Ambient Scenting and Commercial Real Estate

By: Adrienne Schmitz, a freelance real estate writer and researcher Fall 2017 Issue

Retailers, shopping centers, hotels and even hospitals are using scent to enhance the user experience and improve their bottom line.

Ride-hailing Becomes a CRE Amenity

By: Camille Galdes Fall 2017 Issue

Transportation demand management strategies, which increasingly include ride-hailing services, have evolved from a negotiating tool to an amenity.

The Rise of Commercial Edible Garden Beds

By: Lara Hermanson, cofounder and principal, Farmscape Fall 2017 Issue

Incorporating agriculture into office and industrial parks can provide multiple benefits for developers, property owners and tenants, including expedited development approvals.

Space as a Service

By: Antony Slumbers, digital transformation in real estate consultant and writer Fall 2017 Issue

As work becomes more flexible, so will the workplace.

Creating New Housing Units From Thin Air

By: Yat-Pang Au, CEO, Veritas Investments Fall 2017 Issue

San Francisco has passed legislation that enables the development of accessory dwelling units in previously underused parts of existing multifamily buildings.

Reinventing the Mall Shopping Experience

By: By Najla Kayyem, senior vice president of marketing, Pacific Retail Capital Partners Fall 2017 Issue

A shopping center owner uses digital technology to transform a traditional retail center into a vibrant community hub.

Business / Trends Articles from Previous Issues

By: Margarita Foster
Summer 2017 Issue
A Timeline of Key Industry and Advocacy Events
By: Alvaro J. Ribeiro
Summer 2017 Issue
Living wall systems can be simpler to install and maintain than one might expect — and can have meaningful impacts on building owners and occupants.
By: Ken McAllister
Summer 2017 Issue
A real estate model originally designed to meet the needs of startups and freelancers is customized for the health and beauty industry.
By: James Cook
Summer 2017 Issue
Flagship stores enable retailers to create a physical embodiment of a brand through design and spectacle — and to experiment with new concepts and technologies.
By: Amanda Tran
Summer 2017 Issue
Food halls offer small-scale opportunities for landlords, operators, chefs and diners.
By: Sheila Kelly Vertino, Thomas J. Bisacquino, Margarita Foster, Kathryn Hamilton and Julie D. Stern
Summer 2017 Issue
NAIOP celebrates 50 years of advocacy, education and professional excellence.
By: Dan Diehl
Summer 2017 Issue
The conversation about indoor environments is changing as tenants leverage new technologies to support employee productivity.
By: Brian Landes
Summer 2017 Issue
Transportation infrastructure can have dramatic effects on the value of commercial real estate.
By: Ron Derven
Summer 2017 Issue
Screens that provide real-time transit and other transportation information have become an amenity valued by office and residential tenants.


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