Commentary http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7553/more en The Truth Shall Set Us Free: Appraisers Serve a Vital Role in U.S. Economy http://nreionline.com/retail/truth-shall-set-us-free-appraisers-serve-vital-role-us-economy <div class="node-body article-body">Real estate appraisers play a critical role in protecting that transparency and defending against corruption by providing unbiased, high quality and independent property valuations, regardless of the conclusions the clients hope to see. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/truth-shall-set-us-free-appraisers-serve-vital-role-us-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/truth-shall-set-us-free-appraisers-serve-vital-role-us-economy#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Research & Data Retail Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:21:00 +0000 1418451 at http://nreionline.com Investing in Emerging Market Real Estate for the Long Term http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/investing-emerging-market-real-estate-long-term <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing global economic integration makes the opportunities in international real estate investment more compelling than ever before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/investing-emerging-market-real-estate-long-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/investing-emerging-market-real-estate-long-term#comments Commentary Institutional Investors International News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:10:00 +0000 1414361 at http://nreionline.com A Matter of Ethics http://nreionline.com/property-management/matter-ethics <div class="node-body article-body">It seems appropriate to discuss ethics fresh on the heels of the mid-term elections, a contest that always seems to cloak rampant self-interest in the suit of guiding principles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/matter-ethics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/matter-ethics#comments Commentary News Property Management Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:47:00 +0000 1401021 at http://nreionline.com Once Again, Office Vacancy Rate Doesn’t Budge http://nreionline.com/office/once-again-office-vacancy-rate-doesn-t-budge <div class="node-body article-body">The national vacancy rate for the office sector remained unchanged at 16.8 percent in the third quarter. The vacancy has not budged all year, wedged at a level that is only 80 basis points below the cyclical high observed four years ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/once-again-office-vacancy-rate-doesn-t-budge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/once-again-office-vacancy-rate-doesn-t-budge#comments Commentary News Office Research & Data Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 1393641 at http://nreionline.com Watch Out America, Here Comes Primark http://nreionline.com/retail/watch-out-america-here-comes-primark <div class="node-body article-body">If you’ve never been inside a Primark store, they are truly a force of nature. Extremely low prices and extremely fast fashion create a shopping frenzy among European consumers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/watch-out-america-here-comes-primark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/watch-out-america-here-comes-primark#comments Commentary East Leasing News Retail Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:59:00 +0000 1354901 at http://nreionline.com Are You Smart About Your Education? http://nreionline.com/property-management/are-you-smart-about-your-education <div class="node-body article-body">The fact is that the pace of change we’re all experiencing, whether it is social, cultural, generational, technological, political or economic—and it is all of these things—is accelerating. In this breakneck environment, it is all the more important to keep our knowledge contemporary. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/are-you-smart-about-your-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/are-you-smart-about-your-education#comments Commentary News Property Management Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:05:00 +0000 1363891 at http://nreionline.com A New Vocabulary for Workplace Strategy http://nreionline.com/office/new-vocabulary-workplace-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">I've set about developing some new language to refresh, not replace, traditional workplace strategy methods: proof statements, efficacy, reassessment, behaviors, communication in the face of change and pilots. As this new vocabulary is a work in-progress, comments about it, and additions to it, are invited.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/new-vocabulary-workplace-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/new-vocabulary-workplace-strategy#comments Design Commentary News Office Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:15:00 +0000 1354881 at http://nreionline.com Four Lessons I’ve Learned About Diversity and Inclusion http://nreionline.com/commentary/four-lessons-i-ve-learned-about-diversity-and-inclusion <div class="node-body article-body">Many commercial real estate companies are putting diversity at the forefront of their business goals and holding leadership accountable for making diversity and inclusion a strategic objective. Even with this increased focus, our progress is slow. But there are some lessons I’ve learned over the years that I believe can make a difference for all of us as we continue on our diversity and inclusion journey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/four-lessons-i-ve-learned-about-diversity-and-inclusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/four-lessons-i-ve-learned-about-diversity-and-inclusion#comments Commentary Corporate Real Estate News Research & Data Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:45:00 +0000 1333811 at http://nreionline.com Will Amazon Be The Future of Brick-and-Mortar Retail? http://nreionline.com/retail/will-amazon-be-future-brick-and-mortar-retail <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon’s announcement of opening up a store on 34th Street in New York City will be one of the most carefully watched stories in retail. No word yet on the size of the store, or more importantly, its purpose. What will happen in an Amazon store?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/will-amazon-be-future-brick-and-mortar-retail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/will-amazon-be-future-brick-and-mortar-retail#comments Commentary Leasing News Retail Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:35:00 +0000 1324991 at http://nreionline.com Despite Improving Economy, Retail Still Years Away From Full Recovery http://nreionline.com/retail/despite-improving-economy-retail-still-years-away-full-recovery <div class="node-body article-body">With the recoveries in GDP and the labor market only recently accelerating, retail has lacked a serious driver of growth, and the pace of vacancy compression reflects this. However, the sector is not retrenching, and the recent improvement in the economy portends a more robust recovery in the future, though not in the near term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/despite-improving-economy-retail-still-years-away-full-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/despite-improving-economy-retail-still-years-away-full-recovery#comments Commentary News Research & Data Retail Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 1318001 at http://nreionline.com