5 Trends in Coworking We’re Watching for 2019

Coworking has boomed in the past five years and has grown in popularity, not only among independent workers and startups but also with corporate users as well. As coworking becomes a norm, we expect to see many additives and changes to the co-working space in 2019. Let’s take a look at a few of the trends we expect to see for coworking in 2019. Coworking Will Continue to Have an Impact on Commercial Real Estate […]

The First Real Estate Blockchain is Almost Here

The first real estate Blockchain is on the way. A European private equity firm is working toward setting up the first Blockchain real estate fund. Here is everything the real estate community and investors need to know and more details on when and how this is happening along with things to watch. What is Blockchain? The first major application of Blockchain technology was bitcoin which was released in 2009. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and the […]

5 Ways Grocery Stores are Innovating for 2019 & Beyond

As the adoption of online food shopping continues to grow, what lies ahead for grocery shopping? Food retail is in need of some change, but how exactly are grocery store chains adapting to this new wave of retail trends? Let’s take a look at five ways grocery stores are innovating for 2019 and beyond. Grocery Stores Will Offer an Experience In 2016 and 2017, consumers in America spent more money on food at bars and […]

Recreating the American Mall: 7 Uses for Vacant Mall Space

In certain areas of the country, malls that used to be filled with shoppers are now disappearing and becoming large vacant pieces of property. Many of these cities have converted these former shopping centers into residences, office space, fitness centers, etc. Let’s discuss seven uses for vacant mall space. Data Centers In certain cities such as Baltimore, vacant malls have become prime space for data centers. In the Marley Station Mall in Baltimore, a data […]

4 Things to Watch in the Student Housing Market for 2019

According to Bisnow, student housing saw $10billion in transaction volume last year. While the student housing sector saw immense growth, there are still issues with obtaining affordable housing options for students both on and off college campuses. Here are four things to watch in the student housing market for 2019. Continued Growth in the Market  Student housing was once a niche of the commercial real estate industry, but now it has become its own sector […]

5 Ways E-commerce Has Changed the Game for Industrial Real Estate

E-commerce has been a crucial driver in the industrial real estate market for both leasing and investment activity. This new niche market of retail is transforming the entire industrial sector from logistics to warehouse design. Let’s take a look at a few ways e-commerce has changed the game for industrial real estate. Logistics The logistics part of the industrial sector is on fire, primarily because of e-commerce. The requirements behind logistics facilities for e-commerce are […]

6 Best-Practices All Real Estate Investors Should Keep Top-of-Mind

Are you thinking about venturing into the world of real estate investment? There are plenty of things you should know before making the plunge and signing on the dotted line. If you are just starting out you may be wondering where to even begin, but the good news is, every successful real estate investor wondered the same thing. Here are six best-practices all real estate investors should keep top-of-mind. Hire a Bookkeeper The first thing […]

5 Steps to Designing Retail Space with Experiences in Mind

As the retail industry continues to evolve, it’s important for retailers to continue to offer more than just a product. Consumers are looking for true experiences when they go shopping and having this level of engagement can set your retail space apart from competitors. Here are five steps to designing retail space with experiences in mind whether you are a seasoned retailer looking to revamp your space or a new retailer entering the market. Associates […]

Brokers: Keep Your Data Safe With These 6 Steps

Cyber attackers are not going away. In fact, our data is more sensitive and prone to being stolen more now than ever before. These cyber attackers are looking for data and money, which makes commercial real estate businesses a prime target for potential attacks. Make sure you are keeping your data safe and secure with these six easy steps. Step #1: Be Mindful, Use Good Judgment Being proactive and taking preventative steps against a cyber […]

Ask These 5 Questions Before Adding to Your Tech Stack

Are you thinking about expanding your technology repertoire for your commercial real estate business? Not sure which new technology will fit into your CRE firm? Before you decide to add to your tech stack, there are a few questions you should ask. After all, adopting new technology into your company is a big decision and you need to make sure that you are adding the right new tech that will add value to the business. […]