Study: Fla. in top 5 for commercial development (4/11/2017)
Fla. ranks fifth nationwide, according to a commercial real estate development group – third in the retail and warehouse/flex sectors and seventh in office space.
Commercial challenge: Prep for terrorism but don’t be obvious (4/10/2017)
Terrorism measures can scare people, so architects are looking for ways to keep people safe while maintaining urban standards and a “sense of place.”
S. Fla. office market robust but slowdown looming? (4/5/2017)
Low interest rates, job growth and a dearth of construction combined to create a prolific office market over the past five years, but some predict a slowdown.
NAR predicts stable commercial market in 2017 (2/23/2017)
Led by an improving U.S. economy, NAR predicts a slight decrease in vacancy rates in most commercial sectors. Only multifamily will see little change.
Traditional retail isn’t dead – but it’s changing (2/17/2017)
Consumers want low prices and fast delivery, so some brick-and-mortar lenders, such as Walmart, are now focusing on sales that don’t involve physical property.
3 commercial real estate trends to watch (2/13/2017)
Digital tech advances continue to impact commercial space. With retail, it’s the rise of mobile data; with industrial, it’s e-commerce distribution centers.
Judge tosses Fla. pollution notification rule (1/3/2017)
A proposed DEP pollution-reporting rule raised industry concerns over its impact on commercial property, but the judge ruled that DEP overstepped its authority.
Fla. has new rules for reporting pollution (11/14/2016)
Under emergency rules, the owner of a Fla. business must report pollution “contamination” within 24 hours – but specific regulations could change Dec. 25 and again after the 2017 Florida Legislature considers the issue.
NAR’s 2017 commercial real estate forecast (11/7/2016)
Look for growth to flow into smaller markets and overall commercial expansion to continue next year. However, higher interest rates could come into play along with some global and domestic headwinds.