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Changing Workforce Demographics 

By: Richard M. Gatto, executive vice president of The Alter Group and Tom Silva, founder and principal of Silva Brand Spring 2015

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

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Closing the Gender Diversity Gap 

By: William J. Ferguson, CEO, Ferguson Partners, Ltd. Spring 2015

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

Trends in Square Feet per Office Employee 

By: Adrian Ponsen, senior real estate economist, CoStar Portfolio Strategy Spring 2015

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 

By: Sam Black, attorney and past chairman of the Washington, D.C., Smart Growth Alliance Spring 2015

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