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Global Workplace Trends: Make Employee Experience a Core Part of Business Strategy
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Global Workplace Trends: Make Employee Experience a Core Part of Business Strategy

In this series of posts on global workplace trends, my workplace strategy colleagues and I will explore the five core areas where we believe...

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Global Workplace Trends: 5 Shifts Companies Must Make in the Next 5 Years
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Global Workplace Trends: 5 Shifts Companies Must Make in the Next 5 Years

In 2017, companies around the world will spend hundreds of millions of dollars on their workplaces. Unfortunately, many companies will spend that...

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Market Insights April 25, 2017: Yet Another Year of Likely Moderate Growth
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Market Insights April 25, 2017: Yet Another Year of Likely Moderate Growth

In short: The significant gap between so-called "soft data" (such as surveys of business and consumer confidence) and "hard data" (the factors that...

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The Future of Law: Artificial Intelligence?
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The Future of Law: Artificial Intelligence?

There continues to be a huge investment of time and money to disrupt the legal industry. Increasing demands for access to justice, efficiency and...

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The Top 4 Relocation Mistakes
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The Top 4 Relocation Mistakes

As I write this, our Princeton, NJ office is in the midst of a relocation. The second in only four years. Don't worry- things have been busy and we...

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Preparing the Next Generation of Property Managers
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Preparing the Next Generation of Property Managers

Like every other parent, I'm always looking for fun, educational groups for my six-year-old son. A couple of months ago, I enrolled him in Hot...

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U.S. Industrial Market Spotlight: Puget Sound
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U.S. Industrial Market Spotlight: Puget Sound

"The Puget Sound industrial market is thriving at record levels and tenant demand is robust. With a vacancy rate of approximately 3% and a lack of...

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U.S. Property Markets Still Robust but Approaching Top of Cycle
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U.S. Property Markets Still Robust but Approaching Top of Cycle

Our 2016 Capital Flows Year-End Review and Outlook Report highlights recent shifts in U.S. property markets, including a greater dispersion of...

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A Brief Guide to the 1031 Exchange
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A Brief Guide to the 1031 Exchange

There are few certainties in life, but one inevitability of the modern age is our obligation to pay taxes and the desire of some (perhaps many) to...

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Don’t Just Check the Box on Building Amenities
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Don’t Just Check the Box on Building Amenities

Don't Just Check the Box on Building Amenities We learn a simple lesson about doing things right from a young age: pushing the mess underneath the...

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Creeping Suburbanization in Capital Flows?
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Creeping Suburbanization in Capital Flows?

Our forthcoming 2016 Capital Flows Year-End Review and Outlook report highlights several important trends in the transactions of U.S. commercial...

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E-commerce 2.0: Last-mile Delivery and the Rise of the Urban Warehouse
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E-commerce 2.0: Last-mile Delivery and the Rise of the Urban Warehouse

The following is an excerpt of an article authored by Colliers' National Director of Industrial Research USA James Breeze, which appeared as the...

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New Tech 3.0: Capitalizing on Commercial Real Estate Opportunities in Manhattan
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New Tech 3.0: Capitalizing on Commercial Real Estate Opportunities in Manhattan

In part two of this series of posts, we discussed the contributing factors to the third wave of New Tech office leasing in Manhattan- or, New Tech...

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How Much of a Threat Does Airbnb Pose to Traditional Hotels?
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How Much of a Threat Does Airbnb Pose to Traditional Hotels?

As a valuation professional specializing in hotels, I receive questions all the time about the impact of Airbnb's growing popularity on the...

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How to Sell a Medical Building and Lease It Back
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How to Sell a Medical Building and Lease It Back

Many developers and owners of ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) and medical office buildings (MOB) are physicians or health care operators with...

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New Tech 3.0: Manhattan Presents a Sweet Spot for Tech Talent, Customers and Opportunity
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New Tech 3.0: Manhattan Presents a Sweet Spot for Tech Talent, Customers and Opportunity

In part one of this series of posts, we chronicled the rise, fall and rebirth of New Tech and the surge of leasing in Manhattan tied to what we're...

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Amidst Rising Rents and Falling Vacancies, North American Law Firms Seek Efficiencies
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Amidst Rising Rents and Falling Vacancies, North American Law Firms Seek Efficiencies

Like so many industries, law firms are under increasing pressure to approach real estate strategies and workplace practices differently in order to...

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The ABCs of Office Building Classifications
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The ABCs of Office Building Classifications

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." That statement is true in many respects, including commercial real estate. When a business is deciding...

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A West Coaster Learns About Underground Warehouses
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A West Coaster Learns About Underground Warehouses

A few weeks ago, I was reading a survey of my Colliers research colleagues about data capabilities. Most responses had to do with fairly standard...

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Are You Missing a Chance to Reduce Your Hotel’s Tax Burden?
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Are You Missing a Chance to Reduce Your Hotel’s Tax Burden?

Are You Missing a Chance to Reduce Your Hotel's Tax Burden? One of the lessons the most recent economic crisis taught hotel owners and managers is...

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As Retailers Innovate, Robotics Takes Center Stage
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As Retailers Innovate, Robotics Takes Center Stage

Retail futurists are busy speculating about the effects that countless new technologies will have on the personalization of the shopping experience...

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North American Big-Box Development and Leasing Achieves Best Year Yet in 2016
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North American Big-Box Development and Leasing Achieves Best Year Yet in 2016

The core North American big-box sector finished 2016 with record fundamentals, including all-time highs in annual net absorption, leasing activity,...

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How End-User Buyers Can Help a Stagnant Office Market
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How End-User Buyers Can Help a Stagnant Office Market

Today's most innovative and successful companies expect a very different office environment than most traditional buildings offer. Many older Class...

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2016 Industrial Momentum Lays the Groundwork for 2017
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2016 Industrial Momentum Lays the Groundwork for 2017

In 2016, the U.S. industrial market completed its second consecutive year of record-breaking activity with every key indicator reaching all-time...

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A Buyer’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate
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A Buyer’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate

A Buyer's Guide to Commercial Real Estate If you're in the market to purchase commercial real estate for your company to occupy, otherwise known as...

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Don’t Just Check the Box on Building Amenities
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Don’t Just Check the Box on Building Amenities

Don't Just Check the Box on Building Amenities Don't push your mess under the bed. Don't leave your clothes in the dryer- or the hamper- for weeks....

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Dylan Taylor: Visionary Leader Impacts Outsourcing and Real Estate
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Dylan Taylor: Visionary Leader Impacts Outsourcing and Real Estate

The following is an excerpt from an article in the IAOP's PULSE Magazine, honoring Colliers International President and COO Dylan Taylor, who was...

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Market Insights February 16, 2017: Starting the Year on a (Relative) High Note
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Market Insights February 16, 2017: Starting the Year on a (Relative) High Note

In short: The economy is starting the year on solid footing, broadly (if not fully) recovered from the financial recession and continuing its...

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Staying the Course in Rough Waters
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Staying the Course in Rough Waters

Most people can agree that 2016 was a tumultuous year that created a mixed bag of emotions. And it appears the trend will continue in 2017....

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In Retail, Feeling Good is the New Looking Good
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In Retail, Feeling Good is the New Looking Good

As the new year gets underway, it always brings a certain level of retrospection about how far each of us has come in fulfilling our goals, both...

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