Archive for September, 2010
If you reside in an organization such as a company, government or religious organization, what assets should you consider strategic? There does not necessarily have to be a set of strategic assets, but if an asset is strategic it must be key to the business. Examples would be a church for a religious organization, perhaps R&D facilities for a pharmaceutical company, truck terminals for a freight firm and restaurants for a chain of food providers. Key assets tend to be utilized for a term that is long. Therefore ownership is preferred to leasing. Non strategic assets are therefore all other classes of real estate and should thus be leased. [more]
A review of recent macroeconomic data on the Corporate Real Estate (CRE) front provides for substantially mixed news regarding value trends. [more]
Having rail capabilities available on industrial properties may seem “a little old school” but having access to move your product by rail provides some significant benefits not only to the manufacturer/shipper but to the general population and the economy as a whole. [more]
Brian Tapp and Trey Miller of NAI Knoxville have listed a portion of Belle Island Village in Pigeon Forge. Read Knoxville News Sentinel [article].