The retail sector has seen some dramatic shifts in the past years as technology and the presence of online shopping continues to evolve and grow. Technology and online shopping has even driven some strictly brick and mortar retailers like Borders to go out of business.
While online shopping has changed the way that consumers consume, there is still desire and demand for brick and mortar. In the retail sector for 2016 the trends included more focus around flagship stores, online businesses experimenting with br... read more
No matter what industry you are in, a lease can be a critical part of your business. It not only adds to your overhead expenses, it can also be the cornerstone to any facilities that you may operate in. With that in mind, it is incredibly important to make sure you have terms that are favorable to your business in the lease.
It is also essential to negotiate favorable lease terms and to build a good working relationship with the landlord, as most commercial leases stretch for years at a time.
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Recently, we shared some of our affiliates to follow on Twitter and we were happy to do so as they are all putting out some great information and knowledge in every 140 characters they tweet. Some of our affiliates are also saying more than just 140 characters so we wanted to highlight some of the Coldwell Banker Commercial bloggers that you should bookmark.
Coldwell Banker Commercial Elite
Also featured on in our Twitter article, Elite offers a great blog that is frequently updated. The content you c... read more
As the world becomes more connected through the internet of things and everything becomes “smart” it helps to bring more convenience to everyday lives but it can also lead to more avenues for outside parties to obtain personal information or perform cyber-attacks. When looking at smart buildings it is important to not only consider the security of the people who will be utilizing the building but also the security of the data that will now be stored within the building to help make it smart.
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Going green has come into play in most everyone’s lives in one shape or form by now and is being embraced more frequently than it used to be. This is due to accessibility being increased to green products as well as the affordability of green products being improved upon. One of the major things to go green and help to build a greener future is building commercial real estate utilizing green products as well as techniques.
Green buildings are on the rise and with an increase from 2% in 2005 to 41% ... read more