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Who Needs Coffee When You Can Nap At This Café?
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Who Needs Coffee When You Can Nap At This Café?

A new café is encouraging people to ditch $6 coffees for an afternoon nap. Manhattan-based Nap York offers pods that allow people to lay back and...

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Crafts Retailer To Shut Down Nearly 100 Stores
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Crafts Retailer To Shut Down Nearly 100 Stores

The largest crafts retailer in the U.S., Michaels Cos., will shutter 94 Aaron Brothers stores by July 31. The decision to close Aaron Brothers, a...

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Brookfield Reaches Deal To Buy GGP, Form New REIT
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Brookfield Reaches Deal To Buy GGP, Form New REIT

Brookfield Property Partners is acquiring mall owner GGP for $9.25B in cash in a merger that will form one of the U.S.' largest publicly traded...

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Crafts Retailer To Close Nearly All Of Its Framing And Art Supplies Stores
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Crafts Retailer To Close Nearly All Of Its Framing And Art Supplies Stores

The largest crafts retailer in the U.S., Michaels Cos., will shutter 94 Aaron Brothers stores by July 31. The decision to close Aaron Brothers, a...

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Baby Boomers Are Heading To Retirement Hot Spots
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Baby Boomers Are Heading To Retirement Hot Spots

Baby boomers are favoring retirement communities once again, shifting population growth across the country. While states like California and...

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Workplace Amenity Of The Future: Software Robots To Complete Mundane Tasks For Employees
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Workplace Amenity Of The Future: Software Robots To Complete Mundane Tasks For Employees

Software robots are having a big impact on the way employees work. These bots, which do not have a physical form as they reside on servers or in...

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Study: Building More Social Amenities Actually Makes An Apartment Building Less Valuable
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Study: Building More Social Amenities Actually Makes An Apartment Building Less Valuable

Apartment buildings with more social amenities, such as pools, fitness centers and clubrooms, have sold for significantly less than those with...

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7 Global Landmarks Whose Commitment To Energy Efficiency Extends Well Past Earth Hour
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7 Global Landmarks Whose Commitment To Energy Efficiency Extends Well Past Earth Hour

Saturday is Earth Hour, when thousands of buildings and landmarks around the globe turn off their lights for one hour, staring at 8:30 p.m. local...

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Report: Target, Kroger Consider Merger To Fend Off Amazon Onslaught
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Report: Target, Kroger Consider Merger To Fend Off Amazon Onslaught

Amazon could soon face stiff competition should reports of a merger between Target and Kroger prove true. The retailers have reportedly been...

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As Office Market Evolves, Owners Must Adapt To New Changes
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As Office Market Evolves, Owners Must Adapt To New Changes

Recent tax cuts, job growth and a rising U.S. gross domestic product have led to an increase in office leasing activity. December’s 11.5% office...

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Amazon On The Hunt For Larger Whole Foods Locations To Serve As Distribution Hubs
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Amazon On The Hunt For Larger Whole Foods Locations To Serve As Distribution Hubs

Amazon is betting on its online delivery business by investing in bigger Whole Foods Market locations across the U.S. Though the locations would be...

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Could 1,000 Pop-Up Stores And Toys R Us' Inventory Revive This Old Toy Brand?
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Could 1,000 Pop-Up Stores And Toys R Us' Inventory Revive This Old Toy Brand?

A defunct toy chain is looking for a new lease on life — and the inventory of Toys R Us may be what puts it back in the game. Strategic Marks,...

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These Startups Are Showing Retailers Where To Open Their Next Stores
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These Startups Are Showing Retailers Where To Open Their Next Stores

Physical retail is far from dead. As e-commerce players continue to expand their brick-and-mortar presence, including Amazon's acquisition of Whole...

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These Data Providers Are Teaching Retailers Where To Open Their Next Stores
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These Data Providers Are Teaching Retailers Where To Open Their Next Stores

Physical retail is far from dead. As e-commerce players continue to expand their brick-and-mortar presence, including Amazon's acquisition of Whole...

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Ex-Uber CEO To Invest $150M In Startup Focused On Distressed Real Estate
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Ex-Uber CEO To Invest $150M In Startup Focused On Distressed Real Estate

After recently launching 10100, a real estate-focused investment fund, former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has announced the fund will be investing ...

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Most Real Estate Chief Execs Are Complacent About Tech And Social Disruption
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Most Real Estate Chief Execs Are Complacent About Tech And Social Disruption

Disruption may be the most overused word of the modern business environment. But the message does not seem to have gotten through to those leading...

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Data Center Investment Soars As Companies Increase Data Consumption
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Data Center Investment Soars As Companies Increase Data Consumption

The popularity of data centers is on the rise with investment in 2017 reaching more than $20B, exceeding the collective volume from the last three...

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Amazon Considers Buying Toys R Us Stores To Establish Brick-And-Mortar Presence
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Amazon Considers Buying Toys R Us Stores To Establish Brick-And-Mortar Presence

Amazon is eyeing soon-to-be vacant Toys R Us stores to potentially expand its physical footprint. The stores could be used for a number of purposes...

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CRE's Wage Gap Could Be Hurting Businesses' Bottom Lines
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CRE's Wage Gap Could Be Hurting Businesses' Bottom Lines

When Savills Studley Executive Vice President Lisa Davidson started out in commercial real estate in 1985, the opportunities seemed endless. “In...

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On Edge: Commercial Real Estate Professionals Remain Cautious About Future Rate Hikes
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On Edge: Commercial Real Estate Professionals Remain Cautious About Future Rate Hikes

As the Federal Reserve’s monthly two-day meeting nears its close, commercial real estate professionals are awaiting clues about future rate hikes,...

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23% Commercial Real Estate Wage Gap Is Deterring Women From Entering Industry
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23% Commercial Real Estate Wage Gap Is Deterring Women From Entering Industry

When Savills Studley Executive Vice President Lisa Davidson started out in commercial real estate in 1985, the opportunities seemed endless. “In...

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Aggressive Rate Hikes Could Cause REIT Shares To Plummet
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Aggressive Rate Hikes Could Cause REIT Shares To Plummet

As markets await the Federal Reserve's decision regarding future interest rate moves this week, REITs are poised for a potential drop in share...

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For A Tech Investor, SoftBank Has Placed A Ton Of Money Into Real Estate
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For A Tech Investor, SoftBank Has Placed A Ton Of Money Into Real Estate

When Japanese technology firm SoftBank announced it would be raising $90B or more for its Vision fund the emphasis was on making big bets in the...

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Meet The $3B Tech Startup Shaking Up Construction And Development
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Meet The $3B Tech Startup Shaking Up Construction And Development

“Construction has to be the only industry that gets worse every year — costs go up and it gets less efficient.”Katerra Head of Materials Trevor...

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Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With VTS Chief Financial Officer Michelle McComb
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Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With VTS Chief Financial Officer Michelle McComb

This series profiles men and women in commercial real estate who have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our cities, businesses...

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New Female-Driven Co-Working Startups Attract Women Entrepreneurs
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New Female-Driven Co-Working Startups Attract Women Entrepreneurs

Co-working spaces designed specifically with women in mind are catching fire amid a national movement that aims to tackle issues like sexual...

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Brookfield Sweetens The Pot In Its Bid For GGP
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Brookfield Sweetens The Pot In Its Bid For GGP

Brookfield is offering a higher cash component in its ongoing bid to acquire GGP. The new bid comes three months after GGP rejected a $14.8B offer...

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An Amazon Job Posting Just Revealed Potential Next Plans For Whole Foods
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An Amazon Job Posting Just Revealed Potential Next Plans For Whole Foods

Amazon may have accidentally revealed future plans to create grocery pickup services at Whole Foods Market stores through an online job posting....

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Investors Still Betting On Grocery-Anchored Centers
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Investors Still Betting On Grocery-Anchored Centers

Despite an increase in online grocery shopping and more brick-and-mortar competition, sales of U.S. grocery-anchored centers have continued to...

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Fighting For A Living Wage: Union’s Battle To Increase Minimum Wage For Hotel Workers Could Have Drawbacks
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Fighting For A Living Wage: Union’s Battle To Increase Minimum Wage For Hotel Workers Could Have Drawbacks

The nationwide push to increase minimum wage is now playing out on the doorstep of Disneyland, and if the union representing hotel workers in...

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