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March 14, 2019

Office Perks vs. Good Office Design: Which One Wins with Tenants?

Office Perks vs. Good Office Design: Which One Wins with Tenants? When it comes to attracting and retaining the best talent, savvy companies know that they need to be competitive with more than just salaries and the standard perks, such as company-sponsored healthcare plans and paid vacation time. In fact, modern companies such as Google, […]

February 24, 2019

Student Housing is the Recession-Resistant Investment Play

Student Housing: The Recession-Resistant Investment Play? As the commercial real estate zip line comes to a slowdown, investors are still looking for investment opportunities that will result in healthy ROI. The student housing sector has remained in the eyes of investors as unscathed and recession-proof attracting many to this investment opportunity. Let’s look at a […]

January 24, 2019

4 Things Today’s Savvy Real Estate Investors Should Know About Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones have been a hot topic in commercial real estate recently. You may be asking, “what exactly are opportunity zones?” If you are a savvy real estate investor, here are four things you should know about opportunity zones, beginning with the textbook definition for what they are. What are Opportunity Zones?  An Opportunity Zone […]

December 24, 2018

5 Trends in Coworking We’re Watching for 2019

Coworking has boomed in the past five years and has grown in popularity, not only among independent workers and startups but also with corporate users as well. As coworking becomes a norm, we expect to see many additives and changes to the co-working space in 2019. Let’s take a look at a few of the […]

November 24, 2018

6 Best-Practices All Real Estate Investors Should Keep Top-of-Mind

Are you thinking about venturing into the world of real estate investment? There are plenty of things you should know before making the plunge and signing on the dotted line. If you are just starting out you may be wondering where to even begin, but the good news is, every successful real estate investor wondered […]

October 24, 2018

Trending Fitness Concepts Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Trending Fitness Concepts Coming to a Neighborhood Near You From indoor climbing gyms to ping-pong clubs and ballet studios, there push never ends for unique “fitness concepts.” We expect this trend to continue well into the future with a variety of exciting new fitness concept trends coming to neighborhoods near you. Brrrn (107 West 20th […]

September 24, 2018

This is What the Office of the Future Looks Like

Many are predicting that the most important aspect of the office of the future will be connectivity capabilities. In New York City, these factors may eventually eclipse the importance of location and price when leasing office space or purchasing office properties. Just as offices first had to be wired for telephone systems, then coaxial cable […]

April 19, 2018

Old is New: Repositioning Older Buildings for New Users

Although the trend for certain user groups is to move to new construction and developments such as those in and near Hudson Yards, older buildings still offer significant benefits, not the least of which is location. The convenience of having retail, restaurants and public transportation hubs nearby is a luxury that many of the newer […]