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EDF Climate Corps Fellows Deliver Energy Ideas

In June 2015, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced that its 2015 EDF Climate Corps fellows had been deployed to organizations throughout the United States, Mexico, and China to begin the work of cutting costs and carbon emissions through improved energy management. Now in its eighth year, EDF Climate Corps pairs fellows—top graduate students from the nation’s leading universities—with companies, cities, schools,... [...]

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Strategy Required To Drive Digital Transformation

Many employees across all generations are dissatisfied with their organization’s digital progress to date and are voicing a desire to work for digitally mature leaders, suggesting upcoming retention challenges for many companies, according to new research by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte Digital. The report also found that the ability to digitally transform and reimagine a business is determined in large part by a clear... [...]

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15 Schools Competing In University Real Estate Portfolio Challenge

The first annual Real Confidence University Portfolio Challenge™, in which teams from 15 universities compete to create the best-performing portfolio from a mixture of real estate investments, will result in $50,000 for the grand prize winner. The competition, which is underway, is sponsored by NAREIT, Altus Group Ltd., and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF). Under the terms of the challenge, each team... [...]

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Will 2015 Be The Best Year of the Decade for CRE?

The commercial real estate development industry in 2014 saw its best year since 2007, according to an annual report on the state of the industry released July 8 by the NAIOP Research Foundation. The report, entitled “The Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate,” determined that the economic contributions yielded by the development process increased significantly by 40% over the previous year, the largest gain since the market... [...]

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CCIMs Expect International Investment to Grow Substantially

Due to increased demand, international investment in U.S. commercial real estate is surging beyond primary markets, according to the CCIM Institute. While Chinese investment and development companies immediately come to mind, U.S. property investment is a priority for firms from Canada, Norway, Japan, and Germany, which are seeking hefty, safe returns on their investments, according to CBRE Research. “Foreign investment in the U.S. is not... [...]

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... [...]