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Urban SOS: All Systems Go Competition Looks At Infrastructure Decay And Proposed Solutions

Van Alen Institute, AECOM, and 100 Resilient Cities—pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation—call on students to propose designs for more resilient urban food, water, and energy systems.

Thirsty Crops

A looming water resources crisis spells trouble for foods that are gluttons for gallons.
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Maplehurst Bakeries To Open New Manufacturing Facility In Wilson County, TN

Leading bakery products producer to invest $102.8 million and create 147 new jobs.

AT&T Helps Cities Save Water With New Technology

Working with IBM and Mueller Water Products to Improve Water Management in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.

Prepaid Electric Metering Popular In Asia Pacific

In North America, penetration is less established and is expected to move at a slower, yet steady, pace.
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Beach Mold & Tool Inc. Expanding, Adding 160 New Jobs In Southern Indiana

Established in New Albany in 1972, Beach Mold & Tool Inc. is a privately held company that manufactures plastic injection molding and precision tools.

Honeywell And TPDDL Deploy Smart Grid Project To Improve Energy Reliability

Project connects more than 160 commercial and industrial facilities to trim energy use and costs and help further improve efficiency of supply.
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National Auto Supplier Selects Kansas City Area For Manufacturing Operation

US Farathane will supply GM facility in Fairfax, KS; will invest $51M and create 267 new jobs.

Data Center Construction Market Growing At 10% CAGR

Complete report on data center construction market spread across 187 pages, providing analysis of 17 major companies and supported with 68 exhibits is now available.
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Aluminum Industry Partners With Department Of Energy

The Department of Energy and the aluminum industry partner to help create more jobs for an energy efficient economy.
Steel roll warehouse.

American Specialty Alloys Announces Plans For Mill Complex In Central Louisiana

ASA plans to create 1,450 new direct jobs and produce 1.3 billion pounds of aluminum annually.

NTS Communications Provides Gigabit Fiber Internet To Downtown Lubbock, TX

NTS Communications, Inc. ("NTS") has announced that it has launched a new Gigabit Fiber network in Lubbock, TX.

Job-Creating Visas

A biotech startup in Vermont is being funded by immigrant investors.

Management Information And Outsourcing: 5 Questions

By Lisa StanleyMy last post, Big Data: Big Opportunities For CRE, looked at how data analytics can align the CRE function with the company’s...
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Finger Lakes Business Accelerator Cooperative To Locate In Rochester, NY

Company will move into Rochester's historic Sibley Building; will offer an estimated 1,000 new jobs in the first five years.

CCI Selects Alexandria, VA For “Safe + Smart Cities” Pilot Project

The coalition will create blueprints for improving the cities' resiliency and efficiency.

Better Buildings Summit Reveals 2015 Green Lease Leaders

Landlords, tenants, and brokers selected for this designation use lease clauses that improve sustainability on several key fronts.

White Paper: Exploring The New Sharing Economy

This document from the NAIOP Research Foundation examines the opportunities and challenges a sharing economy system presents for commercial real estate.
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Lerner Announces Capital One To Open Office In Tysons, VA

Headquartered in McLean, VA, Capital One Financial Corporation is one of the most widely recognized brands in America.

Green Leasing Strategies Examined In New Report

The report analyzes low-cost and low-risk steps to cut utility expenses with green leases.

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BF Location Video: Joplin, Missouri Says Thank You

On May 22, 2011, Joplin Missouri was hit by the deadliest tornado since 1947. This video from Joplin explains how the city has recovered in the years since the disaster.

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Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Italian Paper Company Breaks Ground In Ohio

Sofidel Group’s new $300 million integrated paper mill is expected to bring 300 jobs to Circleville, OH.

Cape Coral Economic Development Office: Location Spotlight of the Week

As the 10th largest city in Florida and the largest city in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is an ideal location for relocating businesses due to its large, talented and available workforce.

Surveys & Research

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

Chinese Real Estate Investment Plays Growing Role In U.S. Economy

Chinese investment in U.S. real estate has grown dramatically since 2010, according to a new report by Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group.