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
When you hear of Dubai, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Cloud reaching, attention-grabbing skyscrapers? Glitz and glamour? Or perhaps you think of wealth and investment. All of these are what Dubai is composed of. The beautifully designed skyscrapers are why Dubai is considered one of the glitziest cities in the world. Within these skyscrapers are businesses, ultra-luxurious hotels, and massive shopping centers. It quickly became a city of interest for high-end investments in the commercial real es... read more
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
Asbestos has been known to consist of small fibres that are invisible to the naked eye. These fibres are harmful for you and your tenants' health and safety. Many diseases, including the dangerous lung disorder mesothelioma, can result from continuous exposure to these fibres over time.
You need to have a professional surveyor or architect come and survey specific areas in your building that may contain asbestos. This includes the roof of the building or even the parking garage. If your corrugated asbestos roofi... read more
In the 1950’s we saw a direct impact of how residential real estate affected commercial real estate. As people left the cities to go into newly developed neighborhoods with only homes, there became a need for grocery stores, malls, offices more close. However, over time this has reversed itself and people are moving back to the cities to be closer to work, shopping and the hustle and bustle of it all. This makes commercial and residential properties even more reliant on each other. It is becoming ... read more