2014 Global Retail Report

November 18, 2014

A Rising Tide Stirs Cautiously Optimistic Markets Colliers International’s latest Global Retail Highlights report looks at 125 key shopping districts in 50 countries, offering insights into current performance and trends for the near future. A major theme running through this year’s report is that luxury retail continues to show strong growth and is serving as […]

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This Week’s Recommended Reading

November 15, 2014

5 Articles to Read this Weekend Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design As part of our efforts to keep clients informed, we continuously develop and follow new research in workplace design. We study behavioral science, organizational design, change management, performance metrics, demographics and technological advances – always with an eye toward how they affect the […]

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This Week in the Economy

November 15, 2014

Stocks Up for 4th Straight Week All three major stock indexes finished the week with gains. The tech heavy Nasdaq finished up 1.21% for the week. The Dow advanced 0.35% and the S&P 500 gained 0.39% for the week. Below are links to the top economic stories for the week: US Consumer Sentiment at more than […]

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CRE Elite – Broker to Broker Podcast

November 14, 2014

I recently sat down with CRE Broker Justin Lamontagne, with NAI | The Dunham Group in Maine for his weekly podcast interview to discuss social media for CRE and the brokerage business in general. Commercial Real Estate Elite: Broker to Brokers is weekly podcast with State-by-state interviews, bringing you real life brokerage strategies and resources […]

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Will Lower Energy Prices Cool off the Houston Economy and the Office Market?

November 14, 2014

Houston Economic Indicators – November 2014 The blistering Houston economy has created a boom for Houston office space construction. Office space is leasing up quickly in Texas and rents are appreciating and healthy levels. However, will lower energy prices cool off the Houston Economy? Lower energy prices have not slowed down US oil producers just […]

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