Economic Development Articles

Articles in this category explore the issue of corporate and commercial real estate. Topics include tax incentives for businesses, infrastructure and urban development and renewal, corporate parks and communities, and other economic development initiatives. Specifically, posts cover expansions, renovations, and new construction of commercial facilities.

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JLL Acquires CLEO Construction Management

Acquisition of project management company will help to meet the needs of healthcare facilities with expanded, specialized...Read More...

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Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast

TechSci Research announces a new market research report, "Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast &...Read More...

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FM Alert: Planning To Fail

The value of good as-builts for daily operations is widely recognized. After a flood at Columbus Regional Hospital, these plans were crucial to disaster...Read More...

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Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building...Read More...

Real Street Expo 2015

A Strategic Roadmap for CRE Success

A Conference Advisory Board of leading CRE professionals will assist in selecting conference sessions and high-profile speakers for RealStreet Expo in...Read More...

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Positive U.S. Employment Trend Predicted For Quarter 3 2014

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows positive trend in U.S. hiring plans for Quarter 3 2014; strongest since 2008. Opportunities for job seekers expected to remain mostly positive...Read More...

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Current And Future Water Risks Ahead For Corporations

Study shows 60% of companies indicate water is poised to affect business growth and profitability within five years; more than 80% say it will influence decisions on where to locate...Read More...

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New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

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Revenues For Smart Building Applications To Grow 150% Globally By 2017

The global market for integrated equipment in buildings is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 20.3%—from $12.6 billion in 2012 to $31.6 billion by 2017. As a proportion of overall building equipment investment, smart applications are forecast to increase from 8% to 14% over the same...Read More...

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CEOs To Promote Resilient Planning And Building Materials

In conjunction with Building Safety Month, chief executive officers (CEOs) of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations issued a joint statement on resilience....Read More...