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Don’t Miss @Equalman at #SIORFWC2016

Friend of the firm and fellow Austinite, Erik Qualman, will keynote the 2016 SIOR Fall World Conference in New York. Earlier this year, we featured Erik and other CRE leaders in The New #CREcosystem, an influencer report outlining trends shaping the modern commercial real estate landscape. Erik is an internationally recognized expert in digital marketing

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Lot Full – Downtown Austin’s Parking Shortage

As Austin’s downtown office market has grown by 1.2 million square feet since 2010, the parking supply has not been able to keep up with the needs of the city’s office tenants. While the new developments downtown have added to the city’s parking supply, office space trends focused on efficiency and increased density have made

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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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