Ed Finkel, NAIOP Corporate

Ed Finkel

NAIOP Corporate

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  • Progressive Magazine

Past articles by Ed:

Ports, Intermodal Facilities Spur Trade, Commercial Development

The volume of world trade has grown 80-fold since 1950, yet world GDP has only grown 10-fold, which has meant the need for expanded intermodal infrastructure. Eight million containers were shipped into U.S. ports in 1980, a figure that has exploded to nearly 45 million today, said Walter Kemmsies, managing director, economist and chief strategist at JLL’s U.S. Ports, Airports and Global… → Read More

As Pace of Last Mile Delivery Quickens, Distance Could Shorten

The last mile of retail delivery could become a matter of feet and inches as new models of urban fulfillment centers spring up, according to panelists at the “The Accelerating Pace of Last Mile Delivery” session at CRE.Converge 2017. This could help retailers and e-tailers meet customer demands for not only same-day but same-hour delivery. E-commerce sales hit $395 billion in 2016, a 15.6… → Read More

Panelists Map Out Next Generation of Sustainability

Commercial real estate companies will benefit financially and otherwise from sustainable building concepts like rechargeable battery power, data to protect against extreme weather events, steps toward Net Zero energy use, and benchmarking performance using various third-party sustainability measures, according to panelists on the “Sustainability: The Next Generation” session at CRE.Converge… → Read More

Timber, Glass-on-aluminum Provide Unique Structures, Facades

They might not be the cheapest or easiest materials to work with, but commercial developers who want their structures to stand out from the pack should look at unusual choices like cross-laminated timber or prefabricated glass-on-aluminum panels in constructing their next office building or hospital, said panelists at the session on “Cutting-edge Building Skins and Structures” at CRE.Converge… → Read More

“They’ll Have to Drag Me Out Kicking and Screaming:” DACA Recipients Make Plans

They face choices to stay and fight, slip back into the shadows, or make a sorrowful exit. → Read More