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5 Ways Robots are Changing the Game for CRE

NAI Global recently put together this list of 5 ways that automation will change the way we work in Commercial Real Estate. Automation is a topic that has been in the forefront of everyone’s mind over the past year. People anxiously wait to see how the workforce will change as soon as robots and smart software become more prevalent in the occupational setting. Many people tend to think of automation as something that will disrupt industries that rely on manual labor while leaving skilled labor untouched – a notion that…

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Monday's With Martens 

Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate in 2017-2018

The Counselors of Real Estate, of which Tom Johnson is one of only a handful of designees in the state, just released their Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate 2017-18 which include: Political Polarization and Global Uncertainty The Technology Boom Generational Disruption Retail Disruption Infrastructure Investment Housing: The Big Mismatch Lost Decades of the Middle Class Real Estate’s Emerging Role in Health Care Immigration Climate Change Link: CRE 2017-18 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate   The Counselors of Real Estate was established exclusively for real estate professionals who provide advice,…

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Technology 

Tech Tools Driving the Wichita CRE Industry

Here at NAI Martens we are constantly looking at how we can use the latest tools to help our team offer the best service in Wichita by improving our marketing, expanding a listing’s exposure, and efficiently managing time-consuming bank-office processes.  Our friends at NAI Hunneman recently put together this list of top tools that are being used in the commercial real estate industry, we are already using many of these same tools in our business. Marketing Tools Technology changed how real estate marketers present client properties. Thanks to virtual reality,…

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Did you know? 

Did you know? NAI Martens is part of a Global Network

Did you know NAI Martens is part of a global commercial real estate service network with over 400 offices and 7,000 market leaders spanning the globe? NAI has offices all over the world, so with our local expertise, combined with our global reach, we offer innovative, customized solutions and seamless service to our owners, tenants, and investors throughout south-central Kansas and Topeka. Our company has been in operation since 1948 and is lead by CEO Steve Martens, CCIM, CPM, SIOR and President Tom Johnson, CRE – two industry veterans with…

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Local Development 

Construction Picking up on WSU Innovation Campus

One of the most exciting new areas of development in Wichita is the WSU Innovation Campus.  Situated on 120 acres, the Innovation Campus will include partnership buildings, laboratories, a community makerspace and mixed use areas. The Wichita Eagle recently reported on the projects ramping up this summer. Construction at Wichita State University’s Innovation Campus is scheduled to ramp up in coming months, with four major projects beginning this summer and three others due to be completed this year. “This is moving faster than we envisioned when we announced the Innovation Campus…

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