Commentary http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7553/more en Target’s Canadian Disaster: What Will it Mean for Future Retail Expansion? http://nreionline.com/retail/target-s-canadian-disaster-what-will-it-mean-future-retail-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Coming relatively soon after Tesco’s rather disastrous foray into U.S. retailing with Fresh & Easy, the obvious question is why did this happen and what impact will it have on future global expansion plans for retailers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/target-s-canadian-disaster-what-will-it-mean-future-retail-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/target-s-canadian-disaster-what-will-it-mean-future-retail-expansion#comments Commentary Legal News Retail Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:08:00 +0000 1625281 at http://nreionline.com A Structural Shift in the Retail Market? http://nreionline.com/retail/structural-shift-retail-market <div class="node-body article-body">Improvements in the retail sector in the fourth quarter were once again tepid. The national vacancy rate for neighborhood and community centers declined by just 10 basis points, to 10.2 percent, a slight improvement from the third quarter when vacancy remained unchanged.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/structural-shift-retail-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/structural-shift-retail-market#comments Commentary Leasing News Research & Data Retail Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1600361 at http://nreionline.com Should Core Investors Chase Yield Into Slower Growth Markets? http://nreionline.com/office/should-core-investors-chase-yield-slower-growth-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Is chasing extra yield into smaller, often slower growing and less liquid markets, the right route? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/should-core-investors-chase-yield-slower-growth-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/should-core-investors-chase-yield-slower-growth-markets#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:25:00 +0000 1596931 at http://nreionline.com Toward Better Leadership http://nreionline.com/commentary/toward-better-leadership <div class="node-body article-body">When was the last time you were in a Home Depot? Did you ever notice the circle on an associate’s apron? Every retail chain in America has its catch phrases and slogans, but on a recent hunt for light bulbs in Big Orange, I was struck by something an associate told me. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/toward-better-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/toward-better-leadership#comments Commentary News Property Management Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:10:00 +0000 1561091 at http://nreionline.com A Few Thoughts on Commercial Real Estate in 2015 http://nreionline.com/commentary/few-thoughts-commercial-real-estate-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">With most institutions, not to mention high net worth investors, still under-allocating their capital to real estate, combined with the strong performance of both NCREIF and NAREIT, we can expect more investment capital to come into commercial real estate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/few-thoughts-commercial-real-estate-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/few-thoughts-commercial-real-estate-2015#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Research & Data Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:10:00 +0000 1557911 at http://nreionline.com Parameters, Not Perimeters for Global Workplace Strategies http://nreionline.com/commentary/parameters-not-perimeters-global-workplace-strategies <div class="node-body article-body">What better time than the New Year to reexamine how we measure success in creating cohesive, comprehensive and truly global workplace strategies?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/parameters-not-perimeters-global-workplace-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/parameters-not-perimeters-global-workplace-strategies#comments Architecture Commentary International News Office Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:30:00 +0000 1557331 at http://nreionline.com Those Troubled Teen Retailers http://nreionline.com/retail/those-troubled-teen-retailers <div class="node-body article-body">The news in the teen apparel sector has been especially grim of late. We were starkly reminded of this on a recent walkthrough of the Natick Mall, just outside Boston. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/those-troubled-teen-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/those-troubled-teen-retailers#comments Commentary Leasing News Retail Wed, 24 Dec 2014 15:32:00 +0000 1537711 at http://nreionline.com Industrial Demand Slows Slightly, but Recovery Not in Jeopardy http://nreionline.com/industrial/industrial-demand-slows-slightly-recovery-not-jeopardy <div class="node-body article-body">Third quarter industrial results affirmed the continuation of a slow but steady recovery. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/industrial-demand-slows-slightly-recovery-not-jeopardy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/industrial-demand-slows-slightly-recovery-not-jeopardy#comments Charts Commentary Finance & Investment Industrial News Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:54:00 +0000 1536491 at http://nreionline.com For 2015's Projected Industrial Growth: Create a Culture of Safety http://nreionline.com/commentary/2015s-projected-industrial-growth-create-culture-safety <div class="node-body article-body">As we look ahead to 2015, when projected growth may increase the likelihood of incidents, the commercial real estate industry needs to continue its focus on promoting a culture of safety for employees and clients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/2015s-projected-industrial-growth-create-culture-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/2015s-projected-industrial-growth-create-culture-safety#comments Commentary Corporate Real Estate Industrial News Property Management Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:58:00 +0000 1521821 at http://nreionline.com Food, Glorious Food! http://nreionline.com/commentary/food-glorious-food <div class="node-body article-body">Café and cafeteria spaces can provide a great way for companies to leverage their real estate. The café/cafeteria now plays multiple roles, and designing these facilities is as much about science and business as it is art.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/food-glorious-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/food-glorious-food#comments Design Commentary New York News Office Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:00:00 +0000 1428661 at http://nreionline.com