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5 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Make Retail Smarter

Up until now, technology has largely been considered retail’s enemy, as e-commerce companies like Amazon have taken a massive chunk of the market. But today, there is reason to believe technology could also be brick-and-mortar’s saving grace.

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Recommended Reading: The 3 Best CRE Articles of the Week

Every week, Hightower scours the web to find the most insightful, valuable articles in CRE across the office, retail, and industrial sectors. Here’s what we have for you this week.

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3 Ways Developers Are Making Food A Key Part of Retail Projects

The real estate industry appears to have a growing appetite for food-based concepts. Restaurants, rooftop gardens, and urban farms are just some of the tenants becoming favored building amenities and even key project anchors.

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Changing Suburbs: Why Main Street Is Looking More Like 5th Avenue

The conventional wisdom tells us that cities have been growing rapidly of late, enticing residents with access to “live-work-play” amenities. After all, everything from the best jobs to the trendiest restaurants seems to be in the city. People have been drawn to that beehive of activity, along with the added bonus of trading long commutes for walkable neighborhoods and proximity to public transportation.

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5 Futuristic Offices That Set Tenants Up for Success

When we think of the coolest or most futuristic office spaces, it’s easy to get caught up in the awesome perks associated with companies like Google. And yes, while it would be undeniably great to work somewhere with a massage parlor, heated pool, and gourmet cafeteria, it’s also important to think about the office innovations that actually help people work better.

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Why Commercial Real Estate Needs to Embrace Virtual Reality

Companies looking to buy or lease space in commercial buildings are finding it increasingly easy to take a peek at potential properties from their computer or tablet. Detailed specs, floor plans and photos have been the norm in online listings for years. Now commercial brokers and owners are stepping up their marketing game to offer 3D imaging and virtual reality tours to spark more interest.

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The 5 Spookiest Pieces of Real Estate

Sometimes, Halloween is so focused on fun costumes and candy that we forget its traditional meaning: to be scared. And of course, whenever there's a murder mystery or ghost story to tell, there is usually a piece of real estate attached.

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Recommended Reading: The 3 Best CRE Articles of the Week

Every week, Hightower scours the web to find the most insightful, valuable articles in CRE across the office, retail, and industrial sectors. Here’s what we have for you this week.

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Why For-profit Colleges Are the Riskiest Tenants for CRE Owners

The number of for-profit colleges shutting their doors across the country has been making headlines.  

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How Will Automated Food Prep and Delivery Change Restaurants?

We all crave the convenience of having meals delivered to their homes. While few besides sandwich chain Jimmy John’s and the ubiquitous pizza outlets like Domino’s and Papa John’s do this on their own, delivery services like Door Dash and Postmates will pick up takeout from several different kinds of restaurants and bring meals to customers.

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