Commentary http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7553/more en Where Does the Inaction of Congress Leave the CRE Industry? http://nreionline.com/commentary/where-does-inaction-congress-leave-cre-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With just a handful of days remaining before Congress recesses to go back out on the campaign trail, progress has woefully collapsed on commercial real estate’s issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/where-does-inaction-congress-leave-cre-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/where-does-inaction-congress-leave-cre-industry#comments Commentary Insurance Companies News Tax Strategies Washington D.C. Freemium Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:07:00 +0000 1223001 at http://nreionline.com Have You Bridged the Generation Gap? (Part 2) http://nreionline.com/property-management/have-you-bridged-generation-gap-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As baby boomers, we are technological foreigners, coming to these latest advancements in digitalization and miniaturization relatively late in life. Gen Y, on the other hand, is made up of technological natives, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/people?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate People">people</a></span> who speak the language of tech as naturally as if it were their mother tongue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/have-you-bridged-generation-gap-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/have-you-bridged-generation-gap-part-2#comments Commentary News Property Management Freemium Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:25:00 +0000 1218321 at http://nreionline.com “LEED vs. Energy Star?” http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/leed-vs-energy-star <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“LEED vs. Energy Star?” These days, it’s not unusual to find this question used as the title of a presentation at green building conferences or in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/blogs?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Blogs">blogs</a></span> and Webinars sponsored by the latest generation of green building experts. But it is an unfortunate indicator of the quality of the discourse on sustainability that this question has ever been asked at all, not to mention that it persists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/leed-vs-energy-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/leed-vs-energy-star#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Freemium Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:20:00 +0000 1189141 at http://nreionline.com Have You Bridged the Generation Gap? (Part 1) http://nreionline.com/property-management/have-you-bridged-generation-gap-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Do you remember the Generation Gap of the 1960s? I believe that, devoid of bell-bottoms and flower power, it is back, and the two factions in this latter-day generational rift are the millennials and the baby boomers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/have-you-bridged-generation-gap-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/have-you-bridged-generation-gap-part-1#comments Commentary News Property Management Freemium Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:54:00 +0000 1185961 at http://nreionline.com What Your Workplace Says About Your Company Culture http://nreionline.com/commentary/what-your-workplace-says-about-your-company-culture <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The world’s highest-performing and most innovative companies create physical workspaces that support business goals and culture, foster innovation and collaboration and promote employee retention. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/what-your-workplace-says-about-your-company-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/what-your-workplace-says-about-your-company-culture#comments Commentary News Office Freemium Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:49:00 +0000 1149381 at http://nreionline.com Retail Cap Rates Hold Steady as Property Fundamentals Improve http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-cap-rates-hold-steady-property-fundamentals-improve <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If U.S. Treasuries and corporate bond yields declined, why didn’t retail real estate cap rates follow?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-cap-rates-hold-steady-property-fundamentals-improve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-cap-rates-hold-steady-property-fundamentals-improve#comments Commentary News Research & Data Retail Freemium Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:39:00 +0000 1144801 at http://nreionline.com Multifamily Vacancy Compression Stalls in the Second Quarter http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-vacancy-compression-stalls-second-quarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The national vacancy rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent during the second quarter, a potentially worrisome result for those who fret about the near-term future of the apartment sector. As we explain in this column, this is not unexpected, and a moderation in the brisk pace of improvement in fundamentals has been built into our forecasts for some time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-vacancy-compression-stalls-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-vacancy-compression-stalls-second-quarter#comments Commentary Multifamily News Research & Data Freemium Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:19:00 +0000 1137501 at http://nreionline.com Is This The Ultimate Commercial Real Estate Search Tool? http://nreionline.com/brokerage/ultimate-commercial-real-estate-search-tool <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thoughts on what an ideal commercial real estate technology tool would look like.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/brokerage/ultimate-commercial-real-estate-search-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/brokerage/ultimate-commercial-real-estate-search-tool#comments Brokerage Commentary Technology Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:09:00 +0000 1134181 at http://nreionline.com Unfinished Business http://nreionline.com/commentary/unfinished-business <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Earlier this summer, the Senate passed legislation to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for an additional seven years by an overwhelmingly positive vote of 93-4. However, it’s a much rougher road to passage in the House, where the Financial Services Committee passed its TRIA bill (H.R. 4871) on June 20 by a more contentious vote of 32-27, one split along party lines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/unfinished-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/unfinished-business#comments Commentary News Office Washington D.C. Freemium Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:27:00 +0000 1130681 at http://nreionline.com Sustainability: It’s Not About the Capital http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/sustainability-it-s-not-about-capital <div class="field-byline"> Nicholas Stolatis </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you're having a conversation about sustainability and your first thought is that there isn’t enough capital available to implement an effective sustainability platform, the simple truth is that you’ve missed the point. You are at grave risk of leaving major dollars on the table. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/sustainability-it-s-not-about-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/sustainability-it-s-not-about-capital#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Office Freemium Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:55:00 +0000 1115851 at http://nreionline.com