The Evolution of #CRE

By now, we’ve all heard the joke about brokers and the fax machine.  It’s no secret that commercial real estate has a dinosaur reputation when it comes to technology but times “they are a changing”- sort of.  Some brokers have embraced it while others haven’t. While Facebook- Does it Extend to CRE? pointed to split camps … Continue reading

How Important is the Office Neighborhood?

At, Amazon is a part of our lives in more ways than one.  Our headquarters are located in the downtown Queen Anne/Belltown neighborhoods, within one mile of South Lake Union/Denny Regrade, home to Amazon’s new proposed campus, Facebook’s new Seattle office, Vulcan and a number of up-and-coming internet companies. Recently, Seattle mayor Mike McGinn … Continue reading

Realcomm | IBcon 2012: Susie Algard, OfficeSpace com, CEO & Founder

Last month we told you that we attended the RealComm convention in Las Vegas, NV and participated in the Conference Live event.  The organizers have posted the video now.  Watch our video as Susie Algard gives a tour of our website, explains the company’s vision and announces our Denver launch.’s Seattle Office Market Q2 Quarterly Report released its Seattle Office Market Q2 Quarterly Report today to a steady market and significant office expansions. Vacancy rates have remained steady rising slightly from 14.4% in Q1 to 14.5% in Q2 while rental rates increased slightly from $25.83 to $26.38 respectively. The biggest change in Seattle is the anticipated major office expansion from … Continue reading

Facebook- Does it Extend to CRE?

There’s been a lot of talk regarding why CRE brokers should not promote their business on Facebook. The main gist: Facebook isn’t a professional network. None of your friends are on Facebook looking for a 5,000sf office or a 10,000sf industrial warehouse. Yes, Facebook is fairly social and personal but on the other hand, as … Continue reading