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September 12, 2019

The Water Is Coming: Battling To Keep Revolutionary-Era Buildings Above Sea Level

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The Founding Fathers' old stomping ground is grappling with storm resiliency.

The Water Is Coming: Boston Battles To Keep Its Revolutionary-Era Buildings Above A Rising Sea

Roughly $80B in Boston real estate is threatened by rising sea levels, and that isn’t just limited to new, glassy towers downtown or in the Seaport. Historic neighborhoods like Bay Village and landmarks like Faneuil Hall and parts of the Freedom…

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Police Say Threat Against Hancock Tower Wasn't Credible

Police Say Threat Against Hancock Tower Wasn't Credible  

While the Boston Police Department continues to monitor 200 Clarendon St., formerly known as Boston’s John Hancock Tower, the organization says an earlier threat to the building isn't credible.  Police were alerted Thursday morning to a potential threat at the 790-foot tower, Boston’s…

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Chicken Sandwich Beef With Chick-fil-A Fueling Popeyes’ Quest To Join The World’s Fastest-Growing Brands

Chicken Sandwich Beef With Chick-fil-A Fueling Popeyes’ Quest To Join The World’s Fastest-Growing Brands  

The chicken sandwich battlefield may be brutal, but it is a boon for retail.Chick-fil-A’s feathers were ruffled over the summer after Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen introduced a new chicken sandwich. Popeyes' combination of a crispy chicken breast, thick-cut pickles and aioli-smeared brioche bun drove massive foot traffic and attention from even highbrow

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New Report Highlights Concrete Steps CRE Firms Can Take To Increase Gender Diversity

 

Despite solid evidence that gender diversity improves companies’ bottom lines, women still hold a small fraction of the top jobs in commercial real estate. Fixing the problem is within reach, but the upper levels of the industry will need to hold themselves to account.

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How The Bay Area's Biggest Construction Companies Cope With Costs

 

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Bay Area has officially passed New York as the world's most expensive place to build. But the region's construction costs have been high for most of this ongoing building cycle, and contractors of all shapes and sizes are looking for ways to adjust.

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3D Printing Poses Real Threat To Supply Chain And The Real Estate That Supports It

With a simple press of a button, one of Whitebox Real Estate co-founder and President Grant Pruitt's foreign-based clients can manufacture a product thousands of miles away in the U.S. using 3D printing technology. 

That may be bad news for industrial real estate, particularly along the coasts.

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Facial Recognition Tech In Real Estate Pits Safety Against Liberty

Its supporters argue it can prevent terrorist attacks and catch criminals. Its critics say it is racist, ineffective and destroys civil liberties.

And now commercial real estate is caught up in the ferocious debate about the use of facial recognition technology. 

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