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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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Equity Office & ICM Partners: How Technology Painted the Vision for a Reimagined Park Avenue Tower

Technology is changing how deals are done. Big time. In this original VTS video series, Dealmakers, we explore the intersection of commercial real estate and technology through the lens of today’s most interesting deals, and hear from the people who got them done. 

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Brewery Construction is Greener Than Ever

Craft brewing is in a perpetual state of construction these days, as new breweries are created and bottlenecks in existing breweries are eased.

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Office Space After Hours: 10 Creative Uses for Owners & Tenants

With tenants typically only occupying office buildings during the day, a case could be made that it’s a waste of space and energy for buildings to sit empty after quitting time while landlords continue paying operating costs 24/7.

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How the World’s 5 Smartest Cities Are Tackling Growth & Infrastructure Pain

Last year, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PSCAT)—an advisory group comprised of leading scientists and engineers—sent a report to former U.S. President Barack Obama on the future of technology and cities. The report set out to answer the question as to how the government could best support science and technology and the related opportunities that can improve America’s cities in terms of quality of life, social services, infrastructure, and sustainability for all residents.

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What the Top 6 North American Markets Tell Us About Industrial Growth

Industrial real estate was 2016’s success story. Pushed forward by a booming e-commerce sector, industrial real estate ended the year with record highs in annual net absorption, construction completions, leasing activity and development.

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Collaboration is Innovation: Moving PropTech Forward

Now that PropTech is moving out of infancy and into adolescence, there’s a feeling of hope that our consciously guarded ecosystem might start opening up. When it does, the potential benefits are immeasurable.

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Co-Investments: So Hot Right Now

Private equity real estate fund managers are all about offering co-investment opportunities these days, responding to investors' demand for alternative structures to pooled funds.

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Email Marketing in CRE: 4 Tips to Ensure Your Message is Heard

Whether you’re a leasing broker marketing available space, or a tenant rep looking to attract new occupiers, email marketing is likely a critical component of your overall marketing strategy. And while email is a great way to showcase your offerings in a powerful way that is also cost-effective, if best practices are not followed, your recipients can easily miss your message or worse, block you from contacting them completely.

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