August 22, 2017

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Welcome, New NAIOP Members!

More than 200 real estate professionals became part of NAIOP’s influential North American network in July. Please join us in welcoming these new members to NAIOP!
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Expand Your Viewpoint at CRE.Converge 2017

Watch this 70-second video for a preview of the all-star keynote lineup for CRE.Converge 2017: Dr. Michio Kaku, Jon Gray with Dr. Mark Eppli, Dr. George Friedman and Julie Benezet. Take a 360-degree look at the forces changing the world this Oct. 10-12 in Chicago.
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Call for Presentations

Are you interested in speaking at a NAIOP conference? Learn more and submit your presentation abstract for consideration online.
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Current Capital Markets: Hidden Opportunities and Risks

At I.CON ’17: Trends and Forecasts, our panel of industry insiders compared the capital demand, risk profile and pricing for industrial vs. other property types and how returns will look moving forward. Download the full Capital Markets session presentation and audio recording on the conference resources page, along with other session recaps, blog posts, photos and more.
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Executive Order Seeks to Eliminate Red Tape for Infrastructure Projects

President Trump’s latest executive order addresses infrastructure permitting, offering some insight into the administration’s strategy on infrastructure policy.
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Crewless Cargo Ship to Set Sail in 2018

The ghost ships from tall tales of pirates and buried treasure are no longer the stuff of fiction: A Norwegian company is developing a fully autonomous container ship – dubbed the “Tesla of the Seas” – that will eventually sail the high seas with no crew aboard.
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Funding Transit to Industrial Properties

It’s been more than 25 years since the central Indiana town of Plainfield embraced the transportation, warehouse and distribution industries with an aggressive, innovative business attraction effort. Development magazine explores one of North America’s key logistics hubs, with more than 40 million square feet of facilities at the end of 2016.
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Industry News

JLL Reports on Office Market in Second Quarter

JLL reports: “Even as demand stabilizes, asking rents for new product have risen 3.2 percent over the year and by 4.9 percent for CBD Class A space.”
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Canadian Office: A Tale of Two Regions

Parts of Canada’s office market are booming while other areas are struggling, according to the latest numbers from Avison Young’s midyear report.
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Labor Shortages May Threaten Future CRE Development

There aren’t enough skilled laborers for all of the new construction builders would like to do, causing commercial real estate construction prices to jump.
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