The MRI H!GH 5: Weekly Property Management News

The MRI H!GH 5: Weekly Property Management News

With all the various industry news publications out there, staying in the loop can be a daunting task. That’s why each week in the H!GH 5, we will be selecting the most relevant and important news articles in the property management and real estate industry. Check back every Friday for the latest list of top stories.

Here’s our list of top property management news articles for the week of August 28, 2016:

  1. When Single-Tenant Retail Is Worth The Risk (Author – Kelsi Maree Borland,

Throughout the past year, many large retailers have closed their doors, making the prospect of future investments in retail seem risky. Though retail is low-maintenance, there are higher risks of vacancy. sat down with executives of Voit Real Estate Services to discuss the pros and cons of single-tenant retail investments.

  1. Four Trends That Could Be CRE Game-Changers (Author – Carrie Rossenfeld,

The sharing economy, last-mile delivery, disintermediation in brokerage and leasing, and the war for talent are the top trends that will reshape the CRE industry in the next decade. James Eckenrode of the Deloitte Center for Financial Services tells about the details of these trends and how they are going to affect real estate.

  1. Property Owners Must Integrate Experience-Oriented Tenants (Author – Natalie Dolce,

Experts are now saying that landlords and retailers must now convince consumers they should shop in-store due to the increase in e-commerce. Consumers are also drawn more towards craft and independent retailers, rather than large national chains. Natalie Dolce explains the strategies that landlords and retailers should put in place to keep their doors open.

  1. Commercial Fundamentals Will Continue Slow Climb (Author – Paul Bubny,

All real estate sectors are expected to see slow vacancy declines in the next twelve months except for multifamily. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is expecting commercial real estate in the US to remain a stable investment for investors as rates move upward. Paul Bubny gives us the details from the NAR report.

  1. Driverless Trucks Will Likely Alter Industrial Building Design, Site Selection (Author – Robert Carr, National Real Estate Investor)

We’ve all heard about self-operating cars, but driverless 18-wheelers are in the works and set to impact the industrial real estate sector in a major way. Robert Carr explains why this new development will be a game changer in the industrial markets.

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