Will mixed-use developments define the new era of downtowns?
Downtowns aren’t just for the 9-to-5 crowd anymore. Cities are drawing all types of people—and urban cores are experiencing a revitalization as they cater to the live-work-play lifestyle of the millennial crowd in particular.
From climate chaos to super-buildings: The future is here, and we need to talk about it
Despite ongoing political clashes over whether climate change is a "real thing"—and the scientific consensus is that it is—at least one government branch has spent the last decade quietly preparing for the worst of it: the U.S. military. Even the president, who has called global warming a “total hoax," has applied for permission to build a sea wall that would protect one of his proper...
Tenant reps: 6 expert tips for satisfying even the most indecisive clients without wasting your time
We’ve all encountered them: that friend or coworker who just can’t commit — whether it be choosing a restaurant or deciding on a college major — leaving you to feel like you’ve wasted countless hours watching them weigh the pros and cons. But when it’s your client having trouble making a decision — it’s more than just your time being wasted.
What to do when your pipeline dries up
This article first appeared in GlobeSt. “The obvious way to deal with a lackluster pipeline is to double down on lead generation.” That is according to Tanner McGraw, CEO and founder of Apto. But to prevent dry spells, he says that commercial real estate brokers should take a step back and look carefully at their processes and ensure they’re tracking their business effectively. “After...
What CRE tenants are looking for in 2017
Commercial real estate owners and landlords live and die by their tenant mix. Though the market is vibrant, it is also volatile right now, and it’s important to make sure that the companies leasing space are kept happy. This can be challenging in the current commercial real estate environment, as spaces need more and more customization to succeed. Let’s take a closer look at a few ...