Development Magazine Spring 2015

Business - Trends

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Changing Workforce Demographics 

The millennial influence has enormous, unique implications for work styles and workspaces.

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Closing the Gender Diversity Gap 

Mentoring may be the key to closing the gender diversity leadership gap in commercial real estate.

Trends in Square Feet per Office Employee 

Square footage per employee (the usage factor) is clearly in long-term decline, as firms maximize the efficiency of their office space. Yet this figure is also highly cyclical.

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Walkability Means Mixed-use Development Opportunities 

Growing demand for walkable places is opening the door to more mixed-use development.

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

By the Numbers: US Labor Market Setting New Peaks 

With the U.S. labor market recently recapturing the 8.7 million jobs lost to the recession, now is a good time to examine which metropolitan areas are leading in job growth and which are lagging behind.

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Getting and Keeping the Right Team Remains No. 1 

In today’s highly competitive and transforming marketplace, the recruitment, retention and recognition of contributions made by talented professionals remains the No. 1 priority for real estate companies nationwide. That is one of the key takeaways from the recently released “2014 NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Compensation Survey,” completed in partnership with CEL & Associates, Inc.