Real Estate

Jul 2, 2021

Rob Handfield Advises Waiting to Buy a Home Amid Decreasing Lumber Costs

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, warns potential home buyers against purchasing during the initial decrease in lumber costs as it is still at peak price. “I would advise people, if you’re building, hold off,” said Handfield. […]

Mar 30, 2021  |  Director's Blog

The Close Ties Between Real Estate and Supply Chains Uncovered: The Colliers-SCRC Webinar Reveals It All!

I hosted an incredibly informative webinar today with real estate experts Bill Condon and Matt McGregor of Colliers International  for a “fireside chat”. We spoke about a number of seemingly diverse topics: the impact of autonomous vehicles, smart edge technologies, e-commerce and […]

Sep 27, 2020  |  Director's Blog

Working from Home Versus the Office: Implications for Property Management

I was part of the World Commerce and Contracting (the new version of IACCM) Vibe Summit this past week, and had a great set of conversations with a number of executives about what the current work environment holds.  A number […]

Sep 14, 2016  |  Director's Blog

1IT Enterprise publishes special issue on Big Data Predictions

The online magazine 1IT Enterprise recently published a special issue on some of the emerging predictions about Big Data in their latest ediction.  Many of the enterprises working in this space are still thinking about how applications can access data […]

Apr 18, 2014  |  Director's Blog

Real Estate: A Massive Working Capital Opportunity in Organizational Supply Chains

I recently had the opportunity to interview a group of individuals who work for a large life sciences company in their facilities management group.  Like many such groups, Facilities are often involved in the typical activities of maintenance and upkeep […]