March 17, 2020

THE SOURCE News and Trends in CRE

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NAIOP Corporate Operations Remain Open

NAIOP's President and CEO shared an update this week with members regarding the operating status of the organization, resources in place for members, and chapter support.
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Solving the Pop-Up Puzzle: Tips for Owners and Short-term Tenants

Pop-ups and short-term uses for commercial property have grown from a trendy concept into an effective means of monetizing vacant or underused spaces. Development magazine explores the many reasons developers should embrace these temporary spaces, but also exercise due diligence.
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Webinar Next Week: Repurposing Retail Centers

Based on the findings of a recently completed study commissioned by the NAIOP Research Foundation, presenters will examine how developers are transforming struggling or closed malls into properties that fit within current market conditions and serve the needs of their surrounding communities. Register for this members-only webinar on Tues., March 24, 2 p.m. ET.
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Participate In CREW’s Industry Benchmark Study by March 31

CREW Network, in partnership with the MIT Center for Real Estate, is seeking men and women to participate in an industry-wide study measuring progress for women and benchmarking diversity in commercial real estate. The study, conducted every five years, provides critical industry data and insights, including the factors that influence career satisfaction and success. The study is confidential and takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.
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Stuck at Home? Take Advantage of On-demand Courses

Hone your professional skills and gain new insights with NAIOP’s on-demand courses. These online courses provide maximum flexibility for commercial real estate professionals to learn from home from the best in the business.
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Congress, States Struggle to Deal with Coronavirus

Senators are scheduled to vote this week on a relief bill to provide financial support during the COVID-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, Canada’s Parliament formally passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.
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CRE Must-reads

The Cleaning Industry Ramps Up To Fight COVID-19 At Commercial Properties, But It Might Fail

Bisnow (March 15)
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Coronavirus Clouds Construction Cost Projections – Subscription required (March 4)
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The Impact of Air Quality on a Building’s Safety and Comfort

Propmodo (March 8)
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London’s Trees Are Saving the City Billions

CityLab (March 9)
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These retailers are closing stores to slow coronavirus outbreak

CNBC (March 15)
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What Office Life Might Look Like in the Year 2030

Wall Street Journal – Subscription required (March 10)
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