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Oct 17, 2017

Investors Set Their Sights on Secondary Metros: 4 Reasons Why

Last year, core assets were ranked second highest among investors. This year, secondary metros took that spot. Some argue that the cap rates for core assets and investors looking for assets that produce higher yields are the reason why secondary markets are looking so much more attractive to investors this year. But if you look closely, there are 4 macro reasons why investors are shifting monies and setting their sights on secondary metros.

Oct 3, 2017

The Big Shift in Retail Sentiment: 3 Things to Know

Retail sentiment is shifting in a big way. Many analysts point to the decline of nearly 10% in brick-and-mortar retail since last year as a signal that retail sentiment is down. However, the numbers say consumers are spending and optimistic, while industrial took the place of core assets as the second highest producing markets over the last year. Retail sentiment is shifting; here are 3 things you need to know.

Sep 5, 2017

Is Starbucks at a Saturation Point?

There is truth to the belief that there’s a Starbucks on almost every corner. A recent study shows that there are almost four stores per one square mile. With the ubiquity of Starbucks, it is hard to imagine that the company might have reached a saturation point, but it seems that it has come to that point. The study also shows that not only are there Starbucks locations everywhere you turn, but that they are actually hurting each other’s business.

Aug 8, 2017

Watch These 3 Big Changes Happening in Grocery

The commercial real estate sector has been seeing a lot of changes over the past several years and the industry has had to figure out how to work through these changes. One of the categories with some of the biggest changes is the grocery sector. From grocery delivery services to consumers looking for more options, there are many factors at play here and it behooves everyone in the industry to pay attention.

Aug 1, 2017

Millennials Still Want to Shop In-Store – Brick and Mortar, Take Notice

Has the in-store experience given way to the online shopping craze? Not quite yet, according to the experts at Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates. The Omnichannel Retail and Commercial Real Estate Survey of November 2016 finds that brick and mortar have yet to roll over and play dead – and, in fact, Millennials actively want to shop in-person.

Jul 25, 2017

Retailers Face Competition in Grocery and Apparel – Here’s Why

With the market changing over time, retailers in the grocery and apparel sectors are having to constantly rejigger their techniques in order to stay relevant. Let’s break down the facts so that you have a better chance of coming out on top when the competition gets tight.

Jul 4, 2017

End of the Current Real Estate Cycle?

Author: Jeffrey D. Fisher Ph.D.

Apr 25, 2017

4 Tips for Leasing CRE During the Summer Months

Some businesses are incredibly seasonal. Some businesses, for example, like ice cream shops or retail shops in resort areas, are widely dependent on the revenue they generate in the summer months. Securing a good lease for these months can help play a great role in the success of the small window your business may have during the year.

Apr 18, 2017

4 Trends in Experiential Retail CRE Players Should Watch

The retail landscape has been changing for quite some time with the largest impact coming from online retailers and more purchases being made on the internet. In fact, in just the 3 years between 2010 and 2013 the number of store visits dropped from 34 billion visits to 17.6 billion visits according to Elite Wealth Management.

Feb 21, 2017

3 Big Trends from the Retail Sector in 2016

The retail sector has seen some dramatic shifts in the past years as technology and the presence of online shopping continues to evolve and grow. Technology and online shopping has even driven some strictly brick and mortar retailers like Borders to go out of business.

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