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5 New Trends in Green Building for CRE

Green building is more than a residential concept – it has become standard in the commercial industry too. Along with automation, artificial intelligence, Smart technology, and robotics, green building technology is helping to meet the new needs in CRE following these three trends: #1: Building for Climate Disasters Did you know that last year the U.S. suffered some of the worst financial losses due to extreme climate events than at any other time in history? The result is a renewed focus, even among the dwindling number of climate deniers, on…

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Should You Add a Co-Working Space to Your Office Property?

At first, co-working spaces made sense largely for startups and independents. Now everyone is using them. Turns out, it’s a cost saver even for established businesses. Unlike a traditional office lease, tenants don’t have to go through months and months of negotiations and paperwork processing for co-working space. They aren’t even responsible for providing electric, internet, and a lot of office equipment to their employees – that’s the office owner’s responsibility. With studies showing that workers are happier and more productive in co-working spaces – generally speaking – these types…

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8 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Wichita CRE News and More

Social media has made receiving news from a variety of sources easier than ever! One of the most-used platforms by news sources worldwide is Twitter and Wichita is no exception. Below, in no particular order, are eight Twitter accounts that often cover news concerning local commercial real estate and a mix of other relevant topics. Bryan Horwath – @ICTBiz_BHorwath Bryan Horwath is the real estate reporter for the Wichita Business Journal so his Twitter feed is full of all the big CRE news across the Wichita MSA. He covers more…

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5 Reasons to View Flexible Space as an Amenity to Attract Tenants

WeWork started the concept but it has only grown and expanded from there. The co-working or flex space model which began in NYC is fast becoming the new Uber of commercial office space. With large corporations abandoning the traditional work model for more flex space, it is changing how landlords attract and retain tenants. Recently, landlords are discovering that they can use their building’s flex space as an amenity to attract tenants. Flex space isn’t just a coworking hub: it is bookable meeting space, conference rooms, event space, and multimedia…

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The Suburban Work Campus: Changing the Way We Work?

The workforce has been undergoing enormous changes since the cloud and wireless technology took off. Mobile capabilities have given workers and employers much more freedom in how and where they can work. That has led to huge reductions in overhead costs to businesses and a happier, healthier workforce. At the same time, this mobile workforce has been moving away from traditional suburban work campuses into walkable, city-based corporate offices. Recently, experts have noticed a budding trend where the suburban work campus is getting an overhaul in order to attract talent…

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