Business - Trends

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Impacts of Development Activity Increase 

Annual study finds significant increase in GDP, salaries and wages, and jobs supported.

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B Corps: Redefining Corporate Success 

Certified B Corporations voluntarily meet high standards of transparency and sustainability — and are attracting younger employees.

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Intelligent Machines and the Future of Work 

How will artificial intelligence and robots impact commercial real estate?

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Interactive Banking: Designing the Branch of the Future 

Retail banking is evolving with the adoption of mobile banking and in-branch technology.

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Resilient Power Hubs: Emergency Power That Pays Off 

A prototype on-site energy generation system could provide reliable back-up power during utility failures and other long-term benefits.

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50/50 by 2020 

One CRE company’s success in creating a gender-balanced leadership team has spawned a broader movement.

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Intermodal Hubs and the Industrial Real Estate Boom 

As state-of-the-art intermodal hubs emerge throughout North America, industrial developers are racing to build new facilities nearby.

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The View From E.CON: E-commerce Real Estate Evolves 

The world of e-commerce continues to change rapidly, with huge implications for commercial real estate.