Over the past couple years we’ve seen a lot of changes in commercial real estate and office space, from shopping malls across the country abruptly closing down to millennials leaving their suburban communities and flocking to urban centers en masse.
Many analysts point to the decline of nearly 10% in brick-and-mortar retail since last year as a signal that retail sentiment is down. However, the numbers say consumers are spending and optimistic, while industrial took the place of core assets as the second highest producing markets over the last year.
As employers seek to define the office space perks most likely to attract and retain employees, a recent Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates survey found that the physical office itself could keep staff happier.
Recently, we shared some of our affiliates to follow on Twitter and we were happy to do so as they are all putting out some great information and knowledge in every 140 characters they tweet. Some of our affiliates are also saying more than just 140 characters so we wanted to highlight some of them!
As the world becomes more connected through the internet of things and everything becomes smart, it helps to bring more convenience to everyday lives. But, it can also lead to more avenues for outside parties to obtain personal information or perform cyberattacks.
Recently, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their report on the commercial real estate trends for the international side of the business. It is no secret to those involved in the commercial real estate sector that international investment in the United States has been growing over the last few years. It is essential to understand what these investors are doing and what trends are developing.
The commercial real estate sector has been seeing a lot of changes over the past several years and the industry has had to figure out how to work through these changes. One of the categories with some of the biggest changes is the grocery sector. From grocery delivery services to consumers looking for more options, there are many factors at play here and it behooves everyone in the industry to pay attention.
Everything old is new again. This even pertains to shipping containers, some of the older of which are being transformed into homes as part of what’s known as the container home trend. This trend is also spreading to multifamily and even office space, with trendy office denizens putting them inside the building as individual offices.
While the real estate industry wasn’t the first to jump on the technology bandwagon – and this extends to social media – real estate professionals have come to realize the value of these resources. However, one wonders how best to use social media to maximize its effect. Well, wonder no more.
Green Building is more than just a trend now but what options there are to go green has seen incredible changes throughout the last few years. While small changes can help your lifestyle to be greener there are large changes as well that can be made not only by individuals in their lives but also […]