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Not Afraid to Look Ahead

Brian Banaszynski Regional Partner, Northeast Transwestern Development Company More than three decades ago, the film Field of Dreams taught us something about passion. The catchphrase “if you build it, they will come” is one of the most quoted movie lines of all time, but for years has been chided as a misguided approach to business. Yet, if you take into account the insight that…
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Common Pitfalls to Avoid Before Entering a Sublease

By David Klein and Jerry Milenbach It seems like all we hear lately is another company listing some or all of its office real estate for sublease, adding to the glut of space already on the market. Unfortunately, no region is immune to the realities of how working from…
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Getting Comfortable with Opportunity Zones

How This Investment Tool Can Help Support U.S. Economic Recovery Doug Prickett, CRESenior Managing Director Investment & Analytics Map courtesy of Economic Innovation Group: eig.org/opportunityzones Qualified Opportunity zones (OZs) were created by…
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Bridge Lending in a Pandemic

By Robert Murphy After a year of monumental changes driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a good time to touch upon how the commercial real estate lending market has fared and how the landscape may have changed for new borrowers. Loan originators working at real…
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Embracing the New Flexible Work Environment

By Michael Griffin Employees are showing a distinct preference for flexible work environments, and employers are embracing this new dynamic. When COVID-19 forced people into their home offices, it became clear that they could perform focused tasks very well, without…
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Optimizing Real Estate Sales Through Online Transactions

By John Bell Historically, commercial real estate property sales have relied heavily on in-person interactions, such as on-site tours, inspections and tenant interviews, and countless meetings between sellers, brokers, and prospective buyers. Like many things, the…
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Welcoming 2021 with Optimism

Charles Hazen, President of Transwestern Investment Group; Tom Lawyer, President of Transwestern Real Estate Services; and Carleton Riser, President of Transwestern Development Company Disruption drives innovation. Ideally, disruption ebbs and flows, presenting…