• Making the Case for High-Performance Buildings

    GLOBEST 10/17/18

    SAN FRANCISCO—A high-performance building is one that integrates and optimizes all major high-performance building attributes, including energy efficiency, durability, life-cycle performance and occupant productivity, according to the National Institute of Building Sciences. Other factors are enhanced occupant experience and improved health and wellness, along with optimized resource efficiency.Read more

  • Using Tech to Make Marketing and CRE Operations More Effective

    GLOBEST 10/17/18 talks with Engrain about proptech and business systems and how their continued growth may be the best leverage point for property owners to realize the most benefit.Read more

  • How could a car-free future shape the way we live?

    JLL REAL VIEWS 10/17/18

    Many of Europe’s cities are looking to a car-free future. As vehicles move out and people move back in, urban areas are changing to better accommodate their modern pedestrianized lifestyle. In Spain, Pontevedra has banned all cars from the inner city, a move which has reinvigorated its historical centerwith more...Read more

  • Uber IPO proposals value company at $120 billion: WSJ

    REUTERS 10/17/18

    (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] could be valued at $120 billion, when it finally goes public next year according to proposals made by U.S. banks bidding to run the offering, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The proposed valuation of the company is about $50 billion...Read more

  • Forget Light Rail: This CRE Expert Says Cities Should Push Driverless Cars Instead

    BISNOW 10/16/18

    Avison Young Managing Director Rand Stephens is a believer in autonomous vehicle technology. He pushes for municipalities to embrace the innovations made in transportation rather than continuing to invest in traditional mass transit infrastructure. "It is increasingly apparent that these transit systems will become obsolete as autonomous vehicle options develop...Read more

  • Co-living concept might be finally taking off

    THE REAL DEAL 10/16/18

    Co-living may have reached its maturity phase. The concept is less than 10 years old, but developers are now getting ready to build some of the continent’s biggest new co-living properties, indicating its growing popularity, according to the Wall Street Journal.Read more

  • The Agile Workspace: The ‘true definition of mobility’

    BLUEPRINT-CBRE 10/16/18

    Today’s real estate customers are accustomed to having a choice, from where they work to how they work. This seismic shift in the professional day-to-day has translated into the emergence of the flexible and agile workspace. Spaces, a leading provider of flexible office solutions with locations in 42 countries and...Read more

  • Regus Sues WeWork For Trademark Infringement, Poaching Tenants

    BISNOW 10/16/18

    HQ has long been used as casual shorthand for headquarters, but the term is at the heart of a trademark infringement lawsuit between the world's two biggest providers of flexible office space. IWG, through two Texas-based subsidiaries, has filed a lawsuit against WeWork in Dallas federal court, claiming WeWork's new business line,...Read more

  • WeWork Leases Entire Office Area of SL Green’s 609 Fifth Ave.

    GLOBEST 10/16/18

    NEW YORK CITY—WeWork has signed a deal with SL Green to lease the entire office portion of the building at 609 Fifth Ave., between E. 48th and E. 49th streets. The co-working, flexible office space providers will occupy 135,000 square feet, totaling eleven floors spanning the third through the 13th,...Read more

  • The Investors - Part 2

    Michael Beckerman 10/16/18

    Here is the second part of my new Vlog on investors, with Jeffrey Berman, General Partner, Camber Creek; David Goldberg, General Partner, Corigin Ventures; Ed Walters, General Partner, Tamarisc Ventures; and Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director, DreamIt Ventures to discuss top trends and investment strategies in CREtech. I hope you enjoy...Read more