Commercial Real Estate

Macy Newman / Commercial Real Estate

Top 10 Things Employees Want in Their Office

Having a functional and pleasing commercial office space is about more than decoration. There are features, often small ones that can make or break your employees' days. A recent survey asked workers all over the nation what they want in a workspace and the answers were surprising. If you are interested in increasing productivity, consider the following ten elements the next time you choose your commercial office space for rent or lease.1. A work surface that works for them. Desks are...

How to Pick the Right Location for Office Space in Dallas

The Dallas Business Journal recently called the Dallas-Fort Worth real estate market "the one to watch in 2019." A booming real estate market heralds good news for all kinds of businesses. While good news about the real estate market may be speculative, no speculation exists about how to run a business. Successful business owners make the right decisions on every level. Proper decisions include choosing the right location for an office. Proprietors launching a new business or relocating an expanding business have...

How Commercial Design Of Your Office Affects Employee Productivity

From wall artwork to natural lighting, the design of your office boosts the productivity of employees. In today’s age, more and more employees are opting for companies with diverse work space.Studies have shown that one in three employees are disengaged at their place of work. By re-designing your office space to better fit potential and existing employee’s needs, you can not only increase productivity but engagement as well. Increased EngagementEmployees that are unhappy with their work environment tend to be...

Don’t Forget This Critical Detail On Leasing Commercial Office Space

There are numerous details you need to think about when leasing commercial office space. From natural light to parking, it is hard to remember every tiny detail. However, one critical but forgotten detail that soon-to-be tenants often forget is building signage.Negotiating building signage before signing the lease is very important. Often times, the landlord doesn’t allow signage simply for appearance purposes or if there is too many tenants and no room.Why is signage important?The most obvious reason is so potential...

US Office Vacancy Rate and 2017 Outlook – What It Means For You

Commercial real estate tycoons, get your wallets ready; the national office vacancy rate has officially declined to 15.7 percent! According to real estate research firms such as Reis Inc., this is the lowest office vacancy rate the US has seen since the second quarter of 2009. While this sounds good, what exactly does this mean for those investing in commercial real estate?It means that commercial real estate is increasing in demand! As employment rates and the economy, in general, continue...

3 Shocking Reasons Why Online Searches For Commercial Real Estate Don’t Work

Let’s face it; we live in a digital age where the Internet has a tool for everything. And while that can be liberating, it can also create blind spots! So when using online searches, keep these important factors in mind before committing yourself to a lease which may ultimately may not be the right fit for you and your business. 1. There’s no personal touch It’s a good idea to do some cursory online searches to have an idea of what you’re...

The Worst Mistakes To Make When Leasing Office Space

Everyone makes mistakes; it’s human nature. But for a major financial decision which can determine whether your business will sink or swim, it’s best to avoid mistakes of any kind. In our experience, the following mistakes are not only the most damaging to your livelihood’s space; they are also the most common! No Planning When Leasing Office Space It takes a considerable amount of time to either renew a lease or move to a new space. In fact, depending on the requirements...

Commercial Real Estate Trends in Dallas in 2017

While 2016 was certainly a tumultuous year, the fact remains that investing in commercial real estate is one of the best options for a diverse and thriving portfolio. At MacyNewman, we would like to take a few minutes to highlight some of the trends which drove the industry throughout the year, and where we believe the market will be as we begin 2017. Global and national political uncertainty: While the U.K.’s “Brexit” from the European Union will certainly cause ripple effects across...

The Basics of Commercial Real Estate with Macy Newman

So you’ve decided to break into the commercial real estate business. Great! Or, perhaps you’re expanding your holdings and investment portfolio from a single office space into multiple locations with varied uses. No matter what your comfort or experience in the industry, there is always something to learn. Let these basics be either a tutorial or refresher for you as you get started.Commercial Real Estate Property Types Commercial real estate is simply property solely used for business purposes, which can include...