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4th Quarter 2015: Chicago Suburban #CRE #OfficeMarket Update


4th Quarter 2015: Chicago Suburban #CRE #OfficeMarket Update

Chicago’s suburban office market ends 2015 on a positive note with decreased vacancy and positive net absorption.

5 Secrets For Effective Visual Merchandising in Retail


5 Secrets For Effective Visual Merchandising in Retail

5 Secrets For Effective Visual Merchandising The visual presentation in the store has always been the major customer motivation accounting for the a majority of retail purchase. Your window display has the potential to attract the customer, reel them in and ultimately lead to purchase. However, there are a few key points every merchandizer should keep […]

2nd Quarter 2014: Chicago Suburban #CRE #Retail Market Update


2nd Quarter 2014: Chicago Suburban #CRE #Retail Market Update

In the second quarter of 2014 the Chicago retail market is still experiencing a hit due to the closing of Dominick’s grocer in the market. Though consumer confidence remains strong and improving it is still taking time for the market to feel the full effects.

The Other Initial Expenses of Leasing


The Other Initial Expenses of Leasing

Throughout my tenure as a commercial real estate broker I have worked with companies ranging from Fortune 500 to start up. Each company serviced comes with a varying degree of “hand holding”. Small businesses I enjoy working with as I understand executing a lease for a space is a big deal to them. It obligates […]

The Rise and Fall of the Single-Family as an Institutional Asset Class


Several single-family investment companies have done really well during the crisis but the “easy gains” available to them through buying assets in “fire sales” have disappeared. Take a look at where these firms stand now.

Real Estate Quotes: Get inspired


A short collection of inspirational quotes on real estate: why we invest, how to invest, and when to exit

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