Forbes recently ran a great article in which entrepreneurs are compared to Olympic athletes. What perfect timing, right? Its author, Naveen Jain, contends that although the two groups have a lot in common, they can also take valuable lessons from one another on their road to success. We couldn’t agree more. To achieve at either feat, you’ll need determination, […]

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Today we came across this fun list in Entrepreneur magazine. It outlines the best business bars in seven of the nation’s biggest commerce hubs. The instant we saw this we thought “What a fun, informative story idea!” While the influence of alcohol should never be the prime motivator for getting a deal done, it is nevertheless present in many […]

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The mid-year meeting for NAIOP’s Colorado Chapter took an interesting approach yesterday. According to the Denver Business Journal, instead of providing the standard market statistics, this chapter’ s organizers decided to deliver some practical tips and advice from some of the area’s most successful brokers. Top Producer Secrets Commercial real estate professionals from firms like CBRE, […]

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Business Monitor International (BMI) just released its United States Real Estate Report for the second quarter of 2012 and optimism is definitely in the air. The report notes that although conditions looked bleak at the end of 2011, a positive outlook has buoyed the market and that commercial real estate continues improvement. BMI’s Findings Things are definitely […]

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About 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords were breached yesterday. While the company was quick to issue the announcement and urge users to change their passwords, the incident still created quite a bit of fallout once the most common leaked password choices were revealed. In 2011, SplashData noted that the most popular online passwords across the web […]

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10-Year Treasury Hits Record Low

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By: Steve Wayne

May 30, 2012

Holy cow. Did you see the news this morning? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the US 10-Year Treasury yield has hit a record low of 1.641 percent. This is mostly due to the European debt crisis that is being fueled by the financial strain in Greece and Spain. While the Treasury may be influenced by factors […]

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5 Things We Learned at ICSC

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By: Steve Wayne

May 23, 2012

Our time at ICSC may have been brief, but boy was it fruitful. In addition to hosting a live webinar, we picked up a few tidbits that may help you get deals done in the year(s) to come. Hopefully your time and ICSC was just as successful. See you next year! 1.    Credit is now more […]

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CNBC recently compiled some quotes Mark Zuckerberg gave to the Harvard Crimson in the early days of Facebook – or, as it was called back then, The Facebook. While this CEO’s rise to fame has been chronicled heavily in print and in movies like The Social Network, the quotes reveal a less confident, more humble side of this Internet […]

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Top Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

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By: Steve Wayne

May 9, 2012

Being a supplier of property and building owner information, this blog normally focuses exclusively on the commercial real estate market. However, we’ve also come to realize that many of you, like us, start out on your own as young entrepreneurs. Maybe you worked for a big firm and didn’t like it. Maybe you prefer to […]

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has released its latest research regarding real estate construction. Its stats show some promising results. According to NAR: Commercial Construction spending was only up 0.1% in March – but this is a 6% gain over last year Private commercial building construction rose by 0.7% in March, with office buildings performing very […]

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