Commercial Real Estate Blogs


Office Q4 2015 Market Update

Finally, there’s something to smile about for the office sector.

“The quiet acceleration in the office market recovery is now beginning to make more noise,” said Ryan Severino in REIS’ Q4 2015 Preliminary Office Trends report.

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Industrial Market Update Q4

The industrial market continues to fly under the radar as the safest and most appealing asset class of com

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Retail Q4 2015 Market Update

The recovery for the retail sector may not be dramatic, but it is happening. As demand continues to surpass supply, the vacancy rate for neighborhood and community shopping centers declined by 10 basis points in Q4 to 10.0%. The vacancy rate for malls also declined by 10 basis points in the quarter to 7.8%.

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Medical Office Location Analysis

Location for a medical office is of the utmost importance to the success of the practice it supports. Due to changes in regulations and the market, healthcare providers are now seeking locations near where their patients live. This trend has resulted in a “retailization” of care.

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Net Lease

Net Lease Property Investing Today

The single tenant net lease investment market attracts all kinds of investors: institutional, private, crowdfunding and REITs.

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Land & Development

Q3 Development Report

Construction spending during August 2015 was estimated at an annual rate of $1,086.2 billion according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. This figure is 13.7% above the August 2014 estimate. Construction spending in the first 8 months of 2015 totals $683.4 billion, 9.8% above the same period of time from 2014.

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Distressed Assets

Four Tips for Successful Auctions

1) QUALIFYING THE PROPERTY: It’s imperative the property and buyer's expectations are handled by an experienced auctioneer familiar with the property. A local firm with boots on the ground will take a thorough look at the subject property before auction.

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Multifamily Q4 Market Update

If the multifamily sector were a party, technically it would be over, but there were some latecomers who are just starting to have a good time.

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Commercial Real Estate Show

Hospitality Market Update: Let The Good Times Roll

2015 was literally a record year for the U.S. lodging industry, specifically in terms of the overall occupancy level – at north of 66%, it’s at a record high.

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Real Estate Career Strategies

Top 10 Success Strategies for Commercial Real Estate Pros

Commercial real estate brokerage is a dynamic business. Agents (or brokers as we like to be called) with the right skills and resources, utilizing the proper success strategies can enjoy a very rewarding career. Having studied, utilized and taught best practices for more than 30 years, I have seen firsthand the top strategies of the best in the business.

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Case Studies

They had 45 days to invest over $13 million

Peter VenetoklisPeter Venetoklis grew up in a family business, so entrepreneurship and smart investment is in his blood.  His family’s Brooklyn re

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