Shifting Real Estate Strategies: The Urban Office

Cities across the U.S. continue to emerge as hubs of innovation, changing the nature of office demand. For building owners and managers, understanding these shifts in cities is critical when it comes to investing in office space that will attract...

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Implementing Evidence-Based Decision Making in CRE

Despite the best intentions, business decisions aren’t always completely rational. Some are biased to support an internal objective; others are guided by unvalidated information. Making business decisions this way doesn’t have the best results. It's easy to misplace resources or...

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How to Ensure You’re Gathering Actionable Data

Every facility collects data. But often, that data is collected by different departments and stored in isolation from other departments. That makes it difficult to ensure that it’s accurate and nearly impossible to gain valuable insights at a company-wide level....

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What Does Interoperability Mean in Real Estate?

The rise of big data and business intelligence continues to push the real estate industry into unfamiliar territory. Never has the industry seen such a seismic shift toward digital technology adoption. Much of it focuses on the collection, management and...

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Environmental Analysis Should Inform Your Strategic Plan

Environmental concerns aren’t going anywhere, but developing and enforcing a sound environmental policy takes time and effort. It can be difficult to implement across all your departments and properties. And when the changes require a shift in the way people...

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3 Key Business Intelligence Features for Real Estate

The need for and the pursuit of information are critical in real estate. Organizations that can gain meaningful insights from their data have an advantage over their competitors. They understand markets better. They understand their operations better. And their capital...

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How to Determine the Right KPIs for Your Portfolio Properties

Despite the potential benefits of data analytics and business intelligence, many organizations continue to be overwhelmed by too much disorganized data. Instead of developing actionable insights from their information, they spend unnecessary time sorting and analyzing meaningless data points. This...

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How Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management Work Together

For large, vertically integrated organizations managing commercial property, capital investment is a complex process. Most have a board or investment committee that directs the group's investment analysis and strategy. This strategy is then initiated by portfolio management teams via asset-level...

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Choosing the Right BI Tool for Commercial Real Estate

As big data continues to be the norm in commercial real estate, organizations must focus on building their business intelligence (BI) capabilities. The concept of big data and the benefits it can provide have received plenty of attention. But the underlying...

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