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Amazon Case Study Tour Delivers Lesson in Modern Warehouse Operations

A group of students, alumni and faculty from the Masters in Real Estate Development (MRED) program recently got a first hand look at high-efficiency warehouse and distribution operations during a rare behind-the-scenes tour of e-commerce giant Amazon’s warehouse and fulfillment center in Chesterfield, Virginia. Amazon’s Chesterfield center is one of two operated by the company […]

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Accommodating Autonomous Vehicles in the Built Environment

(Re-posted from the NAIOP Blog:  http://blog.naiop.org/2018/01/accommodating-autonomous-vehicles-in-the-built-environment/ and written by Kat Grimsley, Director of the Masters in Real Estate Development program) Accommodating Autonomous Vehicles in the Built Environment POSTED ON JANUARY 31, 2018  BY C. KAT GRIMSLEY, PH.D. CANTAB Alternative, autonomous and electric vehicles were hot topics on the agenda at the 97th meeting of the Transportation Research […]

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Apartment Summit to Focus on Impacts of Coming Generational and Technology Changes

A new generation of renters with shifting tastes, new mobility platforms delivering people and packages, properties as internet of things, virtual reality in design and marketing, robotic furniture systems – we are living in an era of generational change.  Learn about new ideas, disruption, opportunities and challenges for Northern Virginia apartment owners, developers, investors and […]

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Prominent Developer Chip Akridge to Give Annual Leadership Lecture

2018 George Mason Real Estate Leadership Lecture: Chip Akridge Join us for an evening to reflect on a more than four-decade career of developing iconic properties, building an enduring company, and strong civic commitment.  Register HERE. Chip Akridge, Founder and Chairman, Akridge  March 20, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm (includes reception with complimentary food and […]

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