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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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Did You Know? Property Management

Did you know NAI Ohio Equities has an entire Property Management Division? We manage over 10.5 Million Square Feet of properties, including 20 residential condos and HOAs. We provide the following Property Management Services on behalf of the community in accordance with our Property Service Standard: Client Accounting Property Contracts Leasing Operations Annual Budgeting and Capital Planning Reporting Risk Management Vendor Management Tenant and Owner Operations We also offer maintenance and engineering support services at our managed properties, including responding to tenant calls, preventative maintenance, site inspections, and operational audits. The maintenance…

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NAI Ohio Equities Honored with Four 2016 Co-Star Power Broker Awards

Columbus, Ohio – March 16, 2017 – NAI Ohio Equities has been selected by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, to receive a CoStar Power Broker TM Award. This annual award recognizes the “best of the best” in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases in 2016 within their respective markets. NAI Ohio Equities qualified as one of the top commercial brokerage firms…

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Market Reports 

NAI Ohio Equities 2nd Quarter 2016 Market Reports

Overall, the Columbus Region continues to be vibrant and healthy. Rental rates continue to inch up in favor of landlords, resulting in new construction – 500,000 square feet in the office sector; 4,000,000 square feet in industrial; and 1,400,000 square feet in retail. Though is it good news that our market is healthy, shrinking vacancy and rising rental rates is resulting in greater leverage for landlords when negotiating new leases.download movie Hardcore Henry 2015 now For tenants seeking new space for lease, never has it been more important to partner…

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NAI Ohio Equities’ Participates in KickButtColumbus 2016

KickButtColumbus held their 8th Annual Columbus Clean-Up Event this past weekend with 40 teams participating. The teams focused on cleaning up 148 ramp areas at 39 interchange locations along I-70; I-71; I-670; I-270; and SR-104. Each team was committed to making a big difference in the gateway areas to Columbus neighborhoods. Here are the numbers:trailer film Zootopia 757 bags containing trash/litter were collected from the ramps equalling 22,710 lbs. (11 tons) Two 30-yard roll-off dumpsters were filled to the top with the collection of bags and debris from the ramps 1,290 bags of recyclables…

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