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The need to be near end-users will drive an uptick in the expansion of smaller satellite markets for data centers, known in the trade as “edge" markets. Foreign investment in the data center sector also will surge.


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The need to be near end-users will drive an uptick in the expansion of smaller satellite markets for data centers, known in the trade as “edge" markets. Foreign investment in the data center sector also will surge.

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Data Centers: Aiming For The Leading Edge

The need to be near end-users will drive an uptick in the expansion of smaller satellite markets for data centers, known in the trade as “edge" markets. Foreign investment in the data center sector also will surge.

Bearing of the Green

A new study reignites the never-ending debate on the value of economic development incentives.

Manufacturers Expect Near-Sourcing To Increase

According to new research from LMA Consulting, 70% of manufacturing executives say near-sourcing will increase within the next five years.

Corporate Moves Maintain Texas As Top Magnet State

Texas has once again topped the Allied Van Lines Magnet States Report, which uses internal data to track U.S. migration patterns, thanks to a net relocation gain of 2,558 families in 2015.

Will 2015 Be The Best Year of the Decade for CRE?

A new report from NAIOP indicates 2014 was best year for commercial real estate development since 2007; projections indicate 2015 will be the best year of the decade.

CCIMs Expect International Investment to Grow Substantially

Due to increased demand, international investment in U.S. commercial real estate is surging beyond primary markets, according to the CCIM Institute.

CRE Teams Face Significant Structural Change

An infographic from JLL's latest Global CRE Trends report identifies four fundamental themes that characterize the challenge for CRE leaders and their teams: centralization, integration, expectation and outsourcing.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Budding Economic Growth Expected As Harsh Winter Fades

According to Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group, growth is expected to pick up in the second quarter and build throughout the summer, firming to approximately 2.7 percent for all of 2014.

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

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

CoreNet Global Index Predicts Upbeat Economic, Corporate Climates for Second Half of 2013

New market entry, availability of capital, increasing flexibility among drivers.

Investment Cash Available In Chemical Industry Sector

Chemical companies will invest pent-up cash with focus on acquisitions and new products to fuel growth. From KPMG, Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:38 AM

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