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Wellness Works: Companies Report Increase in Productivity Measures through Focus on Employee Health
January 17, 2017
Undoubtedly encouraging for those who made New Years’ Resolutions to get healthier and perform better at work, a survey of corporate real estate executives at large corporations conducted by CoreNet Global and CBRE Group, Inc. has found that when a company focuses on employee health and wellness, workers report increases in engagement, retention rates increase, and absenteeism declines.

CoreNet Global Announces New Board Members
January 4, 2017

Even With Lower Energy Prices, Corporations Are Focusing On Efficiency, Sustainability and the Pursuit of Zero Net Energy
January 4, 2017
Even without soaring energy prices as a primary motivator, global corporations are increasingly focused on achieving a state of zero net energy (ZNE), according to a report from CoreNet Global.

Vietnam Presents Opportunities for Corporate Real Estate
January 4, 2017
Changes in governmental policies and economic expansion in Vietnam have paved the way for growth in corporate real estate (CRE).

Student Team from University Of Illinois Wins Global Competition to Address Challenges Faced by Corporate Real Estate Professionals
November 2, 2016
A team of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has won the CoreNet Global Academic challenge, a global competition in which student teams design scenarios that address challenges faced by corporate real estate professionals.

CoreNet Global Names John Vazquez the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year
October 24, 2016
CoreNet Global, the most prominent professional association for corporate real estate professionals, named John M. Vazquez, of Verizon, as the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year.

CoreNet Global Names the First Young Leader of the Year in Corporate Real Estate
October 24, 2016
CoreNet Global, the most prominent professional association for corporate real estate professionals, today announced the winner of its first ever H. Gordon Wyllie, MCR, Young Leader of the Year Award.

JLL Wins the 2016 Global Innovator's Award from CoreNet Global
October 24, 2016
Professional services firm JLL received the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global.

Corporations Favoring Urban Settings Over Suburbs
October 18, 2016
A new survey comparing the priorities of corporate CEOs and corporate real estate executives has identified a strong trend in which corporations are locating facilities and offices away from suburban business parks and to central business districts and creative urban environments.

The Future of Corporate Real Estate in the Global Economy
August 23, 2016
For growing small and large corporations, the temptation to enter markets outside of one’s original home is overwhelming and will be even more so in the future due to increasing global connectedness.

Connecting Corporate Real Estate with the Bigger Picture
July 14, 2016
The corporate real estate (CRE) profession will be influenced, disrupted and transformed in the years ahead by a powerful combination of forces that are re-shaping business strategy and operations, consumer preferences, and how and where people want to live and work, according to a new report released today by CoreNet Global.

Corporate Real Estate Function is Becoming More Aligned with C-Suite
July 12, 2016
Survey of Corporate Real Estate Executives, Conducted By CoreNet Global and Sodexo, Finds That Corporate Real Estate Profession is Well-Compensated, With Flexible Hours and Opportunities For Advancement

Outsourcing to Increase in Corporate Real Estate
May 26, 2016
Facility managers and corporate real estate professionals project significant increases in outsourcing, according to a survey released today by CoreNet Global and ISS. Nearly 76 percent of survey respondents reported that they would see “more” or “significantly more” outsourcing by 2025.

Beacons are Sending a Signal to Corporate Real Estate Professionals
May 17, 2016
Beacons, electronic devices that can be as small as a cookie, are infiltrating everyday life and demonstrating important ramifications for corporate real estate professionals.

Corenet Global Announces Winners of 2016 Awards for Professional Excellence, Economic Development and Sustainable Leadership in Corporate Real Estate
May 12, 2016
Finalists for the Global Innovator’s Award Competition Also Announced; Winner To Be Named at the 2016 Global Summit North America in Philadelphia

Smart Cities in India will Share Corporate Real Estate as Profession Emerges
May 1, 2016
As a developing economy with a rapidly growing population, India will see the development of smart cities, but they will be different than other smart cities already taking root around the world. And, the corporate real estate profession in India will be impacted by the way the smart cities develop in India, and how quickly they emerge, according to a new report from CoreNet Global, “Smart Cities in India, The Way Forward.”

Compensation Levels Continue to Rise for Corporate Real Estate Executives
March 30, 2016
In a recent survey of corporate real estate executives at large corporations globally, 83 percent reported that their base salary increased from 2014 to 2015, and 80 percent projected further increases in 2016, according to a survey conducted by CoreNet Global and FPL Associates.

Brazil Pushes Green Building Forward
March 14, 2016
There is no question that green building and sustainability have emerged as a bigger priority in Brazil over the past decade. Yet Brazil is in the early stages of strengthening that green building movement, and the country also has significant environmental challenges to overcome.

China Sees Emergence of Smart Cities
February 11, 2016
New Report From CoreNet Global Details Growth of Smart Cities And Their Potential Impact on Corporate Real Estate

The Sharing Economy and Corporate Real Estate
February 9, 2016
CoreNet Global Report: CRE Needs to Become Flexible and Immediate

CoreNet Global to Host Annual Asia-Pacific Corporate Real Estate Summit in Singapore
January 25, 2016
CoreNet Global will host its annual Global Asia Pacific Summit from 22 -24 March, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Hotel in Singapore. The theme of this year’s Summit is “The Bigger Picture: Geopolitics, Economics & the Environment,” focusing on geopolitical events, the global economy, sustainability and advances in technology that influence the way organizations behave and respond to their CRE goals and strategies, especially in Asia.

Corporate Real Estate Opportunities Grow as ASEAN Becomes a Unified Economic Market, According to CoreNet Global Report
January 5, 2016
Southeast Asia emerges as a major economic force and a driver of global growth accelerating the region’s potential for corporate real estate, according a new report from CoreNet Global, the global association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers.

CoreNet Global and IFMA to Organize Joint Seminar in India
December 18, 2015
CoreNet Global and IFMA (the International Facility Management Association) are partnering to present a one-day seminar in India that will be devoted to both corporate real estate and facility management. The event will be held 11 January 2016 at the Cisco Campus in Bangalore.

CoreNet Global and IFMA to Organize Joint Seminar in India
December 18, 2015
CoreNet Global and IFMA (the International Facility Management Association) are partnering to present a one-day seminar in India that will be devoted to both corporate real estate and facility management. The event will be held 11 January 2016 at the Cisco Campus in Bangalore.

Global Innovator's Award
October 29, 2015
OVG Real Estate, and its Amsterdam office building known as The Edge, have received the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global, the world’s premier association for corporate real estate.

"Orchestrating" Corporate Real Estate
October 21, 2015
Team of Students From Tsinghua University in China Wins First-Ever Academic Challenge Presented by CoreNet Global

Ken Lynch Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year
October 21, 2015
CoreNet Global, the world’s premier professional association for corporate real estate (CRE) executives and workplace professionals, has named Ken Lynch the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year. Lynch, in the CoreNet Global Australia Chapter, is the Global Head of Workplace for ANZ.

Workplace Wellness Efforts are Here to Stay
September 8, 2015
In an open online survey conducted by CoreNet Global, a strong majority of respondents – 80 percent -- said that corporate wellness initiatives represent a "significant trend," while only 20 percent said that they were a "passing fad."

Academic Challenge Update
June 8, 2015
CoreNet Global has announced that its Academic Challenge for graduate and undergraduate college students has so far attracted 45 teams representing 115 students from 37 institutions in 20 countries on four continents.

DTZ to Utilize BenchCoRE
April 14, 2015
DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, has become the second corporate real estate service provider to use data from BenchCoRE, CoreNet Global’s exclusive benchmarking service.

Planon and CoreNet Global Collaborate on BenchcoRE Initiative
April 1, 2015
Boston, MA and Atlanta, GA -- 1 April 2015 – Planon – a market-leading specialist in Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) – has added innovative functionality to its IWMS solution to facilitate corporate real estate professionals’ ease of enrolling and leveraging BenchCoRE: CoreNet Global’s unique benchmarking service for the corporate real estate industry.

CoreNet Global Announces New Board Members and Chair Elect at 2015 Global Summit Asia Pacific
March 20, 2015
HONG KONG (19 March 2015) – CoreNet Global today introduced its newly elected global Board of Directors and officers to a record-setting audience of business leaders at the organization’s 2015 Global Summit Asia Pacific in Hong Kong.

CoreNet Global Launches Academic Challenge: College Students to Develop New Strategies for the Management of Corporate Real Estate
March 17, 2015
ATLANTA, GA 16 March, 2015 -- CoreNet Global, the world’s leading professional association for corporate real estate executives, has announced an academic challenge for graduate and undergraduate college students around the world.

CoreNet Global's BenchCoRE Corporate Real Estate Benchmarking Service Aligns with OSCRE
March 12, 2015
CoreNet Global’s BenchCoRE, an industry leading corporate real estate benchmarking service, has aligned with OSCRE, the Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate, both organizations announced today.

CoreNet Global: Survey Shows that Access to Growing Markets, Existence of Local Talent and Cost are the Most Important Factors that Companies Consider when Locating Facilities in Asia
March 11, 2015
Singapore and Hong Kong remain the cities of choice for international corporates seeking to locate offices facilities in Asia Pacific and Singapore will continue to occupy the top spot for years to come.