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Q & A with Accruent CEO Mark Friedman
Non-real estate companies have a tendency to sweat the details of a lease or property purchase only to ignore the operating and competitive advantages they should be leveraging from their assets.
Q & A with Mark Golan, chairman, Cisco Systems
The standard office model is stuck in the 20th century, says connected-workplace innovator Mark Golan. He has a message to companies living (and working) in the past: Adapt to this new climate and save millions of dollars in fixed expenses.
Inaugural Hotel Eco-Conference
DALLAS. Green is inn. But the jury’s still out. Those were among hotelier sentiments at the first-ever Green Hospitality Conference on March 14, an event designed to combat rising energy costs and address mounting environmental and worker-health issues.
Q & A with Tom Buxton, founder, Buxton Co.
The Buxton Co. knows precisely how much money you’ll spend on retail and where — maybe even before you do
Always Low Energy
The greenest retailer in the U.S. is Wal-Mart? Known for its superstores, stringent supply-chain economies and always low prices, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considered by many the most influential retailer in the world.
The Art of Land Banking
While an ongoing housing correction has depressed residential land prices by more than 30% in some parts of the country, commercial property values are moving in the opposite direction, say experts
Q & A with Building Engines CEO David S. Osborn
Building managers often lack the simple tools they need to effectively respond to broken elevators, leaky pipes and the other day-to-day operational challenges they need to address to keep their tenants happy and overhead costs low.
It Takes A Transit Village
Cities that once resisted mixed-use projects are now clamoring for the modern mosaic known as the transit-oriented development (TOD), both as a tool for economic growth and a weapon to combat sprawl and congestion
Space Crunch
On one hand, apartments are fully occupied with waiting lists longer than the St. Charles streetcar line. On the other, post-Katrina construction costs and flood-elevation concerns have made it nearly impossible to meet the overwhelming demand
Inn Favor With the Hip Crowd
An open-air retail center will debut next year near California's Ontario International Airport with a decidedly non-retail tenant in tow: a chic new 120-room, select-service hotel concept called Cambria Suites.
Jazzing Up New Orleans
While New Orleans factions wrangle over public monies and plans necessary to revitalize their ravaged city, one hotel REIT is pushing forth its own private
Market Ripe for Redevelopment
While consumers search for retail bargains this holiday season, shopping center investors are encountering nothing but frothy prices. That's why Pennsylvania
Hospitable Conditions
When a private real estate firm, the Tabani Group, bought the 429-room Crowne Plaza North Dallas Hotel in Addison this fall, it marked the third Dallas-area
Investors Undaunted by Excess Supply
Apartments were a strategic investment target in 2004 and should remain so in 2005, even as occupancy and rental rates remain relatively flat in the shadow
Masters in Training
Theory may talk a big game but it doesn't entitle land, sell a project to investors or tap into capital markets. That's a message that a growing number
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