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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.

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