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Top 3 Reasons Real Estate Assets Fail to Accomplish Business Goals

Posted by Michael Sweeney on Dec 6, 2013 10:39:00 AM

Real estate asset management for corporations is no different from other types of resource management. If mismanaged, business goals are at risk for failure. A company's real estate portfolio should be actively managed throughout the holding period and costs need to be completely accounted for. Many companies fail to do this, letting leases and owned properties become drags on their bottom lines. While there are many reasons that this can happen, three are particularly salient:

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The Growth of Industrial Real Estate & How It Impacts Retail

Posted by Michael Sweeney on Oct 23, 2013 9:53:00 AM

The growth of the industrial real estate market may initially seem like an ominous sign for the future performance of retail properties. Much of the growth in industrial properties is happening because e-commerce organizations are expanding their networks to directly compete with traditional retail. However, underlying that trend are some very positive indicators.

 

In this post, we'll show that with a smart real estate asset management strategy, the underlying factors in industrial can be turned around into net positives for businesses in the retail industry.

 

Why Does Industrial Grow?

Other than data centers, demand for industrial real estate grows for one reason - there's demand for larger space. Whether the property is used to produce items for purchase, store them on their way to a retail outlet, fulfill orders for direct sales or process returns, everything that passes through an industrial property has a direct tie to retail operations.

 

The growth of industrial real estate is the result of three factors:

 

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5 Ways a Tenant Rep Can Improve Business Performance

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 17, 2013 8:55:00 AM


1. Choosing the Right Location 

Choosing the right location is about more than mapping. It's about knowing the realities on the ground - how people in a community move around, where the informal dividing lines between areas are and where the alternate commute routes can all impact the suitability of a space. Whether it's a retail center that needs evening drive traffic or a distribution center that can't afford to have its trucks stuck in traffic, a tenant's rep's local knowledge can steer you to spaces that will improve business' performance instead of hinder it.

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Key Metrics to Track in Real Estate Asset Management

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 29, 2012 11:47:00 AM

Here are some key performance indicators (KPI) used in real estate asset management that you will find helpful in tracking the performance of your sites and choosing between your current locations and related comps:

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