Development Magazine Winter 2010

Business - Trends

Men talking

On Business - Exercise Great Leadership Through Downturns 

As the dust settles at the end of this downturn, what may well separate the winners from the also-rans is great leadership, plain and simple. At the opening session of NAIOP’s Development ’10 conference in Orlando, top CEOs discussed the effects of the downturn on their businesses over the past two years and what they were doing to weather the storm.

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First Look: Navigating the Seas of Social Media 

Want to use more of the social media tools out there and don’t know where to start? In a September Solution Series program entitled “Implementing a Social Media Policy and Plan in the Real World,” Dana Galvin, Barton Malow Company, outlined the program’s evolution and what strategies were used to reach their social media goals.

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On Business - Tips for Working With the GSA 

Thomas H. Walker, PE, managing principal, Thomas H. Walker Consultants LLC, offers tips and insights for working with the General Services Administration.

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

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Hire a Techno-Mentor to Keep Up with Sweeping Change 

A veritable tsunami of technological change is sweeping over every business including those in commercial real estate. You can keep up with that change, adjust your business accordingly and profit from it, or fall behind.

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Launching a Commercial Real Estate Career 

Melissa Goins didn’t have prior experience or a background in commercial real estate but that minor detail didn’t hold her back from an ideal opportunity to discover the industry. Goins is a member of the inaugural 2004 class of Associates in Commercial Real Estate program at Marquette University.