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…

Setting Intentions for the New Year

January 17, 2020 Sometimes we find that our New Year’s resolutions, though well intended, can cause us feelings of guilt and defeat instead. Yesterday, in my yoga class, my teacher shared the Sanskrit word “Sankalpa” which translates best to “intention.” At the start of each class, we are asked to set an intention – one…

Best Office Design Trends 2020

January 7, 2020 Office design continues to become more and more important as companies vie for talent in one of the most competitive hiring markets we have seen. This trend has touched nearly every industry that occupies office space and has trickled down from tech and design firms to include even the most traditional professional…

Holiday Greetings from RCR

December 18, 2019 Written by: Michelle Rich Goode   In 1995, Sarah Ban Breathnach published Simple Abundance:  A Day Book of Comfort and Joy. I discovered it in 1997 and have shared it with family and friends over the years. My copy is very tattered and torn but well loved. It has been my touchstone…

Staying Ready for Winter Weather

December 16, 2019 Luckily, the Raleigh area hasn’t been hit hard with winter weather so far this season. However, just like with owning a home, there are a few things that tenants and commercial building owners should keep in mind to prepare for the potential extreme conditions, and to keep both people and property safe…

Celebrating 30 Years of RCR

November 15, 2019 Written by: Michelle Rich Goode Thirty years ago this week, I officially opened Rich Commercial Realty, then M.Rich. We have come through many iterations over the last 3 decades but remain true to our mission of “putting tenants first!” We love what we do and value relationships in our business from our…