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Equity Office President and CEO and Accelerate Speaker Lisa Picard on Why Listening to Customers is Critical in an Evolving CRE Market

Equity Office, under the leadership of President and CEO Lisa Picard, is a company that is leading the charge in adapting to the changing needs of today’s tenants.

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Rubenstein Partners COO & Accelerate 2018 Speaker Eric Schiela on Why Office Owners Should Think Hospitality

Philadelphia-based Rubenstein Partners is a real estate investment firm that specializes in office properties. The firm is highly regarded for its ability to stay ahead of the trends impacting office property to ensure they’re creating value at every one of their investments. Top of mind for Eric Schiela, COO? “Looking carefully at buildings… and trying to figure out how do we make them look and feel better, and work better for our tenants.”

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Construction is Booming in the U.S. Office Sector

There may be fears of a lack of labor in the construction industry, but that has apparently not impacted a boom in the pipeline being experienced in commercial real estate’s office sector.

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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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Tech Heavy Cities Rule U.S. Office Market

It’s probably not much of a surprise in the current economy that cities with a strong technology firm presence have the best-performing office markets in the United States.

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Boston CBD Experiences an Office Boom

The Boston area has long been known as a technology hub for commercial real estate office tenants, but its downtown was considered primarily financial, much like Wall Street in Manhattan, and its surrounding Financial District.

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The 10 Tallest Global Office Towers Opening in 2018

The world’s skylines are getting taller. Developers are going vertical to make the most of saturated business districts in top global cities, and a new batch of supertall office buildings are preparing to open their doors.

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ULI, PwC Forecast 2018’s Top North American CRE Markets

Every year ULI and PwC put out their Emerging Trends in Real Estate report that forecasts what we could see take place in commercial real estate over the next 12 months. There is a lot to absorb in the 100-plus-page document, but many readers are often interested in the section that focuses on the nation’s top CRE metro areas, both from an overall industry standpoint, as well as broken out by property type.

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Bright Spots for U.S. Suburban Office Market

With all of the discussion about migration to downtown cores by residents, retailers and corporations, it wouldn’t be a stretch to conclude that offices in the suburbs are taking a hit. After all, the soaring rents in Manhattan and the city centers of locales such as San Francisco and Seattle are getting plenty of attention.

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Recommended Reading: The 3 Best CRE Articles of the Week

Every week, VTS 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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