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The Brilliance of Outsourced Security for Hybrid Workplaces

Apr 10, 2024

From our Corporate Real Estate Week Title Sponsor: Kastle Securing workplaces across multiple office locations of a nationwide enterprise was already a challenging task pre-pandemic. The inherent variability and distance separation between office locations in a corporate real estate portfolio represent implicit security challenges for any corporate facility leader to manage. Today’s highly dynamic hybrid work environment has only increased complexity of operation, resulting in greater potential security exposure and reduced efficiency.


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by CoreNet Global
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WSJ: Downtowns Are Reinventing Themselves

Apr 10, 2024

The Wall Street Journal is out with a report that downtown areas are reinventing themselves; they may have fewer office workers, but thriving neighborhoods. The paper used St. Louis, MO as an example.


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by David Harrison
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Wizz Air Opens New Headquarters in Hungary

Apr 10, 2024

European airline Wizz Air has opened a new headquarters facility in Budapest.


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by David Harrison
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How Sustainability-conscious Tenants Are Assessing New Space

Apr 10, 2024

From our Sustainability Thought Leader Partner, JLL. While traditional priorities such as location and talent continue to factor strongly, buildings that tick the boxes as low carbon, high quality spaces are increasingly sought after – even in a subdued office leasing market. And tenants are often prepared to pay more to secure sustainable space. JLL research shows an average green premium of 7.1% across eight major cities in North America, 9.9% across nine cities in Asia Pacific and 11.6% in London.


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by CoreNet Global
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​​Portfolio Optimization: Aligning CRE With Business Strategy​

Apr 9, 2024

From our CRE As A Strategy Leader Thought Leader Partner, Cushman & Wakefield In this episode of The Team Around the Table, we uncover the importance of aligning corporate real estate to overall business strategy—and why it’s at the top of the C-suite agenda. Richard Middleton leads this conversation with Michele Barkinge, and Dimitris Vlachopoulos. Find out how proactivity and robust decision-making are at the heart of successful integrated portfolio management.


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by CoreNet Global
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Location, Location, Location

Apr 4, 2024

It’s the oldest adage in real estate, and it’s proving true once again in the showdown between low price retailers Dollar General and Family Dollar.


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by David Harrison
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Corporate Housing With a Twist

Apr 4, 2024

Sentral, a real estate company based in Denver is one of several betting that the shift in where and how people work will pay off with short-term, tech-driven apartment leases, according to Propmodo.


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by David Harrison
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Peak Day Data Adds New Dimension to Back to Work Barometer

Apr 2, 2024

From our Corporate Real Estate Week 2024 Title Sponsor, Kastle. The return to work has reflected a new work-week pattern featuring a migration of weekly attendance to be more concentrated in the three middle days of the workweek, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with the peak rate typically happening on Tuesday or Wednesday. While this pattern continues, the good news for real estate owners is that the peak rates are continuing to rise.


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by CoreNet Global
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EY Corporate Real Estate Transaction Services: Exploring Site Separation During Divestitures

Apr 2, 2024

From our CRE Service Delivery and Outsourcing Thought Leader Contributor, EY. Overall, the decision to physically separate requires a comprehensive and well-structured approach. Strategic planning that aligns with the broader divestiture objectives, legal compliance to navigate the complex regulatory landscape, timely transformation initiatives to ensure smooth operations on Day 1, and effective communication with stakeholders are key elements that can shape the success of the spin. Ideally, stakeholder alignment would play a vital role in ensuring the efficient execution of the separation plan, addressing challenges proactively, and maximizing the benefits for both the divesting entity and the newly independent organization.


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by CoreNet Global
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A Recipe for Inclusivity: Putting the "S" in ESG

Apr 1, 2024

Creating an inclusive workplace environment that showcases diversity often starts with breaking bread together. Implement an on-site food program that builds community through shared cultural experiences.


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by CoreNet Global
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Transforming Plastic into Purpose: Unispace's Art for Impact Program Making Waves in Nicaragua

Mar 29, 2024

The impact of discarded plastics on the environment, particularly in coastal regions of the world, can be devastating for both the people and the animals who live there. However, amidst this environmental challenge, a remarkable story of transformation and empowerment is unfolding in Nicaragua.


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by CoreNet Global
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Climate-Related Disclosures Aren't Limited to the New SEC Rules

Mar 28, 2024

Despite the exclusion of Scope 3 from the SEC final rules, companies cannot afford to stop developing their data handling capabilities.


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by CoreNet Global
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Aerospace Corp. to be Based Out of Washington, DC

Mar 27, 2024

Aerospace Corp, the non-profit government contractor will be officially headquartered out of Washington, DC, though it will maintain a significant presence in El Segundo, CA, reports SpaceNews.


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by David Harrison
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Economic Consequences of Baltimore Bridge Collapse Will Be Long Lasting

Mar 27, 2024

In the immediate aftermath of a container ship striking and destroying a major bridge adjacent to the Port of Baltimore, local and national officials stated that the loss of life could easily have been much greater.


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by David Harrison
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What About Wednesdays? Planning for the Busiest Day of the Week in the New Hybrid Office.

Mar 27, 2024

From our Designing the Ever-changing Workplace Thought Leader Partner, Gensler. Hybrid working is the new normal; however, what “hybrid” means to each organization through their policies and design can vary. ... During the design process, we hear similar questions from clients around their busiest day. Will there be enough seats? Will the environment be too loud? Will people know how to use the space? We listen to our clients so that we can truly understand and address these concerns through design and change management.


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by CoreNet Global
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Defining Active Occupancy for Your Business in a Hybrid World

Mar 21, 2024

Provided by the 2024 Corporate Real Estate Week title sponsor: Kastle. As businesses assess and respond to the ongoing impacts of the pandemic, corporate facility executives have inherited a more critical leadership role as they grapple with the day-to-day dynamics of hybrid work and its impact on people and space use. Flexible attendance policies make it harder to know who is in your office(s) and when, and how that impacts space use, company culture, and productivity.


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by CoreNet Global
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The AI Future: How Artificial Intelligence is Poised to Reshape the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Mar 21, 2024

AI has numerous potential opportunities to play a role in different stages of the property lifecycle and in the supporting ecosystem.


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by CoreNet Global
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Cities Feel the Weight of Depressed Real Estate

Mar 21, 2024

One of the ramifications of remote work and fewer people in office buildings may be the impact that it will have on the coffers of local governments.


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by David Harrison
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