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Coworking Will Continue to Transform the Office Sector

With its exponential international growth and several new concepts, WeWork seems to grab all of the headlines in the coworking space of the commercial real estate's office sector. It also doesn’t hurt that it reportedly could soon be Manhattan’s largest office tenant and already holds that title in London. But, the company is just a very big player in an overall larger movement.

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A Look at 3 of the Most Active U.S. Industrial Markets

Commercial real estate’s industrial market is performing formidably across the country right now.

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Tenant Experience: What’s All the Fuss About? Three Golden Rules Every CRE Owner Needs to Stay Ahead of the Game

Tailoring your product to fit your customer needs is not a new concept. By having absolute clarity on who are my customers, their daily desires and pain points, I can sell my products to them in the most effective way.

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E-Commerce, 3PLs Push Industrial CRE’s Dominant Run

Industrial commercial real estate has experienced a great run over the last few years, and its performance didn’t slow down during the first half of 2018.

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Why Landlords Need to Focus on Real Estate Investment Not Software Development

Having arrived in property via the traditional route of a property degree and the subsequent RICS qualification, I consider myself to be relatively typical of people working in our industry – I have little-to-no experience in developing, building, buying, or specifying software solutions. However, like many of my peers, I am fascinated by PropTech and how it will change our industry and the built environment.

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Commercial Real Estate’s Data Revolution is Here – Are You Ready?

Transformation is underway in commercial real estate with data fast becoming the most important competitive differentiator for today’s landlords and brokers. In an industry long dominated by people being successful doing things the way they’ve always done them, there has been little motivation to adapt. Today’s decision, however, is clear – if you don’t position your business to capture critical insights and act on them, your success will be limited.

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How 9 Industry Leaders Are Redefining What it Means to Be a Landlord

Traditionally, the commercial real estate industry has focused on aspects of the physical property to make money. You buy a well-located asset, renovate the lobby and touch up the elevators. Your tenant (whom you haven’t spoken a great deal to since the lease was signed a few years ago) is presumably happy, and you end up disposing of the asset and making a significant return. Happy days.

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Parkway Properties COO Mike Fransen on His Pursuit to Create Properties Tenants Don't Want to Leave

Mike Fransen is COO of Parkway Properties Investments, LLC, which owns and operates high-quality office buildings in the Sunbelt. Fransen, who oversees a nearly 9 million-square-foot portfolio, leads the charge in adapting strategies to meet the rapidly changing needs of today’s tenants. Parkway understands that space today is more about the experience, and data is critical to understanding what their tenants want. They operate their properties with one goal in mind – to make customers more profitable and productive.

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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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