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Webinar Recap: Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery – Are You Ready?

View this video to find out how to evaluate your emergency plans, technologies, and training to ensure the safety of people, the protection of property, and the prevention of business disruptions.
Grand Rounds offers evidence based approach to health care.

Grand Rounds Health Care Technology Company Comes To Reno, NV

Grand Rounds opens new tech center in Reno, NV and will expand the area's support of the health care sector.

RealMassive: Real-Time Listings

In 33 U.S. markets to date, this cloud-based platform for commercial real estate listings accelerates space identification and deal flow.

Building Engines’ Report On Risk

This 2015 benchmark report is based on a survey of property owners and managers regarding operational risk.

Virtual Concierge Services

Tapping into technology helps property owners and managers expand on amenities offered.

C-Suite Calling For More CRE Data

Commercial Real Estate (CRE) is rapidly becoming one of the most data-driven corporate functions. 75% of firms see corporate real estate information as a core part of a wider corporate data and analytics strategy.

Global Market For Smart Cities To Reach $1,265.85 Billion By 2019

The increase in migration from rural to urban areas is the major factor responsible for the growth of smart cities market, globally.
One of the prime reasons for Islip’s attractiveness to local, national and international businesses is the proximity these businesses have to Long Island-MacArthur Airport (LIMA), pictured here.

State Focus: New York – A Startup Empire Grows In New York

Since its inception in 2013, more than 80 companies have embraced the Empire State’s innovative START-UP NY program, which created tax-free zones linked to New York’s system of higher education.

OSCRE PIE-X Standard For Portfolios

This standard is built around a core set of property data considered critical for understanding the composition and status of a portfolio.

Legacy, Shmegacy

The momentum to address the impact of climate change hits a wall of ice.

Property Management Through A Digital Lens

For asset management, space management, and more, add an extra layer of information to reality.

Shintech Announces $1.4 Billion Ethylene Expansion In Iberville Parish, LA

Iberville Parish project comes after governor’s economic mission to Asia; will result in more than 750 new direct and indirect jobs and 2,100 new construction jobs.

Andros Foods Expansion Shenandoah County, VA Planned

Andros Foods North America to invest $73 million to expand fruit processing operation.

LeaseLinks Launches LeasePipeline 3.0

Introduced in 2010, this lease and asset management software system automates critical tasks for owners, investors, managers, and brokers.

Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

New legislation makes Atlanta the first major Southeast city to undertake a series of measures, including energy benchmarking and audits, to boost efficiency in its commercial buildings.

Special Report: Call Centers/Back Office – Making A Connection In Southwest Missouri

Call centers are flocking to the Show-Me State, with Taney County, MO poised for development as an emerging hub for back office, call center and IT operations.

Planon Cloud Based IWMS Platform Unifies All Workplace Stakeholders

Planon has launched Planon Universe, a fully cloud based Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) platform that offers organizations a role-based interaction within one single technology.
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Volvo Cars Selects South Carolina For First American Plant

Berkeley County automotive factory will cost $500 million and is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs.
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Study Shows Potential Of Academic Research To State And Local Economic Development

The Council of State Governments (CGS) will distribute the report to state officials, academic institutions and stakeholder organizations to underscore the value of state-based research as a contributing factor to economic growth potential.

Roadmap To A Smart City

Frost & Sullivan reveals how cities can create opportunity through the use of existing data.

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BF Location Video: City of Cape Coral

In this episode of Today in America, football legend Terry Bradshaw provides an overview of Cape Coral, Florida--a big city with a small town feel.

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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.