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  • newHow a Man-Made Lake in the Desert Spurred Economic Growth in Tempe, Arizona
    For some cities, revitalization is brought about by innovation driven by local research institutes; for others it’s all about location, location, location. But for downtown Tempe, Arizona, a submarket in the Phoenix metro area, revitalization w…
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  • The Transformative (Super) Power of Convention Centers
    From the Bruce Waynes of Wall Street to the Daredevils of Hell’s Kitchen, thousands of superheroes and villains alike descended upon the Javits Center this month for the 12th annual New York Comic Con. For four days, the cosplaying community came t…
    - 9 days ago 5 Nov 18, 5:27pm -
  • Paint the Town: Why Public Art is Having a Moment on Instagram and In Real Life
    While the photogenic quality of Instagrammable food has become more compelling than a restaurant’s Zagat rating, a city or neighborhood’s endorsement of street art is a surefire way to bring attention and foot traffic to the local landscape. Coas…
    - 22 days ago 23 Oct 18, 6:11pm -
  • The Agile Workspace: The ‘true definition of mobility’
    Today’s real estate customers are accustomed to having a choice, from where they work to how they work. This seismic shift in the professional day-to-day has translated into the emergence of the flexible and agile workspace. Spaces, a leading provi…
    - 29 days ago 16 Oct 18, 6:30pm -
  • Better Together: Why Co-Living Communities Are Attracting Millennials
    We’ve all heard of co-working, but how about co-living? As the sharing economy continues to grow, sharing space with strangers is becoming an acceptable choice for city dwellers, and developers are taking notice and swiftly adapting. Today, young a…
    - 58 days ago 17 Sep 18, 3:51pm -
  • Location and Infrastructure Help Newark, New Jersey, Thrive
    The ecosystem surrounding a major city often includes much more than public transportation, suburbs within commuting distance and urban infrastructure. In many cases, a smattering of smaller cities act as distinctly separate places while maintaining…
    - 76 days ago 30 Aug 18, 10:17pm -
  • Columbus & Pittsburgh: Shaking Off the Rust, Bringing in the Tech
    Move over, coastal cities. Once dismissed as “flyover” states, cities in the Midwest are becoming popular destination markets. Both Pittsburgh and Columbus are thriving in post-recession America by embracing innovation, attracting young tech tale…
    - 85 days ago 21 Aug 18, 9:06pm -
  • As Life Expectancy Grows, So Does the Demand for Lab Space
    As a large chunk of the American population rises in age, so, too, does the opportunity to develop the new technological and medical breakthroughs that will help keep people healthy, longer.   But to discover these innovations, companies in the life…
    - 99 days ago 7 Aug 18, 3:35pm -
  • How Workforce Incentives Can Help Win the War for Talent
    Every business leader wants the best employees on their team. But right now, and for the foreseeable future, there happens to be a stark shortage of excellent candidates. The war for talent is on, and companies are suiting up for battle. Enter… the…
    - 30 Jul 18, 5:38pm -
  • Innovation and Trees are Blooming in Tampa
    Growth is an important part of any urban environment. Whether that’s infrastructure growth, business growth, population growth or employment growth, a city is always looking to expand and improve its input and output. For Tampa, Florida, that growt…
    - 17 Jul 18, 9:01pm -

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NAIOP

  • newViewpoints: CRE’s Take on Amazon’s HQ2 Decision
    After more than a year of speculation and fierce competition, Amazon has officially selected the location for its second headquarters – or, as it turned out, two locations for headquarters in Long Island City in New York City, and National Landing…
    - 41 mins ago 14 Nov 18, 7:14pm -
  • 2018 Holiday Retail: Four Trends to Watch
    In the challenging and changing retail landscape today, companies are finding new ways to minimize delivery costs, integrate customer shopping experiences, reward brand loyalty and capture market share to stay competitive. In CBRE’s 2018 U.S. Retai…
    - 2 days ago 12 Nov 18, 1:23pm -
  • Midterm Results and the Impact on NAIOP’s Agenda
    The much-anticipated midterm congressional races are over, and as is normal in the aftermath of every election, each side is trying to claim victory. Aside from some individual races, however, the overall outcome is as many had expected: Democrats wo…
    - 7 days ago 7 Nov 18, 4:46pm -
  • The Warehouse of the Future is Already Here
    Imagine asking a picking robot in any language you want for a product on a shelf 40 feet above the warehouse floor. Sound too futuristic? Think again — this kind of technology and others are currently making their way into a warehouse near you. Mul…
    - 16 days ago 29 Oct 18, 2:13pm -
  • Advancing Growth and Development in Buffalo
    The most dangerous point in a recovery can be shortly after economic activity starts looking better. It can be tempting to think the hard work is done and that maybe the outlook will just keep improving, even without a continued focus on revitalizati…
    - 19 days ago 26 Oct 18, 1:21pm -
  • Trends and Technologies Transforming Commercial Real Estate
    Technology is evolving at what sometimes feels like an accelerating pace. The entire NASA organization in 1969 did not have as much processing power as an iPhone 7 does today. We’ve gone from the (at the time) cutting-edge 1G world of “brick phon…
    - 28 days ago 18 Oct 18, 2:27am -
  • Anticipating Disruptions and Game-changing Opportunities
    “The way you view the future shapes how you act, and how you act shapes the future,” opened technology and innovation futurist Daniel Burrus in his keynote presentation to CRE.Converge 2018 attendees. Sure, there are cycles in every industry, inc…
    - 28 days ago 17 Oct 18, 8:53pm -
  • Trains, Planes, and Automobiles: Building Better Infrastructure
    The Hudson Tunnel, through which 450 trains carry 200,000 passengers every day, was constructed before the Titanic first sailed and soon after the Wright Brothers first flew. It’s time for an upgrade. The Portal North Bridge, which takes trains ove…
    - 28 days ago 17 Oct 18, 7:21pm -