July 31, 2018

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Important Message about Credit Card Transactions

Some NAIOP members have received calls from an unknown third party posing as NAIOP staff. Please note that NAIOP will never call and ask you for your credit card information. If you receive a call you are unsure about, you can always hang up and contact a member of our staff directly. Thank you for your patience as we work to address this issue as quickly as possible.
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Trade Tariffs Fuel Competition for Global Dominance

Global power plays are threatening the U.S.’ position as a global superpower, says Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Goujon. Goujon will identify emerging geopolitical trends, risks and opportunities at CRE.Converge 2018, Oct. 15-17, in Washington, D.C. Preview her keynote presentation, “Geopolitical Gamesmanship,” in this insightful interview.
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How to Update your NAIOP Member Profile

Watch this step-by-step video tutorial for a quick overview of how to update your profile in the new 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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FlexOffice 2018: Discounted Rates End Friday!

This dynamic conference grants access to nearly a dozen visionary CEOs, cutting-edge content, and a diverse group of owners, operators and developers for endless networking opportunities. Join us in Austin, Texas, Sept. 12-14. Rates increase this Friday!
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Amenity-rich Movie Theaters as Anchor Tenants

With the demise of department stores as anchors, owners of shopping centers and mixed-use developments are looking to entertainment-related tenants to fill the gap. Development magazine explores how movie theaters have become an important component in the entertainment mix.
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No Simple Fixes for the Labor Shortage

Roughly 40 percent of U.S. employers report difficult filling jobs because of the lack of labor, particularly in the skilled trades. Examine underlying trends and issues influencing labor force participation, and what this shortage means for commercial real estate.
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Webinar Recap: NAFTA and the Future of Trade in North America

Participants strengthened their understanding of the critical trilateral trade agreement during last week’s webinar. Miss it? Members can listen to the full archived recording and download the slide deck.
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House Tees Up Tax Reform 2.0

Members of the House of Representatives are back in their districts until after Labor Day, equipped with a “Tax Reform 2.0.” framework to discuss recent and ongoing tax reform efforts with voters.
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Industry News

Study Says Ride-sharing Services are Making Traffic Worse

Ride-sharing companies are contributing to traffic congestion and luring riders away from public transit, claims a new study, adding 5.7 billion vehicle miles to nine major U.S. urban areas over the past several years.
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Emerging Trends in Warehouse Optimization

Industrial sector growth is spurring innovation, according to a recent report. The report predicts that technology will improve inventory tracking and that automated picking devices will increase productivity.
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US Housing Market Cooling

Bloomberg warns that the U.S. housing market “looks headed for its worst slowdown in years,” with buyers “getting squeezed by rising mortgage rates and by prices climbing about twice as fast as incomes.”
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