Commercial Real Estate Trends

The Dirt on Land Sales: Tips from Land Experts

Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 28, 2017 in  uncategorized
Increasing your value on a commercial property is not that simple. As an asset, land purchase has many subtleties that require keen analysis, local knowledge and an eye to the faraway horizon. Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate in Lakeland, Florida, is one of the top land-sale brokers in the United States. Dean Saunder’s experience is long and wide. He stresses that a knowledgeable, local professional is critical to a successful purchase. A local professional... read more

Best Commercial Real Estate Markets: Retail

Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 26, 2017 in  uncategorized
The Coldwell Banker Commercial brand is taking on the task of finding the ‘Best Markets’ for Commercial Real Estate. Over 80 markets were ranked on two categories for each property sector: 1) % Change in Vacancy from Q3 2012 and Q3 2013 within the market* 2) % Change in Rental Rates from Q3 2012 and Q3 2013 within the market* Each market was ranked based on the calculation of the 2 variables, then given a total ranking. In this scoring system, Hartford, CT had the best rank due to a 7.2% drop ... read more

The Importance of the CCIM Designation

Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 21, 2017 in  uncategorized
It’s often said that it’s not what you know but who you know. But as any successful commercial real estate professional will tell you, it’s not enough to just know the right people or to just have the industry knowledge. And at the CCIM Institute, we know that it’s not just “who” or “what.” Coldwell Banker Commercial realizes the same thing, which is why the organization has more CCIM members than of any brokerage worldwide. With an emphasis on practical applicatio... read more

Moving an Organization with Thousands of Employees

Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 18, 2017 in  uncategorized
The Coldwell Banker Commercial® organization’s parent company Realogy Holdings Corp has recently moved its headquarters from Parsippany, NJ to nearby Madison, NJ.  Realogy has roughly 1,000 employees from several different brands including: Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby’s International Realty® and NRT LLC.  Although I wasn’t directly involved with the... read more

Holiday Shopping: Online vs. In Store

Posted by Kerry Seriani on December 14, 2017 in  uncategorized
By all estimates, the back-to-school season will have pulled in more than $75 billion dollars. It is second only to holiday shopping in the highest grossing retail season. With more consumers shopping via mobile than ever before, where can retailers expect to see the highest sales this holiday; online or in store retail? Mobile Will Factor Big this Holiday Shopping Season For retailers, the best of both worlds is seeing high sales figures coming from online retail as well as their brick-and-mortar stores. A r... read more
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