Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Cushman Global Office Market Report Updated

While office markets in 2011 started to come back quite strongly, order a few bumps in the road prevented a full-blown recovery. And while those road bumps – continued unemployment, fiscal crises at home and abroad – will continue through the foreseeable future, global real estate markets will...
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5 Things Your Business Can Learn From A Rapper

Professional inspiration can come from anywhere, medical even the unlikeliest of places. This month, stomach I was inspired by a rapper imparting business advice to startups. Hip-hop historian, music technologist and founder of hip-hop band Stetsasonic, Glenn K. Bolton — also known as Daddy-O — recently spoke about...
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Institutional Investors Are Back In The Real Estate Game

According to State Street, regulatory changes are fundamentally changing the landscape for real estate investment on the part of both investors and real estate managers. According to a Vision Focus paper published by State Street entitled, "Real Estate: New Opportunities for Institutional Investors," the appetite for real estate among institutional investors continues to be strong, with...
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Old School Commercial Real Estate Is Still The Leader

Old school new school. Pavement pounding cold calling or social media and technology. I  had some in depth and thoughtful discussions with several smart and savvy brokers. Interesting to me was the different opinions about what is or is not the way we in commercial real estate are should maybe or...
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Quotes To Remember

Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you've got. ~ Jim Rohn blue bulletThe greatest form of maturity is at harvest time. That is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to to reap without apology...
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The JLL 2012 Real Estate Report

 
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Are You Selling Or Serving Your Client?

If you are in the real estate business, ampoule even as an investor, take a moment to consider what you really do.  Many come to the conclusion that they are selling real estate or real estate services such as providing property for tenants.  Many look at real estate as a way to...
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The Urban Retail Evolution

Cities like New York, pharm  Boston and Washington, malady D.C. have been successful at integrating retail into the urban mix by embracing the vertical integration of traditional shopping center retailers. But is the market oversaturated? A panel of eight national retailers and developers speaking at the...
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A Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With A Single Step

Lao-Tzu said, story “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” John Maxwell said, “Success is a journey not a destination.” You combine the two and create the success journey begins with a single step. That is what stops most people…that first step. That... Read more