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Monday’s with Martens- July 10, 2017

As the market’s commercial real estate knowledge leader, the NAI Martens research team is continually refining our approach to data collection, analysis and dissemination. Our real time database provides timely and accurate property, economic and demographic information for the benefit of our stakeholders. However, the collection and application of information goes well beyond our hard data application to include information used to predict human behavior. One of our NAI Global network offices recently shared some interesting thoughts regarding data mining and predictive analytics. Expert forecasters see predictive data analysis expanding…

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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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Contradictory Trends In Office Parking

Welcome to Monday’s with Martens. I’m Tom Johnson, President of NAI Martens, and I’m pleased to share with you another installment of our weekly informational update on Wichita and the commercial real estate market. This week, we will take a look at some changes in office utilization and parking trends in the commercial real estate market. Parking’s not the most glamorous of subjects – but is vital to nearly every major commercial real estate development; particularly those in the core area. In an era characterized by ride-sharing apps, remote workers,…

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Monday’s with Martens, May 15, 2017

Welcome to Monday’s with Martens. I’m Tom Johnson, President of NAI Martens, and I’m pleased to share with you another installment of our weekly informational update on Wichita and the commercial real estate market.  You’ve run out of places to stash your old family room furniture, your high school sports trophies you can’t part with, Grandma’s wedding dress and those bulging boxes of tax records. What to do? Rent a 10-by-15-foot storage unit, for about $100 per month, and stick all the excess stuff in there. Even if your home…

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Monday’s With Martens May 1, 2017

  Welcome to Monday’s with Martens. I’m Tom Johnson, President of NAI Martens, and I’m pleased to share with you another installment of our weekly informational update on the commercial real estate market. As one of the fastest-growing workplace movements of the last decade, coworking enables people from diverse backgrounds to work together in a common space. The number of coworking spaces around the world has increased by nearly 700 percent since 2011. Today, a broad range of businesses – ranging from technology and professional service firms to consumer product…

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Monday’s With Martens April 24th, 2017

  Welcome to Monday’s with Martens. I’m Tom Johnson, President of NAI Martens, and I’m pleased to share with you another installment of our weekly informational update on the commercial real estate market. In our 2017 Forecast, we mentioned that food is a password for millennials and boomers alike and that new restaurants will continue to be a part of the mix as retail grows.  We also added “food halls” to the watch list. While none have yet to emerge in the Wichita market, these multifaceted, indoor markets that showcase a…

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