4 Ways Gen Z is Impacting the Retail Landscape

Despite what major retailers may have expected, the vast majority of Gen Z-ers (more than 3 out of 4) actually prefer to shop in physical brick and mortar retail stores. But it's not that simple - creating the right in-store experience is also crucial to success. From ensuring that items are kept in stock to [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Commercial Real Estate|0 Comments

Why Sustainable Design is More than Just a Fad

In the last few years, there's been a lot of attention going towards sustainability. Eco-efficiency is now a leading element of commercial real estate's development, and it's changing the way the industry works. Sustainability is providing CRE with creative solutions that benefit both our society and the planet. Don't make the mistake of thinking that [...]

By | August 28th, 2019|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Why Sustainable Design is More than Just a Fad

Investors are Flocking to These CRE Sectors – Here’s Why

From the moment this new year began, commercial real estate has seen a massive wave of interest coming from investors. Eager parties from all around the globe have been honing in on the US's collection of commercial assets, viewing them as safeguards against any possible external fluctuations. The latest investment trends can be observed through [...]

By | July 31st, 2019|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Investors are Flocking to These CRE Sectors – Here’s Why

Millennial’s vs. Gen Z: 4 Things Agents Need to Know

Millennials are currently the age group most heavily impacting many industries, including commercial real estate, but Generation Z is hot on their tails. Gen Y, more commonly known as Millennials, are currently between the ages of 23 and 38 and were born between 1981 and 1996. Generation Z is the newest named generation, and are [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Millennial’s vs. Gen Z: 4 Things Agents Need to Know

New Year, New Goals

It is that time of year again where people begin making all sorts of new years resolutions. Whether it be to lose weight, to spend less money, to travel more…most everybody has one. For brokers, this can be a wonderful time of year to revisit your business plan and make new goals for yourself and [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|1 Comment

Food Court Reflections

A Warrior Rejoices By: Stephen Pohl Circa 2006 The warriors arrived, one by one, glancing up only to get their bearings. In the neon lit canyon, characterized by the sweet smells of its daily fare, hawking counter personnel roar to life, making their case for cuisine "du jour". The warriors carefully navigate the cacophonous carnival [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Food Court Reflections

Virtual Reality and Commercial Real Estate

Technology has been impacting commercial real estate since the beginning of time from websites, to emails, to CRM’s, to drones, and now it seems there is a new technology buzz in the industry. Of course, in such a competitive business, brokerage companies are always looking for the best way to get a leg up on [...]

By | September 7th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Virtual Reality and Commercial Real Estate

Food for Thought: Investing in Marijuana Tenants

The marijuana industry is a quickly growing industry throughout the U.S. Currently, there are 30 states that have legalized marijuana. There are many investors that have already decided to invest in properties with marijuana tenants and many are thinking about doing so. While sitting in on a webinar hosted by SIOR we learned about the [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Food for Thought: Investing in Marijuana Tenants

Why Digitally Native Brands Realize Brick-and-Mortar is Essential for Success

The argument of whether or not online retailers are affecting the retail commercial real estate industry negatively or positively has been a popular topic over the recent years. It is very likely that you’ve read an article or blog post somewhere discussing that brick-and-mortar is dying and that e-commerce is the future of retail. Is [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Why Digitally Native Brands Realize Brick-and-Mortar is Essential for Success

Brent Johnson joins NAI Black’s Commercial Brokerage team!

NAI Black Spokane's leading commercial real estate company is proud to announce that Brent Johnson is now a licensed commercial real estate broker on the NAI Black brokerage team.  Brent’s background in commercial construction with McCloskey Construction provides him with a valuable foundation for a career in commercial real estate. Brent will apply his commercial [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Brent Johnson joins NAI Black’s Commercial Brokerage team!