commercial Archive

That’s Not How Millennials Work

It seems like we’ve gotten Millennials all wrong. For one, they were expected to be a generation of entrepreneurs — but in this economic tumult, they’ve traded in “meaningful work” for a 9-to-5 desk job and a steady (or...

Slow But Real Growth in Commercial RE in 2012

What’s happening in commercial real estate is far from a recovery but all of the major sectors are nevertheless seeing improvement, particularly multifamily housing, which has been benefitting from tough times in the home ownership market. Rents are rising,...

Be Better Prepared, Look Better Prepared

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Sam Foster is a well-prepared real estate professional. But what he likes even more than being well prepared is looking well prepared to his clients. An executive vice president with Jones...

Today’s Commercial Market: Finding Opportunity in Crisis

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In spite of the well-known woes of the commercial real estate market today, the watchword among practitioners in this space seems to be “opportunity.” That word came up time and again in...
April 30, 2010

Living the ‘High Life’ in Dubai

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The torch has been passed: The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa (2,717 feet), opened yesterday in the city of Dubai, passing the Taipei 101 (1,670 feet) by a wide margin. (Note:...
January 6, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #5

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Today, we start on the bottom-half of the top real estate developments of the decade with something that really came into play in the past year:...

2010: A Major Test for Commercial

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The next year or two may be a “test of survival” for anyone in the commercial real estate sector, but the upswing could be very lucrative for the ones who make it...

Mental Recession Redux?

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In July 2008, in the heat of the presidential election, McCain campaign advisor and former U.S. Senator Phil Gramm caused some controversy when he seemingly characterized the United States as “a nation...
September 25, 2009

New-Growth Indicators: What Do You Look for?

By Mariwyn Evans, Commercial Editor, REALTOR® Magazine If you think you have a good nose for where the next new area of development or redevelopment will be in your market, we want to hear from you. Contact Mariwyn Evans...
September 17, 2009