In the dynamic world of commercial real estate, success isn’t solely determined by property location or market trends.
In recent years, the rise of electric vehicles (EVs) has been nothing short of revolutionary, fundamentally transforming the automotive industry and paving the way for a more sustainable future.
The history of Wells Fargo is an intriguing tale of transformation and innovation within the supply chain industry. What began as a humble stagecoach business in the 19th century ultimately transitioned into one of the largest and most influential banking institutions in the United States.
Office-to-residential conversions are becoming increasingly common in densely populated cities across America.
While affordable housing policy (or lack thereof) has had a profound impact on multifamily development in New Jersey over the past 5 years, it is becoming increasingly unclear what impact this will have on development in the next 5 years.
AI (Artificial Intelligence) has the potential to transform the commercial real estate brokerage industry in numerous ways. Here are five ways AI may affect commercial real estate brokerage in the future.
The unforeseen collapse of California-based Silicon Valley Bank has not only largely impacted the global financial industry but has caused a rippling effect throughout the economy.
The port of Newark, New Jersey remains the largest container port on the East coast. The port supports over 400,000 jobs and has generated almost $8.5 billion in local, state, and federal tax revenue over the past decade. With import and export routes ranging from Asia, Europe, and Latin America, it has facilitated over 85 million tons of cargo worth more than $211 billion.
Online retail sales surged over 40% in 2020 fueled by the Coronavirus pandemic. With overall easing of pandemic rules and society getting back to school, work, and leisure activities we …
With more than 50,000 facilities and upwards of 2.3 billion square feet of self-storage in the United States, this segment of commercial real estate has steadily evolved over the last 60 years into big business. As the Covid pandemic enters its third year there has been an accelerated need for families to create space for both employees working from home, and/or a workplace for students while remote schooling.
Yes, you read it right. According to the 2021-2022 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 70% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 90.5 million homes. This means that many residential …
It is evident that there is a direct correlation between inflation and the pricing of commercial real estate. Often, the “cure” to inflation is an increase in federal interest rates which have a direct impact on commercial real estate valuations. Economists have been expecting an increase in interest rates but were not expecting the federal government’s recent suggestion of three potential hikes in 2022. Additionally, there are rumored hikes in 2023, and more in 2024. The message is clear: due to the rapid inflationary pressures, driven largely by supply chain disruptions, the Federal Reserve has an aggressive plan to increase these rates.
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.
The pandemic may be waning, as health metrics nationwide indicate a positive trajectory with our control over Covid-19, but the secondary effect on our economy might long outlast the virus. Now we must ask: Is this a temporary bubble caused by Covid-19, or a sign of more to come?
For the sake of this article and for the benefit of the uninitiated, I decided to provide you with a connotative definition before we move forward. I figured a few keystrokes into Google’s search bar would quickly help me lay my foundation and set the tone for this editorial and VOILA, some of that instant anger I mentioned in the beginning.