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Author:
Richard M. Gatto
Posted:
02.06.2018

Secondary Markets on the Rise: 2018 CRE Predictions

One of the biggest changes we can expect to see in commercial real estate this year is a not-so-gradual shift of focus from gateway markets to secondary and tertiary markets.

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Author:
Richard M. Gatto
Posted:
01.25.2018

Blockchain: CRE’s Next Big Thing

Chances are that if you work in commercial real estate and pay attention to the most recent trends and innovations in the industry, you have read articles discussing blockchain or at least have heard the term being bandied about.

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Author:
Richard M. Gatto
Posted:
12.14.2017

How Electronic Vehicles (EV) Are Presenting New Opportunities for CRE

Electric vehicles, or EV, are quickly becoming more and more popular across the United States with 2016 seeing a whopping 25% increase in EV sales from the previous year. Today, more than 360,000 EVs are on the road.

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Author:
Richard M. Gatto
Posted:
06.09.2017

Real Estate Lending Continues to Thrive Despite Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve has announced that yet another interest rate increase is in the works, as the U.S. economy shows steady growth with 138,000 jobs added in May. While home mortgages continue to slow, lending in the commercial real estate industry is actually continuing to grow despite these changes.

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Author:
Richard M. Gatto
Posted:
06.05.2017

Iconic Arizona Real Estate School on the Move

One of the largest real estate and business schools in the nation as well as one of the oldest in Arizona, the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business, is moving from its iconic Scottsdale location to a 14,000-square-foot office space within Riverwalk at Talking Stick.

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Author:
Richard M. Gatto
Posted:
05.26.2017

Are the Chicago Suburbs Coming Back?

Over the past several years the Chicago suburban real estate market has struggled. But, the recent decision by Caterpillar to relocate its global headquarters to Deerfield may be a harbinger of things to come. Are corporations starting to see the virtues of staying in the burbs?

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Author:
Kent S. Moe
Posted:
05.11.2017

The New On-Demand Real Estate Market

On the heels of the co-working boom, we are seeing the next wave of alternative occupancy by traditional developers.

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Author:
Eduardo J. Quant
Posted:
04.06.2017

How New Technology Trends are Shaping the Industrial Sector

According to recent studies, the logistics and industrial sectors are set to continue their growth in 2017, as consumer demand for online purchasing grows. Excluding automobile sales, eCommerce has grown from 1% in the first quarter of 2000 to 9.3% in the third quarter of 2016. We expect that share to increase by another 1% by the end of 2018. The current rate of $100 billion eCommerce sales per month will increase by roughly 25% to nearly $125 billion per month in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Author:
Charles C. Henry
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Location is Essential in the Highly-Competitive Millennial Job Market

The race is on for companies looking to attract young, talented employees. According to a recent study, Millennial workers place more value on a potential job’s location and amenities than young workers have in the past. No longer are recent college graduates simply content with moving to wherever they can find steady employment. This has led to an interesting development in the world of commercial real estate, as companies are beginning to develop their office spaces and move their corporate headquarters to more desirable locations to Millennials.

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Author:
Richard Gatto
Posted:
03.24.2017

What is Co-Working and Why has it Become so Popular with Startups?

Co-working spaces are all the rage in commercial real estate this year, and recent studies show that this trend is not likely to slow down anytime soon.

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