December 20, 2016

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Enrolling Now: CRE Courses Starting in January

Develop and expand essential CRE skills that help advance your career. Two online courses begin January 2017, and the NAIOP Center for Education has four on-demand courses you can take online anytime.
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Explore Unique Industrial Development Projects

I.CON: Impact Projects, March 8-9, 2017, in Toronto, offers in-depth examinations of the development process behind cutting-edge industrial projects. The project teams behind the deals will guide attendees through their challenges and successes. Learn more and register today for this engaging industrial event.
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Managing 21st-century Cyberrisk Before It Manages You

Commercial real estate industry leaders must understand and be prepared to respond to the challenges presented by global terrorism and cyberrisk. Tom Ridge, chairman, Ridge Global; the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security; and 43rd governor of Pennsylvania, penned an article for Development magazine on how this increasingly complex 21st-century threat is changing what it means to be a business leader.
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Develop Your Personal Circle of Advisors

NAIOP’s National Forums bring together industry leaders from across North America for candid small-group discussions to conceive new ideas, find creative solutions and share industry wisdom. Learn about the benefits of participation, eligibility requirements and how to apply to this select program.
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The Transformation of Retail Real Estate

Swift shifts in consumer preferences have resulted in new retail development and construction approaches that meet demand. Whether it’s delivery strategies, revitalizing the in-store experience, or creating mixed-use centers that incorporate retail, office, residential and amenities, retail real estate is being transformed.
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Hidden Costs of Free Parking

Free parking – like a free lunch – isn’t really free; the costs must be accounted for somewhere. A recent Market Share post examines the impact of minimum parking requirements and the use of sustainable transportation options in developing people’s attitudes toward parking.
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North Carolina Special Session Reduces Gubernatorial Power Following 2016 Election

The state legislature introduced controversial measures to reduce the incoming governor’s authority by limiting the number of political or gubernatorial appointments and requiring Senate approval of key Cabinet members.
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Industry News

CBRE: 2017-2018 Economic Prospects Brighten Under Trump

According to CBRE, the U.S. has changed course from fiscal contraction to fiscal expansion, which will drive economic growth in the U.S. over the next two years, particularly in 2018, and result in increased imports from the rest of the world.
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More Housing Needed to Support the 79 Million Americans Over 65 by 2035

One in five people will be 65 or older and one in three households will be headed by someone in that age group in the U.S. by 2035, which will increase the demand for appropriate housing beyond what the current supply can meet.
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15 Smart Systems and 20,000 Sensors Used for ‘Healing Office’ in Amsterdam

With as many as one in six people aged 25 to 35 in the Netherlands suffering from burnout, Dutch companies are pioneering “healing” offices to cut staff sick days.
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