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5 Reasons Investing in Office and Industrial Makes Sense Right Now

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Whether you’ve been sitting on the sidelines or have invested in commercial real estate for decades, there are a number of reasons why investing in office and industrial properties makes sense right now. For savvy investors who are poised and ready to take advantage of the market, there are a wealth of upsides to commercial real estate. Let’s look at just a few: #1. Attractive […]


How SIOR is Leading the CRE Industry

Last month, the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors® (SIOR) celebrated its 75th anniversary at its Fall World Conference in New York City. Reflecting on the three-day event, I can’t help but consider the extraordinary positive impact SIOR has had on my life. Through SIOR, I have been fortunate to meet and spend time with some of our industry’s best and brightest minds – leaders […]

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The Rebirth of Industrial Sites

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The remnants of the economic boom period of the 40’s and 50’s are everywhere. Across the U.S. some of the largest metropolises have left enormous wastelands of former factories, warehouses, and industrial sites to rot. Today, there is a rebirth of industrial sites taking place to the benefit of both investors and the communities where these sites are located.   Once Thriving Business Centers Almost […]

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The Brick-and-Mortar Effect

by Jeff Hainer from

Could the traditional shopping mall stage a comeback in an e-commerce world? For decades, malls have offered quick and easy access to a variety of stores for people on-the-go. They have also enticed leisure shoppers with amenities like air conditioned walkways, benches, kid areas, and food courts. They are designed destinations for retail shopping. But now, immersed in the e-commerce era, we’re seeing the traditional […]

Cardboard boxes on shelves in warehouse. Storhouse.

What Exactly Is Space Sharing?

  Space Sharing has gained popularity in the creative and innovative fields across the globe. Networks, mobile computing, and particularly start-up finance, has made sharing office and desks ubiquitous. Many innovative industries share common production resources like equipment, processes, and costly tenant improvements in Maker Spaces. (see New Industries post). While normally more expensive on a square foot basis, the total cost of rent, on […]


SIOR Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Highly Successful Fall World Conference

by SIOR Media from

The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) — the world’s leading professional industrial and office real estate association — hosted its annual Fall World Conference in New York City from October 20 – October 22, the organization’s first time hosting the event in New York in thirty years. The international conference drew 1,170 SIOR attendees to the Sheraton New York Times Square – the […]


Allen Gump Celebrates 75 Years

by SIOR HQ from

In this video, SIOR President, Allen Gump celebrates the growth of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors throughout its 75 year history and shares advice for fellow and incoming SIOR members.  

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The Importance of SIOR to “The Little Guy”

The Arlington Group was founded in 2010 in the midst of the great recession. Many thought we were crazy to start a brokerage company with office and industrial markets being “in the toilet.” Our firm is considered to be one of the little guys. The Arlington Group consists of three partners and four associates. Many national firms have teams larger than our firm. Yet, we […]

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Charity Begins at Home

My wife and I have family in rural America. When I tell them that my main business is representing healthcare organizations and governments in real estate lease negotiations, I can tell what they’re thinking: You really get paid for that? We take it for granted, but commercial real estate brokerage is a great business. It isn’t very capital intensive. There’s rarely pressure on commissions, everyone […]


New Fall Issue of the SIOR Report Now Available

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SIOR’s dynamic quarterly magazine addresses the concerns of industrial and office real estate practitioners. Articles by industry experts focus on topics from the evolving paradigm in commercial real estate brokerage to effectively managing offices and technology. SIOR Report will reinforce your professionalism and give you the tools to excel in sales and leasing. In this fall edition of the SIOR Report magazine, SIOR members and expert […]