New ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations will take effect March 15, 2012. I've been meaning to write about this topic for some time. Most (close to 100%) of the commercial real estate owners I mention this to are completely unaware that … [Read more...] about New ADA Regs Affect All CRE Owners
Reis.com is one of the premiere sources for real-time information on commercial real estate. They just released the data for multi-family, office and retail performance through Q4 2011. Not surprisingly, the Apartment sector led the way in … [Read more...] about REIS Releases First Glance at Q4 2011 CRE Results
A personal message from Ray Alcorn After five years, three failed designs and untold hours of frustration I finally have my own website. I’m a mixed bag of emotions… excited, relieved, and also a bit anxious about delivering what I’ve promised! I … [Read more...] about Welcome to DealmakersGuide.com!
Things that make me go hmmm... There is an interesting article in the Saturday (Oct. 1) Wall Street Journal about the uses of Twitter data. See "Decoding Our Chatter" in Saturday's Review section of the WSJ. A fact of life in the wired world is … [Read more...] about Twitter As An Economic Indicator
One of the age-old quandaries in this business is how to price a property when you decide to sell. In my early years I had a running battle with my dad over this... he always wanted to ask a very high price for a property, thinking he could always … [Read more...] about The Property Pricing Pyramid