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China Leading the Way in Drone Delivery: Keep an Eye on This

Utilizing drone technology for film and photography purposes has added a new tool to many industries, including real estate, and has also created something new for hobbyists. With film and photography applications helping to create the rise in popularity, it was only a matter of time before other industries started to take note.

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Will a Shipping Container be Your Next Office?

Shipping containers are being transformed into homes as part of what’s known as the container home trend. This trend is also spreading to multifamily and even office space, with trendy office denizens putting them inside the building as individual offices.

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End of the Current Real Estate Cycle?

Sam Zell recently stated: “The real estate cycle is nearing its end” (Pensions & Investments, May 1, 2017).  We must admit that Sam had great timing when he sold his Equity Office REIT to Blackstone in 2007 which was the peak of the last cycle.

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Companies Focused on Cities with Skilled Workers

With cities and urban areas attracting more people and an increasing population not only in primary cities but also in secondary cities, the population in these areas is also creating a highly skilled employee pool for potential employers. Due to this some companies are either expanding and putting new offices in these cities or they are moving their company to these cities to benefit from the pool of skilled workers.

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Foreign Investment Looks to These 3 CRE Property Types

It should be no secret that foreign investment has been a large source of overall investments in the American commercial real estate market. Let’s look at the types of property that these foreign investors are interested in so you can better market your properties to the right investors.

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3 Things CRE Can Learn from the Uber Model

Uber has exploded and become a ubiquitous transportation service. The company utilizes what is known as the sharing economy. Other industries are starting to utilize the sharing economy as well and are seeing success by given individuals a way to generate income using something they already own. What can the commercial real estate industry learn from the Uber model? Here a few things that can be learned from the Uber model.

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