Commercial Real Estate 101 

Three Unique Challenges During a Good Industrial Market

This is a re-post from our Industrial Property Team blog. You can find the original post here. Today’s heated market for industrial real estate has been great. However, it has created its own set of challenges that can lead to indecision and frustration for all parties involved. Let’s look at three scenarios where we see this happening. Lack of Options for Buyers/Tenants: Historically, when brokers did a property search there were numerous buildings available that would fit the requirement. With a large number of options available, the Client would feel…

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News 

NAI Ohio Equities Completes Sale of 555 Yearling

Hackman Capital Partners LLC and NAI Ohio Equities announced today the recent sale of 555 Yearling Road to Oklahoma-based WCOL, LLC for $3,517,900. The free-standing, 164,450-square-foot building, sold by a Hackman Capital affiliate, is situated across the street from The Columbus International Air Center Complex and just south of the Port Columbus International Airport.  The building is 100% occupied by Ryerson, one of the largest metal distributors in the industry. Ryerson will remain at the property. “This is a uniquely robust, crane-served industrial building. We’re thrilled the investment was a…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Four Factors in Choosing Your Retail Space

When choosing a retail space to start your business or expand your franchise, there are a few things you need to remember to make sure your business will thrive. Traffic: Whether it be car traffic or foot traffic, you need to make sure people can see where you are located. Retail can live and die by traffic, so knowing your traffic counts is key. Access Points: How will people get in and out of your space? Are their multiple entry points? Will there be a left-turn lane into the area? Also, pay attention…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Three Ways to Use Instagram for Commercial Real Estate

Wondering how social media and in general, Instagram can work for your business? Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media sites, mainly because it is image driven instead of word driven. Here are three ways to make Instagram your new favorite social media site: Showcase your listing. Duh. Of course, this is the first reason. But, you can make it more fun than just posting a bland photo. Instead, create an Instagram Story by taking 1 photo of the inside, a boomerang (this is a .gif that quickly…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Why Columbus?

In the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about the “up and coming” cities in the United States. Almost every list includes our hometown, Columbus, Ohio. “What?” people keep saying, “why Columbus?” Even though we thought we could keep our gem in the midwest a secret forever, we are also proud to be included in such an amazing conversation. Here’s why: It’s Affordable. Columbus ranks number 14 on the CNBC list of “15 Cities Where you Can Live Really Well on $60,000.” It is also one…

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Market Reports 

2017 First Quarter 2017: What’s Up With Retail?

Quarter after quarter, we send our friends these “State of the Market” updates professing the vitality of the current commercial real estate market. We see an abundance of urban mixed-use projects, speculative warehouses, and more apartment buildings than even Don Kenny could have imagined. All of this with no whispers of glut, surplus or oversupply. Clearly, our consumer based economy, which relies on retail sales and consumer spending for a whopping 70% of GDP, is firing on all cylinders. But what’s up with retail? Already this year, we have seen…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Survival Guide to an Open Office

Although the idea of an open office environment is not new, some companies that held off on renovating, or changing their floorplan are suddenly realizing that to compete for younger employees their office environment must change. Enter the open office environment. Older employees cringe, picturing rows of tables with computers, no personal space, and noise. Lots of noise. It doesn’t have to be this way! There are a number of ways to open your office without making everyone in the office mad. Keep Offices, but Open Them Up to the…

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News 

NAI Ohio Equities’ Matt Gregory and Andy Dutcher Receive 2016 CoStar Power Broker Award

NAI Ohio Equities is pleased to announce that Matt Gregory and Andy Dutcher have been named a 2016 CoStar Power Broker TM by CoStar Group, Inc. Both Gregory and Dutcher qualified as the only team to win both top office leasing and top office sales brokers in Columbus based on the total transactions they closed during the year. In order to be selected for this honor, Gregory and Dutcher’s overall transaction volumes were evaluated by CoStar against other commercial real estate brokers active in the region, and subsequently ranked among…

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