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Industrial Developments Go Vertical

Save for company signage, it’s not that easy to tell industrial buildings apart from one another. This could start to change, though, if a Prologis project in Seattle becomes more of the norm – and based on current economic trends, there is no reason to think that it won’t.

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The 7 International Retailers U.S. Landlords Need to Know About

Retailers based in other countries are not new to the U.S. shopping-center landscape. Consumers here are very aware of Aldi, H&M, IKEA, Zara, and others.

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WATCH: How to Convert Better Deals Faster

Every commercial real estate leasing and asset management team knows the pain of losing a high-quality prospect. This can happen for a variety of reasons – perhaps because a space didn’t show well, or it took too long to negotiate a deal and the tenant received a better offer. Whatever the reason, a lost, dead or even delayed deal means more downtime and less revenue in the door. Not ideal.

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Digital Transformation: Why CRE Leaders Need a New Playbook

If there is one thing the success of the Eric Ries’ The Lean Start-up or Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur’s Business Model Generation have taught us, it is that there is no one method to starting or running a successful business.

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MIPIM 2018: Brexit, PropTech and Coworking the Hot Topics

As they do every March, commercial real estate professionals and civic leaders from around the globe recently converged on Cannes, France, for the annual MIPIM conference that internationally examines the industry.

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Ghost Restaurants and the Impact on Commercial Real Estate

A hot, new restaurant concept is taking off in densely populated cities like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C., but don’t try to make a reservation or stop in to grab a bite to eat. These restaurants have no dining areas, no storefronts and no wait staff. They’re “ghost restaurants” or “virtual restaurants” – and are delivery only. They allow restaurateurs to diversify or expand with little overhead or test out new concepts.

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Brexit Uncertainty Further Bolsters Popularity of Coworking in the U.K.

Of all the headlines generated by the flurry of data heavy annual reports produced by property consultancy groups in the first few weeks of the year, one of the most attention grabbing was Cushman & Wakefield’s coworking study – Coworking 2018: The Flexible Workplace Evolves. The company’s research concluded that the largest occupier of office space in London is now serviced office operator WeWork (second only to the UK government).

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Retail Growth More Prevalent Than You Might Think

Retail real estate might not be in such bad shape after all.

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PropTech: Using Collaboration to Avoid a Slump

PropTech is reaching for a peak that, according to all predictions, is leading directly to a slump. If PropTech wants to avoid that, we need to start planning the escape right now.

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Former Post Offices Finding New Life as Mixed-Use Projects, Community Hubs

An increasing number of old post office properties around the country are being reinvented into everything from upscale apartments and hotels to creative office space and even a train hall.

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