Metropolitan Phoenix Housing Market at a Glance

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Job growth has muddled along nationwide. Housing has been even slower. But there are bright spots and Arizona is in the mix. Below are two different graphics, one on job creation and the other on the healthiest housing markets. I will be sending a specific Metro Phoenix housing narrative in the next week or two, but for now take […]

33 more rules for your family’s Thanksgiving touch football game

33 more rules

Fifty-one weeks a year this narrative is informational, commercial real estate focused and, we think, the best in our field.  Not this week.  Once again we bring you Jason Gay’s Rules for Thanksgiving touch football.  Yay!   For me: –#5–A bit of pregame stretching. Puts down the box of blueberry muffins, stands up.  Ok that’s good […]

Is an LLC the Right Choice for my Commercial Real Estate Investment?

When I first got into commercial real estate, the Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) had just been created. It didn’t have any case history or track record.  With that in mind, I thought I would do a quick review to make sure the LLC is still the right structure for most real estate investments.  Turns out, it still is for the […]

Post China 16

Post China 16

Below is a infographic on the Post China 16 (PC 16) that fascinated me.  I know that China’s maturation has jumpstarted manufacturing growth in other countries.  What I didn’t realize is the sheer number of countries affected.  See below to grasp the number and diversity.   These countries include:   –All of Indonesia –Cambodia and Vietnam […]

Q3 2015 Phoenix Market Office Report

Pages from 2015 Q3 Lee National Office Brief

2015 is shaping up to be a lot like 2014 for the Metro Phoenix Office market: i.e. the continuation of the long, steady, climb out of the Great Recession.    Below is a link to our 3rd Quarter Phoenix Office Market Report and here is a brief summary:   The overall market had a great […]