March 12, 2019

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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New Report: Industrial Space Demand Forecast Q12019

The latest forecast predicts that industrial demand will be off to a strong start in 2019 with a potential tapering off into 2020 as rising interest rates moderate the economy’s growth rate.
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Upcoming Webinar: Moneyball for Real Estate

What if you could know who your target audiences really are, what to develop for them, where, at what cost and why? How might such insights affect risk profiles, lease-up timetables, rent premiums, retention rates and overall asset value? Learn more in a NAIOP Advantage Series members-exclusive webinar on March 19, 2-2:45 p.m. ET.
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House Weighs Infrastructure Spending

Lawmakers agreed on the immediate need for additional infrastructure spending, but the question of how to pay for it remains unresolved.
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Retrofitting Iconic Buildings: Develop a “Cool” Amenity Package

As companies strive to attract millennial and Gen Z employees in a tight labor market, the decision to take office space – particularly retrofitted space in iconic buildings – may hinge on the cool perks that are offered.
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Students: Apply for NAIOP’s Scholarship Program

NAIOP University members are encouraged to apply for the diversity student scholarship program, which offers four $5,000 graduate and two $2,500 undergraduate awards, among other benefits. Preference will be given to students who have been traditionally under-represented in the field. Deadline: March 29.
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See What NAIOP is Doing for You

Watch our annual report video to learn about our recent accomplishments and what's happening at NAIOP in 2019.
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The Great Recession Generation

Ten years ago, the Great Recession hit. Few entry-level jobs were to be found, and CRE hiring did not begin in earnest until 2012. The impact is being seen today of the missing “Great Recession Generation,” industry professionals with 7 to 10 years of experience, says the 2019 SelectLeaders Network Hiring Trends Survey.
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In the Ongoing Amenity War, Office Space is the New Battleground

If the competition within multifamily amenity offerings has taught developers anything, the go-big-or-go-home mentality reigns. Whether it’s a bowling alley, yoga studio, rooftop deck, golf simulator or rotating art gallery, nothing is out of the question for many of today’s employers, according to Development magazine.
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CRE Must-reads

CRE Investors More Wary of Risk in 2019, But Prefer Secondary Markets Because of Higher Yields, CBRE Survey Finds

National Real Estate Investor (March 7)
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Hip offices are part of our mental health crisis, here’s why

Fast Company (March 4)
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The Ideal Conditions for Sound Art and Office Productivity Aren’t So Far Apart

New Yorker (March 4)
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New Opportunities Are Emerging for Industrial Investors

National Real Estate Investor (March 8)
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Opportunity Zones May Change Shape of Cities Over Time

Nareit (March 7)
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The Trend of Single Dwellers and How It’s Changing Commercial Housing

Propmodo (March 7)
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