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Industry insights, market outlook reports and commercial real estate
news, and trends from the Coldwell Banker Commercial brand.

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Aug 18, 2020

Are Your Covid Precautions Up to Par?

It’s hard to turn on the television or scroll through your newsfeed today without hearing or reading something about COVID-19. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The recent COVID-19 outbreak and its massive spread throughout the world have affected nearly all aspects of our daily lives, including travel, tourism, trade, food supplies, financial markets, and the workplace. 

Jun 23, 2020

What Does Your Company’s Back-to-Business Plan Look Like?

As many states begin setting schedules for lifting their COVID-19 related shelter in place orders, businesses across the United States are beginning to think about what that means for the business. Make no mistake about it: experts predict that the world will never be the same again after this pandemic. In many of the same ways that 9/11 shaped the ways in which the world travels, this pandemic will shape the ways in which we work. 

Jun 4, 2020

“May I Take You to Dinner?” Restaurant Dining in a Post-COVID-19 World

In a matter of weeks one of the most common and pleasant activities we have enjoyed for decades came to a screeching halt. The Coronavirus has devastated the restaurant industry in a way that none of us anticipated. Businesses have closed, curtailing their income streams and employment. Restaurants have contracted with their lenders and landlords based on an economic model that will likely no longer exist. And we as diners have been deprived of a fundamental activity of our daily lives.

Apr 28, 2020

Managing Real Estate Expenses in the Coronavirus Economy

Read the original article on GlobeSt.com. 

Feb 14, 2020

Coldwell Banker Commercial National Real Estate Outlook 2020

2020 marks the start of a new year and, perhaps more excitingly, a new decade. And while economic and real estate cycles do not revolve around the calendar year – aside from any actions resulting from changes in calendar year tax policy – it is still a great time to reflect on what real estate decisions were successful and which may require rethinking in the year(s) ahead.

Dec 31, 2019

3 Ways Restaurant Trends are Impacting Their Space Requirements

CRE makes up the physical spaces where business happens.

Dec 19, 2019

You Can’t Ignore In-Store

The retail go-to-market approach continues to evolve. We frequently read about retailers growing, contracting or re-inventing their multichannel sales approach. While the second industrial revolution lasted from 1850 to 1914, it seems the current retail revolution is happening at lightning speed.

Sep 17, 2019

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 stations have all but disappeared, replaced by large chains, some of which boast cult-like followings. Service bays have been replaced by convenience stores, fast food chains, and even roadside stops that more closely resemble department stores.

Aug 29, 2019

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 retail landscape – consumers are pulling their dollars from shopping malls and, instead, are spending more and more of their dollars online. 

Aug 22, 2019

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 trends. 

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