Hurricane Season is Here!

August 3, 2020 Despite the many challenges 2020 has brought so far, we have one more thing to contend with – it’s hurricane season! As Hurricane Isaias (ees-ah-EE-ahs) works its way up the East Coast and fast approaches Raleigh-Durham, we wanted to remind you of a few key safety measures to protect your employees and…

Assembling A Strong CRE Team

June 24, 2020 By: Braxton Anthony “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” – Henry Ford “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”…

SIOR Broker Survey Snapshot May Report

June 1, 2020 As a follow up to their April Report, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) recently published the results of their May survey questions sent to its worldwide membership detailing the continued effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on CRE. Among the survey results were the current impact of the pandemic, as…

How To Weather A Pandemic

May 21, 2020 As in many of my discussions with others lately, my spouse and I have been listening to our financial advisors regarding Stage 3 of this bear market and trying to decide the best strategy to protect our hard-earned retirement investments. Since founding RCR 30 years ago, I have lived through many recessionary periods,…

SIOR Broker Survey Snapshot April Report

May 4, 2020 Last week, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) published the results of the survey questions sent to its worldwide membership in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Among the survey results were the current impact of the pandemic, as well as brokers’ expectations and confidence levels regarding future office and…

A Spring State of Mind

April 13, 2020 By: Michelle Rich Goode Since the coming of spring, you may have noticed that despite the COVID-19 “stay at home” order, people seem to be lighter and happier. They are posting pictures and videos that evoke beauty, hope, and joy. With Easter upon us, we see children helping plant gardens, doing yard…

Expected Impacts to CRE Market

April 7, 2020 The timely (and eerie) arrival of the 2020 Spring edition of the SIOR Report was published last week with the focus on fears and forecasts of the commercial real estate industry. In January, when I interviewed for the article, What’s Keeping Brokers Up At Night, I never thought we would be in the…

Emerging Threats to CRE

March 31, 2020 Several months ago, I was interviewed for this article, Threats to CRE, for the spring 2020 edition of the SIOR Report magazine. My, how times have changed. Since then, the entire world has effectively collapsed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the economic machine has ground to a halt, and even prior, WeWork was on the…