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Will Online Ordering Be the End of Main Street Retail?

Main Street communities are increasingly leveraging their brick-and-mortar shopping to create a sense of place. Buying from a main street shop offers a connection to local business owners and artisans and gives consumers a very real sense of the impact they are making on their community.

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Magnificent Mile to Main Street – The Transformation of Retail

Everyone’s heard the buzz about the death of traditional brick and mortar and the rise of experiential retail. U.S. retail vacancies were at 10.2% at the end of 2018, a marginal increase from 10.0% a year earlier, according to a report from Reis. Current market trends have challenged retail owners and investors with... READ MORE >

2019 Global Conference Recap

This year’s Global Conference® was a success with the presence of our commercial agents showcasing what it means to be affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Commercial® brand. If you missed this year’s event, here is a recap of just some of the Global Conference highlights. The three-day event kicked off with a... READ MORE >

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4 Tips for Vetting Potential Real Estate Deals

In today’s business climate, accurate and relevant information is crucial for success in commercial real estate investing. In other words, if you don’t know the local market, you could be in real trouble. Despite this fact, commercial real estate is a sector favorite among investors, with its relatively strong... READ MORE >

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5 Secondary Cities to Keep an Eye on in 2019

When it comes to the new boomtowns… are secondary cities the new black? Before you write the idea off, hear us out. As more traditional, “mainstream” cities in the United States become saturated, commercial real estate investors are shifting their eyes and focusing more on cities outside this top tier. Within... READ MORE >

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Welcome Dan Spiegel to the Coldwell Banker Commercial Brand

The Coldwell Banker Commercial® brand is pleased to welcome Dan Spiegel as its managing director. In his role, Dan will be responsible for implementing strategy for the business, running daily operations and growing the Coldwell Banker Commercial network. Previously, Spiegel served in two leadership roles at two... READ MORE >

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4 Sustainability Practices Taking Hold in CRE

When it comes to the Earth’s energy consumption, did you know that real estate accounts for roughly 40% of the world’s total consumption — and roughly one-third of all carbon emissions? Given the state of today’s climate, this means that we, as commercial real estate professionals, are on the forefront of... READ MORE >

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Will Micro-Units Be the Future of Urban Living?

According to a recent study conducted by the United Nations, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas today — and this number is expected to grow to 68% by the year 2050. With cities and other urban areas now home to more than half of the world’s population, it comes as no surprise that physical space...

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2018 Coldwell Banker Commercial Award Winners

The 2018 year-end Coldwell Banker Commercial® award recipients have been announced! Congratulations to all of the awards winners in the numerous Coldwell Banker Commercial® company, office and affiliated professional categories. The award winners will be recognized at the 2019 Coldwell Banker Commercial Global...

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4 Retail Real Estate Predictions for 2019 and the Future

Retail, the fallen angel of the industry. We have been barraged by negative headlines this past year, of which company has filed for bankruptcy, or which mall is now a ghost town. However is this bleak outlook really true? It seems that experts in the industry think the retail sector is simply in a transitionary... READ MORE >