Mary Jane Olhasso, Economic Development Administrator with the County of San Bernardino, talks about how the CRE 2020 research will help the County plan for and make investments to support the future of their workforce. Mary Jane references the STEAM disciplines — science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics—as fundamental to developing the knowledge base that corporations seek from local talent.
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Doug Sharp discusses how the global financial crisis created a seat in the C-suite for corporate real estate executives as companies focused on cutting costs. With the crisis receding, corporate real estate executives can retain their C-suite position by bringing new ideas to the table, says Doug. Corporate real estate executives need to share strategies for enabling work and boosting productivity.
Blake Layda talks about results of CoreNet Global’s CRE 2020 research which indicates that the service provider-corporate real estate department relationship is changing rapidly, as are service metrics and pricing practices. Blake indicates that outsourced corporate real estate services are becoming more integrated and aligned with the business of the client with service providers becoming an extension of the corporate real estate department to an extent not previously seen.
Kenneth Rudy discussed an innovative new service offering that gives corporate real estate executives unprecedented access to portfolio data to support decision making. By combining smart technology, transactional expertise, business consulting experience and strong analytical skills into one solution, PortfolioCommand helps corporate real estate executives enable their businesses.
Richard McBlaine speaks about how life sciences companies are evaluating the cost of innovation and developing strategies for maximizing return on investment in research and development, including where facilities are located and how they are managed.