The Changing Face of Retail in CRE

Business is rapidly becoming an integral part of a consumer’s online experience–you can now virtually shop for anything from groceries to cars and commercial real estate locations. The rise of e-commerce is most plainly seen in the downfall of once major brick-and-mortar retail shops like Sports Authority and Wet Seal. Despite these recent changes in…

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Energy Savings Programs for Building Owners

Commercial building owners are always looking for ways to save more money, and one often overlooked resource is energy efficiency. Notably, research shows that utility bills–including energy bills–represent one of the highest operating costs for building owners nationally, more than taxes and insurance. To recoup these costs, most building owners pass these expenses onto their…

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2018 Commercial Real Estate Outlook

Even though there are still a few weeks left in 2017, it’s the perfect time to start looking ahead to see what 2018 holds for the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. In fact, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) forecasts a sunny outlook for commercial real estate in 2018. Let’s take a deep dive into…

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Understanding Commercial Leases

Searching for a new office space in a diverse area like the Baltimore Washington corridor can seem like a daunting task. Even though you may already know what sort of space would be best for your office, one variable you may not have considered will undoubtedly rear its head during the negotiation process with the…

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