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What's Causing the Infill Development Slowdown?

Since the Great Recession, infill development has been hot in Phoenix. Real estate prices were low and developers and businesses were snatching up land and vacant properties left and right....

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Why Some Retailers are Flourishing and Others are Floundering

It’s not difficult to find headlines today reading “Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Shuttering at a Record Pace” or “Sears, J.C. Penney, Kmart, Macy's: These retailers are closing stores in 2017”. A...

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Where Do Cap Rates Go From Here?

In mid-March the Fed decided to raise interest rates for the second time in three months. That raised the question, where do cap rates go from here? And is this the new “normal” for interest rates?

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Clicks to Bricks: The Value in the Retail Experience

For several years now brick and mortar retailers have fret over the future of their existence due to the rapid growth of ecommerce. But not so fast my friends. Reputable online retailers like...

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3 Ways Technology is Changing Real Estate Development

Technology is changing everything from how we communicate, receive online product orders, power our homes and offices, and even how we drive (or have our cars drive for us). It moves forward at...

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Tertiary Markets & Suburbia Growth Facts

The growth of tertiary markets and suburbia has garnered much more attention from real estate investors over the last couple of years. Continued population growth, particularly the migration of...

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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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Experiential Stores Lead Trend in Commercial Real Estate

Comparing the commercial real estate market in the last five years to a haboob might be an understatement. The industry suffered unfortunate collateral damage from the storm, but is rebounding...

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