Changes in Store 

The key to success for real estate professionals will be understanding changing elements tied to physical stores, from lease terms to sales metrics to build-out options. It will also require the ability to understand technology and, most importantly, the changing preferences of American shoppers.

Natural Disasters, Human Response 

The frequency of and costs related to natural disasters — including wildfires, hurricanes, tornados, and droughts — are increasing at an alarming rate in recent years. Housing, retail and office space, warehouse facilities — all of these contribute to a coordinated response and rebuilding effort.

Small Cities, Big Demand 

While coworking spaces in secondary and tertiary markets haven’t exploded, several factors point to these markets offering an additional growth frontier.

Market Trends 

Top safety concerns at work | Hotel deals up in 2018 | Beacon and sensor technology on the rise | YoY multifamily up in Las Vegas | The rising absorption for industrial | Use of proptech by CRE | Agrihoods growing in popularity | Big box median cap rates by region

International Beat 

Australia's $200M big deal | Norway's sovereign wealth fund cuts RE allocation | Top European retail markets | Top global cities for tech | Top global capital markets to watch

Future Tense? 

Property taxes are one of the largest expenses for a real estate project and one of the most difficult to forecast. With statutes varying from state to state, property owners can better manage their tax burden with the help of a few key considerations.

In the Business of (Re)Building 

In this issue, CIRE covers logistics infrastructure as a critical site-selection criterion, three new FASB standards, coworking in tertirary market, how retail is adapting to e-commerce, and more.

Regional Outlook 

New York's $600M big deal | Fastest growing flexible office markets | Multifamily strong in South Florida | Reatil on the rise in Western Michigan | Top states in LEED certification | Rising industrial markets | Medica offices heats up in Phoenix

Choosing Wisely 

Economic factors and technological advancements are reshaping the site selection, construction and rental of warehouses. Consumer demands and sociopolitical factors are also influencing supply chains and logistics real estate.

Deal Makers 

Check out the biggest CCIM deals and deal makers in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.

Setting Up an Investment Base Camp 

There is a process that can help investors create a decision matrix to fully understand hold and dispose alternatives, along with the benefits of each avenue.

From A to Z - When Considering E 

The disruptive shift to an e-commerce-fueled economy has created seemingly endless opportunity in industrial real estate. Companies across the board have a voracious appetite for warehouse, distribution, and fulfillment space, even as supply chain alterations and logistics infrastructures play larger roles in site selection.

Puerto Rico’s Promise 

Agnes Rivera, CCIM, shares how Puerto Rico is recovering nearly two years after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

Riding the Wave of Proptech 

Automation and advancement are inevitable — in language as well as services and processes. There are several new terms that also translate into new industry sectors and opportunities within the real estate/CRE tech world.

FHA to the Rescue 

While typical FHA loans range between the tens of thousands and hundreds of thousands, many FHA borrowers are also using these programs to finance projects over $100 million.

Advocating Change 

Stephanie Cegielski shares how advocacy and evolution are key to success in any business, but especially the retail real estate market during a period of significant change.

Fitting Plans for the Future 

Three new FASB accounting standards with wide-ranging consequences are taking effect: revenue from contracts with customers, lease accounting, and current expected credit losses. An they may require substantial implementation efforts from corporate accounting and finance departments.