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E-commerce 2.0: Last-mile Delivery and the Rise of the Urban Warehouse 

By: James Breeze, national director of industrial research for Colliers International Spring 2017 Issue

Today’s industrial users are looking beyond rental rates to consider transportation and inventory carrying costs when making location decisions.

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The Third Place in the Modern Office 

By: Gary Miciunas, principal, advisory services, Nelson Spring 2017 Issue

“Third places,” both in common areas and within tenant spaces, can add value to office buildings.

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Creative Industrial Workspaces 

By: Adam Robinson, founder and principal, RAF Pacifica Group Spring 2017 Issue

As industrial users consolidate operations under one roof, “creative industrial” is becoming the future of industrial space.

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Are Suburban Office Parking Ratios on the Rise? 

By: Robert T. Dunphy, transportation consultant; adjunct professor, Georgetown University Real Estate Program; and emeritus fellow, Transportation Research Board Spring 2017 Issue

About a third of the suburban office developers responding to a recent NAIOP survey have already added parking to existing properties; even more expect parking ratios to rise in the future.

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Data Center Outlook 

By: Kelly McBride, Jeff Groh, and Allen Tucker, managing directors, JLL Spring 2017 Issue

Increasing demand for cloud-based services is fueling data center leasing activity.


Plantscaping and the Value of Biophilic Design 

By: Kenneth Freeman, head of innovation for Ambius, a division of Rentokil Initial PLC Spring 2017 Issue

Interior plantings can make a big impact on LEED and/or WELL certification ----- and on building occupants’ comfort and productivity.

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Rubberized Roads, Sustainable Concrete and Smart Bridges 

By: Allie Nicodemo, science writer, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, ASU Spring 2017 Issue

Researchers are exploring new materials and smart sensors, paving the way to better transportation infrastructure.