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.
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 >
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...
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 >
A few years ago, the grocery industry seemed like the untouchable horizon. The one market that was safe from e-commerce. How could e-commerce bore its way into an industry with such perishable, fragile and heavy items? Impossible! Then, Amazon; as it often does, introduced Amazon Pantry and Amazon Fresh. These... READ MORE >
The influx of more advanced technology has made its way into nearly every industry in America. This also rings true in the property management industry. The major up and coming tech trends will create a better tenant experience. As some property managers and management companies have already implemented these trends,... READ MORE >
If you’ve chosen commercial real estate as your career path, then you know it can be an extremely time-consuming, and competitive, while also being profitable and rewarding. You have to be a self-motivated individual while still knowing how to be a major team player. So, what can you do to make your day flow as... READ MORE >
Amazon has been an extremely innovative force. In the past few years, they have totally revolutionized the e-commerce market, how we grocery shop, how we check out and even the shipping industry. Now, they have moved on and targeted airports. No, Amazon is not creating flying stores… However, they are looking into... READ MORE >
5G seems to be the hot buzzword currently when talking about technology, but what exactly does 5G mean? And, how will it impact commercial real estate? 5G has officially been semi-implemented as of October of this year. Verizon launched 5G in-home, nonstandard service in various cities such as Houston, Los Angeles,...
Although commercial real estate opportunities continue to grow, expand and thrive; gone are the days where people could care less about sustainability and environmental impacts. In fact, sustainability is not only a trend that is prompting action in multiple facets of the commercial real estate field but driving and... READ MORE >