Posts tagged Commercial Real Estate
NAI Global, the world’s premier global network of commercial real estate firms and one of the largest real estate services providers worldwide, today announced it is launching NAI Global Sustainability Solutions. This new business unit provides a comprehensive suite of “green” services for corporate clients and property owners delivered by some of the most experienced “green” experts worldwide.
NAI Global Sustainability Solutions provides energy & sustainability services to property owners and users worldwide through NAI staff and a strategic alliance with GreenPoint Partners. NAI Global also is working with Environmental Resources Management More >
The Florida and National Apartment market is on fire!!!!! The lack of quality properties and increased capital have created a bidding war on some trophy assets. NAI Tampa Bay recently listed a 100-Unit Grade B REO asset for a lender and is currently fielding six offers within 48 hours of marketing the property. Overall Apartment prices have increased 25% in the last 12 months and show no sign of slowing down. Vacancy rates have started to decrease, concessions are burning off and the quality of the overall tenant base More >
There is a mood of optimism in the air about the economy and it is important for us in sales to catch the mood and pass it on to our clients. The stock market has been improving almost every day since January, and has shown an increase of over 20% for the first quarter. The major real estate firms in New York City are all expanding. The unemployment rate has dropped to just under 9%, which is a 10% improvement More >
Sale leaseback transactions have been an excellent tool for businesses to leverage the equity in their real estate while maintaining operational control of their property. Typically, an investor bargains for a long term passive income stream from the property in exchange for purchasing the real estate at a price that reflects both the underlying real estate value as well as the quality of the income stream that is created by the lease. With today’s challenging real estate climate, this financial tool has a new application that is gaining interest in the hospitality industry.
Operating performance from hotels has generally decreased substantially from the peak in 2007 as a result of the economy. More >
iPads and other Pads are all the rage these days. Everyone seems to be lining up to have a new way to surf the web and download music videos; brochures; and movies. In addition to the early success of the Apple iPad, there is a host of a dozen or more similar pad products by Cisco; HP; Dell; Samsung (already with the Galaxy); and many others. Only difference is that Apple still does not do Adobe FLASH or Java. Hence its major limitation to business uses no matter how slick it looks. But in slickness, it is still superior to most of the others… so far.
There are also a host of new smart PDA phones coming onto the market. I just bought a new HTC Android 4G and it is slick, More >