CoreNet Global in the News
CoreNet Global In the News

CoreNet Global in the News

To Win the War for Talent, Corporations Will Need to Provide "Best in Class," High-Tech Workplaces
February 9, 2017
In order to win the war for talent, one of the most pressing concerns for corporations globally, they will need to offer "best in class" workplace experiences based on the latest technology and services for employees, according to new research findings presented by CoreNet Global and ISS World Services.

Corporate Real Estate Positioned to Lead in the CSR Effort
January 31, 2017
Corporate Social Responsibility is increasingly being used as a tool for expressing the values of companies and their shareholders, a way of linking organizations to popular or important issues, and a point of pride for employees, according to a report from CoreNet Global, The Bigger Picture: The Future of Corporate Real Estate.

Compensation Steadily Rises for Corporate Real Estate Professionals
January 26, 2017
In a recent survey of corporate real estate executives at corporations globally, 81% reported that their base salary increased from 2015 to 2016 by an average of 4.6%.

Changes at
January 23, 2017
CoreNet Global is pleased to announce the next step in enhancing our members’ ability to personalize and customize their association experience.

Wellness Works: Companies Report Increase in Productivity Measures through Focus on Employee Health
January 17, 2017
Undoubtedly encouraging for those who made New Years’ Resolutions to get healthier and perform better at work, a survey of corporate real estate executives at large corporations conducted by CoreNet Global and CBRE Group, Inc. has found that when a company focuses on employee health and wellness, workers report increases in engagement, retention rates increase, and absenteeism declines.

CoreNet Global Announces New Board Members
January 4, 2017

Even With Lower Energy Prices, Corporations Are Focusing On Efficiency, Sustainability and the Pursuit of Zero Net Energy
January 4, 2017
Even without soaring energy prices as a primary motivator, global corporations are increasingly focused on achieving a state of zero net energy (ZNE), according to a report from CoreNet Global.

Vietnam Presents Opportunities for Corporate Real Estate
January 4, 2017
Changes in governmental policies and economic expansion in Vietnam have paved the way for growth in corporate real estate (CRE).

Who Doesn't Want to be Happy?
December 19, 2016
CoreNet Global Summits are an opportunity to network with peers, hear from amazing speakers, and share best practices. Sometimes the learning takes place formally in a breakout session; maybe more often, it occurs when a small group of people are having lunch or coffee and begin discussing who they are and what they do. And the education ranges from the highly technical to common sense approaches and new ways of doing things.

CBS’ 60 Minutes Reports on U.S. Manufacturing Jobs
December 7, 2016
More than four years ago, CoreNet Global accurately predicted in its forward looking report, Corporate Real Estate 2020, that a manufacturing rebound was beginning in the U.S. This week, no less a powerhouse than, CBS’ 60 Minutes reported on that rebound, and used a CoreNet Global member, Joe Max Higgins of the Mississippi Golden Triangle’s GTRLINK, to tell the story.

Student Team from University Of Illinois Wins Global Competition to Address Challenges Faced by Corporate Real Estate Professionals
November 2, 2016
A team of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has won the CoreNet Global Academic challenge, a global competition in which student teams design scenarios that address challenges faced by corporate real estate professionals.

CoreNet Global Names John Vazquez the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year
October 24, 2016
CoreNet Global, the most prominent professional association for corporate real estate professionals, named John M. Vazquez, of Verizon, as the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year.

CoreNet Global Names the First Young Leader of the Year in Corporate Real Estate
October 24, 2016
CoreNet Global, the most prominent professional association for corporate real estate professionals, today announced the winner of its first ever H. Gordon Wyllie, MCR, Young Leader of the Year Award.

JLL Wins the 2016 Global Innovator's Award from CoreNet Global
October 24, 2016
Professional services firm JLL received the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global.

Corporations Favoring Urban Settings Over Suburbs
October 18, 2016
A new survey comparing the priorities of corporate CEOs and corporate real estate executives has identified a strong trend in which corporations are locating facilities and offices away from suburban business parks and to central business districts and creative urban environments.

Technology to Reshape How Corporations Manage and Use Real Estate
September 23, 2016
The speed of today’s technological advances is dramatically reshaping the way that corporations manage and use their real estate. It’s a dynamic that has significant consequences for the workplace, urban development and the overall lifestyle of the average worker. CoreNet Global, the leading global association for the corporate real estate profession, closely examined this trend in a recently published report: The Bigger Picture, The Future of Corporate Real Estate.

In The Wake of Brexit
September 15, 2016
At the CoreNet Global Summit in Amsterdam this week, Brexit, the June 2016 referendum in which the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU), is a hot topic.

Corporate Real Estate Will Have an Enhanced Role As Green Buildings Are Embraced In South Africa
September 14, 2016
Customers and stockholders in South Africa are now taking an increasingly strong interest in how the actions of corporations influence the environment around them.

The Future of Corporate Real Estate in the Global Economy
August 23, 2016
For growing small and large corporations, the temptation to enter markets outside of one’s original home is overwhelming and will be even more so in the future due to increasing global connectedness.

CoreNet Global Summit in North America - Closing Session Speaker Announced
July 27, 2016
With a host of impressive speakers already scheduled, this year's Summit line-up just got even more compelling with the addition of a high-profile personality who is uniquely qualified to discuss today's complex global issues.

Connecting Corporate Real Estate with the Bigger Picture
July 14, 2016
The corporate real estate (CRE) profession will be influenced, disrupted and transformed in the years ahead by a powerful combination of forces that are re-shaping business strategy and operations, consumer preferences, and how and where people want to live and work, according to a new report released today by CoreNet Global.

Corporate Real Estate Function is Becoming More Aligned with C-Suite
July 12, 2016
Survey of Corporate Real Estate Executives, Conducted By CoreNet Global and Sodexo, Finds That Corporate Real Estate Profession is Well-Compensated, With Flexible Hours and Opportunities For Advancement

2016 Website Opinion Poll: Brexit
June 29, 2016
Will Brexit change or impact your company’s business strategy for Europe?

The CoreNet Global Hackathon: A Student Competition
June 16, 2016
The 2nd CoreNet Global Academic Challenge, sponsored by Cushman & Wakefield, is open for applications.

CoreNet Global Member Barry Varcoe in Harvard Business Review
June 7, 2016
Barry Varcoe, Ph.D., longtime CoreNet Global member and notably the 2009-2010 Chair, is featured in the latest digital edition of the Harvard Business Review.

Outsourcing to Increase in Corporate Real Estate
May 26, 2016
Facility managers and corporate real estate professionals project significant increases in outsourcing, according to a survey released today by CoreNet Global and ISS. Nearly 76 percent of survey respondents reported that they would see “more” or “significantly more” outsourcing by 2025.

Beacons are Sending a Signal to Corporate Real Estate Professionals
May 17, 2016
Beacons, electronic devices that can be as small as a cookie, are infiltrating everyday life and demonstrating important ramifications for corporate real estate professionals.

Corenet Global Announces Winners of 2016 Awards for Professional Excellence, Economic Development and Sustainable Leadership in Corporate Real Estate
May 12, 2016
Finalists for the Global Innovator’s Award Competition Also Announced; Winner To Be Named at the 2016 Global Summit North America in Philadelphia

MCR Renewal Credits
May 12, 2016
We are happy to announce that five courses offered by the MIT Professional Education – Short Programs and the Center for Real Estate have been pre-approved for members seeking MCR renewal credit. MIT is offering CoreNet Global members a 25% discount off registration when they use the discount code corenet25.

Smart Cities in India will Share Corporate Real Estate as Profession Emerges
May 1, 2016
As a developing economy with a rapidly growing population, India will see the development of smart cities, but they will be different than other smart cities already taking root around the world. And, the corporate real estate profession in India will be impacted by the way the smart cities develop in India, and how quickly they emerge, according to a new report from CoreNet Global, “Smart Cities in India, The Way Forward.”

CoreNet Global Announces New Board Members at 2016 Global Summit in Singapore
April 4, 2016
CoreNet Global introduced its newly elected global Board of Directors and officers to a record-setting audience of business leaders at the organization’s 2016 Global Summit Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Compensation Levels Continue to Rise for Corporate Real Estate Executives
March 30, 2016
In a recent survey of corporate real estate executives at large corporations globally, 83 percent reported that their base salary increased from 2014 to 2015, and 80 percent projected further increases in 2016, according to a survey conducted by CoreNet Global and FPL Associates.

CoreNet Global Summit - Singapore, Day 1
March 23, 2016
Welcome to everyone who joined us in Singapore for the CoreNet Global 2016 Asia Pacific Summit. Check out the Summit daily report, read about what you may have missed and keep up with other Summit happenings at

Brazil Pushes Green Building Forward
March 14, 2016
There is no question that green building and sustainability have emerged as a bigger priority in Brazil over the past decade. Yet Brazil is in the early stages of strengthening that green building movement, and the country also has significant environmental challenges to overcome. Redesign
March 2, 2016
CoreNet Global is proud to be launching a newly redesigned website March 29, 2016.

CoreNet Global in the News: Smart Cities Emerging Rapidly in China Due to Increasing Urbanisation
March 1, 2016
“Smart Cities” are emerging as a major force in China. According to a recent CoreNet Global report, China’s urban population surpassed that of the rural population in 2011 and it is estimated that by 2035 there will be more than 70 percent of the population living in urban areas.

Brazil Pushes Green Building Forward
February 26, 2016
Green building and sustainability have emerged as a priority in Brazil over the past decade.

China Sees Emergence of Smart Cities
February 11, 2016
New Report From CoreNet Global Details Growth of Smart Cities And Their Potential Impact on Corporate Real Estate

The Sharing Economy and Corporate Real Estate
February 9, 2016
CoreNet Global Report: CRE Needs to Become Flexible and Immediate

It Pays to Know Your Neighbours at Your Co-working Site
January 11, 2016
Shared workspace is an exciting – and growing – way of doing business, finding fresh talent and developing client relationships

Corporate Real Estate Opportunities Grow as ASEAN Becomes a Unified Economic Market, According to CoreNet Global Report
January 5, 2016
Southeast Asia emerges as a major economic force and a driver of global growth accelerating the region’s potential for corporate real estate, according a new report from CoreNet Global, the global association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers.

"Orchestrating" Corporate Real Estate
October 21, 2015
Team of Students From Tsinghua University in China Wins First-Ever Academic Challenge Presented by CoreNet Global

Workplace Wellness Efforts are Here to Stay
September 8, 2015
In an open online survey conducted by CoreNet Global, a strong majority of respondents – 80 percent -- said that corporate wellness initiatives represent a "significant trend," while only 20 percent said that they were a "passing fad."

CoreNet Global's BenchCoRE Corporate Real Estate Benchmarking Service Aligns with OSCRE
March 12, 2015
CoreNet Global’s BenchCoRE, an industry leading corporate real estate benchmarking service, has aligned with OSCRE, the Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate, both organizations announced today.

CoreNet Global: Survey Shows that Access to Growing Markets, Existence of Local Talent and Cost are the Most Important Factors that Companies Consider when Locating Facilities in Asia
March 11, 2015
Singapore and Hong Kong remain the cities of choice for international corporates seeking to locate offices facilities in Asia Pacific and Singapore will continue to occupy the top spot for years to come.