Commercial Real Estate & Business News – December 22, 2014

Did you know that on average, 48 percent of each purchase at local independent businesses was recirculated locally, compared to less than 14 percent of purchases at chain stores? This data, shared by the American Independent Business Alliance, along with countless other reasons are why it’s so important to support your local businesses this holiday season and always… Read more »
It looks like this will be a merry holiday season for sellers of retail properties, as both transaction volume in the sector and price per sq. ft. continued to increase in the fourth quarter… Read more »
The question of whether we are in a multifamily bubble is one that has recently been on the minds of many real estate investors. While predicting the future with certainty is impossible, there are some compelling facts that suggest that multifamily investments will continue to outperform all other types of real estate… Read more »
A Pacific Northwest grocery chain will take over seven Albertsons and three Safeway stores in Arizona, bringing a new brand into the state’s crowded grocery scene. Two Albertsons in Scottsdale and a Safeway in Anthem are among the stores being sold to Haggen, which for 80 years has operated grocery stores in Washington and Oregon… Read more »
We’ll start with the less appetizing topic in the retail and restaurant sector – that is, unless you are really into corporate buyouts… Read more »