April 3, 2018

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Industrial Real Estate 2018: Disruptions and Structural Shifts

Retailers continue to build out their delivery, fulfillment and return capabilities in ways that are having significant impacts on the industrial supply chain and, consequently, on the location and design of buildings. Development magazine explores how supply chain advances and new technologies are affecting how, where and what types of industrial facilities are being built.
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World Rankings for Future-proofed Cities

For global cities, staying competitive long-term requires a focus on agility, talent and technology, according to a new report by JLL. San Francisco and Silicon Valley take the top two spots in the City Momentum Index 2018, leading the way in the innovation economy due in large part to the number and success of their many tech start-ups.
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Register Now: April 17 Webinar on Future Industrial Trends

Explore what’s next for the dynamic industrial market with Drs. Mark Eppli and Josh Harris during this member-only webinar, April 17, 2-3 p.m. ET. Webinar sponsored by Versico Roofing Systems.
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Disruptive Forces in the Retail Last Mile

Adapting to new technology, new approaches and new consumer expectations is key to success in the retail last mile, said Swisslog Technology’s David Schwebel during CRE.Insights: The Last Mile last month. Schwebel examined how technology that seems cutting-edge today – including an autonomous mobile store that operates with no staff and no checkout – could become the norm of tomorrow.
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US Administration Continues Infrastructure Proposal Push

Infrastructure improvements could "be passed in one bill or in a series of measures," President Donald Trump told reporters last week.
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Industry News

Turning Parking Spaces into Art Spaces

An architectural firm converted seven levels of an underused South London parking garage into communal spaces and facilities for small companies and entrepreneurs.
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Has the US Reached Peak Storage?

Industry experts believe self-storage may be at its peak, and forecast a slowdown due to overbuilding in some major cities.
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Uber Halts Some of its Autonomous Car Testing Programs

Sources say the company’s program had been struggling before a fatal crash, and those problems contributed to the company canceling testing in other major cities.
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