Weekend Reading: CRE Pros

Written by Brent Carnduff | July 6, 2019

In our effort to stay current on the opportunities, challenges, and trends in the real estate space, we follow or subscribe to almost 100 publications that cover economics, local markets, real estate, and political news. Our goal with this weekly blog post is to share the best of those articles with the commercial real estate industry.

This week:

  • Phoenix market still going strong
  • Summer retail trends
  • The problems with Hot-Desking
  • The return of 80's era office buildings

Phoenix Office Absorption Hits 10-year High on AZ Big Media

Metro Phoenix has absorbed more than 1 million square feet of office space since the first of the year – a quarterly high not seen in over 10 years. This is already massively ahead of 2018.

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2019 Summer Retail Trends by Anjee Solanki on Colliers' Knowledge Leader

This summer, the key trends to watch run the gamut from enhanced mobile technology to branded experiences for humans — and their animal companions —  to sustainable fashion with a twist and a spotlight on men’s skincare.

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How Hot-Desking Will Kill Your Company by Simon Constable on Forbes

If you hate your company, its employees and the shareholders then go ahead and introduce the latest management fad: Hot-desking.

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The Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.: Here's Why Phoenix is So Hot by Brenda Richardson on Forbes

A business-friendly environment, plentiful job opportunities and affordable cost of living have pushed Phoenix to the top of the list of the fastest-growing cities in the United States.

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Renovated 1980's ERA Office Buildings Have the Greatest Potential to Challenge New Office Construction by Sebastian Obando on National Real Estate Investor

Office buildings constructed in the 1980s are facing the biggest challenge from the newer properties coming on the market today, but can also best withstand the competition if they are properly renovated, according to industry experts.

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