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An Efficient “Last Mile” 

By: Nicola Davies, Ph.D., freelance writer Spring 2016

Passenger trains, electric vans, cargo bicycles and lockers all can help reduce the noise, traffic congestion and pollution created by urban deliveries.

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Forecasting Office Space Demand 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development Spring 2016

A new NAIOP research report describes the model that researchers are using to prepare a biannual Office Space Demand Forecast, which debuts in the second quarter of 2016.

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Four Key CRE Disruptors 

By: Steven Bandolik, a director with Deloitte Services LP and a senior leader in Deloitte's real estate services practice, and Robert O’Brien, a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP as well as U.S. and global leader of Deloitte’s real estate practice Spring 2016

Commercial real estate is being redefined by four key trends.

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Making Paid Parking Pay 

By: Sam Black, contributing editor, Development, attorney and past chairman of the Washington, D.C., Smart Growth Alliance Spring 2016

Parking can be a catalyst for economic development, creating benefits for developers, investors and businesses.

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North Dakota Business Park Caters Exclusively To Drones 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Spring 2016

Grand Sky will be America’s first industrial park dedicated to unmanned aircraft systems.

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Ports Projections 

By: David Egan, head of industrial research, Americas, CBRE Spring 2016

The balance of power between U.S. West and East Coast ports is shifting slightly.

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Social Inclusion Best Practices: Forest City Washington 

By: Rachel Brown, freelance writer Spring 2016

A national developer reaches out to the community to involve local residents and businesses.

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Urban Freight Consolidation Centers 

By: Nicola Davies, Ph.D., freelance writer Spring 2016

Freight consolidation centers can make urban deliveries more efficient while also reducing urban noise pollution as well as vehicle emissions.