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Opportunity Zones: Update and Guidance Opportunity Zones: Updated Legislation and Guidance

June 2019

The new round of legislation has strengthened the commitment of the IRS and Treasury Department to reducing uncertainty surrounding the operation of Opportunity Zone Funds and supporting the expansion of investment toward Opportunity Zone Businesses, in addition to Opportunity Zone property.
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February 2019

What does 2019 have in store for tenants and workplace? Find out in this thought leadership piece from the Workplace Strategy & Human Experience team about the Top 2019 Trends in Workplace.
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THE FUTURE OF COWORKING AND FLEXIBLE OFFICE SPACE: FIVE POTENTIAL PATHS The Future of Coworking and Flexible Office Space: Five Potential Paths

December 2018

This white paper examines the rapid growth of coworking and flexible office space over the past several years and lays out five possible scenarios for how the sector will evolve during the next five years.
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Myth vs. Reality: Evaluating Popular Misconceptions in Commercial Real Estate Myth vs. Reality: Evaluating Popular Misconceptions in Commercial Real Estate

June 2018

Newmark Knight Frank researchers across the U.S. collaborated to examine six popular commercial real estate myths of 2018 and determine to what extent they are anchored in reality. For each myth, we summarize the popular theory from a national perspective, then address the reality with examples from three major metro markets.
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Renaissance of the Warehouse/Distribution Market Renaissance of the Warehouse/Distribution Market

August 2017

Long an unassuming asset class of the commercial real estate industry, over the past 15 years the warehouse/distribution market has moved front and center as the top performing sector of the real estate industry due to changes in retailing
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The Evolution of the Financial Services Industry The Evolution of the Financial Services Industry

June 2017

The U.S. financial services industry has undergone a period of expansion and change since the Great Recession of 2007-2009. This white paper addresses how the sector's relationship with real estate has been changing.
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2017 Healthcare Outlook Report 2017 Healthcare Outlook Report

May 2017

Our Global Healthcare Services U.S. 2017 Healthcare Outlook covers this year's trends in demand for medical office space, cost reduction and capital initiatives.
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State of U.S. Office Leasing Concessions and the Outlook for 12 Major Cities State of U.S. Office Leasing Concessions and the Outlook for 12 Major Cities

December 2016

This study addresses the state of U.S. office leasing concessions with an outlook for 2017-2018.
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1st Quarter Market Stats

Scale of Disruption

October 2016

This white paper addresses ways in which the sharing economy has disrupted the various commercial real estate asset classes.
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Healthcare Real Estate Global Healthcare Services U.S. Healthcare Real Estate Outlook

June 2016

NKF Global Corporate Services covers this year's trends in space, patient capacity and cost.
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The Impact of Office Space on Employee Productivity

February 2016

This white paper addresses ways in which office space can impact employee productivity. Further, the study quantifies how a loss in productivity may offset a tenant's savings from densification, and how a gain in productivity may offset the additional cost of trophy space.
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Suburban Office Obsolescence

September 2015

Suburban office properties across the U.S. are experiencing varying degrees of obsolescence, some of which is curable with prudent retrofitting. This study quantifies the extent of obsolescence by focusing on five major suburban submarkets, and offers action steps for owners and tenants.
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