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2019

June 5, 2019
CoreNet Global Announces Audio Format for the LEADER Magazine

CoreNet Global, the leading professional association for corporate real estate, announced today that the premiere publication for the profession, the LEADER magazine, is now available in an audio format.

May 30, 2019
CoreNet Global Announces Winners of 2019 Awards for Professional Excellence and Sustainable Leadership in Corporate Real Estate

CoreNet Global, the leading professional association for corporate real estate, has announced the winners and finalists of its annual global best practice awards. CoreNet Global presents the awards each year to leading organizations that demonstrate best-in-class practices in advancing thought leadership in corporate real estate.

January 22, 2019
Future Focus: When Looking Ahead, Talk to Members

As part of an initiative to examine future forces shaping the corporate real estate profession, CoreNet Global spent time interviewing its members worldwide.

January 17, 2019
CoreNet Global releases FutureForward 2025 reports

CoreNet Global is pleased to announce the release of its FutureForward 2025 reports, a series of white papers focused on the future of belonging, convening, learning, and information and content in the year 2025 – and beyond.

January 17, 2019
CoreNet Global releases FutureForward 2025 reports

CoreNet Global is pleased to announce the release of its FutureForward 2025 reports, a series of white papers focused on the future of belonging, convening, learning, and information and content in the year 2025 – and beyond.

January 15, 2019
CORENET GLOBAL CHARTS OWN VISION, LEADERSHIP ROLE IN GROUNDBREAKING STUDY

CoreNet Global, the professional association that has been predicting corporate real estate trends for more than two decades, has completed a landmark research effort that forecasts the future of belonging, convening, learning and information and content for the association in the year 2025 and beyond.

January 15, 2019
CORPORATE REAL ESTATE THROUGH 2025: CORPORATE REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS COULD EVOLVE INTO “EXPERIENCE MANAGERS”

In a sweeping, global study of the corporate real estate profession, CoreNet Global has identified the most influential trends through 2025 and beyond.

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2018

December 5, 2018
IN A DECADE? CORPORATE REAL ESTATE EXECUTIVES PREDICT THAT AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES WILL BECOME PREVALENT BETWEEN 2025 AND 2034

In a series of surveys conducted by Cushman & Wakefield onsite at CoreNet Global Summits in North America, Asia, and Europe, corporate real estate executives predict that the prevalence of autonomous vehicles (AV) will occur between 2025 and 2034.

November 29, 2018
CoreNet Global and OSCRE International Announce New Affiliation Providing Data Governance Education to Advance Corporate Real Estate’s Digital Future

CoreNet Global, the Global Association for Corporate Real Estate and OSCRE International, the leading international consortium focused on transforming the way digital information drives the real estate industry, today announced a new collaborative education initiative designed to provide CoreNet Global members access to data governance education.

November 19, 2018
Electronic Vote for the Board of Directors Proposed Slate: Closes December 7, 2018

As per CoreNet Global Bylaws, the Board of Directors presents a slate of new directors to the general membership for a vote each year. The “Call for Nominations” process began in May of this year and all members were notified of the nomination process. The Nominating Committee vetted candidates and presented a slate to the Board of Directors to fill terms beginning April 1, 2019.

November 13, 2018
Experience is today’s business benchmark

Experience is today’s business benchmark. Organizations that invest in their employees’ and customers’ experiences are more productive, valuable, attractive, innovative and profitable

October 17, 2018
2018 Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year - Matthias Grimm

CoreNet Global, the premier professional association for corporate real estate professionals, named Matthias Grimm, Vice President, Head Global Real Estate & Facilities, SAP SE as the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year. The award was presented at the CoreNet Global Summit, currently underway in Boston, MA.

October 5, 2018
CoreNet Global Announces Three Distinguished Leader Inductees

CoreNet Global is pleased to announce the induction of three members into its new Distinguished Leaders Circle: Matt Fanoe, Frank Robinson, MCR; and Ron Zappile, Sr.

May 29, 2018
CORENET GLOBAL ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2018 AWARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE AND SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP IN CORPORATE REAL ESTATE

Winners and Finalists in Each Category Will Compete for the 2018 H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award; Winner Will Be Named at the 2018 Global Summit in Boston

May 28, 2018
What are the most pressing issues facing the corporate real estate profession?

CoreNet Global is hosting a Co-Creation Lab at the Summit in Boston October 14-17, and we’re asking you to identify the top challenges you are facing in corporate real estate (CRE).

April 2, 2018
David Kamen named Board Chair

The Board of Directors of CoreNet Global, the leading global association for the corporate real estate profession, announced today that it has named new officers beginning April 1, 2018.

March 15, 2018
Student Team from Georgia Institute of Technology Wins Global Competition to Address Challenges Faced by Corporate Real Estate Professionals

A team of students from Georgia Institute of Technology won the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge, a global competition in which student teams design scenarios that address challenges faced by corporate real estate professionals. Finalists from three universities competed this week at the CoreNet Global Summit in Singapore.

March 13, 2018
CoreNet Global Distinguished Leaders Circle Call For Nominations

CoreNet Global is pleased to announce the call for nominations for its new Distinguished Leaders Circle. Those inducted will have earned the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a member. It recognizes the lifetime achievements and meaningful contributions individuals have made to the corporate real estate profession -- and the association -- over the course of their careers.

March 12, 2018
Keynote Speakers Announced for CoreNet Global Summit in Madrid

CoreNet Global is excited to announce that Anders Indset, one of the world’s leading Business Philosophers, and professional poker player Caspar Berry will be keynote speakers at the upcoming CoreNet Global Summit in Madrid, 24-27 September 2018.

January 22, 2018
Keynote Speakers Announced for CoreNet Global Summit in Singapore

CoreNet Global is excited to announce that world-renowned futurist Ben Pring and acclaimed innovator Dr. Jordan Nguyen will be the general session speakers at the upcoming CoreNet Global Summit in Singapore, 12-15 March 2018.

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2017

November 8, 2017
CoreNet Global Names Stephen Dunn the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year

CoreNet Global, the most prominent professional association for corporate real estate professionals, named Stephen Dunn, Director of Workplace at CSRA, Inc, as the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year. CoreNet Global made the announcement yesterday at the Global Awards & Recognition Dinner held in conjunction with the Global Summit in Seattle.

November 8, 2017
CoreNet Global Names Young Leader of the Year in Corporate Real Estate; Announces New Initiatives Geared to Young Professionals

CoreNet Global, the most prominent professional association for corporate real estate executives, today announced the winner of its H. Gordon Wyllie, MCR, Young Leader of the Year Award. The award was presented during the association’s North American Global Summit being held this week in Seattle, Wash.

November 8, 2017
Leverton wins the 2017 H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global

ATLANTA (NOVEMBER 8, 2017) — CoreNet Global, the leading professional association for corporate real estate, workplace and economic development professionals, has named Leverton the winner of the 2017 H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award for advancements in corporate real estate.

November 1, 2017
Corporate Real Estate Managers Embrace Coworking

Coworking, the style of work marked by open shared spaces among workers of different companies and popularized by “solopreneurs” and tech workers, is quickly being embraced by those who manage real estate needs for large corporations.

September 11, 2017
CRE Can Guide Corporations Through Brexit

Brexit Scenarios Explored at CoreNet Global Summit; Global Gathering of Corporate Real Estate Executives In London

June 19, 2017
Nominations are Open for the 2018-2021 Board of Directors

CoreNet Global is seeking strong candidates from a broad mix of members from around the world to help set the strategic and governance direction for the association.

June 7, 2017
"Make In India" Promises Growth In Corporate Real Estate Profession

New Report Released by CoreNet Global; 4th Annual India Conference Will Be Held in Bangalore 21 June 2017

May 10, 2017
CoreNet Global Announces Winners of 2017 Awards for Professional Excellence and Sustainable Leadership in Corporate Real Estate

Finalists for the Global Innovator's Award Competition Also Announced; Winner Will Be Named at the 2017 Global Summit in Seattle

April 20, 2017
Rising Rents, Increased Headcounts and Need for Flexibility Are Key to Growth in Coworking

New Study Released by CoreNet Global and Cushman & Wakefield Shows that Coworking is A Major Trend For The Workplace; More Than Half Of Corporate Real Estate Executives Considering Coworking Spaces For Employees

April 18, 2017
Corporate Real Estate Community Addresses Air Quality Issues in China

China is grappling with a serious air pollution crisis that not only poses a threat to public health, but also could very well be an impediment to China’s economic growth.

March 31, 2017
CoreNet Global Announces New Board Officers

The Board of Directors of CoreNet Global, the leading global association for the corporate real estate profession, announced today that it has named new officers beginning April 1, 2017:

March 3, 2017
A Sense of Community in the Workplace Fosters Productivity

While the term “workplace” today can refer to a range of settings, including the living room table, coffee shop, co-working spaces and traditional offices, one common theme consistently emerges: a sense of community fosters teamwork and results in greater productivity.

February 9, 2017
To Win the War for Talent, Corporations Will Need to Provide "Best in Class," High-Tech Workplaces

In order to win the war for talent, one of the most pressing concerns for corporations globally, they will need to offer "best in class" workplace experiences based on the latest technology and services for employees, according to new research findings presented by CoreNet Global and ISS World Services.

January 31, 2017
Corporate Real Estate Positioned to Lead in the CSR Effort

Corporate Social Responsibility is increasingly being used as a tool for expressing the values of companies and their shareholders, a way of linking organizations to popular or important issues, and a point of pride for employees, according to a report from CoreNet Global, The Bigger Picture: The Future of Corporate Real Estate.

January 26, 2017
Compensation Steadily Rises for Corporate Real Estate Professionals

In a recent survey of corporate real estate executives at corporations globally, 81% reported that their base salary increased from 2015 to 2016 by an average of 4.6%.

January 17, 2017
Wellness Works: Companies Report Increase in Productivity Measures through Focus on Employee Health

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.

January 4, 2017
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

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.

January 4, 2017
Vietnam Presents Opportunities for Corporate Real Estate

Changes in governmental policies and economic expansion in Vietnam have paved the way for growth in corporate real estate (CRE).

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2016

November 2, 2016
Student Team from University Of Illinois Wins Global Competition to Address Challenges Faced by Corporate Real Estate Professionals

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.

October 24, 2016
CoreNet Global Names John Vazquez the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year

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.

October 24, 2016
CoreNet Global Names the First Young Leader of the Year in Corporate Real Estate

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.

October 24, 2016
JLL Wins the 2016 Global Innovator's Award from CoreNet Global

Professional services firm JLL received the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global.

October 18, 2016
Corporations Favoring Urban Settings Over Suburbs

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.

August 23, 2016
The Future of Corporate Real Estate in the Global Economy

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.

July 14, 2016
Connecting Corporate Real Estate with the Bigger Picture

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.

July 12, 2016
Corporate Real Estate Function is Becoming More Aligned with C-Suite

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

May 26, 2016
Outsourcing to Increase in Corporate Real Estate

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.

May 17, 2016
Beacons are Sending a Signal to Corporate Real Estate Professionals

Beacons, electronic devices that can be as small as a cookie, are infiltrating everyday life and demonstrating important ramifications for corporate real estate professionals.

May 12, 2016
CoreNet Global Announces Winners of 2016 Awards for Professional Excellence, Economic Development and Sustainable Leadership in Corporate Real Estate

Finalists for the Global Innovator’s Award Competition Also Announced; Winner To Be Named at the 2016 Global Summit North America in Philadelphia

May 1, 2016
Smart Cities in India will Share Corporate Real Estate as Profession Emerges

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.”

March 30, 2016
Compensation Levels Continue to Rise for Corporate Real Estate Executives

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.

March 14, 2016
Brazil Pushes Green Building Forward

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.

February 11, 2016
China Sees Emergence of Smart Cities

New Report From CoreNet Global Details Growth of Smart Cities And Their Potential Impact on Corporate Real Estate

February 9, 2016
The Sharing Economy and Corporate Real Estate

CoreNet Global Report: CRE Needs to Become Flexible and Immediate

January 5, 2016
Corporate Real Estate Opportunities Grow as ASEAN Becomes a Unified Economic Market, According to CoreNet Global Report

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.

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2015

December 22, 2015
CoreNet Global Hosts India Conference

CoreNet Global recently hosted more than 120 attendees at its 2nd annual India Conference in Bangalore, titled: Corporate Real Estate in India: Influence, Ideas & Infrastructure.

October 29, 2015
Global Innovator's Award

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.

October 21, 2015
"Orchestrating" Corporate Real Estate

Team of Students From Tsinghua University in China Wins First-Ever Academic Challenge Presented by CoreNet Global

October 21, 2015
Ken Lynch Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year

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.

September 8, 2015
Workplace Wellness Efforts are Here to Stay

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."

June 8, 2015
Academic Challenge Update

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.

April 14, 2015
DTZ to Utilize BenchCoRE

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.

April 1, 2015
Planon and CoreNet Global Collaborate on BenchcoRE Initiative

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.

March 20, 2015
CoreNet Global Announces New Board Members and Chair Elect at 2015 Global Summit Asia Pacific

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.

March 17, 2015
CoreNet Global Launches Academic Challenge: College Students to Develop New Strategies for the Management of Corporate Real Estate

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.

March 12, 2015
CoreNet Global's BenchCoRE Corporate Real Estate Benchmarking Service Aligns with OSCRE

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.

March 11, 2015
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

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.

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