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Making It Happen In Joplin, Missouri

Entrepreneurs are flocking to the Joplin region, where they can leverage a low cost of living, world-class transportation infrastructure and a regional workforce.

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Indiana: Harvesting High-Tech Jobs In The Hoosier State

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VW Will Build New Atlas SUV In Tennessee

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Ministry of Information

If you think the debate over electronic surveillance has been settled, think again.

Florida CRE Firm Gains FAA Exemption To Fly Drone

Crosby & Associates, Inc., heavily focused on agricultural land transactions, was approved for the FAA exemption in less than three months.

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CA firm financing mechanism focuses on bringing solar energy systems to multi-tenant commercial real estate.

5 Technologies To Change Property, From NGKF Global Cities Report

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Infographic: The Power Of Green Lease Language

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Online Sale Of Manhattan Beach, CA Property Represents E-Commerce Record High

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.

Enhanced Commercial Software From REthink

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The way people work will be radically different, and technology will be a linchpin in the transformation.

India’s Smart Cities Challenge: 100 Locales To Be Chosen

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."

Not Your Father’s Pre-Built Office

Building owners are attracting TAMI and other flexibility-focused tenants by investing more in the design and amenities of pre-built office space.

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This wearable mobile mapping tool makes professional BIM documentation a reality for property owners and managers.

State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

Massachusetts is taking in and out of the box approaches to help increase jobs and decrease unemployment.

Leveraging The Tenant Star Program

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SaaS For Streamlined Lease Administration

This SaaS from Broker Savant is designed to standardize the lease abstraction process for administrators and commercial real estate professionals by ensuring efficiency, uniformity, consistency, and accuracy.

New Report Notes Venture Capital Values Real Estate Tech

Crowdfunding and curated web are emerging trends examined in a research report from RE:Tech.

Inroads For IoT Deployment, According To Recent Survey

Nearly a third of the businesses surveyed by Strategy Analytics have begun limited Internet of Things deployment.

Three Tech Trends Impacting Real Estate Use

An expert CBRE highlights three technology trends reshaping the way people will use real estate in the future.

Access Finance Indexes Using SnapRates App From DTZ

This app provides timely interest rate data for real estate professionals 
in an easy to access format.

Commercial PACE Financing: Utah Latest State To Approve A Program

C-PACE allows property owners to design and pay for efficiency improvements with no upfront costs while maintaining their credit capacity.

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.

BOMA Elects Its 2015-16 Officers

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

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.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The massive disruptions of the global supply chain that occurred in 2020 during the pandemic have increased momentum for the reshoring of manufacturing jobs to the United States, primarily from China.

Michigan Governor’s Report: Standing Tall At The Crossroads Of Calamity

When a foreign pandemic invaded Michigan a year ago—and a virulent domestic pathogen threatened to topple the state government—Governor Gretchen Whitmer stood her ground.

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