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James Bond joins CoreNet?

Tom Carroll Corporate Research Jones Lang LaSalle EMEA Research As the curtain drew on my first Global CoreNet summit in London I again reflected on the mood. I was impressed by the truly international nature of the Corporate real estate community that gathered in London. With such a range of representatives from the four corners [...]

Outsourcing contracts that focus on quality, and not just cost, might reap greater dividends.

Jan C. Laufs Management Board Germany Driving down costs is a dominant part of today’s corporate agenda and within the CRE domain it is ‘knocking on’ to extract as much cost efficiency as possible on leases, space utilisation, facilities management, energy consumption and so much more. And having the same agenda, real estate services providers [...]

‘Transformation’ and ‘Extreme Makeovers’ are in the air.

Tom Carroll Corporate Research Jones Lang LaSalle EMEA Research This being my first CoreNet summit, I did wonder what the atmosphere would be like. Would it be conservative and preoccupied with ongoing economic anxieties and operating challenges? Or would it be excited and energized, and eager for a new phase of change and transformation in [...]

Excitement levels are mounting for the start of the CoreNet Summit

Shelley Frost Director – Corporate Solutions UK Many of my colleagues and clients are arriving from around the world and there is always an added pressure to deliver a great conference when it is in your home city – particularly after London has done such a superb job as host for the Olympics, Paralympics and [...]