October 4, 2016

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Looking Ahead: 2017 Chairman’s Outlook

Gain insight into what’s on the agenda for the year ahead for 2017 NAIOP Chairman Jonathan Tratt. His remarks during the Annual Meeting at NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Conference 2016 highlight his perspective, objectives and goals.
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U.S. CRE Outlook is Still Positive, Despite Headwinds Around Available Debt

NAIOP has released the latest Sentiment Index based on a survey of member developers, owners and investors on whether their 12-month outlook for commercial real estate development is positive, neutral or negative.
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Touchstone: Small Team, Big Impact

Meet Touchstone – winner of the NAIOP 2016 Developer of the Year. This Seattle-based development powerhouse prides itself on creating shared value for owners, tenants and the community. Development magazine’s cover story explores the success of this company and how it developed more than 2 million square feet of space in 2015 with a staff of 10.
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Discover Cutting-edge Developments in Office, Retail and Beyond

Get an up-close look at Scottsdale Quarter, Hayden Ferry Lakeside and Marina Heights in these recaps of exclusive project tours from Commercial Real Estate Conference 2016.
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Access CREC ’16 Insights and Analysis

A record 1,400 industry leaders gathered in Scottsdale for deals, connections and trends at Commercial Real Estate Conference 2016. Explore session presentations, insights and images from commercial real estate’s premier event.
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Can You Compete for Top Talent?

Recruiting and retaining top performers has become essential in today's highly competitive marketplace. Find out if your 2017 salary and bonus package is competitive with the 2016 NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Compensation Survey.
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Get Your Passport Ready for Industrial Insights

If you are traveling from the U.S., now’s the time to make sure your passport is ready for travel to I.CON ’17: Impact Projects, March 8-9, in Toronto. You don’t want to miss this unique conference exploring industrial’s most innovative development projects.
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Opportunities for Mexican Industrial Real Estate

The industrial real estate linkage across North America is stronger than ever, thanks in part to the re-shoring and near-shoring of manufacturing and assembly, as well as the surge in e-commerce and consumer demand for fast delivery, said Thomas Bisacquino, president and CEO, NAIOP, in an article for Reforma and the Wall Street Journal.
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How to Benefit from Novel Building Technologies

What are the advantages of using new technologies and construction materials, and how can you sell your client on the investment? Examine the most innovative building materials and technologies shaping development in advance of O.CON: The Office Conference, Nov. 1-2, in Los Angeles.
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The Future of U.S. Office Fundamentals

Office demand remains sluggish compared to prior cycles: Can it get its “mojo” back? Gateway vs. secondary markets: Which horse should you bet on for the long term? Discuss these and other key insights during a free webinar on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. ET.
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Tax Foundation Ranks Most Effective State Tax Systems

The 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index is intended to show how well states structure their tax systems in order to promote a positive business environment. The impact of the state’s tax system on business can drive economic development and competiveness.
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Industry News

80 Percent of World’s Population in Cities by 2050

Cities will become home to 80 percent of the world’s population by 2050 and will likely bear the brunt of global megatrends including climate change, natural resource depletion, population growth, income inequality, mass migrations and education and health disparities, among others.
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17 Data Center Markets Analyzed: Northern Virginia Keeps Its ‘Star Power’

Northern Virginia leads the national market for data center leasing as cloud providers, enterprise and social media users continue to make it the largest global market for data centers in 2015 and 2016.
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Three Freight Titans may be Challenged by Amazon

Amazon is laying the groundwork for its own shipping business in a brazen challenge to America’s three freight titans – FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service.
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