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 For this reason, it's important to make sure that your property doesn't become outdated.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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4 Things You Didn't Know About Millennials in the Workplace

4 Things You Didn't Know About Millennials in the Workplace

Technology is changing the way we do business, and nobody understands this more than the millennials. This tech-savvy generation, which will make up approximately 75% of the workforce in 13 years, is at the center of all these changes. In many ways, the millennial generation has helped us reevaluate the traditional working model so that we can come up with better ways to increase productivity and maintain a healthier standard of life in the office.

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4 Must-Haves When Hiring a Commercial Real Estate Agent

4 Must-Haves When Hiring a Commercial Real Estate Agent

Choosing the right commercial real estate agent is something that should take careful thought and consideration. After all, a good CRE agent is your window to understanding important factors that might affect your purchase, which means that they must be proficient in performing environmental and demographic research, as well as understanding statistics and financial data.

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4 Technologies Making Commercial Real Estate Buildings Smarter

4 Technologies Making Commercial Real Estate Buildings Smarter

The prevalence of Internet of Things (IoT) technology has changed the way we live and work, and few industries have felt it more than commercial real estate. After all, modern businesses rely on smart technology to help their companies work more efficiently and effectively in ways that you may not have thought of.

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3 Ways Infrastructure Construction Will Impact Real Estate

3 Ways Infrastructure Construction Will Impact Real Estate

Part of President Trump's new plan for the U.S. economy is to spend billions of dollars in infrastructure construction to repair, replace and retrofit many aspects of the U.S. transportation system.  Many bridges, roadways and tunnels are close to a hundred years old, and showing signs of deterioration.  President Trump promises to address many of these unsafe issues, and launch a huge amount of construction spending to repair and replace these worn out parts of the transportation system.  

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3 Things to Watch Now that Amazon Go is Here

 3 Things to Watch Now that Amazon Go is Here

Amazon Go is set to make a huge impact on retailers across the United States, whether they are ready for it or not. Amazon rolled out the new technology that allows shoppers to go into stores, put the items they want in their cart, and simply walk out the door and be automatically charged for the items. The new Amazon Go uses a combination of a virtual shopping cart, sensor technology and deep learning algorithms, that will track shopper's every move, and charge them for what they purchase.

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3 Tips for Making an Open Office More Productive

3 Tips for Making an Open Office More Productive

More and more firms are choosing to use the open office format in order to create productivity and improve collaboration among workers.  For workers unfamiliar with this format, it can be a big change from the traditional offices and cubicles of the past. A study by design firm Gensler found that only one in four workers are in the optimal workplace environment.

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3 NAI Global Firms Using Twitter Effectively (That You Should Follow Too)

3 NAI Global Firms Using Twitter Effectively (That You Should Follow Too)

Twitter is transforming the way that people communicate and network, and commercial real estate is taking note. Whether you’re looking for inspiration on how to grow your social following or just want to network with some of the best CRE firms in the game, follow these 20 NAI Global firms on Twitter to start exploring:

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4 Big Retail Trends and the Markets Where They Work

4 Big Retail Trends and the Markets Where They Work

Retailers are pulling out all the stops in 2017 to attract new customers and keep existing customers coming to their brick-and-mortar retail locations. New and innovative marketing ideas are going to flood consumers email boxes in 2017, as retailers try to catch up with online businesses, such as amazon.com who have already mastered this approach to direct marketing the consumer. Traditional retailers have to catch up in terms of marketing to consumers, but their locations also must attract today's modern consumer in terms of offering the best price and selection options.

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