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Micro-Breweries Quench a Thirst Across the U.S.

As the summer sun starts to heat up the country, Americans have many ways to quench their thirst from sodas to designer waters. While beer sales have fallen from 2009 levels, the number of craft breweries has exploded.

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Do You Really Understand PropTech?

It’s likely that you’ve read about, heard about, or encountered the word — PropTech. These days, PropTech is one of the biggest buzzwords in commercial real estate. But, how much do you actually know about PropTech? In this article, we’re going to dive into what PropTech really is, along with the relevant information about the term.

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Are Driverless Cars Still Set to Impact CRE?

Driverless cars are everywhere. Now, the autonomous car trend is spreading across the world. So, we need to prepare for changes that these vehicles could cause. Whether on the road or in your home, driverless cars will begin to affect your day-to-day life.

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Will Online Ordering Be the End of Main Street Retail?

Expansion of Main Street Retail Through Digitalization Main Street communities are increasingly leveraging their brick-and-mortar shopping to create a sense of place. It’s all about the unique competitive advantage that smaller stores have in their ability to tap into the meaningful in-person experience. Today’s...

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Magnificent Mile to Main Street

Everyone’s heard the buzz about the death of traditional brick and mortar and the rise of experiential retail. U.S. retail vacancies were at 10.2% at the end of 2018, a marginal increase from 10.0% a year earlier, according to a report from Reis. Current market trends have challenged retail owners and investors with... 

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Will Foreign Investment in US CRE Continue in 2019?

Foreign investments of commercial real estate in the United States was a big trend in past years. However, with a new, uncertain and evolving political climate, many are curious if the momentum will remain strong. Though some have suggested fears surrounding impending trade wars and increased importance on the protection of American assets remaining American, The United States remains the largest receiver of Foreign Direct Investments.

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5 Ways Last-Mile Logistics Can Still Improve in 2019

As the holiday season makes a swift exit, many can relish in relaxation. It has become increasingly stressful to holiday shop; especially for last-minute gifts, as e-commerce and online retail has transformed the way we shop during the holidays as well as all year round. The hope that your package will get you to on...

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Upping Your Office Game with Common Areas

For years, modern and flexible office spaces were the stomping grounds of small, boutique startups and the self-employed creative types. And, while those groups still play a large role in the market, larger and more traditional companies are now beginning to see the benefits of flexible office spaces.

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