What Do Landlords Need to Know About Rent Control?

Over the past few months, many states have implemented new rent control policies. Rent control laws work to regulate how much landlords can charge for rent, and also how much rent can be raised within a certain period of time. These laws are designated by individual cities and their goal is to help ensure that housing remains an affordable commodity. As a landlord, it’s imperative to remain informed on all the ins and outs of […]

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3 Ways Big Data and Other Tech Trends are Changing Warehousing

As the pace of innovation races towards never before seen speeds, many industries are being forced to undergo massive changes. The impact of contemporary tech trends have played a huge role in shaping CRE – and the metamorphosis is only just beginning. The industrial sector is one of the areas most affected by big data and tech growth. While these groundbreaking tools help to streamline workflows and increase efficiency, they also come along with their […]

4 Things Industrial Buildings Can Learn from Amenity-Rich Office Buildings

The biggest challenge the industrial sector faces today is retaining employees. If offices are decked out with extravagant amenities and high-end technology, why aren’t warehouses designed with the same type of look in mind? The bottom line is amenities make people want to come to work. For distribution and warehouse centers, it is often difficult to match the appeal of an amenity-rich office building, but here are a few ways industrial buildings can level up. […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]