October 8, 2019

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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CRE’s Next Frontier: Advancing Both Diversity and Inclusion

Many commercial real estate companies are making changes to their recruiting strategies to attract a more diverse talent pool, but simply adding these new hires to the staff isn’t enough to foster lasting change. The closing general session at next week’s CRE.Converge in Los Angeles will address how building a more diverse and inclusive workplace is both necessary and a competitive advantage. Get a preview of the session in this Bisnow article.
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New 2019 Compensation Reports Now Available

Is your salary and bonus package competitive? Find out with the 2019 NAIOP/CEL Commercial Real Estate Compensation and Benefits Reports. These valuable reports enable commercial real estate businesses to stay current on salaries, bonuses and benefits for CRE professionals from executive to entry-level positions.
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Cold Storage Development is Heating Up

CBRE reports that the growth of online grocery sales is surging, and that equates demand for cold storage that could soar up to 100 million square feet during the next five years. A panel at I.CON East 2019 talked through the costs, challenges and opportunities for cold storage.
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Over 75 Courses Available On-demand Anytime

NAIOP’s Center for Education has a course on nearly every topic related to commercial real estate – from construction contracts to capital markets to cold storage. Don’t hesitate to take advantage!
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Building for Resiliency Ensures Physical and Financial Security

As “big data” expands exponentially, there is more information available to estimate how the social and environmental context of a real estate property might affect financial performance. Development magazine profiles the tools, metrics and standards that allow developers and investors to consider how well buildings and the communities surrounding them withstand various shocks and stressors.
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Welcome, New NAIOP Members!

Nearly 200 commercial real estate professionals joined NAIOP in September. Have friends and colleagues who haven’t yet joined NAIOP? Encourage them to become part of this premier association today!
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US-Mexico-Canada Agreement in Play Even as Impeachment Talk Swirls

A nine-member working group will travel to Mexico this week to meet with leaders on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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CRE Must-reads

As demand grows for online grocery delivery so does related real estate development, says CBRE

Logistics Management (September 30)
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CMBS Issuance Trends Slightly Lower This Year Than in 2018

National Real Estate Investor (October 7)
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Goldilocks Data Lifts Real Estate, Except Malls

Seeking Alpha (October 5)
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In D-FW, we build more warehouses than any other commercial space

Dallas Morning News (October 7)
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Meet the quiet giant of Chicago real estate development

Crain’s Chicago Business (October 4)
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WeWork Is Imploding. More Co-Working Spaces Could Be Next

Vice (October 3)
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