Leadership Excellence with NAI Global and The Sherwin Williams® Paint Company

Leadership Excellence with NAI Global and The Sherwin Williams® Paint Company

In commercial real estate, the main product is service and sometimes it is hard to tell one company from another.  For these firms and their supply chains, differentiation based on quality of service is essential and impacts the bottom line.  That is why developing reliable business relationships that are more like collaborative partnerships is also so critical.

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SIOR Austin | Spring World Conference Highlights

SIOR Austin | Spring World Conference Highlights

“Leverage works until it doesn’t,” said Michael Litt during his Saturday keynote at the shiny new Fairmont Hotel in Austin to the 400+ remaining SIOR attendees at the society’s Spring World Conference. While Litt said that in reference to the 1998 collapse of hedge fund Long Term Capital Management, he might as well have used that as the title for his speech.

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NAI Global Opens West Virginia Panhandle Office

NAI Global Opens West Virginia Panhandle Office

Bryce Custer, SIOR, CCIM, MRICS and Managing Director of NAI Ohio River Corridor announced the establishment of a new commercial real estate services firm focused on serving the site selection and commercial real estate requirements associated with the emerging petrochemical and energy services industries in West Virginia, Southwestern Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio.

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3 Ways Uber’s Potential IPO Could Impact CRE

3 Ways Uber’s Potential IPO Could Impact CRE

In February, reports from CNBC surfaced that Uber was making moves to prepare for an IPO next year. Lyft, Uber’s main competitor in the U.S. is also laying the groundwork necessary for going public attracting $1 billion from Google’s parent company. At first blush, this news may not seem relevant to CRE, but its impact could be felt in three important ways.

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5 Ways Grocery is Changing (and How Brick-and-Mortar is Keeping Up)

5 Ways Grocery is Changing (and How Brick-and-Mortar is Keeping Up)

Winn-Dixie is getting a lot of press, but Albertson’s Grocery stores appears to be poised to buy up the stalwart Rite Aid as reported by the WSJ. E-commerce alone is not the reason for these bankruptcies but it has pushed brick-and-mortar to revamp or get out. Here are 5 ways that brick-and-mortar is pushing back in order to survive the e-commerce onslaught:

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7 Ways to Tailor Workspaces to Ever-Evolving Workplace Trends

7 Ways to Tailor Workspaces to Ever-Evolving Workplace Trends

When employees at Google were asked to rank their favorite things about working there, the games and perks weren’t the biggest lures. It’s the high wages that Google employees earn, averaging nearly three times the national median wage at $140K per year. It’s providing three free gourmet meals a day for employees. It is weeks of vacation time and company trips and holiday parties that are out of this world.

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3 Reasons to Watch RE Fintech Startups in 2018

3 Reasons to Watch RE Fintech Startups in 2018

Fintech is sweeping the globe. In the real estate sector alone, according to Deloitte’s recent survey, real estate tech startups grew from just 176 new businesses a decade ago to more than 1,200 in 2017. Investments have increased more than tenfold in RE tech and fintech startups over the last ten years. With all of this capital interest there are 3 key reasons we should be watching RE fintech startups in 2018.

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What Does the Retail Landscape Look Like in 2018?

What Does the Retail Landscape Look Like in 2018?

Despite the widespread perception that brick-and-mortar retail is on the decline, the numbers say otherwise. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) recent emerging trends survey, the long term growth rate for traditional retail sales has remained at a steady 4 – 4.5%. Although the industry is changing, the retail landscape is still strong. Here’s how it is changing, why it’s changing, and what to watch in 2018.

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What Will Happen to Multi-family When Boomers Retire en Masse?

What Will Happen to Multi-family When Boomers Retire en Masse?

The “Silver Tsunami” is coming by 2030 and in some places, it has already begun. Americans born during and directly following the end of WWII, commonly referred to as Baby Boomers, represent the second largest age demographic group in the U.S. behind millennials. As this massive group moves toward retirement, it is signaling big changes for multi-family buildings of the future. 

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NAI Fennelly Sees Service, Business, Legal Office Sectors Overtaking Pharma in Central NJ

NAI Fennelly Sees Service, Business, Legal Office Sectors Overtaking Pharma in Central NJ

Pharmaceutical firms and the life sciences sector have been driving significant activity in the Princeton/Central New Jersey submarket for several years, but the market has slowed down considerably since 2016, and the service/business/legal sector have overtaken health sciences as the fastest expanding office sector, according to new research by NAI Fennelly, which has offices in Hamilton and Princeton.

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