Industry Articles

How Small Business Owners Can Maintain Work-Life Balance

For many business owners, work-life balance is practically non-existent. After all, you turned your passion into a business, which is no simple task. But when your work and personal life blend too much, something important is bound to take a back seat, whether it’s spending quality time with ...

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When Investments Don’t Work Out as Planned

What would you do if you made an investment that lost $11,000,000,000? Yes—not a typo. BILLION. Or how would you respond after pursuing a new tenant only to learn they decided to lease from your competitor? Or how would you determine why your offer to purchase an investment property wasn’t ...

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The Importance of a Property Manager in Commercial Real Estate

You are leasing space in a commercial building alongside various other businesses. The property is beautifully maintained. The exterior is clean. The landscaping is neat. The building is filled with businesses that get along. Any broken fixtures are repaired quickly. All of this is thanks to the ...

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Recognizing Investment Pitfalls

Warren Buffett refers to these five words as the most dangerous for any entrepreneur or investor. Yet investors continue to ignore market fundamentals, deny their own logic, reluctantly investigate contrary ideas, focus on what others are investing in, and only listen to perspectives that ...

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The biggest customer experience challenges businesses face

Think back to experiences you’ve had as a customer. How did that experience make you feel? There’s something to learn from both the positive and negative ones when trying to craft and improve your own customer experience (CX) for your business. Let’s walk through what CX is and the challenges ...

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5 Steps to Finding a Commercial Space to Lease

If you are looking for a commercial space to rent for your small business and struggling with where to look and what to look for, you’re not alone. Finding the perfect space is critical for the health of your small business — it is a big decision as well as financial investment. 

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How a small business can leverage social media

Most people know that social media is a powerful tool. It’s a quick, inexpensive way to reach a large audience. However, starting and maintaining your brand’s social media presence can seem overwhelming and it may often get moved to the back burner. Even so, social media is not something to be ...

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I Don’t Know

Many business leaders and executives hate to admit this. By acknowledging it, they fear they will lose credibility, respect, and stature. Their staff have become reliant on their wisdom, instincts and skills that heretofore produced effective results. Many executives believe they need to ...

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End-of-Year 2021 Broker Commercial Real Estate Insights

One of our goals as real estate investment operators is to provide our investors with timely and insightful market intelligence. In this month’s article, we’ve asked two leasing and one investment sales brokers to prepare a market summary in their specific area of expertise and market coverage. ...

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Mental Health Strategies During the Holidays for Small Business Owners

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And, the most chaotic for many. With the stress of wrapping up end-of-year projects and making plans for next year, it’s more important than ever for business owners and their employees to manage their health through the holiday season. We’ve compiled ...

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