Relatively new to the commercial real estate building scene is a creative building design from rectangular to triangular structures. Many different chassis designs are available and the process is adaptable to most building designs in general. The building industry’s future is modular construction. Skanska USA Building CEO, Bill Flemming, discussed the groundbreaking of the B2
According to GFK Geomarketing, Russia currently is the largest market in Europe with the third largest retail turnover in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) after France and Germany. Growth has been experienced in every segment from discount to luxury. Russia is currently the fastest growing market for luxury goods. Quality retail developments are steadily
Visa, Inc. is expected to reveal their location of choice for a new information technology center within the next 4 days. The end of December will hopefully bring good news and cheer to Austin workers and residents. Just last week the city of Austin approved a ten year performance-based grant for Visa that was estimated
Rumor had it that Apple’s next building would be designed to look like a spaceship. The rumor was right. They’re working on a 2.8-million-square-foot spherical building at their headquarters in California, while breaking ground in Austin, Texas for an expansive new Operations Center, including a 39-acre campus. Renderings for the new Austin site have not
On December 5th, a Jersey Mike’s Sub Shop opened in Orlando, Winter Park, Florida, Chicago and Lincoln, Nebraska. Soon, it will be opening its 751st location across 32 states. Jersey Mike’s opened their first store in Point Pleasant, N.J., in 1956. Last year, the company saw record unit growth of 15% and planned to add
The Hawaii Community Development Authority has chosen Forest City Hawaii to build the $500-million 690- Pohukaina project in Honolulu. The nine-member board stated that it selected the plan of Forest City Hawaii because it presented less financial threat to the state. The vote was unanimous. The mixed-use project will be developed on state tract
“I’m doing this because I want to do it better” ~Walt Disney on Project Future. Walt Disney was not happy with the less-than-desirable businesses that sprung up around Disneyland in Anaheim back in 1955. Cheap restaurants and tacky motels were not up to the quality of Disney’s park, yet they reaped the benefits of proximity.
The Canadian Morguard Corp is paying $300M in one of the largest apartment deals in Chicago this year. The property is Alta at K Station downtown. They had agreed to buy $700M worth in assets for this quarter and are shopping for more commercial real estate in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver and Los Angeles. The property
Have you ever wondered what it is exactly that puts a company ahead of the market? In the Commercial RE world, each client relationship and every single transaction can be directly influenced by technology and depending on the platform you use, it can ultimately increase or decrease the efficiency of the factors of your production.