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Our Top Blog Posts of 2019

Build to Suit

We take a look back at our top 5 most-read blog posts of 2019.
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What to Know About Data-Driven Site Selection


When it comes to real estate, for a more strategic and valuable approach, there’s a lot more to know about the site...
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Everything You Need to Know About CRE Zoning Reports


Typically required by lenders, ordering a commercial zoning report will provide you with the confidence that your...
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Environmental Assessments Tips: When Faced With a Phase II

Commercial Real Estate Development Process

Dependent upon the findings of the Phase I ESA, of course, here’s a list of some of the more intricate sampling and...
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Economic Outlook: Why You Should Invest in STNL Retail Now


Here are 5 reasons why investing in a single-tenant net lease (STNL) retail building now is likely to be a less...
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5 Can't-Miss Items During Due Diligence

Preferred Developer

Bookmark this list for a quality assurance measure that protects against being blindsided in later stages when the...
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The Do's & Don'ts of CRE Development

Commercial Real Estate Development Process

Whether it's a new venture or you've been involved since before mobile phones existed, here’s a useful list of some...
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3 Retail Companies Thriving Now & How

Retail Trends

Retail is both dying and thriving. Since the dying companies have been sprawled across the headlines lately, here are a...
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Lessons to Learn From Retail Closures

Best Practices

Here are some lessons learned from recent retail case studies as well as insight into how the industrial sector has...
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Measuring Cap Rates in Build to Suit Development

Property Values

Several factors influencing cap rates in build to suit development include construction costs, lease type, historical...
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How Rising Construction Costs Impact Property Values

Construction Trends

Construction costs continue to rise and they're having a significant impact on the value of not only new construction...
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Weaving Your Way Through Title Exceptions and Requirements

Due Diligence

A thorough review of title issues is a must for both exceptions AND requirements.
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