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2018 Consumer Trends and Their CRE Implications

Consumer Trends and Their CRE Implications

The push among shoppers for expanded e-commerce options has hit…
The Pop-Up Shop Solution to the Retail Apocalypse

The Pop-Up Shop Solution to the Retail Apocalypse

Economic and political upheaval, demographic shifts, and evolving…
How Hurricane Season Can Affect the Commercial Real Estate Industry

How Hurricane Season Can Affect the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Officially, hurricane season is June 1st through November 30th.…
The Impact of the Craft Beer Boom on Commercial Real Estate

The Impact of the Craft Beer Boom on Commercial Real Estate

Beer is one of the oldest and most consumed alcoholic beverages…
Adaptive Reuse: What to Do with Vacant Commercial Property

Adaptive Reuse: What to Do with Vacant Commercial Property

Most commercial properties will have a vacancy at one point or…
Are Retail-Back CMBS Loans the Next “Big Short”?

Are Retail-Back CMBS Loans the Next “Big Short”?

At this point, almost everyone knows about the story of the few…
The Instagram Effect

The Instagram Effect: Commercial Real Estate in the Age of the Selfie

Since its release in 2010 and acquisition by Facebook within…
9 Ways Commercial Real Estate Developers are Turning Small Spaces into Big Revenue

9 Ways Commercial Real Estate Developers are Turning Small Spaces into Big Revenue

Recent years have seen commercial real estate owners getting…
The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Shopping Malls

The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Shopping Malls

McKinsey defines shopping malls as “one or more buildings forming…
Socio-Cultural Trends Shaping Commercial Real Estate

Socio-Cultural Trends Shaping Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate is currently undergoing a lot of change.…
Investing Outside the Box: Alternative CRE Investment Opportunities

Investing Outside the Box: Alternative CRE Investment Opportunities

With competition in the commercial real estate industry becoming…
Bankruptcies, weak sales not slowing retailer growth

Bankruptcies, Weak Sales Not Slowing Retailer Growth

The retail industry may be tussling with some high-profile bankruptcies…