Monthly Archives: February 2017

“Onshoring” Leads to the Growth of Niche Industry in the U.S.

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Feb. 28, 2017

contact centerChances are, unless you need tech support or have billing questions, you probably don’t think much about contact centers. But evolving consumer and client preferences in the digital age have accelerated the growth of this niche industry in recent years. In 2016, the contact center industry grew across world markets, outpacing economicRead More

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Thriving Retail in Houston’s Master-Planned Communities

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Feb. 22, 2017

Houston's master-planned communities

Houston continues to be one of the strongest retail markets in the U.S. The city’s retail sector saw record amounts of development and absorption throughout 2016.

This comes as a surprise to many outside of the Houston metro whose perception is that the drop in oil prices has negatively impacted every aspect… Read More

CRE Strategies for the “New Normal” of the Oil & Gas Industry

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Feb. 13, 2017

By: Bruce Rutherford, International Director of JLL’s Global Energy Practice Group

Oil & Gas Industry

Surviving the downturn has been the name of the game with layoffs, bankruptcies, and mergers and acquisitions dominating energy headlines in recent years. Subleasing excess space has been the primary option for reducing CRE costs, but additional coping strategies exist.

JLL’s… Read More

Facility-Related Strategies to Reduce Healthcare Associated Infections

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Feb. 8, 2017

Reducing healthcare associated infections (HAIs) is a clinical goal and business necessity for healthcare leaders.

Facility design, operations and management are powerful, yet often overlooked tools to control and reduce HAIs.

Infection control measures in these areas can decrease HAI rates and create cost-savings and revenue gains from value-based reimbursement contracts and lower operating costs.

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Categories: Healthcare.