Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate

With autonomy, commercial real-estate could go mobile

With autonomy, commercial real-estate could go mobile The coming years could see the next great land rush across the US and many other countries worldwide, but it might not even involve land. Instead, the next trend for savvy investors could be fleets of autonomous vehicles. […]

UK General Election Results Impact London Property Markets

UK General Election Results Impact London Property Markets On the heels of a failed snap election in an effort to build a bigger majority and a personal mandate, Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, now faces the though job of trying to forge a coalition deal to stay in power. […]

There are nearly 200 empty storefronts on Broadway: Brewer

There are nearly 200 empty storefronts on Broadway: Brewer Borough prez says new policies are needed to address woes along 13-mile avenue. Nearly 200 storefronts on Broadway are sitting vacant, a recent survey released by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer shows. […]

Commercial Real Estate Alive And Well

Commercial Real Estate Alive And Well REITs (e.g., VNQ) have underperformed the broad market (S&P 500) by over 20% since early July of last year, thanks at least in part to concerns that e-commerce (e.g., Amazon) has rendered shopping malls obsolete. To illustrate this point, one REIT, SPG (Simon Property Group, the largest shopping mall and retail center owner in the country), has underperformed the broad market by over 40% since the end of last July. The graph above illustrates the divergences: […]

Could PropTech change the face of commercial real estate forever?

Could PropTech change the face of commercial real estate forever? British estate agents learnt in 2016 that they were one of the most reviled groups in Britain, when an Ipsos Mori poll found only 24% of the public trusting them to tell the truth. The only profession carrying lower levels of public trust was, of course, politicians. […]

Tips to Your Success in Commercial Investing

Tips to Your Success in Commercial Investing Most people start their real estate career investing in residential properties. Eventually, they look to commercial investing because it is much more profitable. Before you jump into commercial real estate there is very different information you need and a different approach compared to residential investing. […]

The Growing Value of Digital Tools in Commercial Real Estate

Real estate professionals are increasingly relying on a host of devices, software and applications to do business. A survey conducted by NREI and Coldwell Banker Commercial confirms that real estate professionals are increasingly relying on a host of devices, software and applications to do business. […]

Marijuana real estate: Cannabis cultivation grows to 4.2 million square feet in Denver area

Marijuana real estate: Cannabis cultivation grows to 4.2 million square feet in Denver area But Denver's cap on grow, retail locations has put the brakes on expansion. The boom may be over. Marijuana's appetite for metro real estate, once a driver of the industrial-market recovery, is showing signs of stabilizing after Denver's decision last year to cap the number of grow operations in the city. […]

Brazil Commercial Real Estate Continues Downward Trend

Brazil Commercial Real Estate Continues Downward Trend According to the latest FipeZAP Commercial Index, Brazil's commercial real estate prices, in both sales and rental sectors, continued its downward trajectory in April 2017. In the commercial real estate sales sector, Rio de Janeiro held on to its position as the city with the most expensive commercial real estate in Brazil: R$11,111 per square meter. […]

Coffee shops hot property for commercial real estate owners

Coffee shops hot property for commercial real estate owners Per capita, New Zealand has one of the highest rates of coffee consumption in the world, with Kiwis drinking 0.94 cups of coffee a day - more than Australia and the United States. It's no secret that Kiwis love a good cup of coffee. And with more than 200 roasters grinding daily, New Zealanders are spoilt for choice. […]