Is there a future in retail banking?


When I tell my friends that I’m a retail designer they get excited… assuming I’m working on an exciting NYC flagship store or a top name clothing brand. When I say I focus on retail banking I’m greeted with a raised eyebrow.

Is there a future in retail banking? Part II


The bank should be about human interactions, not transactions. When talking about shopping and brand loyalty, Gen Z is looking for real, authentic experiences … and these can’t happen online without forging relationships. With the greatest intergenerational transition of wealth in U.S.

Industry Focus – Retail: Less Than Six Degrees of Separation

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Retail accounts for more than $2 trillion in total GDP impact with consumer spending accounting for more than two-thirds of the U.S. The Tarpon Point Resort at Marina Village is home to a number of upscale retail shops and restaurants. CAPE CORAL: PRIMED FOR RETAILERS.

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

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The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. . Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Office, IT & Call Centers Research & Development Texas Workforce Development banking corporate expansion Employment Infosys Retail Site Selection STEM Technology Technology and Innovation Hub telecommunications

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Cub Cadet Renews Partnership with TD Bank

Green Industry Professionals

TD Retail Card Services will continue to support Cub Cadet by providing consumer and commercial revolving credit financing

The Danger in Using Bank Loans to Fund Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

Did you know that there is no federal transparency required when the government turns to retail bank loans for infrastructure construction? This is how traditional public works funding goes

GE Capital Retail Bank and Briggs & Stratton Introduce Retail Financing Program

Green Industry Professionals

Private-label credit card offers financing on outdoor power equipment products, parts and service

Wells Fargo Retail Services

Green Industry Professionals

Wells Fargo Retail Services, a division of Wells Fargo Financial National Bank, facilitates the delivery of consumer private-label and industry-specific credit card programs to merchants throughout the United States. With nearly 50 years of experience

Best Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Terumo BCT

ENR Construction

Terumo BCT is an innovative medical-device manufacturer that makes products for hospitals and blood banks to safely gather, separate, store and track donated blood

Commercial Construction Real Estate Trends from ICSC 2014

Commercial Construction

If you are a player in the retail world, odds are you spent a few days in Las Vegas last month at ICSC’s “ Global Retail Real Estate Convention ” (RECON). It’s always an exciting event for the retail real estate industry.

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Award of Merit Office/Retail/Mixed-Use - FirstBank HQ Office Building & Parking Garage

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The two-phased bank headquarters project built a parking garage and office addition

Things worth reading: 21st December 2017

BIM & Beam

Gensler designs Texas’ first full mass timber building


Once completed in July, Texas will have its first full mass timber building in the First United Bank building.

What to expect over the holidays

Construction Equipment

Higher call volumes: As consumers start spending over the busy holiday shopping season, this means a spike in inbound customer calls to retail and bank contact centers is coming.

Best and Worst of Commercial Construction Practices in 2009

Commercial Construction

When Chicago lost the 2016 Olympic bid this fall, it was a devastating blow to the city’s restaurant and retail construction industry. High – Niche or value-driven retail construction. Retail construction projects in niche or value-driven markets.

Making a statement with bold Valflon colors


Many restaurants, banks, gas stations, retailers, hotels, and automotive dealerships identify themselves with signature colors, attracting customers.

How to Stop Further Deterioration of Distressed Commercial Assets

Commercial Construction

Whether you’re a bank with distressed commercial real estate assets on your balance sheet, or you’re a real estate investor/developer who purchased a foreclosed commercial property, creating a viable workout plan can be an uphill battle. I’m not going to sugar coat it.

Delinquency rate for commercial real estate loans at lowest level in three years


Trepp, LLC, a provider of information, analytics and technology to the commercial real estate and banking markets, released its August 2013 U.S. CMBS Delinquency Report today. The delinquency rate for US commercial real estate loans in CMBS dropped for the third straight month to 8.38%.

Successful Commercial Construction Strategies and Operations: Tip #2

Commercial Construction

Secure their most recent financial statement and key bank information, such as their line of credit, how long they’ve been a customer and their relationship with their bank. Key Steps Commercial Developers Can Take to Ensure Their Contractors are Financially Stable.

GE Capital

Green Industry Professionals

GE Capitals Retail Finance business is among the countrys most successful retail lenders, with more than 75 years of experience in consumer financing. The business, with its lending entity GE Capital Retail Bank, provides customized credit

City of Woodbury Approves City Place

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The 700,000-square-foot development will complement the existing 400,000-square-foot office building with a hotel, retail, restaurants and banks.

Construction Lead Services-Comparison of Dodge and ConstructConnect

Construction Marketing

The companies also gather this information by employing phone banks of researchers who call their sources to get updates on projects, secure plans, and identify new projects coming down the pipeline. For commercial it may include medical offices, retail, parking garages, etc.

Green Building Bonds as a Game Changing New Source of Capital

Green Building Law Update

With 332 retail properties, the REIT''s portfolio encompasses over 43.9 In November 2013, Bank of America issued the first ever U.S. bank green bond, but again its purpose was not limited to green building. The bank acted as underwriter on Regency’s deal.

What LEED Statistics Tell Us?

Green Building Law Update

Retail - Commercial Interiors. Retail - New Construction. No one homogenous building type predominated and the projects were as varied as the Maui Hyatt Vacation Club to a Bank of America corporate center on Charlotte, NC, and a Kohl’s Department Store in Springfield, OH. More Wells Fargo bank branches were certified than any other single user in April and most were at the Certified level. The U.S.

The Construction Software Toolbox Part 2: More Reasons Why It Pays To Work With A Tech-Savvy Commercial Contractor

Commercial Construction

Mason workers close openings at a Countryside Bank in Chicago. When clients like retail and restaurant managers enter our Facilities Management portal, it’s a one-touch step to put in a service request, whether it’s for emergency, scheduled or preventative construction maintenance.

Pulse: 07/30/2012

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Banking & Credit Crisis. --> Companies. Michigan The Edgewater Group is planning to build Harbor Village, a mixed-use development within the Harbor Shares community, located along the north bank of the St. The project entails constructing a seven-story, 220,000-sq-ft building with 20,500 sq ft of ground-level retail space and a 172-space underground parking garage. subscribe. contact us. advertise. industry jobs. events. FAQ. | ENR Subscriber Login ». -->. -->.

Why You Need a Long-Term Construction Software Partner


That’s changing as businesses everywhere — from online banking to retail and entertainment to software to even tasks like grocery shopping are moving to online operating environments. In case you haven’t heard, construction software use is on the rise. By 2020, technology adoption in construction is expected to reach 70 percent, according to a 2017 report from McKinsey Global Institute.

PSMJ Resources Blog: MHC says starts rise in August; housing is.

PSMJ Resources

MHC says starts rise in August; housing is mixed; retail remains weak; industrial gains. The outlook for retail construction remains bleak. Major national retailers at AGC’s Public-Private Industry Advisory Council meeting on Friday reported they expect to spend more on distribution facilities in 2012 than on new or remodeled stores as they consolidate and speed deliveries to stores and respond to growing online orders. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Nevada Stops Subsidizing Net Metering

Green Building Law Update

This announcement by the largest residential solar installer and lessor in the United States, and whose big banks and large corporate investors in its project finance funds that fund its leases and power purchase agreement options, are the largest beneficiaries of net metering laws across 44 states and Washington DC, might be hyperbole and an attempt at sending a message to other states contemplating similar action. But the retail rate is at an actual loss to the monopoly utility.

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Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

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Within the sector, other local companies offer solutions for practical issues; for example, Truno is a leader in retail technology solutions for grocery stores, and Tyler Technologies produces software for more than 15,000 state and local governments. By the BF Staff.

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Your ENERGY STAR Score is About to Fall Precipitously

Green Building Law Update

The following 1 to 100 ENERGY STAR score models will be updated: bank branches, courthouses, financial offices, hotels, houses of worship, K-12 schools, offices, retail, supermarkets, and warehouses. Building owners that utilize ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager will see a dramatic change in the 1 to 100 ENERGY STAR scores after August 26, 2018. Every score model we reviewed saw a drop in ENERGY STAR score except hotels. You have 75 days to act.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

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“As a responsible retailer, one of our top priorities is reducing our environmental footprint, specifically through the conversion of food that would otherwise go into a landfill,” said Mark McGowan, President, Stop & Shop New England Division.

Universal Design Can Change Your Business

Wolgast Corporation

Whether you are a restaurant, retailer, bank, medical office, or school (to list a few), you likely already have Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards to meet when you build a new building or remodel your existing one; however, if you aren’t already regulated by Title II or Title III, there are still benefits of planning your building for access to everyone, also known as Universal Design, which is different from ADA.

Mastering theme park construction coordination

The Korte Company

A two-story multi-use building that houses a bank, café, photography studio and stroller rentals. Hard Rock Cafe and retail center – St. What makes a good theme park? Is it the attractions? Its layout? How easy it is to move around despite large crowds?

Construction Lead Services: Dodge vs. Reed

Construction Marketing

The companies gather this information by employing phone banks of researchers who call their sources to get updates on projects, secure plans, and identify new projects coming down the pipeline. For commercial it may include medical offices, retail, parking garages, etc.

Less Is More In New England

Business Facilities

Waterstone Retail of Needham, MA has a 500,000-square-foot center underway with Phase 1 now open and Phase 2 approved by the city. million square feet of retail/service space and 2 million square feet of office space. The Stamford City Center has 1 million square feet of retail space.

Iowa: Moving To The Top Of The Class

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In fact, a 2017 joint report from the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), found Iowa to be the easiest state for companies to directly purchase renewable energy. By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue.

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Turner Construction Cost Index down for the Year – But Does it Show the Whole Story?


I was talking with a preconstruction manager at a holiday party last week and he said that they are building retail space at the same square foot cost they were building for this same client in 1995. The Turner Construction Cost Index was released today for the fourth quarter of 2009.

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Building Energy Efficiency, LEAN, and Cloud Technology

Job Order Contracting

Examples of commercial sector buildings include retail stores, office buildings, government buildings, restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals, and leisure and recreational facilities. Professional and government offices, Banks.

Turbocharging Motown’s Recovery

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According to reports, JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s largest bank, will provide $100 million to help Detroit with housing repairs, blight removal, job training and economic development projects over the next five years.