August 7, 2018

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Apply to be a NAIOP Research Foundation Visionary

CRE industry leaders age 40 and under are invited to engage with the NAIOP Research Foundation as part the second class of the Visionaries program. Participants will enjoy exclusive networking with Foundation Governors and can share their perspective and expertise in guiding the Foundation’s research. Applications are due August 24.
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Be Active, Not Reactive

Stay ahead of the shifting demands from today’s tenants and the new workforce with insights from excellent speakers and sessions at FlexOffice 2018, Sept. 12-14 in Austin, Texas. Register today!
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NAIOP Supports Future Leaders in CRE

Twenty-eight students of color graduated from the NEXUS commercial real estate program for high schoolers hosted this summer at Villanova University. The program, sponsored by NAIOP and other real estate companies, educates students about careers in CRE and helps to secure a more diverse future for the industry.
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Tour Careers in Commercial Real Estate

For the first time, students in high school, college, technical programs and community colleges can explore possible career pathways within real estate by taking an interactive quiz to discover career opportunities. NAIOP is a founding member of this collaborative group, Careers Building Communities.
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Don't be Invisible to Potential Business Partners

Add more points of connection in your member profile to facilitate partnerships with 19,000 other NAIOP members. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial for a quick overview of how to update your profile in the member database. Keep in mind that in the new database, your login is now your email address and your password is now your member number, unless you’ve changed it.
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A Hurricane Survival Guide

Liberty Property Trust had a solid plan for Hurricane Harvey, but when it made landfall in Texas in August 2017, no one could have anticipated the full power of the record-shattering 50-hour storm. Development magazine profiles how the company’s Houston office had to manage resources in ways that tested its plan and mettle.
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Senate Passes Spending Bills Ahead of Shortened Recess

Lawmakers say they’re working hard because they’re dedicated to preventing a government shutdown.
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Back-filling Office Space in Class B and C Locations

Some neighborhoods are attracting new residents and jobs, and have practically no vacancy in office real estate. In other places, vacancy rates are over 15 percent and net absorption is flat. For owners in this second category, keeping space leased requires a more focused approach.
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Industry News

Gen X the Only Generation to Recover Wealth Lost after Housing Crash

Generation X lost more wealth than other generations in the Great Recession but also rebounded more than other generations.
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President Trump Signs Technical Education Bill into Law

The legislation could counter labor shortages in CRE-related fields such as construction and logistics.
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Retail Incubator Locates in Shopping Mall

A startup incubator has partnered with Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, owner of Cherry Hill Mall in New Jersey, to establish retail startup space within the mall.
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