September 2018

Found 3 blog entries for September 2018.

State and Local Incentives Abound for Corporate RelocationsIn light of Amazon's much-publicized city search, municipalities and regions across the country have begun to reexamine the tax incentives and other perks that are appropriate in an effort to attract new business. Deal-making has positive long term benefits for many communities, but there are also some downsides. What are some of the pros and cons of business enticements, and just how much is too much?

Moving a corporate headquarters or opening a major new facility is a major undertaking, no matter how the effort is measured, one that often spans years of planning, negotiation and decision-making. Costs can be staggering in terms of both dollars and disruption, and a relocation frequently affects corporate culture and employee morale in much the

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Future Workplace Changes Stem from Millennial Generation PhilosophyThe rapid expansion of the Millennial workforce globally, particularly in the United States, has produced a series of changes in business philosophy that could not have been envisioned two decades ago and was, even more recently, not totally acknowledged.

Today, it is evident that these younger, more demanding employees who now constitute the largest single age group across all industries, are the catalyst for change that will have a lasting effect on the economy, the workforce and even the design of buildings and factories. It's based in technology, but it's not only the online presence that is noticeable.

What Millennials Actually Want

Much has been written about the new generational need for "life-work balance." Baby boomers had more

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New Technology Tools Will Change the Face of Commercial Real EstateIt's obvious that the diverse field of commercial real estate—development, design, management and sales—is changing rapidly, influenced by emerging trends in business and technology that have an effect over a broad spectrum of industries. This new reality may initially be disruptive, but there are changes in store that will affect all aspects of real estate business.

Newer technology innovations will influence all asset classes of commercial real estate, according to a recent article in Forbes, including workspaces and shopping centers, distribution centers and offices. Retail operations have been most affected to date, perhaps, as evidenced by the growth of online ordering, but change is pervasive across the field.

While disruption is

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