Commercial Real Estate Blogs


Office Sector Strategies

Good news! Office sector performance for 2014 has been steady, positive and right where it was expected to be.  That’s great to hear, because it reflects well on the entire economy.

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Improved Landscape for Industrial Spreads Opportunity

Industrial is hot!

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Retail Investment Sales Booming

Earlier this year we reported on a rather active retail market. Apparently that was only the beginning. Second and third quarter transaction volume displayed steady momentum, continuing the rising trend that’s built over the past 4 years.

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Healthcare Real Estate - A Distinctive Market

Healthcare real estate is a relatively small and specialized niche, but it’s very active, rapidly evolving in response to major changes in population, regulation and the economy.

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Net Lease

What’s up with the Single Tenant Net Lease Sector

For the scoop on single tenant net lease properties I talked to three experts, including my friend Nancy Miller, of the National Net Lease Investment Group at Bull Realty, Brett Dargis, Director of Development for The Hutton Company, a

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Land & Development

Creating and Attracting Vibrant Mixed-Use Developments

Walkability has been a buzzword in the commercial real estate community for the past few years, and the idea that one can “live, work and play” in the same development or area has continued to grow in appeal.

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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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Apartment Industry Remains Strong

The multifamily sector has seen a terrific year so far, with 5.5% year-to-date rent growth and functionally full occupancy, over 95% in many markets.

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Commercial Real Estate Show

Top Ten Emerging Trends in Real Estate for 2015

Hot off the press from PwC and the Urban Land Institute, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 takes the pulse of the commercial real estate industry and looks ahead.

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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

Seller’s Position Compromised?

This week an apartment owner shared an experience selling a multifamily community with a well-known brokerage firm specializing in apartment sales. The brokers agreed to market the property broadly and set a call-for-offers date.

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