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From the Editor: Building Confidence

News Analysis: The DLA Piper Real Estate Summit and Market Survey
Much of the discussion at DLA Piper’s real estate summit in Chicago centered on the rapidly growing economy and its effects on commercial real estate.

The real estate market for legalized marijuana, George Ratiu on consumers and jobs, and Bryan Hancock on vetting crowdfunding deals.

Cover Story: Pioneer Spirit
Arturo Sneider’s Primestor Development has forged new territory with its shopping centers, introducing retailers to underserved urban communities.

Special Report: Sea Change
As the Panama Canal expansion progresses, the industrial real estate sector is weighing a complex issue: How will this watershed project affect the real estate strategies of end users nationwide?

Special Focus: Hospitality

Development: Here a Hotel, There a Hotel …
The hospitality sector is back in full development swing.

Technology: Automated Response
Today’s hotel technology is about to take another great leap forward.

Property Management: Short Staffed
Recruitment tactics to attract new blood.

Sustainability: Incremental Progress
Slowly but steadily, green leasing is catching on. Here’s what to emphasize.

Finance: Product Shortage
How to fight the tough competition in today’s net lease investment market.

CFO Corner: Clear and Present Risks
Real estate companies have escaped being the public victim of a high-profile security breach so far, but no sector, company or organization is immune to cybersecurity risks.

Law & Policy: Industrial Revolution
Cost-saving opportunities for brownfield developers at the local level.