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CRE Review - June 2017
June 2017
Workplace literacy (WL) is defined as comprising the basic competencies necessary for productive engagement in the modern workforce. The employee experience, which directly impacts employee engagement, is linked to a growing list of key performance indicators (KPIs): productivity, profitability, retention, satisfaction, and more.

CRE Review - May 2017
May 2017
During the last 10 years, data centers have become a prevalent part of today's society and a critical component to most companies' business and real estate portfolios.

CRE Review - April 2017
April 2017
From author Christopher Kelly's vantage point, there are three disruption drivers in CRE. First, there's the type of work itself. Work-life balance is being replaced by work-life integration in which our work and life play out in parallel.

CRE Review - March 2017
March 2017
Behavioural design is a methodology that seeks to use space design to drive specific behaviour(s). Find out how scientists are using tools and techniques to help simplify human behaviour, and how designers are planning around behavior and shaping it.

CRE Review - February 2017
February 2017
Design with these four principles at the forefront of workplace fosters teamwork and leads to innovation, providing a competitive advantage and the potential to effectively chart an organizations ideal future.

CRE Review - January 2017
January 2017
In 2010, Leesman set out to answer this question by creating a wholly independent benchmarking tool that could measure the effectiveness of workspace based on the views of the employee.

CRE Review - December 2016
December 2016
In terms of protection, we now have to accept that we all have a part to play: ownership and responsibility in preventing, detecting and protecting not only ourselves, but others.

CRE Review - November 2016
November 2016
Earlier this year, leading organizations in corporate real estate (CRE) presented their credentials for consideration for the coveted 2016 H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator's Award (GIA). Finalists competed through presentations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge in July.

CRE Review - October 2016
October 2016
Top corporate real estate (CRE) executives are recognizing that the growing, global, movement toward "corporate sustainability" has created a remarkable opportunity for CRE to offer C-suite visible strategic leadership. CoreNet Global "Sustainability Strategies" MCR seminar faculty observe, "Sustainability creates an unprecedented opportunity for CRE."

CRE Review - August 2016
August 2016
What if we could reliably improve knowledge worker effectiveness? While there are many ways to create value for an organization, the role of the physical workplace in increasing productivity has always been the hardest to pin down.

CRE Review - July 2016
July 2016
Today's worker is more mobile and more connected than ever before, which means that businesses can operate anywhere. Especially in mature urban centers, the pushback against escalating real estate leasing and ownership costs is escalating.

CRE Review - June 2016
June 2016
App Helps Capital One Employees Engage More with Real Estate: Imagine an app that simplifies and consolidates a whole range of real estate services for employees, from finding a conference room to use, to submitting a work order for a burned-out light bulb. That was the goal behind @Work, an associate-facing mobile workplace app developed last year by Capital One.

CRE Review - May 2016
May 2016
Oracle Building Takes Smart and Green to the Max: It’s said if you’re going to do something, then do it right. The poor grammar of that idiom notwithstanding, it’s an important one to follow when developing a building intended to be supremely smart and green. And that’s exactly how Oracle Corp. approached building a new office in Burlington, MA.

CRE Review - April 2016
April 2016
Are Your Building-Control Systems Secure Against Cyberattacks?: Building-control systems with embedded communications technology – and those enabled via an Internet Protocol (IP) address – provide critical services that allow a building to meet the functional and operational needs of occupants.

CRE Review - March 2016
March 2016
Balancing Care and Workplace Continuity - a first person account from San Bernardino County: At 11 a.m. on Dec. 2, 2015, San Bernardino County’s Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux received word from the county sheriff’s department: “We have an active shooter in the area.” This would be the first notice county leaders would receive of a shooting incident that had taken place in the City of San Bernardino.…

CRE Review - February 2016
February 2016
The Sharing Economy and Corporate Real Estate: As the “shared economy” — one that is based on collaboratively leveraging underused assets — begins to take root, corporate real estate executives should be prepared for dramatic changes in the way space is viewed, acquired and used, according to a new report from CoreNet Global.

CRE Review - January 2016
January 2016
Lessons from the Frontline – Real Estate Planning for Today’s Reality: In the days of more traditional tenants, like banks and insurance companies, planning was an annual event.

CRE Review - December 2015
December 2015
Biophilic Design – A Natural Next for Workplace Interiors: Workplace wellness – it’s an issue that those of you in corporate real estate and your colleagues have been hearing about and grappling with for more than a decade.

CRE Review - November 2015
November 2015
The Future Face of CRE: It’s clear that a more strategic role for corporate real estate is needed for the future of business enterprise.

CRE Review - October 2015
October 2015
Feeding The Peak – Time to Rethink Our Approach to Peak Usage? “...why do we keep constructing roads, railways, office spaces and energy infrastructure to serve peak demands when so much of this capacity is left unused for so much of the time?

CRE Review - September 2015
September 2015
Forecasting the Future – An Interview with Magnus Lindkvist: The world-renowned futurologist and keynote speaker for the CoreNet Global Summit in London shares his thoughts on the value of contrarianism, why the ‘War for Talent’ is a misnomer and why he doesn’t believe in trying to forecast the future in multiple-year time spans.

CRE Review - August 2015
August 2015
36 Under 36: Up-and-Coming Young Leaders in CoreNet Global - Graduation season has come and gone, but 36 up-and-coming corporate real estate (CRE) professionals and CoreNet Global members are at the top of the class..