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define real asset ... real property held and valued for its utility rather than marketability
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define real estate ... a piece of land, including all affixed and natural assets.
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define real estate acquisition ... as the final step in a site selection project
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define real estate agent ... a person who brokers real estate or represents an owner
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define real estate asset ... real estate that has value such that it may be converted to cash
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define real estate asset manager ... an overseer of real property for an enterprise
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define real estate broker ... a real estate agent licensed to broker transactions
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define real estate consultant ... an buyer's advisor who is not also a seller's representative.
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define real estate development ... the product of a real estate developer
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define real estate investment trust ... a real estate portfolio and financial instruments holder
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define real estate parcel ... a piece of real estate—see this glossary's definition of site
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define real estate project ... xxx
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define real estate site ... real property, especially land, within a location
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define real estate sites ... an information element as a location data category
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define realized gain and loss ... an accounting calculation or projection of tax consequences
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define real world ... a place, other than in virtuality, where all faculties of sense can function
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define real property ... real estate — see the definition of existing real estate properties
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define real time ... a universally accepted standard for measuring various real world activities
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define realtor ... a real estate agent or broker (Realtor is a registered trademark)
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define real word ... as opposed to a virtual world or cyber world—see the definition of online
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define recapture ... xxx
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define red tape ... bureaucratic obstruction — red tape needs cutting for .network users
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define regional economic development ... see the definition of area development
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define registry database ... for example, the GRC (Global Registry of Contacts) database
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define referral fee ... a charge for providing prospect information accepted as a gratuity.
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recapture ... the taking of part profits above a set amount, usually by government taxation. A recapture clause is the part of a percentage lease agreement that gives the lessee the right to terminate.
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region (1):

... a geographical area having a name drawn from its history or a landmark or natural feature. Regions for site selection are seen as having various locales tied together by a transportation network and municipality that is its center for economic development. They are locations. As a site selection resource, The Network adds an additional means of identifying regions. It organizes and maintains city-region files in its Site Location Assistance website (Regional Site Selection Directory). There are global regions ... large areas made up of a number of counties. Regions are expansive areas within countries. They exist inside states, provinces, etc.
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region (2):

... a geographic area identified at the outset of an enterprise development effort as one in which a search for a location is to be conducted; a area targeted by a site selector for gathering location data to be used for comparative analysis; a geographical region as the site of an investigation to determine whether there is enterprise development potentialdashsuch a region can be as as large or as small an enterprise developer chooses to define it. The Area Development section of Economic Development.net is organized so that .network users can begin searching for locations at the national level. The Regional Site Selection Directory in Site Location Assistance.com is organized so that users can search for areas within countries by name or by the names of cities (city-regions) that are their economic development centers.
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regional business publication:

... an issue of printed material or one or more pages online that appear in print media format having editorial content or otherwise communicating information about an area of interest to the .network target audience; a sub-national business-oriented publication having a dedication to a development region and contributing to its promotion, for example, a magazine published in cooperation with a chamber of commerce.

Such publications, especially those received by The Network from area and local development contacts, are gleaned for contact data of location data suppliers. The information is used to create or update records in the Global Registry of Contacts and files in the Regional Site Selection Directorydashmore about the directory.
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regional economic development ... area development.
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regional information:

... a category of location data. Alternatives are area information, area profile, community profile, economic development profile, location profile and regional profile. See page 2 of About Site Selection if you are interested in the knowing more about these and other location data categories It lists location data elements typically used in organizing and presenting information about places seeking economic development.
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relational leadership:

... a way of inducing or influencing a group performance by allowing individuals to take charge during times when their specific skills and competencies are applicable, as opposed to establishing a leadership hierarchy based on title, rank or job grade.
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relocation:

... the act of permanently leaving one place and moving to another. Relocations within an area that result from the growth and expansion of local enterprises are generally handled as real estate projects. A search for a new location in a wider area may be handled by a consultant who maintains a network of resource and service providers known to be trustworthy in handling confidential informationdashsee the relocation checklist developed by The Network from various online references to Take the Misery Out of Moving.
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relocation services:

... assistance available or provided during, for example, a business move; a specialization among resource and service providers which is called upon by a member of the target audience of The Network when a relocation is planned. The last of 13 items in a business relocation checklist at Bankrate.com states ... arrange for extra help at home for family needs. Businesses arrange relocation services for employees and their families when they request moves be made accommodate their operational needsdashsee the .network relocation checklist
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define relocation project ... the managed effort to analyze or carry out a plan to relocate.
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define resource
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define resource and service providers ... resource providers + service suppliers
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define resource archive
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define resource organization / resource and service organization
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define resource paper ... see Search for a Resource
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define resource supplier ... see Who are mission contacts; Search for a Contact
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define retention:

... the act of holding on to something, for example, a place seeking economic development taking a best practice approach in its efforts and including business retention in its assignment of responsibilities to its EDO.
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define retrofit ... to redo a production property, facilities or system to make it operational

return on net assets:

... referred to as RONA, a performance measure for tracking and achieving cost control; an examination of net earnings in relationship to the net assets that are invested to generate them.
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reverse investment:

... access to the definition by OECD (Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development) <= is OECD in SLA -- put this term in SLA dic / is available through the International Trade and Development section of the Enterprise and Economic Development Library. According to the IMF (International Monetary Fund): Reverse investment occurs when a direct investment enterprise (DIE) has acquired a financial claim on its direct investor (DI) ... (source of quote).

Link OECD : http://www.findmehere.com/search/europe/fr/fr10_grc1.htm#paris
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RFP:

... Request For Proposaldashthe document used to ask resource or service providers to express an interest in doing something by presenting information about their ideas, approaches, plans, credentials, qualifications, and charges. When project profiles and selection criteria are provided along with requests for location packages area or local development representatives should consider that they are essentially receiving requests for proposals.
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RFQ:

... Request For Quotedashessentially the same as an RFP, except it's focused on costs; i.e., it's a document that usually explains the scope of a project and contains a project profile with specifications which invites resource or service providers to respond with projections (estimates or firm quotes) of their fees and charges for taking it on.
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ribbon cutting:

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right-to-work:

... a legal protection of the right of workers to choose; a restriction placed on organized labor to keep a group that has chosen to unionize from selfishly controlling a workplace; a law forbidding closed shops (union shops) and, thus, giving equal rights and protection to all workers. Areas covered by right-to-work laws are considered pro-business and have an advantage in the eyes of site selectors over those that protect organized labor at the expense of people who want to work but do not want to be compelled to join a union.
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define risk analysis
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define risk factor
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define risk management
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define ROE ... acronym for Return On Equity
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define ROI ... acronym for Return On Investment
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define ROR ... acronym for Rate-Of-Return
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define rural development ... see Local Development in the .network library

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real estate parcel :

... a piece of real estate identified by its dimensions, for example, an a small site of one acre legally defined, for example, by metes and bounds and set apart from other sites in an area.

Use of the expression, parcel of real estate, sometimes suggests a land area of smaller size that a real estate tract. For example, real estate tracts selected for development of industrial parks by locations seeking economic development may be subdivided into parcels promoted as sites available for prospects. The expression real estate plot suggest a area of ground that is smaller than a parcel, for example, a plot in a cemetery laid out on a parcel of land.

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related: terms created by use of the words real estate as a prefix
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