exterior view of office tower

Real Estate Takes Its Place as the Fourth Asset Class 

By: David L. Funk, director of the Baker Program in Real Estate at Cornell University and a NAIOP Distinguished Fellow Spring 2015

When and why commercial real estate joined stocks, bonds and cash.

exterior view of medical office building at night

Enhancing the Health Care Bottom Line With Leased Facilities 

By: Dan Cowell, vice president/healthcare market manager with Irgens and Rob Sult, managing director, healthcare, with USAA Real Estate Co. Spring 2015

New health care delivery and revenue models are having significant impacts on how and where new health care facilities are planned, developed, owned and operated.

outdoor area next to an office building

Developing a New Workplace Paradigm at Innovation Park 

By: Chris Epstein, president and managing partner of BECO South and BECO Midwest, two of the firm’s three operating units. Spring 2015

A former IBM campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, is transformed into a 21st century workplace.

before and after photos of vacant building

Changing the Face of Vacant Buildings 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development Spring 2015

New techniques using paint, decals and more can make empty commercial buildings more attractive while protecting property values and discouraging vandalism and graffiti.

company lobby in an office building

Do Green Offices = Productive Workers? 

By: Bob Best, executive vice president, energy and sustainability services, JLL Spring 2015

Green offices providing workers with access to clean air, daylight and more can improve employee productivity.

New & Noteworthy 

By: Julie D. Stern Spring 2015

An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.