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5 of the Coolest Office Layouts in San Francisco

Gone are the days of box-like office cubicles and worn water coolers. You no longer have to bring your lunch to work and hide it in a mini-fridge or warm it up on a college dorm hot plate.

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Why Co-Tenancy is Paramount in Retail Real Estate

Synergy between tenants is key when it comes to creating a popular shopping center.  

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Fast-Casual Dining to the Rescue for Retail Landlords

Retailers have been uneasy ever since e-commerce began to take hold, but nowadays brick-and-mortar retailers are downright terrified. As a handful of major retailers file for bankruptcy protection, and more report poor results quarter after quarter, there is one retail-esque industry that is flourishingfast-casual dining.

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9 Tips for Becoming a Better Networker

Conference season is still in full swing and, networking is a critical part of any CRE professional's job. As a matter of fact, it’s a critical part of everybody’s job.

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6 iPhone Apps to Download Before RECon

ICSC RECon 2016 is just a few days away. You’ve probably been spending the past few weeks booking meetings galore. The last thing you should do before hitting the Las Vegas strip is download these 6 apps. They’ll make your conference life a whole lot easier:

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5 Tips for Surviving ICSC RECon 2016

On May 22nd, The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) annual real estate convention, or “RECon”, will kick off in Las Vegas and roughly 36,000 participants from the retail real estate world will descend upon Sin City for a week of meetings, networking, panels, and parties.

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6 LinkedIn Groups Every CRE Professional Should Join

LinkedIn has turned into a must-use social network for professionals, nearing its 13th birthday this May. Groups on LinkedIn have become increasingly popular- helping people connect with common interests. As a CRE professional, here are 6 groups you should develop a presence in:

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The 7 Types of Retail Real Estate

There are a lot of misconceptions about retail assets, especially when it comes to what different product types are called.

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Q1 Office Activity Foreshadows Rest Of 2016

Much of the data is in from Q1, and US office outlook is a mixed bag. While outlooks leading into the new year optimistically called for further expansion across the nations markets, the stock markets erratic behavior, a weakening China and falling oil prices have shifted expectations from growth to caution. Despite the flip, real estate fundamentals remain solid and are poised to remain landlord-favorable for the rest of 2016.

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Do Retailers Really Need to Close 800 Stores? Maybe Not.

If U.S. department stores intend to improve their sales per square foot to the point they were at prior to the recession, a lot of malls are going to lose a slew of anchor space, according to a recent report.

Research firm Green Street Advisors said 800 department stores need to shut down if those retailers want to regain the productivity they were seeing 10 years ago, reported The Wall Street Journal. Department stores reported sales per square foot of $165, a 24-percent dive from what they were in 2006. Green Street said this would account for about 25 percent of the anchor space in the country’s malls.

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