February 20, 2018

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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What Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Mean to Your Business?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provides the most significant overhaul of the tax code in three decades. This member-only Advantage Series webinar will walk you through specific business provisions important to CRE. See details and register for this Feb. 27 event, free for members.
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NAIOP and Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship

NAIOP and Prologis are partnering to provide scholarships for up to 10 individuals, helping prepare a pipeline of women and minorities for development and operations positions in commercial real estate. Apply online by March 31!
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Just Announced: I.CON 2018 Speakers and Sessions

Register now to explore big ideas, trends and new technologies in industrial development from the best in the business at I.CON: The Industrial Conference, June 7-8, in Jersey City. Discounted rates end May 10.
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Design Solutions for the Last Mile Challenge

Last mile design solutions can extend beyond fulfillment and distribution of goods, with application to broader economic development and urban revitalization. Explore these issues at CRE.Insights: The Last Mile, March 5-6, 2018, in Seattle. More than 250 CRE leaders will be there. Will you? Register today.
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The Hidden Costs of Open Ceilings

Exposed ceilings have become a trendy design feature in office and retail space, conveying spaciousness and a cool industrial vibe. However, there are hidden costs to this style that make them almost always more expensive than traditional ceilings.
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Artful Landscape Design for Stormwater Management

Stormwater management features became an asset for a mixed-use project in Columbia, Maryland, reports Development magazine. Read how a promenade design incorporated elements to transform stormwater into an experiential, educational amenity.
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Congress Takes Action to Slow “Drive-by” Lawsuits

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 620, a bill aimed at reducing opportunities for people to file nuisance lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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View and Download Photos from CL&LR 2018

Over 250 NAIOP chapter leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., to share best practices and celebrate accomplishments at the Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat. See photos from the event, including those of Chapter Merit Award winners.
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Industry News

Industrial Sector Strong in Q4 2017 and into 2018

Market indicators such as increasing e-commerce sales, manufacturing sector expansion, growing aggregate trade and added industrial-related jobs all indicate the sector is poised for further growth in 2018.
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The Rise of Smart Buildings As-a-Service

Third-party companies are working with building owners to deploy technology to maximize efficiency and use data-driven analytics to understand better how people operate within the building.
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Google’s City Planning Experiment: What’s in it for Toronto?

Toronto’s deal with the tech company, although promising, may result in more sacrifices than rewards.
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