Hire a Techno-Mentor to Keep Up with Sweeping Change 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Fall 2010

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.

Launching a Commercial Real Estate Career 

By: Sarah A. Milans, marketing manager, NAIOP. Fall 2010

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.

Merging the Classroom With the Boardroom 

By: Sarah A. Milans, marketing manager, NAIOP Fall 2010

NAIOP Central Florida saw the writing on the wall: Florida needed more education devoted to commercial real estate and the Florida commercial real estate industry needed trained graduates who want to develop locally. It presented the opportunity to blend the two needs into a CRE program at the University of Central Florida with industry heavyweights and NAIOP supporting the initiative.

First Look - Move Over ATMs, SIGAs Are Here! 

By: Elizabeth Sherrod, managing editor and research director, NAIOP Fall 2010

Bored with your bank? Santander Bank in Spain has added Ferrari-red robots to greet their customers.