March 12th, 2018
Each week, I select a few articles that rise above the fray and hopefully help you on your journey in the CRE world. They pull from one of four "corners:" corporate real estate, technology, management science and anything positive. I welcome your comments on these articles and the submissions of others (with credit to you if I post them). I wish you a terrific week!
These are the top 2 contenders for Amazon's HQ2, according to economists and housing experts"Most said Northern Virginia and Atlanta are highly likely, while Los Angeles, the New York City area, and Miami are considered long shots.
Atlanta has ample space for Amazon to grow, a business-friendly regulatory climate, and very low housing costs — which could all be big selling points for the company. Northern Virginia is close to policymakers in DC and has an emerging tech industry." www.businessinsider.com[tweet_box design="box_09" float="none"]Atlanta has ample space for #Amazon to grow, a business-friendly regulatory climate, and very low housing costs — which could all be big selling points for the company #HQ2 #cre[/tweet_box]
"The data shows that fast growing companies are hiring fewer people, even as revenue swells..Founders choke up talking about their full parking lots and how many employees children they've help put through college." The reality is that companies are doing more with less. www.inc.com
Ambitious Warehouse Project will Seek Twice The Usual RentTractor trailers will haul loads to second floor of 3-story, $90M structure near JFK"Real estate developer Triangle Equities has purchased a large parking lot near John F. Kennedy International Airport and plans to erect one of the city’s first multistory warehouse buildings there.
The company, along with an undisclosed pension-fund partner and investment firm Township Capital, paid $25.4 million for the roughly 3-acre site at 130-24 S. Conduit Ave. The group will spend roughly $90 million more raising a 300,000-square-foot, 3-story warehouse on the parcel." www.crainsnewyork.com
What to Do If Calls, Texts, and Coworker Drop-bys Are Stressing You Out"As a time management coach, I’ve found that these reactions happen because one of the main keys to managing your own time is managing expectations with others. In a society where people have the ability to communicate instantly, a quick response can become an expectation. But it’s an expectation that we can’t always meet, especially when we’re trying to get work done. This gap between expectations and what we can actually do can lead to a lot of guilt, especially when it comes to the people closest to us. When left unaddressed, this guilt can manifest in a fight-or-flight response — we snap at people who interrupt or simply ignore attempts at connection.." www.hbr.orgThe Vast Difference Between Managing and Leading"Authentic Leaders understand the difference between what gets managed and who gets led. Authentic Servant Leaders understand better than anyone that people who are led commit to the leader and their vision. They understand that people who are led will outperform people who are managed every single day." www.stevekeating.meYour success blesses others. I wish you a great a hugely impactful week!