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It’s Summertime, But You Still have Homework!

“I’m tired of working for ‘the man’ and want to start my own business”. How many times has this exact thought crossed your mind? Maybe it’s time you act on the thought and make it a reality. Let’s take a look at the top five action verbs for starting your business. What drives you get…

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And to CAP it All Off!

In less than the time it takes you to pay off a vehicle, the Federal Reserve has raised the key interest rate a sixth time. To make things even more interesting, consumers can expect at least three additional hikes over the next eight months. While you may not notice much of a difference in smaller,…

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Quality Of Life

Commercial real estate and development has always been a complex industry; and more times than not that complexity is heightened by risk. We spend an inordinate amount of time and resources in exercises such as pouring over demographic data, analyzing traffic counts, pulling market comparisons, projecting returns on investment, etc. Each one of those exercises is supported by a tangible piece of evidence to support its respective outcome.

Are there intangibles that impact a location or project’s ultimate success? Of course, there always have been.

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Busting The Bubble

We’ve had a lot of positive feedback and comments on our previous post regarding “Quality of Life”. It seems that we aren’t the only ones who have more than a passing interest in determining, as best we can; what it means, how will we know it when we have it, and who should be responsible for paying for it? And once we determine WHO, then HOW?

Many of you offered suggestions, and many of you have posed your own questions. One particular correspondence with one of our city leaders was particularly telling. He really wanted to engage in meaningful dialogue as to how to best resolve these questions.

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