Commercial Real Estate Blogs


The Pulse of the Office Sector

Market Performance

Ryan Severino The office market is doing “Okay” at mid-year, according to Read and Discuss…


Industrial Market Update Q2

Nationwide and here in Atlanta, the industrial sector continues to thrive. The Q2 vacancy rate is down from last quarter nationally to 6.8% and rental rates increased to $5.62.

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Retail Market Update Q2

Slowly but surely the retail sector is recovering. The national vacancy rate for both malls and neighborhood and community centers was unchanged in Q2 while asking and effective rents are up.

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Senior Housing Investor Perspective

Market Performance

The senior housing industry is an interesting niche sector for many investors.

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Net Lease

The Lure of a Sale-Leaseback Transaction

Many business leaders are looking at the current economy and market conditions and realizing that this is a good time to consider a sale-leaseback transaction.

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Land & Development

Land & Development Market Update Q2

Construction spending during June 2015 was estimated at an annual rate of $1,064.6 billion according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. This figure is 12% above the June 2014 estimate. Construction spending in the first 6 months of 2015 is 8% above the first half of 2014 and stands at $482.7 billion.

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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 Market Update Q2

The surprises keep coming. All of the multifamily projections keep calling for vacancy levels to rise and rent growth to level off, but the market has other ideas. And so, the apartment party keeps on going.

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Commercial Real Estate Show

Stormy or Blue Skies Ahead?

As an avid boater, I always check the weather outlook before charting my path and timing.

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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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