Fun Fact Friday: 10 Fastest Growing Franchises

Published on March 23rd, 2018

Beau Beach

Happy Friday friends, here’s a fun fact… If you’ve got space to fill in your property, one of the oldest tricks in the book is to target franchisors.  It’s time efficient and it works because many of the new storefronts you see in every community is a franchise concept.  Which franchisors should you start with?  How about the fastest growing… Dunkin’ Donuts 7-Eleven Planet Fitness…

Sold Report: Waukesha County, WI

Published on March 22nd, 2018

Beau Beach

In February, 13 commercial properties sold:   Address Type Sale Price Price/SF Days on Market 3155 N 124th Street – Brookfield Retail $3,600,000 $206 – 5118 N 125th St – Butler Industrial – – 322 5130 N 125th St – Butler Industrial – – 322 20150 W Bluemound Rd – Brookfield Hospitality $4,300,000 $43 157 2445 S Calhoun Rd – New Berlin Industrial $1,750,000 $30…

Sell for More Advice: Time Kills All Deals

Published on March 21st, 2018

Beau Beach

This age old adage remains true today.  The problem is not all buyers and sellers know this.  We often see parties attempting to use the passing of time as a negotiating tactic.  That’s almost always a mistake.     Responding in a timely manner doesn’t make you seem desperate to make a deal.  It makes you seem focused and professional. With most deals there is a…

Trivia Sunday: What is the Average Age of a CRE Broker?

Published on March 18th, 2018

Beau Beach CCIM

Answer: 57 Crowded with gray haired men, many brokers still do business like it’s the 80’s…cold calling, “relationships” and the golf course.  Don’t worry about the internet…just get out there and meet people. The problem with that approach is time.  Remember, 20% of the brokers do 80% of the deals.  In 2018, it’s impossible to be in that top echelon from the golf course.  There…

Fun Fact Friday: Driverless Taxis Are Almost Here

Published on March 16th, 2018

Beau Beach

That’s right.  Riders in the Phoenix area will have the chance to summon a fully autonomous, self-driving vehicle when Google’s Waymo launches its ride-sharing service later this year. These vans will be summoned using a smartphone app, much like Uber and Lyft. Waymo said it plans to add thousands of completely driverless Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid vans that will start serving Phoenix and then expand into…

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