How are Retail Spaces Addressing Lease Renewals Right Now?

Since the pandemic, planning for the future has become incredibly difficult. Whether it’s the one-month outlook or one-year forecast, uncertainty looms over every prediction. 2020’s widespread barriers to foresight have been causing troubles across the board. However, the impacts have been particularly intense for commercial real estate leasing. As a result, today’s leases are more [...]

By | December 30th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How are Retail Spaces Addressing Lease Renewals Right Now?

What Does the Shopping Mall of the Future Look Like?

Shopping malls have been at the forefront of commercial real estate conversations for years now. After a seemingly endless discussion, the future outlook of the American shopping mall remains hazy. We still don’t know exactly what will save malls and bring these public shopping centers back into the spotlight for consumers. A New World for [...]

By | November 30th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on What Does the Shopping Mall of the Future Look Like?

Amazon’s Building Boom and How the Industrial Space will be Impacted

After a tumultuous year, commercial real estate’s industrial sector is possibly more important than ever before. Within this arena, Amazon has succeeded in being one of the main players keeping the network of supply and demand moving throughout the pandemic - and after earning their stripes by persevering in a time of immense disruption, this [...]

By | October 30th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Amazon’s Building Boom and How the Industrial Space will be Impacted

Exploring the Rise in Secondary & Tertiary Markets

BY STEVE LEWISSPONSORED BY SIOR FOUNDATION For quite a while now, CRE observers have been touting the significant growth potential for secondary and tertiary markets. Those commentaries are now being supported even more strongly by the realities on the ground, as evidenced by the experience of SIORs in those markets. In this review of a [...]

By | September 28th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Exploring the Rise in Secondary & Tertiary Markets

Is Housing the Next Play for Vacant Malls?

Long live the American mall. These dreamy retail hubs were once bustling scenes of activity, fun, and commerce. If you needed to shop, you went to the nearest mall. There was no question, no contest, and no real competitors. The mall was the golden child of the US retail footprint. But that was years ago. [...]

By | August 28th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Is Housing the Next Play for Vacant Malls?

5 Building Updates to Keep Your Office Space Attractive to Tenants

Looking to up the prospect intrigue of your office space? In these times, it may be a good idea to upgrade your office building to make it the very best it can be. These are 5 physical building updates that can be made right now to appeal to tenants: Create Flexible Branding Areas Strategizing is [...]

By | July 31st, 2020|Commercial Real Estate, Property Management|Comments Off on 5 Building Updates to Keep Your Office Space Attractive to Tenants

4 Ways CRE Was Already Headed Online Prior to COVID

Over the past few months, headlines everywhere have been filled with tips, tricks, and hacks to help make the shift to online easier for business of every sector. While for some, such as small businesses or service-based models, this level of tech-reliance came as a bit of a shock, many other industries were already heading [...]

By | June 25th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on 4 Ways CRE Was Already Headed Online Prior to COVID

3 Ways VR is Being Used in CRE Construction

Virtual reality is one of the most powerful and revolutionary technologies hitting commercial real estate right now.  While already widely applicable to the residential side of things, this technology is quickly becoming more prevalent in the commercial arena. It’s catching the attention of investors, developers, and construction professionals across the globe - and for good [...]

By | June 5th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on 3 Ways VR is Being Used in CRE Construction

What Impact will COVID-19 Have on Shared Offices and CoWorking?

For the past few years leading up to 2020, companies were focused on the social aspects of business. This was manifested into trending workspace designs that have reshaped the physical spaces that companies call home.  Cutting-edge office developers have adopted stimulating atmospheres to get team members together, inspired, and collaborative. It led to a new [...]

By | May 19th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on What Impact will COVID-19 Have on Shared Offices and CoWorking?

How Malls Will Attract Consumers in 2020

Malls have had a tough run for the past few years. Once the wave of mass store closures that caused the 'retail apocalypse' scare hit, shopping malls took the brunt of it. In the blink of an eye, mall assets became empty and vacancy rates were on the rise. Many of us have been thinking [...]

By | March 7th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on How Malls Will Attract Consumers in 2020