Commercial Real Estate Blogs

Office

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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Industrial

Improved Landscape for Industrial Spreads Opportunity

Industrial is hot!

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Retail

Retail Real Estate Gains Favor

If you base the popularity of retail real estate on sales volume, retail is back!

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Healthcare

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

Singular Focus: Net Lease Investors Gobble Up Restaurants & More

Location, lease term and leverage isn’t the classic real estate phrase we’ve come to know and repeat, but successful single tenant net lease investors employ a balanced yet fluid strategy with regard to these key factors in the still high-demand sector.

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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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Apartments

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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