Real Estate & Construction Industry Disruption In Progress: WeWork x FieldLens

Construction Dive's Hallie Busta reports on the recent acquisition of construction software startup FieldLens by commercial real estate startup WeWork. Never heard of either? You may not be alone, if you have been working in the built environment for some time. Chances are, however, that you'll be hearing a lot more about WeWork and their … Continue reading Real Estate & Construction Industry Disruption In Progress: WeWork x FieldLens

IFMA releases Green Cleaning guide for facilities management professionals

Besides aesthetic considerations, maintaining a clean facility has numerous benefits including prolonged useful life of building components, improved indoor environmental quality, reduced exposure to pathogens, and it can even mean improved efficiency lowering energy costs. So it should come as no surprise that "green cleaning" practices are integral to more sustainable operations and maintenance of … Continue reading IFMA releases Green Cleaning guide for facilities management professionals

TV’s Property Brothers launch new venture to explore the risky world of custom homebuilding

Property Brothers, Jonathon and Drew Scott, are jumping from the fire of the small screen into the frying pan of real estate development and custom homebuilding with their latest venture, Dream Homes by Scott Living. Lucy Cohen Blatter, of Mansion Global, has more in an exclusive interview with the brothers: Jonathan, a professional contractor, takes … Continue reading TV’s Property Brothers launch new venture to explore the risky world of custom homebuilding

Basket-shaped building, former HQ for basket company, not finding many buyers

What must have seemed like such a good idea at the time—Longaberger basket company constructing a 7-story building in the shape of their flagship product—has made it very difficult for commercial real estate brokers trying to sell the building. It seems nobody wants to locate their offices in a giant basket. According to Bloomberg: The … Continue reading Basket-shaped building, former HQ for basket company, not finding many buyers

Professionally shot drone photography is changing the real estate industry

Having worked with some professionally shot drone footage of properties for use in legal disputes, what I like the most about it is the way that it puts things into context so well. In real estate, location is everything, and nothing compares to a drone for impact in highlighting a property's location. Digital Journal has an interview … Continue reading Professionally shot drone photography is changing the real estate industry