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An Inside Look at Cannabis-Dispensary Leasing

Recreational marijuana is now legal in nine states, 30 allow it medicinally and more are likely to do the same. As a result, there has been an impact on the retail sector of commercial real estate, due to a demand for space. But the brokerage process for these stores is complicated for several reasons.

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Appear Here CEO Ross Bailey on Why Retail Real Estate Needs a New Operating Model

VTS Innovators Spotlight is a VTS blog series that profiles the leading minds in commercial real estate, showcasing how they are transforming their organizations through technology and innovation.

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Ikea’s Small Stores: A Win for Retail CRE Landlords?

When one thinks of an Ikea store, the last thing that likely comes to mind is small.

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JLL Chooses VTS as its Exclusive Leasing and Asset Management Software Across the Americas

The team at VTS is incredibly excited to announce that JLL Agency Leasing has chosen VTS as its exclusive leasing and asset management software across the Americas. This is the first time that a global brokerage has offered VTS exclusively on this scale – a huge milestone! You can read our official press release here.

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Don't Get Taken Hostage by Your Tenants: Lessons from Former Lead FBI Hostage Negotiator Chris Voss

When it comes to negotiating, no one knows how to do it better than Chris Voss – former lead hostage negotiator for the FBI, co-author of the best-seller, Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If You’re Life Depending On It, and founder and CEO of The Black Swan Group, which provides training on the art of the negotiation.

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12 Tenant Experience Companies That Landlords Need Today

The mindset and expectations of the modern tenant have completely changed thanks to the rise of co-working and flexible space offerings, the influx of millennials entering the workforce and an increased reliance on technology. To attract and retain this next generations of tenants, landlords are adopting a tenant-centric mindset and creating sought-after experiences in their buildings.

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Fireside Chat with Emmitt Smith: From the NFL to Commercial Real Estate

What do a former NFL Hall of Fame Running Back and a technology entrepreneur have in common? A passion for commercial real estate.

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Leaders from Fifth Wall Ventures, Industrious, Convene & Appear Here on How the Tenant Experience is Being Revolutionized

From requiring more flexibility to monetizing unused space, tenants' needs are changing fast, and a new era of innovative firms are quickly emerging to help landlords meet them.

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Leaders from CBRE GI, Choice Properties REIT, Brookfield & Oxford Properties on the Shift to a Tenant-Centric Industry

There’s no question about it – the needs and expectations of the modern tenant have changed. In order to continue to attract and retain the highest quality tenants to their properties, leasing and asset management professionals are shifting their approach to both the leasing process and the overall experience a tenant has in a building.

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How to Make Your Leasing Meetings More Strategic and Productive with VTS

The leasing meeting is a critical part of the leasing process, providing a forum for asset managers, leasing teams, and brokers to collaborate around deals in the pipeline and determine how best to move them forward. But the way today’s typical leasing meetings are run is fundamentally broken, and the majority of leasing and asset management teams I come across are missing a huge opportunity to make this time more productive. The fundamental piece that transforms these meetings into agile and proactive sessions? Technology. 

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