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Success in CRE & What it Takes to Get There: From 3 Women Who Know
In honor of the annual CREW conference, Coldwell Banker Commercial (CBC) facilitated a discussion about what it takes for a woman to build a successful career in the industry.  At Realogy, parent company of Coldwell Banker Commercial, women executives make up 25% of the Top 20 Women Leaders on the 2018 Swanepoel...
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Gas Station Changes are Fueling Investor Appetites
Growing up in a small town on the East Coast, the corner service station was a refuge where the neighborhood kids could congregate and chat over an ice-cold Coke. Our parents trusted the mechanics, the attendants filled their tanks, and everyone knew each other’s names. Fast forward to today, and small filling...
Is Amazon Poised to Breathe Life into Aging Shopping Malls?
Across the United States, there are a number of eyesores that are hard to miss. One of these is the abandonment of shopping malls and other huge “big box” stores that were once industry giants, such as Toys R Us. These types of abandoned buildings are the perfect visual representation of the current shift in the...
Rails to Trails: Summer Fun and Community Development Engine
The following article features contributions from Virginia Wilson (affiliated with Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine) and Dan Stiebel (affiliated with Coldwell Banker Commercial Schmidt) What is now known as a thriving transportation and recreational trail system in Greenville, South Carolina, the Prisma Health Swamp...
Lifestyle CRE is Not Just for Millennials
As any commercial real estate professional will tell you, the industry has been witness to a number of changes, being subject to the impacts of the economy, industry trends, market challenges, and more. When looking at commercial real estate, it is crucial to focus not only on generational activity, but also lifestyle...
Not Your Mother’s Mall: Transforming the Modern Retail Center
The following article was written by Tom Hersey, National Director of Commercial Servicing for Coldwell Banker Commercial Watching the latest season of Stranger Things, one cannot help but reminisce about the mall in its glory days. In the 1980s, the mall did to Main Street what the internet has done to almost all...
Will Spec Suites Change the Way We Market Offices?
In today’s environment, many markets are experiencing rising downtown office vacancy coupled with changing tenant preferences and demands. As such, landlords and building owners are having to think outside the box when it comes to strategies they can implement to help fill space and keep their buildings...
Opportunity Zones: 3 Trends to Watch
It’s no secret that one of the most impactful additions to recent Tax Code has been the creation of a specific investment incentive program under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This program, which focuses on certain low-income communities known as Opportunity Zones, is designed to help spur economic development and...
4 Mobile Apps Helping Us Stay Connected to our Desks While on the Go
These days, we’re expected to be connected to our office and projects all the time. And, the population of remote workers is increasing. Therefore, it’s ultra-important to be able to stay connected to our “desks” while we’re on the go or working away from the traditional office space. Whether you’re hoping...