Commercial Real Estate & Business News July 3, 2019

Building an Experience in Retail We’re in a particularly exciting time when it comes to building retail customer experiences as emerging technologies and ever-changing shopping trends present limitless possibilities. That said, the stakes for providing special experiences are getting higher. Whether you’re a big player or just starting out, all retailers need to not only…»
Apartment Owners Adapt As Short-Term Rentals Show No Signs of Checking Out
Once-resistant developers and apartment operators nationwide are beginning to embrace the short-term rental business as a way to add a new revenue stream for owners, diversifying their incomes and protecting against downturns. The change of heart comes a decade after the founding of AirBnB, which upended the hospitality industry…»
Industrial REITs Support E-Commerce Growth
Industrial REITs continue to play an integral role in the rise of e-commerce and changing the way consumers shop and receive goods. Industrial REITs own logistics centers that help consumer purchases get quickly from the seller’s store to the buyer’s home and employ state-of-the-art technologies to make the transshipment and…»
Demand For Office, Industrial Space Outpaces Supply in Phoenix
Phoenix was one of the hardest hit markets during the last recession, in part because of overbuilding. But, as the Valley’s economy has recovered, demand for commercial real estate has outpaced new construction for years, panelists said at a forum hosted by Valley Partnership. Jessica Morin, director of market analytics for…»
10 Game-Changing Innovations in Multifamily
Panelists Lucas Haldeman, founder & CEO of SmartRent; Jennifer Staciokas, senior vice president of Marketing, Training & Pricing at Pinnacle Property Management Services; and Gunti Weissenberger, president of the Westover Cos., gathered at the National Apartment Association’s Apartmentalize conference in Denver to discuss…»