Brokerage Life & Leadership (302)

What is commercial real estate about? What makes a commercial real estate broker tick? By reading the category of Brokerage Life and Leadership you will get a glimpse inside the fast paced world of commercial real estate brokerage.

My Favorite Clients – Vinita Ghandi CEO, Pioneer Plastics

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Pioneer Plastics is an injection molding company located in Madison Heights, MI. I met Vinita and her husband, Rajeev, at the holiday party over […]

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My Favorite Clients – Misty Delegato, Relevar Home Care

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. A Vistage Advisor introduced Misty to me back in 2016. Her business assists with elder care needs. Her firm neededto double their space, and […]

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Nexus Fitness Owner Opening Boutique Fitness Concept at New Ideal Lofts

This post originally appeared on Southpace Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. New Ideal Lofts has announced that the 3,500-square-foot ground floor commercial portion of the project has been leased to X⁴ – a new gym concept by Chris Wade, owner of the wildly successful Nexus […]

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My Favorite Mentors – Rich Fettke

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Rich Fettke Mentors can come in all forms. There are a few who I didn’t know personally, but I followed their advice.  One in particular was Richard Fettkte. I’m not sure where or how […]

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Consider alternative real estate investments – part one

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash Our global health crises hit commercial property values in April and May. Still, property sales are down considerably from this time last year, and investors […]

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Success Story – Aras

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. The Challenge: With the help of Compass Commercial, Aras opened a 1,000 s.f. office in Troy, MI in 2014. However, within just a couple […]

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Coming Full Circle – Words of Hope, 360° Tours and My Return to Cypress Creek

I remain optimistic that some good will come out of our recent struggles. In a recent facebook post celebrating my 30th wedding anniversary, I quoted Marvin Gaye’s 1971 classic What’s Going On. “We’ve got to find a way to bring some lovin’ here today.” Nearly 50 years later, we’ve come full circle and are facing […]

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My Favorite Mentors – Rod Santomassimo, The Massimo Group

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Rod Santomassimo, The Massimo Group Rod was a coach when I was hired in 2009. He tested me, challenged me, and taught me how to move forward in my business. He […]

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Takeaways Podcast – S3:E42 – Rod Santomassimo: Discipline or Regret which Pain do you Prefer

This post originally appeared on MDL Group's Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Takeaways – Life. Lessons. Learned. explores learning from the wisdom of others. This is a special edition of Takeaways. I am committed to helping my fellow commercial real estate agents thrive during these times. […]

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Expert Insights: Ken Silberling on CRE in the Time of COVID-19

  I’m always looking for new ways for KensTrends to reach a wider audience within the #CRE Commercial Real Estate Community. I was asked by www.commercialcafe.com to comment on the South Florida market, the impact of COVID-19 and my career. Commercial Cafe, an online property search site, is a division of Yardi, one of the […]

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Former Trinity Hospital Campus Purchase from a Broker’s Perspective

This post originally appeared on Southpace Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Written by Bryan Holt The former Trinity Hospital sits on a beautiful wooded campus just 7 minutes from downtown Birmingham and on the edge of the wealthiest community in Alabama. It is 77 acres […]

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Success Stories

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Aras, Troy MI The Challenge: With the help of Compass Commercial, Aras opened a 1,000 s.f. office in Troy, MI in 2014. However, within […]

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What Blackjack and Commercial Real Estate Have in Common – 5 Things

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.pinclipart.com I love to play blackjack I should say, I love winning. The losing, not so much. That is why I don’t gamble anymore – the […]

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VIDEO – CBD vs. CBD – A New Definition for a Key Term in Commercial Real Estate

The Miami CBD – The original definition Miami CBD – As we know it today CBD is one of the most commonly used terms in commercial real estate,  but the definition of CBD has  changed dramatically.     As a young researcher, I first came across statistics for the CBD and non-CBD market. “Central Business […]

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Eight Years Later – The Week the World’s Two Most Powerful Men Came to Boca Raton

 I’m Ken Silberling. In today’s edition of KensTrends, we are celebrating a very special anniversary. It was eight years ago this week that the worlds 2 most powerful men came to my home town of Boca Raton, Florida. In today’s presentation I’ll be discussing some famous people from the world of entertainment and politics. […]

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My Favorite Mentors – Peter Lojko, Next Wave Wireless

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Peter Lojko, Next Wave Wireless Peter was my boss when I worked at Next Wave Wireless in Massachusetts. He taught me and his entire direct staff how to work with senior management. I’ve never met […]

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Corona and the Cheesecake Conundrum – Please Don’t Try this at Home

You can read the blog below, or click above for the video version.So the economy was riding high, businesses were thriving and the commercial real estate market was seeing all-time high rental rates and historically low vacancies. Then a virus hits and everything is in chaos. On March 18, the CEO of Cheesecake Factory sent […]

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KensTrends is Now on Video!

I’m Ken Silberling, I’m a commercial real estate broker in South Florida. It’s March 2020 and with the world pretty much shut down, I thought it would be productive to learn how to put my blog, KensTrends on video. I’ve also been learning Garageband and you can hear the results of that.  The text of […]

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The distracted turtle

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Photo by Jolo Diaz from Pexels Starting around April each year in the warmer climate coastal beaches, female sea turtles emerge from the ocean to lay their eggs. After digging […]

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Takeaways Podcast – S3:E36 – Noa Peri-Jensch: Manage Change so Change Doesn’t Manage You

This post originally appeared on MDL Group's Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. I am blessed to be around remarkable people. There are always Takeaways to learn. That is what I am sharing on this podcast. Takeaways – Life. Lessons. Learned. explores learning from the wisdom of […]

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My Favorite Clients – Art Bashi, The Art of Custom Framing

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Art Bashi’s The Art of Custom Framing offers original artwork, sports memorabilia, framing supplies and installation. Art and I were a part of a […]

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Takeaways – A Useful Tool in Times of Adversity 

This post originally appeared on MDL Group's Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. By HAYIM MIZRACHI – President | Principal | Broker – MDL Group (3 min read)  Friday, March 13, 2020 I was scheduled to have breakfast with Noa Jensch. Besides catching up, we were going to rap […]

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Your story

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Photo by Florian Klauer on Unsplash I read an article describing our current condition being our generation’s greatest test. Though every generation has a significant test to overcome, we are […]

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How to Start a New Business

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. What’s In A Name?  Finding a name for your business can be tricky. I didn’t want to use my last name, so I went searching for […]

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I’m not stretching myself… if I don’t fail

This post originally appeared on Saskedge Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. There are times in life where I’ve failed or hit the wall. In those moments, it’s easy to become engulfed with negativity. However, reflecting objectively on those grim times, they’ve consistently happened for a […]

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My Experience as an ICSC Legislative Advocate

This post originally appeared on tBL member  Progressive REP Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. I recently had the opportunity to participate in the International Council of Shopping Center’s (ICSC) 2020 Congressional Fly-Out Program. In past years, ICSC has arranged for a group of its members to […]

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My Favorite Mentors – Brian Novak, Kelly Services

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   Brian Novak, Kelly Services    I was working at Kelly Services for about a year when Brian Novak suddenly entered the scene as my new boss. It […]

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