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Customer Demand & Competition Driving CRE Firms to Hire Tech Experts in Key Senior Roles

As more commercial real estate companies embrace technology—from cloud-based data storage to lease administration software to project tracking platformsthey’re looking to beef up their technology teams by adding technology experts in key senior roles.

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Amid a Sea of Store Closures, Home-Improvement Retail Thrives

The home-improvement sector of commercial real estate tends to fluctuate.

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4 Signs Your Brokerage Needs New Tech

For brokers working in today’s market, chances are you’re not completely enamored with the technology solutions your firm currently utilizes, particularly if you’ve had the same tools and systems in place for a number of years.

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The Top 7 CRE Events to Attend in March

The commercial real estate events scene is heating up, with a slew of conferences happening across the globe. Here are our top event picks for March.

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The 4 Transit Projects You Need to Know About in 2017

Transit projects are pumping billions of dollars into local economies. At the same time, existing and planned transit projects are carrying more weight in influencing location decisions for businesses and residents alike, and are serving as catalysts for new transit oriented development (TOD) projects.

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ULI Europe: Despite Global Volatility and an Aging Population, Real Estate Opportunities Abound

As has been noted by other commentators, there seems to be a growing trend at real estate conferences to be incredibly broad in focus. Last week’s ULI European Conference, held in Paris, was no different. As a ULI Young Leader myself, I’ve come to appreciate and expect ULI’s global, macroeconomic lens, interspersed with new and exciting ideas, and this event certainly delivered. I share my takeaways below.

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U.S. Industrial Real Estate Set to Evolve in 2017 Thanks to Changing Tenant Expectations

The U.S. industrial real estate market was red-hot over the course of 2016. While most experts don’t expect that story to change too much, it is likely the sector’s success will look a bit different in 2017. From urban markets gaining ground to the importance of build-to-suit properties, tenants are starting 2017 with a tweaked set of expectations.

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Projects In and Around Airports Soar

Real estate in proximity to airports is taking off these days, with developers seeing now as a prime time to erect housing, offices, retail space, and more.

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Why Do E-Commerce Brands Expand Offline?

Retail landlords that have battled rising competition from e-commerce are finding an unlikely ally in e-tailers that are now knocking on their doors in search of brick-and-mortar storefronts.

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How Citigroup, GSK & UBS Overcame the Challenges of Unassigned Office Seating

The elimination of permanent desks in favor of unassigned seating in the office environment has been around for years, particularly among the technology and creative industries. And as a recent New York Times article points out, even larger companies—including Citigroup and UBS—are starting to embrace the trend. But does it really work?

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