Growing tech firms now drive high-end office market from Seattle and SF to Manhattan

November 29, 2017

When F5 Networks signed a lease last spring for 28 floors in the Mark, a new 48-floor office and hotel edifice in downtown Seattle, the deal capped a hunt for new headquarters that in 2019 will provide the company with room to grow and its employees with nearby transit, restaurants and other amenities. Read the full report here.

Three Keys to a Successful Property Budget Review

A budget is your vision of an asset and a forecast of potential earnings. While creating a portfolio or property budget, our deniable need to put everything under the microscope to review and analyze blurs the view. Read the full report here.

4 Commercial Property Management Trends You Need to Know

November 28, 2017

As a property manager, it’s wise to regularly evaluate market trends so you and other stakeholders can make the right decisions for your business moving forward. Read the full report here.

Welcome to the Gig Economy

If you haven’t heard of it, you will. Gig workers are playing a growing role in how corporate space users are redefining their staffing. Read the full report here.

5 Areas to Focus on for Better Workplace Productivity

November 22, 2017

A new study shows just how impactful a poorly planned workplace is on employees, which can negatively impact performance. Read full report here.

Why Retail Landlords Are Turning to Apartments to Shore Up Their Properties

Construction has started on a 23-story upscale apartment tower at Westfield UTC, a one-million-sq.-ft. outdoor center in San Diego, but the project is much more than the redevelopment of an upscale retail center owned by the Sydney, Australia-based Westfield. Read the full report here.

Save Big with Three Tips for More Efficient Vendor Management

November 14, 2017

Managing vendors and processing payables are significant cost drivers for real estate companies. Read the full article on irem.org

Are Low Interest Rates Always Good for the Real Estate Market?

November 9, 2017

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates in June, signally that government leaders think the economy is gaining strength. The latest hike is being met with mixed responses. Read the full report here.