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Apr 28, 2020

Managing Real Estate Expenses in the Coronavirus Economy

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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 Service bays have been replaced by convenience stores, fast food chains, and even roadside stops that more closely resemble department stores.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. 

Aug 15, 2019

Not Your Mother’s Mall: Transforming the Modern Retail Center

Watching the latest season of Stranger Things, one cannot help but reminisce about the mall in its glory days. In the 1980s, the mall did to Main Street what the internet has done to almost all brick and mortar.  All too familiar eye-grabbing headlines have now become commonplace when reading about today’s retail climate. Retailageddon. Mallpocalypse. While there is no doubt that there has been a seismic shift of the retail landscape, all may not be doom and gloom for the favorite teen hangout of the 80s. As retail bankruptcies soar and store closures continue, mall developers and owners are creatively transforming their assets into housing, hotels, and even multi-faceted entertainment venues. The underlying goal is to get people to go back to (what was) the mall.

Jun 20, 2019

Micro-Breweries Quench a Thirst Across the U.S.

The following post is from Managing Director of Coldwell Banker Commercial, Daniel Spiegel

Jun 11, 2019

Are Driverless Cars Still Set to Impact CRE?

Driverless cars are everywhere. Now, the autonomous car trend is spreading across the world. So, we need to prepare for changes that these vehicles could cause. Whether on the road or in your home, driverless cars will begin to affect your day-to-day life.

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