CoreNet Global Launches Corporate Real Estate Leader Magazine

CoreNet Global Launches Corporate Real Estate Leader Magazine

Press Release
November 2, 2002

ATLANTA - November 5, 2002 - CoreNet Global, the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate executives, asset managers and industry service providers, has launched a comprehensive magazine for the corporate real estate industry and the definitive journal for case studies and best practices, Corporate Real Estate Leader.

Corporate Real Estate Leader will feature profiles of leading corporate real estate executives and firsthand case studies of groundbreaking trends and relevant best practices. In the first issue, SBC Communications' Mary Manning and her senior management staff are profiled in the cover story, describing how SBC Real Estate is leveraging the efficiencies and best practices obtained from a series of strategic acquisitions in its drive to achieve world-class performance. Also included in the premiere issue are the 2nd Quarter 2002 Johnson Controls USA and UK Office Occupancy Costs Indexes, as well as feature articles by senior corporate real estate professionals at IBM, Compaq, Morgan Stanley, Cushman & Wakefield and other leading firms.

"Corporate Real Estate Leader is the only magazine that can deliver these compelling firsthand accounts of how corporate real estate managers add value to the business and address today's challenges," said Tim Venable, Editor, Corporate Real Estate Leader. "Our position as the world's leading professional association of corporate real estate executives allows us to tap into a world class resource of experience and industry knowledge. This sharing of information is what defines CoreNet Global as an exceptional association and the magazine is one additional vehicle for that learning."

Corporate Real Estate Leader, which is supported by industry advertising, is a benefit of membership in CoreNet Global. Members also receive discounted access to Global Summits and continuing education programs, participation in learning communities, executive development series and seminars, and participation in the Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) certification program.

CoreNet Global is the world's premier association for corporate real estate and related professionals, formed by the May 1, 2002 merger of the International Development Research Council (IDRC) and the International Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACORE). The membership base totals almost 7,000 corporate real estate executives, service providers and economic developers unified by a network of 58 locally based chapters on 5 continents. As a global learning organization, it is the industry thought and opinion leader.