Market Reports 

2017 Third Quarter Market Report: Commercial Real Estate Stays Hot

The central Ohio commercial real estate market continues to heat up, with both office and industrial vacancy rates remaining relatively flat. Although counterintuitive, we don’t expect to see significant reductions in vacancy even as demand increases. The reason: much of the currently available space is the same space that has been undesired by tenants for years due to lack of amenities and functional obsolescence. So if the vacancy is not falling, what indicators do we have to show the market is truly “hot”? Looking at sale prices per square foot…

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News 

Matt Gregory Achieves SIOR Designation from Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®

Matt Gregory, SIOR of NAI Ohio Equities has achieved the SIOR Office designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS. SIOR is a Washington, DC-based international professional organization of more than 3,000 commercial real estate professionals, 2,800 of whom have earned the coveted SIOR designation. The SIOR designation is a professional achievement for highly qualified commercial real estate practitioners with a strong transactional history in brokerage, fee-based services, or executive management. SIOR Designees are specialists in industrial and office markets, transactional closers, top producing professionals and the best…

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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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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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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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