Retail Commercial Real Estate Blog

Close more deals with a Kanban view

The process of lead nurturing can be one of the most rewarding aspects of any sales job, but especially in commercial real estate. By the time you have a signed lease in hand, You've had to search for prospects, built relationships, negotiation lease terms, execute a letter of intent, all before a signature is on […]

Its time to ditch excel for modern pipeline management

There’s something that a lot of commercial real estate professionals need to hear: using Excel to manage your deal flow is costing you money. We know old habits die hard, but it’s time to modernize your pipeline management. You’re missing out on opportunities and falling behind your competition if you continue to use outdated tools. […]

Tips for taking your CRE canvassing online

While canvassing has always been an integral part of the commercial real estate prospecting process, COVID really has changed everything, including how many people start their research. With various shutdowns as a result of the pandemic, your days in the office limited and in-person canvassing has become more difficult. If this sounds like you, it […]

5 Reasons you need a Commercial Real Estate CRM

You may be realizing you’ve missed several outreach opportunities. Or you have so many tenant prospects in your rolodex that a few of them haven't heard from you in weeks (or even months). Even worse, you find you’re spending more time on looking for prospect and client information instead of actually using that information.  Whether […]

5 Coffee Shops Expanding in 2021 - Happy #NationalCoffeeDay

September 29 is #nationalcoffeeday in the US and Canada! Whether you take it black or have a yearly countdown for the first PSL of the season, coffee is the most popular drink in the world and we’re ready to celebrate. 

The Retail Boom is Here (Really!)

It’s been a long, tough road back for the retail sector, which struggled even before COVID-19 accelerated consumers’ reliance on e-commerce. But with weaker players purged — and landlords right-sizing rents — for the first time in years, retailers are opening more stores than they’re closing. Based on outreach by the Retailsphere research team, it […]

Expanding Retailers in Ohio

Home of the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame, its own unique brand of barbecue, and plenty of other tourist attractions, we all know Ohio is way more than cornfields. But when you take a look at the plans for retail expansion in 2021, you may just start singing “OHIO rocks!” The following 4 retailers […]

Top 5 Food Halls to Fill Retail Space

Food halls are trending. If you’ve never heard of a food hall, don’t be so quick to pass it off as your everyday food court, because they’re so much more than that. Food halls are filled with unique, local restaurants with food made from scratch. Some even feature dessert stops, butchers, bakeries, markets, shops and […]

Thinking about a Brew Pub for your Vacancy?

Wine is well known to be paired with cheese and light hors d'oeuvres, but what about beer? When it comes to pairing beer and food, it ultimately comes down to matching both the food’s flavor and the beer’s flavor. With so many styles of beer, here’s a breakdown of the best style to pair with […]

Use Retailsphere to Order a Pizza Joint for Your Center

Do you wish finding your new perfect tenant was almost as simple as ordering pizza? The process should be streamlined, have a variety, and deliver the results you’ve been craving. Retailsphere has a vast database with various options to narrow your search to exactly what you are looking for.  In the Covid era, many restaurants have closed […]

A Retail Profile: 5 Wits

You walk into an ancient tomb lit only by your flashlight. Ominous hieroglyphs fill the walls, and as you move further inside, booby traps spring to life and the adventure begins to unfold.  This isn’t the latest Indiana Jones movie, although the production quality makes you feel a lot like you’re on a movie set, and […]
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