The Current Global Economic Trends

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its latest World Economic Outlook, has pared the global growth forecast from last October’s estimate. The global economy is now projected to grow 3.5% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020, 0.2 and 0.1 percentage points below the last estimate. The projection is backed up by a list of downside […]

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Facilities Management Services Market – An Overview

It is forecasted that the FM market is to see rapid growth in the next five years, with the APAC region becoming the largest FM market in the world by 2025 driven by economic growth, commercial construction and a rising culture of services outsourcing. This being the case, firms have come to realize that partnering […]

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Energy management in the CRE

Buildings account for 40% of the world’s energy usage. That being the case, focusing on sustainable practices and green energy generation in the construction industry will have a positive impact on the environment. Why the sudden rise in demand for Green buildings? The consequences of increasing carbon footprint such as scarcity of clean drinking water, […]

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2019: EXPECTATIONS FOR THE ROAD AHEAD

The real estate industry in India is going through what can be described at best as ‘interesting times’.  Policy changes in 2017 led to a lot of expectations of 2018, including easing of teething problems with RERA and GST .and a new order of transparency and efficiency. While 2018 lived up to a fair number […]

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The Autonomous Impact

Who would have thought that autonomous vehicles or driverless vehicles would exist, leave alone be a part of our everyday lives? With The Netherlands, China, Switzerland and California (US)  testing self-driving public transportation options autonomous vehicles are likely to be a reality sooner than later. Offering a stress-free commute, end of parking hassles and freeing up […]

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Tenant Improvement

Tenant improvement allowance is an important factor in lease negotiations. It is a type of agreement that states that the landlord will compensate the tenant for all or a portion of funds required to fit-out in the leased commercial space. When entering into a new lease agreement, both tenants and landlords need to be clear […]

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Demand for Medical Office Spaces on the Rise in the US

While the absorption rate of office spaces is slowing down, the absorption rate for healthcare sector office spaces has increased drastically. The vacancy rate has shown a similar trend when comparing the medical office buildings and the overall office market, though construction of new healthcare facilities and buildings has not increased much, many investors are […]

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Ghost Kitchen and The Impact on Commercial Real Estate

After a hectic day at work, the last thing one would want to do is to cook. So you grab your laptop and order in. While you may think the food is being whipped up at a nearby eatery, it’s increasingly likely you’re ordering from a ‘ghost’ kitchen with no physical location. Ghost kitchen, also […]

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Location data application for Commercial Real Estate Services

Amalgamation of technological innovations with the best business practices has changed the face of every industry, including the real estate sector. One of the tools available to the real estate industry is location software and data analytics. Application of location or spatial data sciences is no longer limited to GIS experts or scientists, and can […]

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