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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 >

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Brick and Mortar Grocery Responds to Amazon's Two-Hour Grocery Delivery

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 >

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4 Property Management Tech Trends to Watch

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 >

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5 Ways Agents Can Stay Organized (with Tech) in 2019

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 >

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How Will 5G Impact CRE?

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,...

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The State of Real Estate Crowdfunding in 2019

Real estate crowdfunding is currently one of the most popular ways to raise capital for real estate investments. In April of 2012, crowdfunding burst on to the scene with the inception of the “Jumpstart Our Business Act” also known as JOBS. This act was signed into law under former President Barack... READ MORE >

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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.

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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.

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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.

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