is shrouded in gloom and doom. Cushman & Wakefield’s Garrick Brown recently highlighted the challenges and opportunities ahead for the retail sector in his latest webinar, Retail Armageddon? Not So Fast...

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California's Office & Industrial Markets Remain Robust in Q1

The nation’s largest state is filled with several major markets and submarkets. While it’s impossible to hit all of them in detail in a single installment, we’ve identified the most important office and industrial areas to help paint an accurate picture of the performance of commercial real estate in California over the first quarter.

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Investors Bet Against CMBS as Retail Weakens, but Retailers are Fighting Back

Retailers have been suffering since the rise of Amazon. Now retail’s weakness is infecting the commercial mortgage-backed securities market.

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