Commercial Real Estate Posts

5 Ways to Respect Your Coworkers in Shared Office Space
Shared office spaces can be great for brainstorming sessions and collaborative projects. However, sometimes you need peace and quiet to work. As the open-concept architectural design trend spreads into the office, there are some general rules to keep in mind in order to be respectful of the individuals that you’re...
Does Your CRE Property Need a LEED Certification?
Sustainable living is increasing in popularity. Not only is sustainability mainstream, but it is also necessary for the wellbeing of our earth and people. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, “green building is the practice of designing, constructing and operating buildings to maximize occupant health and...
Watch for these 6 CRE International Business Trends
Recently, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their report on the commercial real estate trends for the international side of the business. Here are some of the trends to watch out for.
Will a Shipping Container be Your Next Office?
Shipping containers are being transformed into homes as part of what’s known as the container home trend. This trend is also spreading to multifamily and even office space, with trendy office denizens putting them inside the building as individual offices.
5 Tips for Commercial Real Estate Agents Using Social Media
We’ve pulled together a few tips for tailoring your social-media plan to the real estate industry – read on to get the most out of the latest technology.
End of the Current Real Estate Cycle?
Sam Zell recently stated: “The real estate cycle is nearing its end” (Pensions & Investments, May 1, 2017).  We must admit that Sam had great timing when he sold his Equity Office REIT to Blackstone in 2007 which was the peak of the last cycle.
Companies Focused on Cities with Skilled Workers
With cities and urban areas attracting more people and an increasing population not only in primary cities but also in secondary cities, the population in these areas is also creating a highly skilled employee pool for potential employers. Due to this some companies are either expanding and putting new offices in these cities or they are moving their company to these cities to benefit from the pool of skilled workers.
Foreign Investment Looks to These 3 CRE Property Types
It should be no secret that foreign investment has been a large source of overall investments in the American commercial real estate market. Let’s look at the types of property that these foreign investors are interested in so you can better market your properties to the right investors.
3 Things CRE Can Learn from the Uber Model
Uber has exploded and become a ubiquitous transportation service. The company utilizes what is known as the sharing economy. Other industries are starting to utilize the sharing economy as well and are seeing success by given individuals a way to generate income using something they already own. What can the commercial real estate industry learn from the Uber model? Here a few things that can be learned from the Uber model.
4 Findings About the Generational Divide
Recently, Coldwell Banker Commercial teamed up with National Real Estate Investor, also known as NREI, to survey both young workers and older workers to find out their views on technology in commercial real estate how it affects them both currently and in the future.