Business - Trends

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City Streetscapes Arrive in the Suburbs 

Suburban municipalities are using mixed-use planning and the classic walkable urban street grid to create lively new downtowns.

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Are You 5G Future Ready? 

In the next five years, 5G connectivity will go from being a desirable amenity to a market necessity.

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Automation at the Port of Long Beach 

Automated cranes and vehicles are loading and unloading mega-ships at one of the world’s most technologically advanced marine terminals.

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Can You Hear Me Now? 

Distributed antenna systems improve cellphone reception within office buildings.

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Economic Impacts of CRE Development Reach $450 Billion in 2015 

Updated economic multipliers reflect more technology and fewer workers.

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Impacts of Autonomous and Driverless Cars on CRE 

Will tomorrow’s autonomous and driverless cars require some simple adjustments or be a game changer for commercial real estate?

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Innovation District Planning and Development 

A recent NAIOP research report explores the factors leading to the success of these unique development projects as well as the challenges they must overcome.

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Mobile Design Studio 

A mobile studio can be set up almost anywhere, enabling architects to work efficiently on-site, speeding up the design process.

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Think Before You Sync 

Some simple strategies can ensure that unauthorized file sharing will not put your firm at risk.

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The Rise of Experiential Retail 

The brick-and-mortar stores, malls and shopping districts that are thriving in today’s omnichannel retail world offer hands-on, authentic experiences.

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Attracting and Retaining Tech Talent 

Real estate companies are finding it difficult to hire and keep IT and other tech employees.