Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Featured Content articles below.
New Jersey is leveraging its strength in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to help the food processing sector deploy 21st century chemistry.
BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part Two: Metro Rankings.
Connected Investors, a real estate investors network and marketplace, has launched its aggregated real estate crowdfunding marketplace.
LeaseCalcs, Inc. has been named as a semi-finalist in the Cloud/SaaS/Web Platform Solutions category of the Orange County Technology Alliance's Annual High-Tech Innovation Awards.
Pressure increasing on IT groups to innovate as business leaders view transformative technology as trigger for growth, according to the latest research from the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network.
Enhancements to Manhattan Integrated Workplace Management System and Space Scheduling enable organizations to reduce real estate and facility operating costs, improve efficiencies, and increase productivity.
In a recent IREM job analysis study, soft skills topped the list for real estate managers ranking the skills they need to be successful.
MetaProp NYC, the New York real estate technology accelerator, announced its first 2015/2016 participant, Rentalutions, Inc., as well as its sixth corporate partner, the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY).
Cities are a driving force behind the global economy—and the real estate industry is integral to the shaping of the built environment, according to a...
The first cities have been selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities - a $42 million initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities enhance their use of data and evidence to improve the lives of residents.
Auction.com, LLC announced the largest transaction in its eight year history and largest online real estate transaction ever, according to Guinness World Records data.
The University of Michigan's Mcity is the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars.
The number of IoT (Internet of Things) connected devices will number 38.5 billion in 2020, up from 13.4 billion in 2015: an increase of over 285%, according to new data from Juniper Research.
The way people work will be radically different, and technology will be a linchpin in the transformation.
Real estate and other industries that use aerial photography are leading the way in adopting unmanned aircraft systems, based on the first several hundred exemptions the Federal Aviation Administration has granted for commercial drone operations.
This Challenge characterizes a smart city as one focused "on the most pressing needs and on the greatest opportunities to improve quality of life for residents today and in the future."
Chinese outbound capital flows into global commercial real estate markets have exceeded $10 billion in a year for the first time ever, according to the latest research from CBRE Group, Inc.
This wearable mobile mapping tool makes professional BIM documentation a reality for property owners and managers.
Many employees across all generations are dissatisfied with their organization's digital progress to date and are voicing a desire to work for digitally mature leaders, suggesting upcoming retention challenges for many companies, according to new research by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte Digital.
JLL's City Investment Intensity Index Q1 2015 measures real estate investment volumes relative to a city's economic size and provides a useful barometer of a city's health and real estate liquidity.
Nominations for the Intelligent Community Forum’s (ICF) 2016 Intelligent Community of the Year — a community that is a leader in creating inclusive economic prosperity, solving social problems and enriching quality of life using information and communications technology — are now open.
The first annual Real Confidence University Portfolio Challenge™, in which teams from 15 universities compete to create the best-performing portfolio from a mixture of real estate investments, will result in a $50,000 university scholarship for the grand prize winner.
Crowdfunding and curated web are emerging trends examined in a research report from RE:Tech.
MOTIVE, the Southwest’s only real estate technology-focused accelerator, kicked-off in Dallas with a roster of backers, and an inaugural class scheduled for Fall 2015.
Nearly a third of the businesses surveyed by Strategy Analytics have begun limited Internet of Things deployment.
Due to increased demand, international investment in U.S. commercial real estate is surging beyond primary markets, according to the CCIM Institute.
This app provides timely interest rate data for real estate professionals in an easy to access format.
C-PACE allows property owners to design and pay for efficiency improvements with no upfront costs while maintaining their credit capacity.
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