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Co-Living – The New Real Estate Trend
Co-living, a new housing option within the family of alternative asset class, aims to strike a balance between privacy and community. The idea of co-living is based on a community-centered environment by offering high standards of accommodation with added services thereby providing not only privacy in living...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...