Development Magazine Summer 2013

Business - Trends

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Annual University Real Estate Challenge Is Key Real Estate Event in Colorado 

The future of the real estate industry lies with the next generation of professionals set to graduate from university degree programs. In order to attract these students to real estate, the industry must find ways to engage them and increase their interest. NAIOP Colorado has developed a program that does just that — and has done so for the past 10 years.

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Economic Baseline for 2013 

What contributors to the U.S. economy will give us a broader recovery and what is the outlook on inflation? These are just a few of the topics discussed by Dr. Sam Chandan, president and chief economist of Chandan Economics and associated faculty of real estate, The Wharton School, during a presentation to the NAIOP Corporate Board of Directors at the NAIOP National Forums Symposium held in Chicago, IL.

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Numerous Mass Transit Apps enable Just-in-Time Connections 

For the mass transit rider seeking just-in-time service, there are a flood of new smart phone apps hitting the market to convey when the next train or bus is due to arrive.

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Ten Ways to Maximize Use of Office Workspaces 

All workspaces must be productive and efficient to maximize a company’s return on investment. In a recent webinar, Austin-based Asure Software, which offers scheduling and workplace management software, offered 10 strategies to get the most out of company office space.

By the Numbers: Data Impacting Commercial Real Estate 

A table showing the top North American ports, ranked by annual container volume on 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs).

From the Archives: Business / Trends Articles from the Previous Issue

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The Changing Retail Landscape 

Despite signs of life with residential, industrial and office properties, retailers continue to struggle. Experts share their observations about the decline of middle ground retailers, the impact of e-commerce, the fate of malls and trends in shopping.

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A Look Ahead - The New Paradigm: Investing in Millennials Yields Returns for Small Towns 

Over the past three years, Jack Schultz has spent a great deal of time researching the innovative group we call Millennial Entrepreneurs. These young people are proving to be one of the most powerful economic development drivers he has ever seen.