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Randy Thompson: Distribution Centers—Big Changes in the Wind

Distribution centers that once shipped full pallets of products are now having to evolve into e-commerce fulfillment centers, where a single pair of jeans, or shoes, or three-pack of tee shirts, or mouthwash, or hair dryers or some combination of all these, have to somehow get into the same box to be shipped to a customer’s home for next-day delivery.
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Mike Geisler: Observations from RECon

There are many markets in the U.S. showing signs of growth, but it is much more conservative than in previous cycles.
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Torrey Littlejohn: Three Keys to Success in Real Estate

As a wife, a mother of two, and a commuter who lives an hour from the office on a “good day,” I’ve had to re-evaluate how I work. Unlike my 20s and early 30s, I can’t always be the first one in and the last one out, but I can be extremely creative about when and how I get work done.
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Linda McMahon: TREC Champions Spark Community Transformation

The Real Estate Council recently hosted its 28th annual FightNight, which attracted more than 1,400 guests and raised more than $1.3 million. FightNight is the biggest industry fundraiser in the country, but many don’t realize the tremendous impact it has on North Texas.
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Scott Beck: Protecting the Downside

Although I consider myself an optimist, I know better than to assume that failure is avoidable. The fact is, failure is simply inevitable in certain situations, and I am constantly practicing and refining my ability to deal with it.

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Tanya Little: Strike the Right Balance in Refinancing CMBS Loans

The balance of the right equity, creative debt, and a timely payoff will be critical over the next 24 months.
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Craig Jones: Focusing on the Business Ahead

With 24.3 million square feet of space currently under construction and 28.7 percent being pre-leased or build-to-suits, we are looking at what lies ahead for this year.
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Tim Hughes: Practicing Conscious Capitalism

I was introduced to conscious capitalism a long time ago, but it has taken many years to see the full-circle impact it has had—on my business in particular.
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Sam Kartalis: Traffic Congestion—You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!

Forget the mounds of traffic statistics and reports from public institutions and the media. Get into your favorite mode of transportation and dare to drive from downtown Dallas to U.S. 380, or vice versa, during morning and evening rush hours.
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Scott Beck: Why I’m Optimistic About the Future

I always have considered myself a glass half-full type of person, a person who does not accept the status quo or simply think outside the box. Rather, I tend to create my own box. Lately, I have begun to ponder what external forces exist in 2016 that have enabled me to be so optimistic about our collective futures.