January 23, 2018

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Key Transportation Factors of the Industrial Last Mile

In the keynote session at CRE.Insights: The Last Mile, March 5-6, in Seattle, supply chain and logistics expert Gregory Healy with Colliers International will identify the critical components of last mile transportation you need to consider to make informed logistics decisions for your business. View the full agenda and register by Feb. 12 for discounted rates.
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Piecing Together the Population Puzzle

Join us for the next Advantage Series webinar Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. ET. Richard Fry, Ph.D., from the Pew Research Center will dive into the patterns and predilections of U.S. demographic groups and how they impact CRE. Sponsored by USAA Real Estate.
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Top Construction Trends to Watch in 2018

If current trends are any indication, 2018 holds the promise of continued growth for the construction industry, but should also bring the industry to its inflection point. The convergence of the deepening labor struggle, macroeconomic change and productivity-boosting technology stands to drive strategic changes – and new ways of tackling old problems.
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Government Shutdown Ends, More Talks Ahead

On Monday, the Senate passed a Continuing Resolution to reopen the government through Feb. 8.
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Deadline Approaching! Apply for NAIOP’s National Forums

Don't delay in submitting your application for NAIOP's National Forums! More than 700 NAIOP members already participate in this unique program for high-level networking and knowledge sharing. Learn more about NAIOP's National Forums and which group is best suited for your business. Deadline to apply: Feb. 2.
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Webinar Recording Available: How Industrial E-commerce is Reshaping Cities

As consumers shift to a digital and shared economy, retail is adapting to provide swift and efficient delivery of goods and services. What does this mean for city zoning and land use, and how can cities best balance consumer demand with city priorities? Ben Conwell of Cushman & Wakefield and Larry J. Kosmont, CRE, of Kosmont Companies, addressed these topics on the recent NAIOP Advantage Series webinar. Learn more in the archived webinar.
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Meet 2018 NAIOP Chairman Jim Neyer

“This is ultimately a relationship business, and the people really doing the work in real estate are NAIOP members," says Jim Neyer, NAIOP’s new chairman and EVP with Al. Neyer in Cincinnati, Ohio. Watch a short video interview with Neyer and learn his goals for 2018.
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The First Modern Multistory Logistics Building in North America

Prologis' Georgetown Crossroads, a three-story, 590,000-square-foot logistics building, is now under construction in the heart of Seattle’s transportation network. Development magazine explores the first modern three-story industrial warehouse in the U.S.
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Advanced RTU Campaign Applications Now Open

Your organization can be recognized for your rooftop unit high-efficiency efforts in the industry as part of the Advanced RTU Campaign awards. Nominations close January 31.
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Industry News

Government of Canada Funds Smart Grid Expansion

The program aims to ensure safer and more secure delivery of electricity, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, better utilize existing electricity assets and create jobs.
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Cautiously Optimistic CRE Forecast for North America and Europe in 2018

Avison Young says once the stalemate over prior cycle strategies and underwriting ends, growth should fuel more demand, reduce vacancies and cause rental rates to rise.
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Toyota Developing Roving Retail Vehicles

The company has developed the e-Palette, a vehicle similar to a food truck that can be customized into a restaurant, retail shop or donation pickup vehicle.
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