February 19, 2019

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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Welcome, New NAIOP Members!

NAIOP began 2019 with a record number of new members in January. More than 500 commercial real estate professionals joined the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. Invite one of your colleagues to join NAIOP this month!
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View Photos from CL&LR

Nearly 300 members from across North America gathered in Washington, D.C., this month for the Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat. View photo highlights from the event, including the keynote with Bret Baier and visits to Capitol Hill.
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Deadline Friday! Apply for the NAIOP/Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship

Don’t miss your chance to apply for this program scholarship, which will be awarded to up to 10 professionals in underrepresented groups who are working in commercial real estate. Applications are due this Friday, Feb. 22!
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Three Keys to Mission-based Workplace Design

Does your workplace reflect your mission and values? Research shows that younger generations are driven by values and want to know they have a purpose at work. A thoughtfully designed, mission-based office space can go a long way toward keeping employees of all ages and stages engaged and connected to their work – and ultimately be more productive.
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Federal Spending Deal Keeps Government Running Through September

The Treasury Department is holding hearings to discuss the rules it drafted in October to govern Opportunity Zones. Such sessions were impossible while the department was shut down last month.
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CRE Leaders Share Their Thoughts on Hiring Trends

Predictions on the health of the overall economy and job market are generally negative, according to the 2019 SelectLeaders Network Hiring Trends Survey, but respondents’ perspectives shifted dramatically when discussing careers and company hiring practices.
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CRE Must-reads

Another wave of retail store closures coming. 'No light at the end of the tunnel'

CNBC (February 13)
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Energy storage advances amp up real estate

JLL Real Views (February 14)
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JLL, Gordon Brothers Executives Talk About Their New Partnership to Help Struggling Retailers

National Real Estate Investor (February 14)
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Long Island City Brokers Despair Over Amazon's Abrupt Reversal

National Real Estate Investor (February 14)
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Many Opportunity Zones Are Already Gentrified

GlobeSt.com – Subscription required (February 14)
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Why America’s New Apartment Buildings All Look the Same

Bloomberg Businessweek (February 13)
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