Category Archive: Construction Management

Oct 19 2014

Cassidy Turley CRE Report Download: Over- or Under-Building?

From Cassidy Turley: There’s mounting evidence that development activity is picking up across the country. Growth in the value of construction underway has been in the double digits for almost 30 consecutive months and, in some sectors, has topped 65%. This report details activity by market and industry type. Download the report or view the …

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Nov 21 2013

JLL’s US Construction Outlook Fall 2013

JLL’s US Construction Outlook Fall 2013 provides analysis on US Construction market trends, including an overview of macro-economic indicators to assess the current state of the construction industry as well as a look at leading indicators to gauge future sentiment regarding the direction of the construction industry.

Jun 19 2013

Second Quarter 2013 Turner Building Cost Index

From Turner Construction: Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2013 Turner Building Cost Index – which measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States – has increased to a value of 859. This reflects a 1.18% increase from the First Quarter 2013 and 4.00% yearly increase from the Second …

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Jun 10 2013

United States Construction Highlights – Summer 2013

This issue of JJLL’s Construction Highlights provides companies with a good sense of where we are on the road to construction recovery, as well as what to expect in the coming months

Aug 06 2012

Vested Outsourcing: P&G, McDonald’s & Microsoft Redefine Winning in Business Relationships

New book looks at a variety of successful outsourcings related to various industries including IT, real estate facility management, construction, and supply-chain management.

Aug 02 2012

Video from 2012 RealComm / IBcon CRE Technology Conference

Video from General Sessions from the 2012 RealComm/IBCon conference is online. Topics include a look at smart buildings, the use of cutting edge technology to facilitate plan reviews in NYC, and a panel discussion on the topic of CRE and technology.

Nov 14 2011

Restaurant Re-use

From CCIM: Most owners of retail properties have restaurant tenants. Whether they are located on an end cap, inline, or on a free-standing outparcel, these restaurants make up an integral component of the retail investment landscape. Savvy property owners recognize that restaurant tenants and transactions require special attention and consideration — at times quite different …

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Jan 27 2010

Cities Entering 2010 Overdue for an Earthquake: Port au Prince, Memphis, Seattle, St. Louis, Charleston, Salt Lake

Port au Prince entered 2010 overdue for a major earthquake.  So did a number of other U.S. cities and communities–and not just those in California.  Try St. Louis, Seattle, Charleston, Memphis, Salt Lake City, and New England. Reports WSB Radio: The earthquake that struck Haiti two weeks ago was the strongest in that country in more …

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Jan 25 2010

Data Center Energy Efficiency

Facebook recently broke ground on their first custom data center, located in Oregon.  Among the energy efficient inclusions: Evaporative cooling system: This system evaporates water to cool the incoming air, as opposed to traditional chiller systems that require more energy intensive equipment. This process is highly energy efficient and minimizes water consumption by using outside …

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Oct 08 2009

Convening for Change: Reports from CORENET Global Las Vegas Summit

Starting today, Jones Lang LaSalle is hosting a blog and tweeting about the CoreNet Global Summit in Las Vegas: We plan to engage both Summit attendees as well as non-attendees by providing perspectives and behind-the-scenes insights on the business and CRE trends being discussed at the conference.