Real Estate Development

Yearly Archives: 2017

Real Estate As A Global Industry

The state of the global economy, in a state of constant flux, can nevertheless be a harbinger of change in the real estate industry. For five consecutive years, the industry had enjoyed good returns, a trend that experts worry will not be sustainable in the future. Add that to Britain’s departure from the EU, weakening global currency,…
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Technology in Real Estate

Since the 1990s, it's been absolutely inevitable that technology, specifically the internet and other wireless networks, would change reality as we knew it. From communication to commerce to transportation, the world we live in today would be barely recognizable by someone who time-traveled to 2017 from 1987. Of course, the real estate industry wasn't immune…
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E-Commerce In Real Estate

Unless you're an airport terminal with guaranteed captive foot traffic, physical stores in brickspace are rapidly losing business and attention to online retailers and e-commerce platforms. From the behemoths like Amazon and Ebay to tiny independent fine craftspeople with shops on Etsy or society 6, sellers of goods and services perform the vast majority of…
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The Problem With Sustainability in Real Estate

When it comes to the fight for a sustainable future, commercial real estate is front and center. Commercial real estate accounts for 40% carbon dioxide emissions and 88% of potable water consumption, according to a 2015 report by the US Department of Energy. It’s readily apparent that, for a sustainable future to work, real estate…
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