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Human capital moves up the ranks in CRE strategy

Around two-thirds of occupiers rank employee engagement (68 per cent) and talent attraction & development (65 per cent) as being two of the three most important drivers of corporate real estate (CRE) strategy, even ahead of cost-reduction. This is according ...

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CoreNet Global 2017 Summit – EMEA: The Death of Globalisation is Widely Exaggerated

Dramatic shifts in the geopolitical landscape, all of which are impacting corporate real estate – from America First to Brexit – provided key talking points during the first day of the’ CoreNet Global 2017 Summit – EMEA in London (12-14 ...

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Five risks and rewards of balancing cost cutting with revenue-enhancing strategies

A new report reveals that companies that view real estate assets just as a source of short-term cost reduction are actually incurring hidden long-term financial and operational risks. Jones Lang LaSalle’s (JLL) second biennial report on Global Corporate Real Estate Trends ...

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U.S. healthcare facilities on alert as CDC warns of “Nightmare” killer bacteria concerns

Drug-resistant germs called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, are on the rise and have become more resistant to last-resort antibiotics during the past decade, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. These bacteria are causing more hospitalised patients to get ...

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Social network for commercial property professionals hops the Atlantic to crack the UK

A rapidly growing commercial real estate online platform, a kind of ‘Linkedin for buildings’, has this week powered into the UK for its first international touchdown. The network, Honest Buildings, which has been operating in the US since March 2012, ...

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Net-zero buildings are worthy indictors of energy management success

Multi-national corporations should strive for net-zero buildings as optimal outcomes of their long-term energy management and energy conservation strategies, according to a new public policy advocacy statement from CoreNet Global, a leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace ...

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Industry body advocates quality of life per square foot workplace philosophy

Companies should consider adopting 21st-century workplace practices and policies that meet the needs of both employers and employees, according to a new corporate real estate (CRE) industry advocacy statement released by CoreNet Global, whose members directly influence the design and ...

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Networks giant appoints Newark Grubb Knight Frank to manage its global estate

Nokia Siemens Networks, the world’s specialist in mobile broadband, has selected Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) as its sole global corporate real estate supplier on a five and a half year framework. Services will include global account management, technology integration, ...

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Houston building janitors strike over ‘poverty’ inducing pay offer

The Houston janitors' unfair labour practices strike spread to eight cities across the United States yesterday. Janitors, who are members of SEIU Local 1, which represents more than 150,000 janitors in the United States, fanned out across the country to establish picket lines against their janitorial contractors in Washington, Minneapolis, Seattle, Boston, San Ramon and Oakland.

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Report shows mixed fortunes for London commercial property market

Figures released by Capita Symonds' Real Estate division show mixed fortunes for the central London markets. Investment turnover was up 21% against the first quarter and development starts saw a marked increase in the first half contrasted against overall occupier take-up which was down 21% on the previous quarter.

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