Development Magazine Winter 2017/2018

Business - Trends

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CRE Tech Adoption Speeds Up 

Commercial real estate has been a slow adopter of new technology, but that’s about to change.

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Construction Costs Outlook 

Labor and materials concerns loom large.

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The First Modern Multistory Logistics Building in North America 

Prologis Georgetown Crossroads, a three-story, 590,000-square-foot logistics building, is now under construction in the heart of Seattle’s transportation network.

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A Second Set of Leading Indicators for the Future 

CRE should focus on indicators that may foretell technology’s impact on the industry.

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Research Directors Identify Trends 

At their annual gathering, research directors considered retail, office, technology, data and investment trends.

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Ten Industrial Trends to Watch 

Industry experts discuss trends that will impact industrial facilities in 2018 and beyond.

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Six Innovative Concepts for Moving Freight 

Some of these innovations may change how freight is moved in the future.

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

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Reinventing the Mall Shopping Experience 

A shopping center owner uses digital technology to transform a traditional retail center into a vibrant community hub.


Creating New Housing Units From Thin Air 

San Francisco has passed legislation that enables the development of accessory dwelling units in previously underused parts of existing multifamily buildings.