Positioning Your Property for a Surge in Electric Vehicle Ownership

Guest post by Van Wilkins, Director of Business Development, ABM

The impressive growth in longer-range models of electric vehicle (EV) models and a steadily rising count of EV charging installations have thought leaders claiming EV is at – or already past – a crucial tipping point. The transportation landscape is changing for consumers and businesses.   Now the question for property owners is how their EV charging infrastructure will fit into that landscape.Read more


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Poker Teaches Lessons for Decision-Makers On Taking Risks

The final day of the CoreNet Global Summit in Madrid saw motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and professional poker player Caspar Berry close proceedings by using a game of poker to illustrate lessons on how to make decisions and manage risk through a better understanding of how people make choices. Berry concluded that we need to embrace the reality of uncertainty, and to accept the reality of making decisions in the world today: that we’ll often be wrong. However, we need to be prepared to be wrong in the long term to eventually achieve our desired goal.Read more


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What Do Occupiers Want?

CoreNet Global was recently invited to explore that question at the annual conference of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 7.

The panel session, “Aligning with the Business: What Occupiers Want,” featured CoreNet Global Chairman David Kamen, MCR.h, Americas Real Estate Leader with EY, and CoreNet Global member Peter Barnett, National Real Estate Strategy Leader at PwC.Read more


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Does our dependence on technology herald the advent of ‘Homo Obsoletus’?

The dramatic forces that are changing the world, from AI and the current digital and technological transformation, to the short and long-term implications of Brexit, provided many of the key lessons during the first day of the CoreNet Global Summit in Madrid.  Read more


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Will Amazon’s HQ2 Follow Jeff Bezos Home #1?

With much lobbying and organizing across the counry for Amazon’s HQ2, it’s possible the nation’s capital has a lock for a very simple reason: Amazon’s company CEO is plunking down millions for a home in Washington, DC.Read more


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Great Momentum in Spain’s Real Estate Market

As the CoreNet Global Summit in Madrid is about to start, there is great news for the real estate market in Spain, according to an article in Property Magazine International.Read more


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4 Ways to Improve Your Workplace – and Bottom Line – Through Intelligent Space Management

Guest post by Michael Kruklinski, Head of Region Americas, Siemens Real Estate

The average American worker will spend at least 40 hours a week at their office. For a place where employees spend such an enormous amount of time, it’s no surprise that office managers are making intelligent workspace design a top priority. Whether it’s investing in communal or co-working models, or transitioning to an open-office plan, businesses are actively investing in workspace of the future. Yet for all that money spent, we don’t always pay enough attention to how a company’s physical office spaces impact employees.

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Member Profile: Show Up & Get Involved!

People, balance and culture…oh my!  Why a seasoned corporate real estate professional says he joined CoreNet Global some 16 years ago.

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Traditional 401(k) vs. Roth 401(k) – Which Do I Choose?

Deciding between 401(k) retirement options makes my head hurt! There are a lot of subtle differences between Roth 401(k)s and Traditional 401(k)s, so today we’ll help you decide which one is right for you!

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How Are Developers Marketing to Corporate Real Estate?

GlobeSt is out with a new article about how developers can lure corporate real estate tenants.

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Core-Mark Heading to the Big D

Core-Mark Holding Co., a Fortune 500 company is moving its corporate headquarters to Dallas, from San Francisco, according to the Dallas Business Journal.Read more


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Big Data, Thick Data, and Everything In Between

Guest post by Tracy Brower, Steelcase

Our work has become increasingly complex and big data was supposed to help make work easier. Unfortunately, we’re still looking for the needle in the haystack, and the haystack has just gotten bigger.

Work has shifted from hierarchical to networked, from rote to more creative, and from rule-based to empowering. With all these changes, we can leverage data in order to create the best workplaces – but this is no small opportunity.Read more


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