Local Trends in St. Louis
ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS DEVISE REHABS OF RAILWAY EXCHANGE
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tim Bryant, 12/11)
Student architects set loose on the Railway Exchange Building were instructed to think creatively in devising plans to revive the huge, empty structure in downtown St. Louis. Click here for the full story.
MULTIFAMILY SECTOR EMBRACES GREEN MOVEMENT
(REALTOR®Mag, Debbie Swanson, December 2014)
Staying current on incentives and programs available to multifamily owners and developers keeps real estate pros better positioned to discuss and market such properties. Click here for the full story.
REDUCING A PROPERTY’S ENERGY FOOTPRINT WITH BIG DATA
(Commercial Conections Podcast, 12/16)
Goby COO Ryan Nelson joined Commercial Podcast Host Alex Ruggieri to discuss how property managers can increase energy efficiency through the analysis of data from their buildings, providing insight into areas where energy use, waste, recycling and more can be optimized. Click here to listen to the full podcast.
WHY COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE IS RIPE FOR DISRUPTION IN 2015
(Forbes, William Robertson, 12/16)
As we round out 2014 with a slew of predictions about entrepreneurial innovation in the year to come, there’s one industry that’s virtually always overlooked in these discussions – commercial real estate. Click here for the full article.
REITWORLD: JOHN CASE, CEO OF REALTY INCOME
John Case, President and CEO of Realty Income Corp talks sustainability and durability of its acquisitions and how they drive dividends. Click here for the full video.
BRICKS THAT SNAP TOGETHER
While the 3D printing revolution continues to rewrite the rules of construction, what’s beginning to emerge are some seriously mind-bending structural possibilities using the technology. Click here for the full story.
4 PREDICTIONS FOR THE COMMERCIAL MARKET
Expect a bright year ahead in 2015 for the U.S. commercial real estate market: The National Association of REALTORS® projects rent increases and tighter vacancy rates. Click here for the full story.
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PROSPECTS APPEAR BRIGHT FOR 2015
(The Wall Street Jouranl, Tess Stynes, 11/24)
Prospects for the U.S. commercial real estate sector appear promising for next year, with broad rent increases as well as tighter vacancy rates in most major sectors, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Click here for the full story.
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE IS NOW A MARKET OF THE HAVES AND HAVE NOTS
(the Wall Street Journal, Peter Grant, 11/21)
The rebounding real estate market isn’t treating all commercial property owners equally. Click here for the full story.
TENANTS, TAXES, INSURANCE AND MAINTENANCE: TRIPLE NET LEASES EXPLAINED
Commercial property ownership doesn’t have to come with the classic landlord obligations of taxes, maintenance and insurance. Click here for the full story.
AIRPORTS: THE DOWNTOWN OF TOMORROW
(REALTOR®Mag, Sam Silverstein, November 2014)
Once viewed primarily as gateways to cities, airports have emerged as economic engines in their own right-and are fueling rapid commercial and residential development in many parts of the world. Click here for the full story.
TECH TOOLS FOR MANAGING BUSINESS OPERATIONS & TAXES
(Commercial Podcast, NAR, 11/20)
Understanding one’s allocation of time, expenses and mileage is one way successful commercial professionals, entrepreneurs and independent contractors keep more of their hard earned money. John Thomas, CEO of Deductr, part of the 2014 class of REach® Accelerator Companies, joined us to discuss tools and best practices for increasing your efficiency with automated tools. Click here to listen to the podcast.
THE 10 COMMANDMENTS: UNBREAKABLE ACCOUNTING RULES FOR REAL ESTATE PROS
(Commercial Observer, Tobias Salinger, 11/20)
Real estate accounting manifests itself at the intersection of business, politics, family and, perhaps, everything else. With millions of dollars, square feet and jobs hanging in the balance, Commercial Observer asked a group of big-time accountants, insurance executives, lawyers and real estate professionals for their best guidance on all things financial. Click here for the full story.