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What Impact Will the UK General Election Have on Real Estate?

Historically, people assume that in the build up to general elections there is a slowdown in activity in the real estate market. All markets hate uncertainty and there is nothing more uncertain than an election, as recent political events around the globe over the last 12 months have proven.

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5 Lessons CRE Professionals Can Learn From SaaS Companies

With progress in technology and data accelerating, the commercial real estate industry is changing quickly.

But smart commercial real estate professionals aren’t looking for new jobs...they’re adapting.

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Millennials are Stuck in Their Childhood Homes: That’s a Problem for Real Estate Markets

Millennials are more likely to continue living with their parents into adulthood than any other American generation in the last 130 years. Census data shows 34.1% of Millennials are still living in their childhood homes. Perhaps more alarming, more Millennials live with their parents than live in any other living situation.

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Sun Shines on Pacific Northwest Retail

Despite concern about the retail sector of commercial real estate right now, those looking for positive news need look no further than the Pacific Northwest. The region’s two biggest cities, Seattle and Portland, Ore., are both U.S. retail-fundamental strongholds.

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E-Commerce Giving Industrial REITs a Big Boost

Industrial might not be the sexiest real estate sector, and historically, industrial REITs aren’t necessarily known for posting “wow” returnsHowever, thanks to flourishing e-commerce giants like Amazon, industrial REITs that own the warehouses and distribution centers needed to fill all of these online orders are gaining favor on Wall Street.

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How to Survive ICSC RECon 2017: 4 CRE Pro's Weigh In

ICSC REcon. The annual retail real estate convention hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), that sees around 37,000 commercial real estate professionals descend upon Las Vegas for several days of meetings, networking, panels and parties.

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Department Store Closings Offer Unique Opportunities as Retail Property Market Aligns with Changing Consumer Demands

While some consumers might think the rise of online shopping and a wave of department store closings in the retail property market signals the imminent demise of the shopping center as we know it, those in the know see it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity.

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5 Tips to Ensure Your CRE Tech Works for a Non-Millennial Workforce

For commercial real estate landlords and brokers who came up through the industry before the emergence of technology solutions, the transition to cloud-based platforms, digital dashboards and mobile apps can be exciting, yet also daunting.

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The Digital Transformation of the Built Environment

We are undergoing a Digital Transformation of the built environment. As a result, the face of commercial property has been irreversibly altered. The PropTech world has been praised, and sometimes blamed, for radical new business practices sweeping the industry. As important as it is to make room for innovation, we can’t lose sight of two things: Firstly, PropTech is just one small facet of change for the property industry; and secondly, a balance must be struck between digital and human interaction.

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Retail Investment Expected to Grow in 2017 With Focus on Secondary Markets

While retail is proving to be the slowest real estate segment to recover from the 2008 market crisis, there is good reason to be optimistic about the prospects for the sector.

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