Damla Gerhart predicts that corporate real estate executives increasingly will look to combine collaboration- and productivity-enhancing alternative workplace strategies with the goal of furthering “the business of the business” of their companies.
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Elaine Melonides provides an innovative solution for corporate real estate executives, who are challenged to deliver data for decision making in rapidly changing business environments: Jones Lang LaSalle’s PortfolioCommandSM. She gives real-life PortfolioCommand examples from the life sciences, healthcare and telecommunications industries that illustrate the advantages of ongoing portfolio optimization.
Another Summit has come and gone. As I suspected, the conversation has shifted from a single focus on cost cutting to broader solutioning that creates value for the business. Talent, location, workplace, capital and yes, cost are all important.
As always, many great ideas were presented and debated at the Summit. In the end, it’s how you take the ideas, tailor them and present and implement them in your business that makes all the difference! We’ll keep developing tools to enable CRE to create value.
Hope you had a great conference. See you in Orlando.
Jim Scannell, Chairman of CoreNet Global, discusses the extent to which predictions from past CoreNet research reports have come to pass and looks at future trends within “Corporate Real Estate 2020.” The relationship between outsourced service providers and corporate real estate departments will continue to evolve up the value chain, along with increased teaming of the corporate real estate department with other parts of the corporate organization.