Weekly Building Beat: Optimism in CRE, Multigenerational Teams, and Space Battles

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This week’s most important property management news covers: Optimism in CRE, big data in property operations, Target’s ‘Store of the Future,’ Multigenerational teams in CRE, and the industrial versus office battle over space. (Building space, not outer!)

  1. OPTIMISM IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE (FORBES)

    A discussion of key findings from the “CIT Commercial Real Estate Outlook” report from Forbes Insights, that showcases the current trends, challenges, and outlook for CRE in the United States as surveyed from over 200 senior industry executives.

  2. WHAT DOES BIG DATA HAVE TO DO WITH PROPERTY OPERATIONS? (BUILDING BEAT)

    A breakdown of “Big Data” concepts, how they apply to commercial real estate, and what it can do for property operations. The best part of all? It’s all told using the concept of Sabermetrics, and statistical data in baseball, America’s national pastime.

  3. BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY, CRE, AND MULTIGENERATIONAL TEAMS (CONNECT.MEDIA)

    A group of young leaders from Connect Commercial Real Estate in California recently met up to discuss the growth of the CRE Tech space, and how organizations can help bridge the gap between tech, CRE, and multigenerational teams.

  4. CONVERSION WARS: INDUSTRIAL USERS BATTLES WITH OFFICE DEVELOPERS FOR AVAILABLE SITES (NREI)

    National Real Estate Investor reports that competition between office and industrial developers is on the rise in some markets, as industrial rent rates rise in response to the increase in demand for space.

  5. HOW COFFEE WILL MAKE YOU RETHINK RETAIL RISK MANAGEMENT (BUILDING BEAT)

    A former barista and coffee shop manager discusses the similarities between the risk management practices retail tenants and retail property management utilize.

Property Management “Funny of the Week:”

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