Commercial Real Estate Trends

Innovating in the Hotel Space: What’s on Tap for 2018

Posted by Kerry Seriani on April 20, 2018 in No Category
Of all of the innovations sweeping through CRE this year, perhaps no sector is expecting to see a bigger wave of change than the hotel space. Like all other sectors of the CRE industry, technology is at the heart of these changes. In hospitality, innovation is geared toward creating futuristic Jetson-style customer service that anticipates guests’ needs and wants. Big Brand Hotels Debuting Amazing Innovations in 2018 Compared to other sectors, hospitality is leading the way to full adoption. Last year n... read more
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The Push to the Suburbs: Is Public Transit Keeping Up?

Posted by Kerry Seriani on April 16, 2018 in No Category
Fallout from the housing collapse a decade ago resulted in a surge in the renter population–outpacing homeownership for the first time in history. It also marked a return to cities where more walkability with access to public transportation offered a much more affordable lifestyle for a population struggling to maintain in the midst of the economic collapse. Over the last few years as the economy has steadied and the housing market rebalanced, the move to urban centers has continued but there is evidence t... read more
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7 Retail Shipping Trends We’re Keeping an Eye On

Posted by Kerry Seriani on April 10, 2018 in No Category
A lot has been made about the in-store shopping trends we are seeing in retail. What has largely been overlooked are the shipping trends shaping the retail landscape this year. Consumers continue to expect faster deliveries for free which is putting enormous stress on the last mile for retailers. Instead of charging more for delivery or limiting the scope and speed of on-demand delivery, retailers are focusing on rethinking last mile delivery assets so that it benefits both the retailer and the consumer. Here ar... read more
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If someone searched your firm’s name on Twitter, how far down the results page would a user have to scroll before they got to you? If you are not among the top 5, you could be doing something wrong or at least, something better. Tighten up your Twitter game in 2018 by following these 6 best practices for CRE brokerages. #1. Make sure your Twitter bio is actually filled out Incomplete profiles have very poor search rankings. Worse, if someone happens to find your Twitter page, they’ll learn nothing abo... read more
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Spring may be coming early this year which is a good sign you should start dusting off your social media presence a little early this spring too. If you’ve let your social media channels die off over the last few months, it’s time for a refresh. Here are some of our top tips for springing into social media this spring. #1. Do a Social Profile Audit Before you start making changes, you’ll want to do a social profile audit first. There may be things you want to keep. You want to see what&rsquo... read more
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