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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

The world of workplace strategy and design has been evolving at a breakneck pace for what seems like forever. All the way back to the late 2000s, strategists and architects were discussing the strengths and weaknesses of then-familiar work arrangements like cubicles and open-office plans.  Now, of course, our approach...
The real estate world is in a period of unprecedented disruption as old approaches fade away and new ones emerge in the wake of decades of technological advancement and the vast impacts of COVID-19. One of the areas at the heart of this disruption is the workplace. Occupiers are now...
The world of facility management has been experiencing rapid evolution for years now. While this change goes back decades to the arrival of the internet and its impacts on both the work world and the real estate management dynamic, it has reached a critical point over the last few years....
Properties today are judged on so many complex factors that an industry of third-party certifications has emerged to assess, verify, and validate them. These certifications provide an additional level of validity to a property owner’s claims that their buildings are sustainable, tech-connected, healthy, and more. Fittingly, these certifications cover a...
Flex space is one of the most important and buzziest commercial real estate terms today. This office strategy, which focuses on providing scalable, flexible workplaces with secure technology, and adaptable spaces and layouts to accommodate changing occupier needs. Flex space is also a key component to supporting distributed workforces, where...
Commercial real estate brokers are the heart of the real estate industry. They are tasked with buying, selling, and leasing the large majority of all buildings. While owners can pause their new business activity to feel out the market and professionals like property managers can lean on their salaries to...
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Against the backdrop of the data and remote access needs of the COVID-19 pandemic, IoT adoption is increasing rapidly around the world as real estate businesses seek to improve the experiences they offer their occupiers as well as their portfolio management effectiveness throughout the life cycle of their investments. According...
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It has been six months since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States and while our knowledge of the virus itself is still limited, we have amassed a significant volume of guidance as to best practices for the real estate sector. But while there is good information...
Professionals who are involved with the management of apartments today have more tech choices than ever. Anchored by the fundamental decision between a number of overarching property management software suites, managers and owners can choose to augment their tech stacks with a range of software and hardware options that offer...
The emerging consensus within the commercial real estate industry is that the office sector is looking at a long period of recovery related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Government stimulus has so far helped mitigate a feared collapse in rental income, but no one is certain when tenant employees will return...
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The coronavirus outbreak came at a particularly tough time for the retail world. Brick and mortar stores were already feeling the crushing impact of a gradual yet comprehensive movement towards eCommerce. Meanwhile, eCommerce providers themselves have become increasingly experiential and adaptive in the face of fierce competition within the space....
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