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
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
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
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
As uncertainty about where to invest in office space (suburbs versus cities) continues to plague the office sector, one thing is certain – the better the amenities, the more attractive the office space to younger talented workers. In 2018 office tenants will be watching for these 10 amenities:
A couple of years ago, having a rooftop break room would have made an office building unique. Nowadays it is merely the type of office amenity that tenants expect. Add to that fact, the trend toward remote work is re... read more