WHAT’S THE CONTEXT? Responsive Web Design in Real Estate

The purpose of this white paper is to educate REALTORS® on the utility of Responsive Web Design for real estate websites. It is also intended to help REALTORS® communicate their needs more effectively to a web developer. The paper will also present a case study for a site built by CRT called REpurposedApps , which was built 1 with Responsive Web Design principles. Finally, it will provide resources that use to evaluate the landscape of what is available to them in the arena of Responsive Web Design.

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The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Whiting-Turner provides construction management, general contracting, design-build and integrated project delivery services on projects small and large for a diverse group of customers. Since 1909, the firm has been guided by the principles of integrity, excellence and an unwavering dedication to customer delight. With offices nationwide, the firm’s over 2,900 salaried professionals provide depth of resources to service nationally and to build locally. The mission of Whiting-Turner is to build on our reputation for integrity, excellence, experience and leadership as the nation’s finest construction organization.

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Increasing Housing Supply and Attainability

whitePaper | December 5, 2019

The goal of the task force’s work was to identify challenges to housing supply, and thus attainability for individuals and families across the income spectrum. Improving the process for approval of development projects, and the citizen participation element of the process, are two critical elements addressed by this report. The sustainability of the region’s economic health relies on an adequate supply of housing that workers can afford. Without a range of housing types, sizes, and price points, the region is unlikely to continue to attract and retain the employment base necessary to support continued economic growth.i A healthy, attainable housing market has been found to bring other benefits as well, including improved government finances, increased expenditures at local businesses, and lower infrastructure and service delivery costs.

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LJ Federal Budget Resi Final SP

whitePaper | June 1, 2021

There is more money for businesses, households and infrastructure. However, the success of the government’s economic recovery plan hinges on how effectively and quickly the new budget measures can create new jobs and assist industries that are reliant on having our international borders open.

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THE TOKENIZATION OF REAL ESTATE

whitePaper | February 20, 2022

Real Estate as an investment has throughout history proven to be one of the strongest performing asset classes. As the largest asset class in the world with a combined estimated value of over $228 trillion, investing in Real Estate has many advantages over investing in stocks, bonds or mutual funds. The most notable benefits of investing in Real Estate and Real Estate-based financial products typically include: a predictable cash flow and ability to generate passive income, an improvable asset with the ability to appreciate in value, and an array of benefits surrounding leverage capabilities and tax advantages.

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The Current State of Disruptive Construction Technologies

whitePaper | November 16, 2021

Construction technology has been relatively stagnant for many decades compared to other, equally crucial sectors. However, the current moment shows evidence for both progress in existing approaches.

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Digital Disruption in Commercial Real Estate

whitePaper | January 30, 2020

This article is the third in a series discussing the disruptors that are remaking commercial real estate and will impact the way we live, build, work, play and invest. Rather than thinking about technology as a defensive, isolated disruption of commercial real estate, we need to contemplate technology in the context of a disruptive framework and consider how technology and accelerated change will impact the built environment. Being strategic and applying research will prove key in evaluating the demand for real estate, the impact of technological change, and potential sources of disruption to how we build.

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Private Real Assets: Diversification creates resilience

whitePaper | August 5, 2021

Real assets are tangible, physical assets that have an inherent value deriving from their attributes and usefulness. The asset class includes commodities, land, precious metals, real estate, equipment and machinery, and natural resources. Occasionally, this definition is expanded to include an element of inflation protection, in which case financial assets such as Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) can also be included in the list. Private real assets also come with their own distinct challenges. They are typically illiquid and most suitable for institutional investors with a longer time horizon. Additionally, physical ownership of private assets such as those mentioned above requires a certain degree of operational expertise. Taking all of this into account, developing an optimal allocation to private real assets can become a complex process.

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The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Whiting-Turner provides construction management, general contracting, design-build and integrated project delivery services on projects small and large for a diverse group of customers. Since 1909, the firm has been guided by the principles of integrity, excellence and an unwavering dedication to customer delight. With offices nationwide, the firm’s over 2,900 salaried professionals provide depth of resources to service nationally and to build locally. The mission of Whiting-Turner is to build on our reputation for integrity, excellence, experience and leadership as the nation’s finest construction organization.

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