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IEEE To Host First International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2)

IEEE will host the inaugural International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) in Guadalajara, Mexico October 25-28, 2015 at the Hilton Guadalajara. With a conference theme “Smarter Cities for Sustainability,” ISC2 will focus on solutions to fuel sustainable economic development in cities facing ever-changing factors such as population growth, climate change, and congestion. ISC2 provides a forum to exchange ideas and share best... [...]

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Real Estate Tech: Choose, Implement, Train, Compete

Technology is a key competitive advantage in the real estate industry, but there are too many to choose from and it can be hard to discern which ones are right for a commercial real estate team. To provide insight, Aquicore, a Washington, DC based provider of energy management and tenant billing software for large commercial and industrial portfolios, has created an eBook, titled Adopt Real Estate Technology To Increase Tenant Retention. Divided... [...]

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New Partner For MIT Center For Real Estate

The MIT Center for Real Estate in Boston, MA and Orevco, a commercial real estate technology company, launched a partnership in July 2015 under which the Center aims to aid the Seattle, WA firm in its work to impact the commercial real estate brokerage industry. A private commercial real estate exchange, Orevco offers two products that use sophisticated predictive analytics to help property owners make the most beneficial decisions when... [...]

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Does Communication Trump Technology For Real Estate Managers?

More than 1,400 real estate management professionals from across the United States and Canada recently participated in a comprehensive study to help define the responsibilities and competencies for successful real estate managers. In this job analysis conducted by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), participants working in all property types identified the essential tasks and knowledge required in their jobs today. IREM released an... [...]

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Tech Tools Help Close Deals, Continue Education

During the CCIM Institute 102 course about market analysis for CRE investment in July 2015, Paula L. Bruns closed one deal totaling nearly $100,000 in commission, signed up one existing tenant and two new tenants for leases, and proposed six new transactions. “It has taken me a long time to realize that my deal flow increases when I sign up for a CCIM class,” says Bruns, vice president at Colville Office Properties in... [...]

Philadelphia Mayor Nutter To Address Facility Managers At World Workplace

Mayor Nutter will be part of the opening World Workplace events with remarks at 10 a.m. on October 2,... [...]

BOMI International And Spring Arbor University Partner To Create New Facilities Management Major

The partnership incorporates three BOMI International Facilities Management Certificate (FMC) offerings into a selection of Spring Arbor University’s Organizational Management major and Business major... [...]

FM ALERT: IFMA Survey Looks At FM Salaries, And More

The “Profiles 2011 Salary and Demographics Report,” based on a survey of 4,353 fms in 45 nations, points to a career that compensates... [...]

IFMA Celebrates 20,000 Member Milestone

IFMA members are a diverse group of facility management professionals concerned with the form and function of the built environment. Representing 78 countries, they manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US $100 billion in products and... [...]

World Workplace Brings Latest Trends, Innovations To Phoenix

The event brings workplace professionals from the world’s top business and government organizations together with educators and exhibitors to focus on the future of the work... [...]