10 Reasons You Should Use a Tenant Representative

One of the most misunderstood aspects of commercial leasing is the use of brokers and representation. It’s important for occupiers of space to understand representation, how brokers can assist in the process, and the costs associated with using a broker. As the market quickly shifts to a landlord favorable market, tenants need a good representative now more than ever. Continue reading

Millennial’s Transition to Buying Homes- What does this mean for Phoenix retail?

A recent Bloomberg Business article came out stating that increased rents for apartments are driving Millennial’s to make their first purchase on a home. Continue reading

Strategic Retail Group is pleased to announce the addition of Erin Schrauth

Erin Schrauth - Senior AssociateStrategic Retail Group is pleased to announce the addition of Erin Schrauth, Senior Associate to our team. Continue reading

The 4 Biggest Misconceptions About Millennials

Every time I sit down at new economic forecast, read up on industry news, or check my twitter feed there is someone talking about Millennials. And rightfully so. Continue reading

How to Get Your Mail Opened and Read First…

How To Get Prospects to Read Your Mail

As real estate salespeople, we are constantly sending letters, brochures, post cards, etc. to our prospective tenants and future clients.

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7 Questions to Ask If You Are Selling Your Commercial Building

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IS IT TIME TO SELL MY COMMERCIAL BUILDING?

Here are 7 KEY Questions:

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My First ICSC ReCon Convention

ICSC-CentralSince the beginning of my time in this industry I was told about the great ICSC convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stories from around the office filled my expectations and created an extravagant image in my head of Wall Street like meetings and negotiations with the best real estate minds all over the world.

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Why Brokers are Needed Now More Than Ever…

There is a term that has been born over the past seven years, “The New Normal.” What does this mean when we say it? How has it changed the landscape of negotiating and more importantly, how does it fit in to how we actually complete transactions today?

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Disappearing Retail Incentives

An improving retail market means the big tenant incentives of the last few years are vanishing…

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Will We Start to See Retail Development Again? Part Deux

A Rise in Noteworthy New Retail Development in Arizona? Sprouts & Fry’s Marketplace Anchored Centers coming soon in the Valley. 

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Central Phoenix Restaurant Report

Central Phoenix is on fire with great local restaurants…

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The Quick Service Pizza Craze

The latest concepts to hit the valley are from the quick fire pizza craze that is sweeping the nation.  Continue reading

The great recession was a good thing for local restaurants in AZ…

How can it be that the great recession was a good thing for any business segment? 

Well it was for local restaurateurs in the Phoenix metro area… and here is why: Continue reading

Healthy Restaurants Finally Catching On?

Retail Space for Lease in Arizona

It’s about time… According to a recent study by the National Restaurant Association, 73 % of diners say they now try to choose healthier items when eating out.   With climbing healthcare costs and a frightening obesity rate across the country (26% nationally), it’s about time that healthy quick serve restaurants (QSR) start growing their presence nationally. Continue reading

Should Video Be A Part Of Every Marketing Plan?

YouTube Video Marketing in Commercial Real Estate
Similar questions were likely asked when high quality photos & graphics became standard elements of marketing brochures, email blasts and property websites… is the extra cost and time necessary to add these items to marketing efforts really worth it? Do these items really increase exposure for properties and increase sales & leasing activity? Continue reading