U.S. Retail Sector Recovers Faster Than Expected, Says National League of Cities

By |2021-07-16T17:09:25+00:00July 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The COVID-19 pandemic influenced the retail industry in a positive way by speeding up some pre-existing retail trends, according to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) new report, The Future of Cities: Re-envisioning Retail. Read more

We Are Entering The Best Environment For Retail In Many Years

By |2021-07-09T18:46:29+00:00July 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Maxine Clark, the founder of Build-A-Bear and former President of Payless ShoeSource among many other things, told me recently, “This may be the best time for retail in 25 years.” She is not alone in her judgment. Every expert I spoke with agreed and I found none who disagreed. Read more

What’s Keeping CRE Executives Up at Night

By |2021-06-26T14:56:08+00:00June 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The global impacts of remote work and increased mobility on commercial buildings is the top concern for today’s commercial real estate industry, according to The Counselors of Real Estate in its just-released 2021-2022 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate report. Read more

How Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Will Impact Real Estate Investors

By |2021-06-11T17:06:02+00:00June 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|

President Joe Biden's $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan is one of the largest investments in the U.S. we have seen in a while. The sweeping plan commits to revitalizing existing and building out new domestic infrastructures. Read more

Easements Prove Their Value in Protecting Charleston’s Character

By |2021-05-30T13:32:43+00:00May 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Those who care deeply about Charleston have many ways to help protect this special city, primarily by paying attention, speaking out, voting and other forms of engagement. But one of the lesser known ways to ensure Charleston looks and feels like Charleston recently reaffirmed its worth. Read more

In A Post-Pandemic World, Safer and Healthier Retail Stores and Offices Prepare for the Future

By |2021-05-21T17:47:41+00:00May 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

As mask mandates and other regulations are slowly lifting, retailers are investing in making in-person shopping experiences better than before, as consumers rediscover the joy of shopping offline. Read more

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