5 Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch In 2017



People working in the commercial real estate business are very well aware that industrial trends do not get reset at the beginning of each year, but rather develop or subside as a consequence of matters not so strictly related to the calendar.

On-demand workspace rental firm Breather lands $40M funding round



Breather, a workspace rental firm, recently closed on a fresh $40 million Series C funding round and is busy putting that money to good use.

Polish Your Commercial Property to a Shine (And Earn More) — 5 Easy Ways



2016 wasn’t a stellar year for the U.S. commercial property market. External trends, from disappointing growth in China to the United Kingdom’s shock decision to leave the European Union, probably dampened investor sentiment during the first three quarters of the year.

Shopping Malls Continue Losing Anchor Tenants



Shopping malls are highly dependent on anchor tenants such as Macy’s, Sears, and JCPenney. This dependency is so critical that the closure of an anchor tenant often triggers co-tenancy clauses that allow other mall tenants to exercise the right to terminate their leases or renegotiate the terms, typically with a period of lower rents, until […]

Buying Land to Build Your Business: Simple Steps to Get You Started in Commercial Property



Businesses searching for suitable premises usually prefer to rent. However, as a first-timer, you may come across specific circumstances that call for buying land and constructing your premises from scratch rather than renting an office space.

Why Commercial Real Estate Brokers Fail



Not everyone can make it as a commercial real estate broker. In fact, it’s common knowledge within the industry that at least half of recruits will leave within three years. Some brokers even report a new broker failure rate as high as 90 percent. In part, the perks of the job are what makes it […]

Commercial Office Space Still Struggling – Houston In Trouble



Commercial real estate needs to be viewed from several different perspectives. One of the most important differentiations is by size of the property. Measured by square footage, 71 percent of commercial real estate has more than 17,000 square feet. Yet, when measured by the count of properties, those below 17,000 square feet make up 80 […]

International Property Firm JLL Expands in DFW



Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) International has expanded its North Texas operations by acquiring the Dallas affiliate of Integra Realty Resources. With Q4 looming large, the company shows only positives going into 2017.

Coakley Realty Continues to See Surge in Listing, Selling, and Leasing Commercial Space



Rory S. Coakley Realty, Inc. (Coakley Realty), a premier full service residential and commercial real estate company in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area since 1989, announces a surge in recent activity in listing and selling local commercial properties

Drones take off in the construction industry



The small size and high maneuverability of drones means they can capture clear and concise aerial surveys of a construction site.