The July digital issue of CPE is now available!
- Jul 03, 2014
Editor’s Note: Energy Matters
Energy has become a paramount priority for commercial real estate owners and operators.
News Story: The Quarter-Billion-Dollar Merger
Sixty years after its establishment as a tenant-focused brokerage firm, and a dozen more after its management-led buyout, Studley has gone global, merging with London-based Savills PLC, a leading international player in commercial real estate occupier representation.
Trend Story: Bridging the Affordable Housing Gap
As federal resources have been cut in an effort to balance the budget, key affordable housing programs have been threatened.
Cover Story: The Golden Touch
CPE’s Distinguished Achievement Award Winners have been announced!
New Vision: Intelligent HVAC
Ray Pustinger chats with CPE’s editorial director about energy reduction, utility incentives and the smart grid.
Development: BRAC’s Tracks
Every five to 10 years since 1988, Congress has started a wave of redevelopment that ripples across the country.
Technology: High-Tech Hospitality
Not long ago, a high-tech hotel had card keys and Wi-Fi. These days, new technology products and refinements of established technology are being rolled out to improve both the behind-the-scenes efficiency of the hotel and the guest experience.
Property Management: Storm Break
Property insurance rates drop, but in Tornado Alley, bargains are scarce.
Sustainability: Greening Walgreens
Julius Caesar’s infamous fate notwithstanding, the Ides of March represents quite the fond memory for the brain trust behind the Walgreens drugstore mega-chain’s envelope-pushing facilities sustainability push.
Finance & Investment: At Your Service
Loan servicers are keeping active, with a volume uptick expected.
Going green attracts tenants, generates revenue and provides long-term value for commercial real estate players.
Law & Policy: Turning the Tide
Court decision promises to reduce California hospitality property taxes.