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5 Clues You Need New Office Space

It can be difficult to recognize the signs that your business needs a new office space. Maybe it’s the fear of change or the discomfort of moving all files, equipment, and employees to a new location. Whatever the hesitation, the consequences of not moving to a better functioning space can be far worse than the

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5 Must-Know Trends in the DFW Retail Market

In June, The Crescent, uptown’s popular mixed-use complex, unveiled the results of a $33 million renovation project, the first since The Crescent’s opening in 1986. That opening triggered extensive development throughout the area, which has become more pedestrian-centered over the years. The renovation project was in part intended to accommodate this change. The complex includes

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The Consumerization of #CRE

by Mike Westgate, Vice President of Marketing at RealMassive During my days at Microsoft, former market share minorities iPhone and iPad invaded the enterprise like a tsunami. Initially, corporate IT teams resisted Apple-tech due to the complexities of supporting multiple platforms and perceived security risks. With a huge Windows and Office install-base to protect, we

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3 Ways the Jacksonville Skyline is Changing

With its spectacular setting along the St. Johns River, downtown Jacksonville is the sparkling center of the community. Iconic towers and the striking Main Street Bridge are part of the city’s character, and so is its constant evolution. The downtown district, as well as the JAX beaches, are home to some of the area’s most

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5 Times Atlanta Breathed New Life Into Old CRE

By RealMassive Tired commercial space challenges developers and begs the question: demolition or renovation? In many cases, the question can be creatively answered with brilliant results. The key is in playing up the unique or vintage features that make these properties appealing. In Atlanta, developers have breathed new life into outdated and unused space in

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4 Things You Should Know About CRE in The Triangle

The Triangle’s commercial real estate capital markets logged more than $1 billion in major property acquisition deals in the first quarter 2016, a 56 percent increase compared to the year prior. Let that sink in. This is truly a booming market. What’s driving this demand for CRE in the Raleigh-Durham market? Today we’ll discuss some of

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Branding Collateral in CRE

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, said it best: “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” For CRE professionals and firms, branding is especially important. Strong branding is a way to differentiate in a crowded market and increase customer loyalty.

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Pop-Up Shops and CRE

What do Modcloth, Kanye West, and Marmite all have in common? If you guessed “pop-up shops,” you’re correct! All three of these brands opened temporary stores, and those stores generated major buzz in the news and on social media.

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Raleigh-Durham: A Market on the Rise

The emergence of 18-hour cities is a hot topic, and these secondary cities are continuing to grow in their momentum. An 18-hour city is typically characterized by an above-average urban population growth, a thriving economy, and a lower cost of living, according to Investopedia. Among these cities are Austin, Nashville, and Denver. Now the Raleigh-Durham area,

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