Forbes’ Commercial Real Estate Forecast: Is it looking bright?

construction-hand-shakeBy Blake Thomas, Associate Broker

Recently I came across an article on Forbes entitled, Commercial Real Estate Forecast 2014-2015. The article gives a report on the national progress of Commercial Real estate in the recent months and how it will impact the industry going forward. While providing some interesting statistics, the piece also forecasts upcoming commercial real estate trends for 2015. According to Forbes’, the future is definitely looking bright.

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How Construction Activity Betters Our Economy

constructionBy Charles Ferlisi, Director of Development & Construction Consulting at Southpace Properties, Inc.

I recently came across an article in the Birmingham Business Journal by Jay Reed, President of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Alabama. His piece was titled “Why Construction Matters in Alabama.” As Director of Development and Construction Consulting at Southpace, I was curious to read his points of why he felt construction mattered so much in our state. Turns out, I couldn’t agree more with what he had Continue reading “How Construction Activity Betters Our Economy”

Community Caring In Motion Day Helps Cordova Family Rebuild

By Andrew Loveman, CCIM, 2012 Alabama CCIM Chapter President

It’s been more than 18 months since the deadly tornadoes of April 27, 2011 swept through Alabama. You can still see a few signs of the storms in places like Tuscaloosa, Cullman and Birmingham, but in Cordova, a small town in Walker County that’s about an hour outside of Birmingham, the destruction has been mostly untouched. Continue reading “Community Caring In Motion Day Helps Cordova Family Rebuild”

What brokers need to know about construction

By Charles Ferlisi, Southpace Director of Development and Construction Consulting

With 42 years of experience in the construction industry, I’m helping provide clients of Southpace with any development and construction consulting services that are needed.  For 38 years I owned or co-owned a company as a general contractor for commercial buildings, so when it comes to construction issues, I’m the resident expert. Continue reading “What brokers need to know about construction”