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2017 Outlook: Retail shifts from ‘bricks to clicks’

Featured in AZ Big Media

The “shift from bricks to clicks” in the retail industry describes a growing trend of retailers who are selling products online instead of at brick-and-mortar stores and...

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Tax Reform: A Better Way with 1031 Exchanges Intact

Republican lawmakers are proposing a tax reform blueprint for 2017 that would bring sweeping changes to the tax code for the first time since 1986. The question becomes: will the commercial real...

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SimonCRE buys Scottsdale property; Opening Austin-based restaurant

Featured in Phoenix Business Journal

Scottsdale-based SimonCRE has bought a Scottsdale property for almost $1.5 million with plans to open a 4,200-square-foot Texas-based chicken restaurant.


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On The Horizon: Growth of Tertiary Markets and Suburbia

It’s no secret that over the last decade we’ve seen shifts back to many city centers. Cities such as Austin, Denver, Dallas, and Phoenix has been a prime example of that. And it’s played a major...

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4 CRE Issues to Watch in 2017

This past year saw its share of ups and downs, highs and lows, and everything in between. The good news for the economy is that the year was generally filled with more highs than lows. Commercial...

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SimonCRE Recognized as a Best Places to Work 2016

Every year the Phoenix Business Journal recognizes its Best Places to Work in the Valley. The awards, now in their 14th year, are given to companies that portray excellent employee morale,...

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SimonCRE selling parcel for Arizona's first Original Gino's East

Featured in Phoenix Business Journal by Steven Totten (November 22, 2016)

Arizona's first Original Gino's East is approaching its opening, and real estate firm SimonCRE is looking to sell the...

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SimonCRE Announces Two New Hires

Featured in Commercial Executive Magazine

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (November 8, 2016) – Commercial real estate developer SimonCRE announces the hiring of two new additions to the company. Brent Atkisson...

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Political Changes and Section 1031: The Potential Impact on Commercial Real Estate

There’s no denying that the upcoming presidential election and subsequent political changes will have a significant impact on the commercial real estate sector on a variety of different levels....

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Separating out REITs and the Impact on Commercial Real Estate Investing

As of this month, real estate stocks have a new home in the S&P 500. REITs have moved out from the broad financial-services sector and into a sector of their own. And with it will come a...

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