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The latest Urban Land Institute Forecast for the real estate economy sees three years of continued strength, with the industry set for sustainable growth in 2015 through 2017.


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The latest Urban Land Institute Forecast for the real estate economy sees three years of continued strength, with the industry set for sustainable growth in 2015 through 2017.

Corporate Real Estate (CRE)

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Corporate Real Estate (CRE) articles below.


ULI Forecast For CRE: Strength And Growth Through 2017

The latest Urban Land Institute Forecast for the real estate economy sees three years of continued strength, with the industry set for sustainable growth in 2015 through 2017.

Smart Irrigation Taps The Power Of The Cloud

Posted by Heidi Schwartz The 45th anniversary of Earth Day brought even more awareness to the issues associated with water scarcity. People around the globe are becoming...

Business Facilities LiveXchange News: Speakers Announced

Corporate executives will learn relocation and expansion strategies from industry leaders at Business Facilities LiveXchange.

Usher Mobile Identity Platform By MicroStrategy

The offering can replace traditional forms of identity, like IDs, passwords, and tokens, with mobile identity badges on a smartphone.

Business Facilities LiveXchange: Refer A Colleague And Get Rewarded!

If your referral is approved as a delegate and attends LiveXchange, you’ll receive a $200 American Express gift card.

Business Facilities LiveXchange Registration Now Open

Looking to meet one-on-one with economic developers from across North America to discuss your specific location needs? Find out more about LiveXchange 2015.

More Commercial Real Estate Execs Expect To Increase Capital Spending Amid Tepid Economic Growth In 2014

The KPMG survey was completed from February through April 2014 and reflects the responses of 100 senior commercial real estate executives from the United States.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Michael Finney, President And CEO, Michigan Economic Development

Michigan Economic Development's president and CEO provides insight into the state's incentives and investments in large and small businesses.

BF LiveXchange News: Corporate Executives And Economic Developers Meet At 10th Annual Event

Companies in attendance have potential to create more than 5,200 new jobs, over $895 million in capital investments.

LiveXchange 2014 Presentation: Negotiating Incentives, Land Costs, and Energy Costs for Major Projects

At this year's LiveXchange, returning speaker Mark Williams of Strategic Development Group shared his thoughts on "Negotiating Incentives, Land Costs, and Energy Costs for Major Projects."

LiveXchange 2014 Presentation: The Site Selector’s Guide To Working With Boomtowns & Bustvilles

LiveXchange 2014 offered a selection of informative presentations, including "The Site Selector's Guide To Working With Boomtowns & Bustvilles," by Al Jones.

10th Annual LiveXchange Kicks Off April 6

The 10th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange event will kick off Sunday, April 6 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach,...

LiveXchange Offers NASCAR Racing Experience!

Delegates at this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event will have the opportunity to become a driver or a passenger of an authentic NASCAR race...

Steady Optimism Among U.S. Commercial Real Estate Executives, Increased Investor Appetite

National real estate leaders discuss state of the industry and emerging opportunities.

2014 LiveXchange Conference Program Includes All-Star Speakers

This year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event will present a comprehensive, practical, and strategic conference program to help corporate delegates better plan and manage their...

Save Time & Money with Targeted One-on-One Meetings

Companies looking to expand or relocate their operations can spend thousands of dollars traveling from state to state to find their ideal location. Business...

Over 20 ED Organizations Sponsoring 2014 LiveXchange

So far, 23 economic development organizations from the United States and Canada have signed on to sponsor this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange, which will...

Secret Formula—Office Vacancy Rates—Prompts Roger Staubach To Bet On The Broncos

After picking last year's winner, Jones Lang LaSalle once again turns to commercial real estate stats to help handicap the Big Game.

2014 LiveXchange Conference Program Set

This unique experience will be supplemented by an all-star list of guest speakers, who will be making presentations and leading discussions on a number of hot-button issues.

Industry Experts Added to LiveXchange Executive Conference Program

The 10th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange is only a few months away.  If your company is planning to expand or relocate its operations, you...

David Brandon to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

David Brandon, Senior Vice President at Site Selection Group, has signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.  LiveXchange will take...

Commercial Real Estate Recovery To Accelerate In 2014

JLL forecasts investment volumes up 10 percent and leasing markets to moderately improve.

Mark Sweeney to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

Mark Sweeney, Senior Principal at McCallum Sweeney Consulting, has signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.  LiveXchange will take place...

Almost Nashville, Kentucky To Sponsor LiveXchange

Almost Nashville, Kentucky has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle...

Two New Sponsors Sign On For LiveXchange!

Fayette County Development Authority of Georgia and the Regional Growth Partnership of Northwest Ohio have signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange...

U.S. CRE Turning Around In 2014, According To New PwC/ULI Report

Report best bets: San Francisco top city for 2014; industrial sector becomes favored investment property type.

Learn all you need to know about LiveXchange!

Registration for the 2014 LiveXchange is now open! If your company has relocation or expansion plans, Business Facilities LiveXchange is your once-a-year opportunity to streamline...

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation To Sponsor LiveXchange!

  San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014...

Invest In America Commends President Obama For Focus On Foreign Investment

Coalition of businesses, non-profits, and trade associations unite to applaud the Obama administration's effort to preserve America's economic competitiveness, but call for additional action.

Jason Hickey, Mark Williams to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

Jason Hickey, President, Hickey & Associates, and Mark Williams, President, Strategic Development Group, have signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange...

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report published by the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

The Benefits Of Building In A Bad Economy

In any tumultuous period of change, the ‘doom and gloom’ set will always find reasons to postpone building projects, but those who actively seek the silver lining and closely assess timing-based opportunities can gain significant advantages,” notes Michael Regina, owner of BIG SKY Enterprises a commercial real estate developer, design/builder and finance firm.

Commercial Property Execs’ Mood Brightens, Yet Outlook Clouded by Economic, Fiscal Uncertainties, Interest Rate Risks

Q1 survey from the Real Estate Roundtable shows continued bifurcation between "gateway" and "non-gateway" markets.

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Location Spotlight: Cape Coral – A Strategic Location

Ranked among the best places to live and do business, and located in the tax-friendly state of Florida, Cape Coral is a top contender for corporate relocations and business expansions for companies worldwide.

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Georgia Ports Authority: Garden City Terminal Expansion

At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Over the next decade, Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity by 45 percent — from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units to 8 million TEUs per year. Learn more.