As we get ready to say farewell to 2017, we wanted to pay a little revisit to some of our top blog posts of the past year. We've covered topics such as commercial real estate trends, consumer trends, and technology, to name a few. So, without further ado, here are the top-5 blog posts that we published in 2017.
5) BLOCKCHAIN AND THE REINVENTION OF THE FINANCIAL SECTOR
New technologies are poised to redefine how we think about money and transactions, and will revolutionize business, the economy, and commercial real estate in ways we’ve never seen. We spoke with Kierre Reeg of Nexus on where he sees this technology headed and how it applies to commercial real estate. Read More
4) WHAT'S CAUSING THE INFILL DEVELOPMENT SLOWDOWN?
Following the Great Recession, real estate prices were low and developers and businesses were snatching up land and vacant properties left and right. But Phoenix has seen a bit of a slowdown in infill commercial development recently, with four important factors causing the current trend. Read More
3) WHERE DO CAP RATES GO FROM HERE?
We've seen a gradual rise in interest rates over the last year, and the Fed still plans to move slowly because the economy continues to grow slowly. But, where do cap rates go from here? And is this the new “normal” for interest rates? Read More
2) TI SERIES: BUSH'S CHICKEN
In our TI (Tenant Interview) Series, we sat down with Bush's Chicken franchisee Tony Cain to discuss his expansion into the Phoenix/Arizona market, plans for the future of the brand, and what makes Bush’s Chicken so unique. Read More
1) 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). We take a look at three types of technological advances that are shaping real estate development. Read More