Bookmarks: 5 Interesting Articles That May Help You This Week
July 2nd, 2018
Happy 4th of July week!
Each week, I select a few articles that rise above the fray and hopefully help you on your journey in the CRE world. They pull from one of four “corners:” corporate real estate, technology, management science and anything positive. I welcome your comments on these articles.
“The changes in consumer shopping behavior continue to create upheaval in the business of retail real estate. As certain kinds of space become less valuable or obsolete, the arrangements that landlords and tenants make has had to adapt. I recently sat down with four partners from Goulston & Storrs, a law firm with one of the largest retail real estate practices in the United States, and asked them what they’re seeing in the market right now.” www.forbes.com
The changes in consumer shopping behavior continue to create upheaval in the business of retail real estateClick to tweet
“The bottom line? Now is the time to get involved with real estate technology.
Growth in this sector will continue to increase. Just over the past few weeks, Softbank announced it is eyeing an additional $100 billion for Vision Fund 2.0 and VC firm Fifth Wall is doubling down with a new fund to invest solely in retail technology. If you’re an entrepreneur, funding in this space is ample and the market size potential is huge. If you’re an industry stakeholder, like a broker, property manager or a construction firm, you have the opportunity to be an early adapter to technology to better service your clients and stand out from your competitors. If you’re a real estate investor or developer, you have the opportunity to use data to make better decisions, install smart devices to increase home values and institute more efficient building techniques. Real estate technology naysayers will see their businesses dwindle and the early adaptors will experience exponential growth.” www.forbes.com
“Presenting on a panel may sound like an easy lift compared with giving a solo talk. But much like in public speaking, there are potential minefields to be aware of. By following these strategies, you maximize the chances that your point of view will be heard and that your participation will be a success.”. www.hbr.org
“You can have the best system in the world, but if your facility manager isn’t cleaning the screens or the filters, the air quality is definitely not going to be great,” said Lessard, noting that routine upkeep is critical, as well..” www.amny.com
You can have the best system in the world, but if your facility manager isn’t cleaning the screens or the filters, the air quality is definitely not going to be great,Click to tweet
“Having great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits. In fact, fantastic company culture is almost expected along with other traditional benefits.
While the culture that works for one company might not work for another, you can learn a lot from companies who are doing it right, and get started on company culture hacks of your own.” www.entrepreneur.com
Your success blesses others. I wish you a great a hugely impactful week!