Here’s How CRE Developers are Taking Sustainability into Account

Here’s How CRE Developers are Taking Sustainability into Account

Sustainability in the real estate sector affects a large amount of companies. Sustainability is often referred to in residential real estate, with topics such as rain water harvesting, energy alternatives and recycling surfacing, but commercial real estate value can also be enhanced with sustainability efforts. Here’s how CRE developers are taking sustainability into account.

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Shopping Malls Turned Warehouse? CRE Might Be Onto Something

Shopping Malls Turned Warehouse? CRE Might Be Onto Something

Over the course of the next few years, nearly 30% of all American malls are expected to close their doors and focus more heavily on online sales. It’s no big surprise that with the rise of offline to online shopping increasing at a fast pace, retailers are focusing their efforts on e-commerce business rather than the physical shopping experience. What’s to come of these empty shopping malls? New space for warehouses to launch e-commerce facilities.

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Will Smart Sensor Tech Become a Leading Amenity in CRE?

Will Smart Sensor Tech Become a Leading Amenity in CRE?

Smart technology and the Internet of Things continue to make waves in the commercial real estate industry. For the multifamily specifically, smart sensor tech will change the way residents live and will enhance their way of life by offering new benefits. For other sectors such as retail, the sensor technology can help determine traffic flow. These are just a few of the reasons smart sensor tech is set to become a leading amenity in CRE.

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Technology is Keeping Bodies in Brick and Mortar: Here's How

Technology is Keeping Bodies in Brick and Mortar: Here's How

Cutting-edge technology is essential for big-brands who want their retail empires to continue to succeed and outpace competitors in today’s (and probably tomorrow’s) retail landscape. E-commerce has created a shift in consumer wants and behaviors towards retail, however, the right technology can feed into those wants and positive behaviors.

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The Grocery Anchor: Saving America's Shopping Centers?

The Grocery Anchor: Saving America's Shopping Centers?

There are two ways to look at this part of history repeating itself: A desperate last hope to “save” shopping centers, or the beginning of a new era of retail. Both are true.

The traditional mall format is ending, and while there is no saving of the past. There is a new future for shopping centers, it just looks completely different than anything we’ve seen, so it’s hard to imagine.

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5 Things to Know About Industrial Real Estate Demand

5 Things to Know About Industrial Real Estate Demand

Things are looking good for the industrial real estate sector, which is hitting record lows in terms of nationwide vacancies as well as record net occupancy gains across the country. Let’s take a more detailed look at the current state of the market and its demand – and assess whether new construction can keep up with that demand. The five things you need to know are:

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5 Ways Robots are Changing the Game for CRE

5 Ways Robots are Changing the Game for CRE

Automation is a topic that has been in the forefront of everyone’s mind over the past year. People anxiously wait to see how the workforce will change as soon as robots and smart software become more prevalent in the occupational setting. Many people tend to think of automation as something that will disrupt industries that rely on manual labor while leaving skilled labor untouched – a notion that is false. Everyone from pharmacists, attorneys, and real estate agents will be impacted by automation in the coming years.

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These 3 Cities are Stepping Up Their Green Building Game (and We Should Watch)

These 3 Cities are Stepping Up Their Green Building Game (and We Should Watch)

In more recent times, the push to go green has been stronger than ever. Historically speaking, most European countries have been quite proactive when it comes to taking steps to cut back on energy expenditure – these days, even American cities are making the pledge to switch completely to renewable energy in the next 10 to 20 years.  

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Old Office? Here are 4 Ways to Revitalize Your Development

Old Office? Here are 4 Ways to Revitalize Your Development

If there’s one thing to be said about the office sector, it’s that the industry is constantly changing. If you’re the owner of an old building that’s dated and lacks a certain rustic charm, you might have problems attracting new tenants or struggle to keep your current ones on board. With the success of co-working office spaces over the last few years, office owners have had to come up with innovative ways to stay relevant in a changing market. For this reason, it's important to make sure that your property doesn't become outdated.

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4 Ways Everyone Is Changing to Accommodate E-Commerce Demands

4 Ways Everyone Is Changing to Accommodate E-Commerce Demands

The e-commerce boom has definitely changed the way that many Americans do their shopping. Instead of going to their local mall or shopping center, a lot of people prefer to order online instead. This, in turn, has caused a number of companies to change their business models in order to keep up with the demand of online shopping. Here are some ways how:

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