Our Points of View series highlights thought leadership from Newmark Knight Frank’s Global Consulting Services practice. Here, explore new data and industry trends that support perspective pieces by consulting leaders across NKF.

July 22, 2019

5G will change Commercial Real Estate. Here’s what to expect.

It is difficult to find workers for almost any blue-collar job in this economy. What does that mean for small towns and rural areas where the problem is even more acute?
May 10, 2019

Preparing students for a digital world

It is difficult to find workers for almost any blue-collar job in this economy. What does that mean for small towns and rural areas where the problem is even more acute?
April 19, 2019

Where Are All The Blue-Collar Workers?

It is difficult to find workers for almost any blue-collar job in this economy. What does that mean for small towns and rural areas where the problem is even more acute?
January 25, 2019

Podcast: Flexible office solutions with Knotel Co-Founder Edward Shenderovich

Bain & Company (2017) estimate that Business-to-Business Internet of Technology (IoT) applications will be worth over $300 billion by 2020. This presents a sizeable business opportunity.
December 28, 2018

When working less is desired

Having a dynamic labor force is a self-evident advantage for both the economy and companies themselves. As lifestyle and work habits are changing and enticing people to work different than usual 9 to 5, there is a growing number of employees joining gig economy or turning to temporary work without an implicit or explicit contract and becoming contingent workers.
December 28, 2018

Underemployed graduates

Talentworks Recruitment Search Group found that “61% of all full-time ‘entry-level’ jobs require 3+ years of experience”, which may seem like a Catch-22 situation for graduates fresh out of college.
December 27, 2018

Underemployment & automation

A new age is upon us. The fourth industrial revolution—or Industry 4.0 for short—is the name given to the current trend in technological advancements that interact with the physical world.
May 4, 2018

Are all hands on deck?

Currently at 3.9% in August, the unemployment rate in the United States dropped to record low levels in recent months, a percentage that indicates the healthy growth of the American economy. The numbers seem reassuring but do not account for the rate of underemployment, an estimate that is more difficult to determine but one that significantly impacts the productivity of the current labor market.