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Building the Office of the Future

We’ve all heard rumors about Google’s office – scooters, legos, copious amounts of free food. Facebook embraces its startup culture with an internal bike shop. Twitter offers free laundry services. Thrillist offers paid time off on your birthday every year. An evolving workforce has set off a wave of new office habits, needs, and wants.

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New BOMA Standard: What Size is Your Office Building Really?

Need more proof that the way millennials work is impacting office real estate? Just take a look at how demand for outdoor spaces to attract young talent is changing how buildings are being measured.

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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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7 Booming Secondary Big-Box Industrial CRE Markets

Big-box industrial properties form the backbone of the e-commerce supply chain. That’s helped them flourish over the last decade in core regional markets from the Inland Empire to Atlanta.

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CBRE: Retail CRE Picture far From Gloomy

Retail hasn't been getting the best press lately. All the consumer press seems to cover is store closures, retailer bankruptcies, the death of the mall and the extinction of brick-and-mortar stores due to the dominance of Amazon.

The recently posted CBRE Retail Innovation Series illustrates the challenges that this commercial real estate sector faces, but it also provides solutions for landlords and retailers to combat and overcome a changing consumer environment.

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Industrial Real Estate Fundamentals Tighten as Sector Keeps Evolving

The fate of industrial real estate is tied to e-commerce. In today’s market, that’s nothing to complain about.

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Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate Takes Center Stage

Los Angeles has always been known as a global gateway city for commercial real estate in the United States. But the country’s second-largest metropolis has taken the back seat to New York City and San Francisco over the last several years. That is starting to change.

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You Need to Start Considering Your Building’s Digital Twin

We can no longer just think of the physical when designing and constructing new buildings. Today, when we build the physical, we must also build its Digital Twin. 

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The Essential Guide to Digital Transformation in CRE

Commercial real estate firms operating in the modern era are faced with a challenge unlike anything that has come before – rapid technological innovation that will fundamentally change the way the industry operates. According to Kevin Smith, Senior Director, Northeast Investments, Americas, at TH Real Estate: “The changes that took place in real estate over the last fifty years are going to be nothing like what’s going to happen over the next five years.”

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Retail Apocalypse? More Stores Will Open in 2017 Than Close

The retail sector is undergoing a transformation. Retail bankruptcies are at record levels, Amazon is leaping into brick-and-mortar and even luxury retailers are struggling. Yet despite all the turmoil, retailers are set to open more shops than they will close this year.

That surprising finding comes from IHL Group’s recent report, and rather than disputing the fact that the retail industry is shifting, the data reveals which types of stores are failing and which are succeeding. From changing consumer preferences to inventory imbalances, retail’s transformation has major implications for the commercial real estate industry.

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