Bubble, No Bubble? It Doesn’t Matter!

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The parallels between the last real estate run and this are hard to ignore; the record prices, the bidding wars, warehouses being leased before they’re built, the off-market transactions that …

The timing for this burgeoning industry is not ideal; already low vacancy rates in strategically desirable industrial areas coupled with the continued growth of e-commerce has put pressure on cannabis operators to pony up higher than market rents, driving up square footage costs seemingly by the week. The need to secure property in order to be licensed to operate has thus far not dissuaded those willing to take on substantial financial risk in order to get a piece of this multi-billion dollar (and growing) industry.

Relationship Advice

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The most important lesson I have learned (and taught), is that you build relationships through integrity. This obviously works in all aspects of life, not just sales, but it is key to longevity in a sales environment and has been the backbone of my many sales endeavors throughout my career. If we (my customers and I) are going to mutually benefit from our working relationship, I have to outwork the competition and fully appreciate and empathize with what my customer wants and needs. Relationships, in life and in the office, are a two-way street.

e-Commerce in 2021 and Beyond

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It should come as no surprise that in light of COVID-19 related closures, e-commerce has become an ever more integral part of our daily lives. Retailers of household goods, groceries, essential items, as well as non-essential, have in trial by fire fashion been required to provide appropriate infrastructure to ensure said goods are made available for consumers nationwide. This not only requires robust technological platforms, but sophisticated distribution networks including delivery services and warehousing in near immediate fashion.

Christian Benedetto – Office 2020 Predictions

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Christian Benedetto – Office – As the 1st Quarter of 2020 ends with the Stock Markets in a tailspin, the Coronavirus threatens to further shut down the global economy.  16 Million people …

Karine Blanc – Multifamily 2020 Predictions

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Karine Blanc – Multifamily – “With interest rates at historical lows, multifamily will continue to trade aggressively in 2020. The low cost of borrowing has allowed new investors easy entry to …

From Wall Street to Commercial Real Estate

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To become a successful salesperson, one must also embrace change – it sounds simple, but as everyone knows, doing things the same way can be comforting, but not effective. If a salesperson wants to grow, they must embrace new challenges – whether it’s new technology, new products, new clients or new colleagues. I like to say, “be like a shark, always moving”, so the momentum you generate keeps you engaged.

Value of Time, an Honored Tradition

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Our New Jersey leading, family-owned and run, commercial real estate company for the past ten decades has believed that all you have is your time and your product knowledge. It is important to share them wisely with clients and build relationships large and small.

Warehouses 101

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Location is aways the key – Roads, Highways & Traffic Flow – Proximity to Airport, Railway Stations, Ports and Markets – Building Availability, Rental Rates & Taxes – Workforce Skills and Availability – Parking usually equates to one parking space per 1,000 SF