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National office vacancy rates are forecast to slightly decrease 0.1% over the coming year as the demand for office space slowly improves, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) quarterly commercial real estate forecast.


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National office vacancy rates are forecast to slightly decrease 0.1% over the coming year as the demand for office space slowly improves, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast 2015

National office vacancy rates are forecast to slightly decrease 0.1% over the coming year as the demand for office space slowly improves, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

New Data And Analytics Platform Offers Holistic View

The new data and analytics platform integrates corporate real estate data with sales, workforce, finance, economic data to offer a holistic view.

RealNex Launches Commercial Real Estate Portal

Commercial real estate technology company RealNex has launched an interactive web-based hub for quick access to tools and services.

BOMA Elects Its 2015-16 Officers

The four newly elected officers hail from Capstone Property Management, McCarthy Cook, Colliers, and Commercial Advisors Asset Services.

MRI Software Introduces Latest Version of Corporate Real Estate Management (CRE)

MRI’s CRE software is designed for corporate tenants and helps retailers, health systems, data centers, and other office and industrial lease holders stay on top of lease expenses, terms, and other critical information.

C-suite Demands More Productivity: How Will Corporate Real Estate Deliver?

JLL global survey reveals “pressure cooker” of expectations for corporate real estate teams.

Massive Tesla Gigafactory To Have Massive Impact On Nevada

Expected to be one of the world’s largest industrial facilities, Tesla's gigafactory is expected to provide Nevada with annual statewide economic benefits of $5.4 billion in jobs, tax revenues and overall spending.

Will Predictive Energy Models Become A Thing Of The Past?

Determining a building’s energy efficiency based solely on using predictive energy models and specifying certain design and construction attributes may be a thing of the past by the time the next generation of architects and engineers join the workforce.

From The Firm That Brought You SubTropolis…

Hunt Midwest Enterprises, Inc. and Unity Hunt, Inc. launch of Hunt Southwest Real Estate Development, LLC, targeting commercial real estate development throughout Texas.

App From AMP Technologies Amps Up Existing Product

The offering adds mobility and enhanced features to the AMPPipeline asset management platform.

Kansas City, MO Moving Toward Smart City Status

Expanding on its KC Digital Roadmap, the city has established a collaborative agreement with Cisco to develop a comprehensive smart city network.

Cyber Risk In Commercial Real Estate

Many commercial real estate (CRE) companies are inadequately prepared for cyberattacks. This report from Deloitte explains how CRE professionals can be prepared.

Tech Accelerator: Calling All Real Estate Startups

Until August 14, 2015, MetaProp NYC, a real estate technology accelerator, is accepting applications for its 16-week program for tech driven real estate startups.

U.S. Macro Forecast: Still Plenty Of Runway For Commercial Real Estate

Report shows positive momentum for office, industrial, and retail sectors of the commercial real estate market.

UK GREAT Tech Awards Seek U.S. Tech Companies

For the third year, this award will provide innovative tech companies with a customized business development tour of the UK.

Metered New York Takes Mystery Out Of CRE Energy Bills

The website also includes resources such as case studies, “how-to” information, and training opportunities, with more features planned in the near future.

Smart Lighting Market Opportunities: Smart Bulbs And Local Lighting Intelligence

Smart lighting is now conceived of as part of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and not as just another lighting management system.

Information Management: Getting Started

There are many options available to manage real estate data. How do you determine the best approach to meet your needs?

Dan Doctoroff And Google Announce Sidewalk Labs

Sidewalk Labs will focus on improving city life for residents, businesses, and governments.

Evolution Of Internet Of Things Lays Foundation For Next-Generation Smart Buildings

Demand for device interconnectivity and common standards for data security spur cutting-edge innovation in IoT for smart buildings, according to survey from Frost & Sullivan.

Majority Of Professionals Use Multiple Devices At Work More Than 50% Of The Time

Study from Kensington finds that 90% of executives surveyed believe integrating devices would enhance productivity.

Poised For Population Growth

The fastest growing U.S. cities are in the south and west, but expansion is not limited to those regions.

Smart Building Market Growing At 11.9% CAGR To 2019

The report focuses on the key leading countries using the smart building technology.

Emerging Use Of Drones, Associated Risks

In February 2015, the FAA moved towards legalizing commercial drone flights by enacting new rules that, if adopted, allow compliant companies to fly them.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Green Leasing Strategies Examined In New Report

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

The New Workplace: How Tablets Are Transforming The Way Government Works

Frost & Sullivan white paper reveals device offerings best suited for government agencies and best practices when selecting tablets.

Rackspace Launches Green UK Data Center To Support European Expansion And Growth

The Crawley site is connected to the existing Rackspace London metro fiber ring.

Ruckus Wireless Releases SmartZone Unified Software Platform

Ruckus Wireless unveils SmartZone unified software platform for the wireless networks of the future.

Mobile, Web, And Cloud Computing Practices Fuel Growth In Global Identity Access Management Market

Shifts in IT practices and consumer demand are pushing the market to next stage of growth, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Panel Discussion Examines Future of CRE Technology

Best practices and the importance of technology for competitive advantage in commercial real estate were discussed at this networking event.

Big Data: Big Opportunities For CRE

Access to comprehensive, accurate, and consistent data on real estate assets is crucial to decision-making.

Property Management Through A Digital Lens

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

Civic Resource Group International Participates In Microsoft CityNext

Posted by Heidi Schwartz Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative for helping governments and citizens...

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