5 Ways to Get and Implement Resident Feedback in Multifamily

Happy residents and tenants are at the heart of a prosperous multifamily property, and what better way to ensure your tenants are getting exactly what they want than by asking them directly? Getting resident feedback and appropriately analyzing and implementing the results allows for a successfully run property. Some think that asking for feedback can encourage residents to create problems or issues, however, this is not the case. It will make tenants feel more comfortable […]

Property Management Trends

6 Property Management Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2019

As we look ahead for what 2019 has to offer, many real estate professionals, investors, property managers and others who like to keep up with the market may be wondering what trends will we see this year. When it comes to property management, as our culture evolves, so do trends in the property management market. Let’s look at the various trends we will be keeping an eye out for in 2019, and how they can […]

Retail Space

5 Smart Ways to Monetize Empty Retail Space

The retail industry has gone through some major changes over the past few years. With the inception and subsequent explosive popularity of e-commerce, retail has been forced to adapt and overcome. However, that hasn’t stopped the sector from hearing about the menacing “retail apocalypse.” With reports of ghost town malls and bankrupt big-box stores, some real estate professionals, landlords, and investors are left to get creative when filling vacant retail space. Though this may seem […]

6 Creative Ways to Increase the Value of Your Multifamily Property

Whether you are looking to sell your multifamily property or want to validate raised rental rates for the asset, you’ll want to increase the value of the property. Let’s take a look at six creative ways to increase the value of your multifamily property. Perform Repairs & Make Improvements If your multifamily property needs to be modernized or needs cosmetic work, by performing these task, you can significantly raise the rent. The rental income from […]

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Warehouse

There are so many important factors that should be considered when searching for warehouse space. Your business will have unique warehousing needs and it can sometimes be daunting to sift through all the industrial lingo and sales pitches just to find the right space for your business. Here are five things you should consider when selecting a warehouse. How Old is the Warehouse? The secret to a quality warehouse is finding one that balances both […]

5 Reasons Why Pop-Up Stores Simply Work

Pop-up shops are giving retailers a whole new edge. Not only do they sell a product, but they also sell an experience to consumers. These are less costly options for brands and retailers to showcase their products and gives them the option to explore new markets without making long-term commitments by signing leases. Let’s take a look at five reasons why pop-up stores simply work. They’re An Experience Pop-up stores offer a retail environment with […]

4 Things Today’s Savvy Real Estate Investors Should Know About Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones have been a hot topic in commercial real estate recently. You may be asking, “what exactly are opportunity zones?” If you are a savvy real estate investor, here are four things you should know about opportunity zones, beginning with the textbook definition for what they are. What are Opportunity Zones? An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where investors can earn preferential tax treatment for pouring capital into it. Post-recession, some communities simply […]

Watch These Big Players in CRE Crowdfunding

At one time, it was extremely difficult and limited to secure quality investments in commercial real estate, and not all borrowers qualified for traditional bank loans. However, thanks to the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups” act of 2012, also known as the JOBS Act, the opportunity to market private investments to the public arose. Due to this crowdfunding began, thus allowing a new tier of quality investors to reach those seeking investments. In the years since […]

The Beginner’s Guide to PropTech

Just a few years ago, the word PropTech was not common. In fact, it was not even used. Currently, it’s an electric new term, a “buzzword” that people in the real estate industry throw around like confetti.  But what exactly does PropTech mean? PropTech, or Property Technology, also known as real estate tech, is a portion of a larger, more widespread digital evolution in the property industry. As landscapes change and mentalities shift to a […]

Is the East Coast Casino Dash Something to Watch?

Gambling and by association, casinos, are known as one of mankind’s favorite guilty pleasures. The thrill of winning hundreds or even thousands of dollars is enough to create enjoyment and even addiction. As the East Coast pushes forward with many states legalizing or considering the legalization of casinos, construction has started to boom in the industry. However, what is causing this rush to build the biggest, best most outlandish casino resort? Why is it happening […]