Weekend Reading for the Commercial Real Estate Industry - November 15, 2019

Written by Brent Carnduff | November 15, 2019

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Happy Friday! Here's what caught our eye this week!

  • Retails looking better as an investment
  • Warehouse leasing plummets
  • Deep dive into industrial design
  • Zombie storefronts
  • Easiest place to do business in America

Exclusive Research: Light at the End of the Retail Tunnel? by David Bodamer on National Real Estate Investor

Retail

“Neighborhood, community, and power centers all contain upside, plus the additional bonus of having a dynamite core clientele base,” one respondent wrote. “Generally speaking, these assets are in high demand, and as they continue to see success, are increasing rents while finding more secure tenancy.”

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Warehouse Leasing Plummets - Because there's So Little New Space to Lease by Diana Olick on CNBC

Warehouse Sales

Warehouse tenants soaked up about 41 million square feet of space in the third quarter of this year, a 23% drop from the previous quarter and less than half as much as a year ago.

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A Deep Dive Into New Industrial Design Trends by Todd Sachse on Globe St.

Warehouse

Trends like the integration and influence of new technology, adapting to space limitations in urban environments, the explosive growth and proliferation of distribution centers, and the push towards zero waste and green building practices all have the potential to impact industrial operations in ways both subtle and significant for a very long time to come.

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The Zombie Storefronts of America by Amanda Mull on The Atlantic

Empty Retail

Even in prosperous, pedestrian-friendly cities such as New York, retail and restaurant vacancies have recently ticked up; in some neighborhoods, a quarter of local storefronts lack occupants.

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These are the Easiest and Hardest Places to Do Business in North America by Richard Lawson on LoopNet

Easiest Places to do business

Oklahoma City sits at the top of North America's cities and major counties as the easiest place to do business for small- and medium-sized firms. Boise is ranked 4th!

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Weekend Reading for the Commercial Real Estate Industry - November 8, 2019
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