Top 10 Markets with High Industrial Development

June 5, 2018
Gerard Staudt


E-Commerce is taking over which means businesses are saying goodbye to brick-and-mortar and hello to industrial warehouse space. All across the country, companies are looking to invest in corporate real estate space that will accommodate large inventories for online stores.

Foreign Investors Continue to Prefer Industrial Properties in 2018

April 20, 2018
Gerard Staudt


The Industrial real estate sector is a superstar for the second year in a row! Topping the list for global investor preference, this marks a “significant change in market dynamics.” A surplus in apartment complexes has lead experts to believe

Crescent, Goldman grab Uptown Dallas Office Building for Redo

April 18, 2018
Gerard Staudt


Crescent Real Estate partnered with Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Real Estate to purchase a 7-story, 192,000 SF building in Uptown Dallas. This deal capitalized on not only the historic demand of Uptown Dallas but also the peak investment market

2018 Performance Forecast for Top 4 Commercial Real Estate Sectors

March 13, 2018
Gerard Staudt


The four main sectors of the Commercial Real Estate industry are expected to see different levels of growth/decline in 2018. After a long economic expansion, Colliers International predicts the market hit its peak in 2017. According to economists, numerous factors

10 Most Active Warehouse Construction Markets

March 6, 2018
Gerard Staudt


Prices of industrial land that companies use for “first-mile” and “last-mile” distribution centers are soaring. This can be attributed to the simple concept of supply and demand. With levels of e-commerce continually growing, retailers are paying top dollar for industrial

Industrial Real Estate Expected to Soar in 2018

February 21, 2018
Gerard Staudt


E-Commerce has taken over the way business is operated in the United States. With more and more companies turning to online retail, investors are looking into the industrial real estate market to purchase more warehouses and distribution centers. These conditions,

GE Factory to Hip Lofts

February 19, 2018
Gerard Staudt



City developers in Fort Wayne, Ind., are taking a $440 million budget, and pouring it into the transformation of an abandoned GE factory. Investors are hoping to turn this drab area into a lively downtown, that will attract a new

Investor Sentiment Indicates More Pros Think CRE Cycle is in Expansion Phase

February 16, 2018
Gerard Staudt

What phase do you think the commercial real estate cycle is in? Based off of numbers collected by the National Real Estate Investor, 41 percent of people believe we are in an expansion/recovery phase. This percentage has nearly doubled since

Discount Stores Defying Retail Meltdown

February 7, 2018
Gerard Staudt

Over the past year, the retail sector has been declining quickly with numerous store closures across the country. Companies hit the hardest fall under the categories of mall-based, or full price retailers. Spending trends changed during the recession, turning people

Bye-Bye Bank Branches

February 5, 2018
Gerard Staudt

Physical bank locations are closing left and right due to the changing landscape of the banking world. The shift to online and mobile banking (whether customers like it or not) nearly eliminates the need for traditional tellers.

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