Month: October 2016

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October

2016

Tech Sector Drives Office Acquistions in Dallas, Texas

Telecom and Biotech Companies Make Significant Contributions ‘Diverse’ may be the most accurate way to describe the Dallas economy and that diversity extends within the tech industry. According to JLL’s U.S. Technology Outlook, Dallas is among the country’s top 10 markets...

27

October

2016

Rising Property Sales in Dubai ahead of World Expo 2020

Positive Property Sales Sparks Optimism Property, mortgage and land transactions in Dubai have been picking up with the latest data showing there were 15,500 transactions worth AED60.5 billion in the third quarter of 2016. Overall, the data from the Dubai Land...

25

October

2016

Think Tank To Tackle Flexible Working in the UK

The world of work is changing, now there is a third form of employment An independent review of flexible working from the ‘gig’ economy to 'Uberisation' and contracting has been launched by the Social Market Foundation (SMF). The SMF will...

21

October

2016

Property Funds Resume Trading As Post-Brexit Panic Subsides In Britain

Business As Usual for the UK's Real Estate Market The nervousness which affected the UK's real estate markets following the Brexit vote has subsided. Some property funds have eased penalties on redemptions by investors, while others have resumed trading. At least seven...

20

October

2016

Optimism High for US Commercial Real Estate in 2016

Are CRE Tech Companies Revolutionising the Industry? Commercial real estate executives appear relatively optimistic about the general state of the market in 2016, with many predicting higher than average deal volumes for their firms. When considering the adoption of new technology, most...

19

October

2016

Survey: 93% of Workers Say They’re Most Productive Working Remotely

Reasons for a Work, Life, Balance Where do you go when you have a really important work task or project to do? If you’re like 93% of people, your answer isn’t the office. According to a FlexJobs survey of over 3,100...

5

October

2016

Latest UK Help to Buy Failure ‘A Slap in the Face’

Government Loophole Leaves Many Short-Changed Young people trying to get onto the housing ladder have been left thousands of pounds short of their house deposit because of a Government loophole in the Help to Buy Isa. Under the scheme, home...

4

October

2016

Chinese Firm invests £800m to Build Europe’s Tallest Residential Tower

Major Confidence Boost for London’s Post-Brexit Property Market On the eve of crucial talks between the British and Chinese over investment in the UK, Shanghai’s biggest property developer is to go ahead with an £800m tower in London, poised to...

3

October

2016

Shopping Mall Owners Warm Up to ‘Pop-Up Stores’ in the US

Pop-up Stores, the Answer to Attracting and Boosting Revenue Flexible, short term leases are becoming more common both in the office sector of commercial real estate and now, mall landlords are jumping on the bandwagon in America and turning to short-term retailers...

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