Can more entertainment save America’s shopping malls?



Shopping malls in the U.S. are looking to add more entertainment venues and restaurants as part of an effort to reinvent themselves as “theater districts” focused on socializing and shopping. To do so, many shopping malls have, or are in the process of converting vacant stores on their premises into indoor entertainment destinations, with activities […]

The Latest Trends In Commercial Real Estate



Commercial real estate is a booming industry in the U.S. — it’s set to be worth between $478 and $502 billion in 2020, making it one of the strongest years ever for the industry to date, CBRE reports. For business owners everywhere, commercial real estate should be a top priority. It’s important businesses have a modern building that both […]

Young buyers seek multifamily homes as housing inventory shortage bites



As real estate markets struggle with low inventories of homes for sale, some buyers are opting to investing in multifamily properties instead of buying a single-family home, the Washington Post reports. The advantage of doing so is they can live in one of the units and rent out the others to help with mortgage costs […]

5 Tips For Your Commercial Roof Maintenance



After investing money into your commercial roof, you want to be sure that it lasts a long time. Fortunately, there are many ways for you to maintain your roof, and save money in the long run on repairs. By following the advice listed here, you could potentially make your roof last an additional 5 to […]

Businesses borrow design concepts from college campuses



Suburban office campuses are borrowing design concepts from universities for indoor and outdoor communal spaces in hopes of appealing to more young professionals entering the workforce. For example, in Warren, N.J., an office campus is building an indoor-outdoor, 20,000-square-foot amenities hub that mimics some universities’ student recreation centers. It features patio dining, exercise equipment, and […]

4 Tips to Finding the Right Commercial Real Estate



There’s no two ways around it: technology has made a big impact on the way entrepreneurs think about their business. Indeed, concepts like digital marketing, SEO, and remote employment were virtually unheard of a mere 15 years ago. Yet, nearly every modern company prioritizes its online presence now. Still, despite these many tech breakthroughs, a […]

How Do Employee Workplace Preferences Affect Commercial Real Estate Brokers?



People spend an increasing portion of their lives at work and seek greater comfort and options in the workplace. According to a recent survey from Clutch, 52% of employees prefer private offices at work. By contrast, only 28% prefer open-floor plans and 20% want cubicle offices. The survey included 503 full-time employees across the U.S. […]

Baltimore real estate firm hands employees $10M bonus



A Baltimore-based commercial real estate firm has brought many of its employees to tears after handing them a huge $10 million Christmas bonus after they helped it to achieve its goal of developing 20 million square feet of office, retail and warehouse space in eight states. St. John Properties said the $10 million would be […]

6 Ways To Prospect For Commercial Real Estate Listings



In the commercial real estate industry, it is very important to get as many listings as are possible for the simple reason that listings determine how much commission you pocket home at the end of the day. Whether you are focused on listing properties or selling insurance, it could be easy irrespective of your level […]

Commercial real estate poised for ‘stellar year’ in 2020



The U.S. commercial real estate sector is on track for “one of its strongest years on record” in 2020, with billions of dollars likely to be invested according to commercial real estate servicer and investment firm CBRE. CBRE said the commercial real estate sector will see total investments of between $478 billion and $502 in […]