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6 Fascinating Green Building Trends in Celebration of Earth Day Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Green BuildingIn 1970, Earth Day was born. Today, millions of people spanning 184 nations honor Mother Earth by reminding global citizens how to take care of our shared environment. As a leader in commercial real estate, we are honoring Earth Day 2017 by rounding up six of the coolest green building trends currently sweeping the industry. Also, we have created a brief overview of several local buildings native to Columbus, Ohio that are utilizing some of these trends in innovative ways.

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How to Start Your Commercial Real Estate Firm in 10 Achievable Steps Monday, April 17, 2017

Commercial Real Estate StartupCommercial real estate is an exciting, interesting, and rewarding field to dive into, as your work can help shape an entire community. Thinking about starting your own firm? There is a slew of aspects you need to consider. Not sure where to begin your journey with running a thriving organization in a rapidly growing industry?

Here’s a practical, 10-step process to establish your own CRE firm from the experts at The Robert Weiler Company:

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The Millennial Effect: How the Commercial Real Estate Industry is Adapting to America’s ‘It’ Generation Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Commercial Real Estate Industry MillennialsNext to the Baby Boomers, arguably no other group in American history has been the topic of so much conversation than Millennials. A diverse cohort ranging in age from their late teens to their mid-thirties, the group continues to make waves. In fact, Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce in less than a decade, according to the latest Pew Research.

As the first Internet generation to enter maturity, Millennials are transforming the commercial real estate industry with their unique viewpoints and advanced technological needs. The group’s collective influence has become so powerful; some are calling it the “Millennial Effect.”

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5 Reasons You Should Invest in a Multi-Family Commercial Property… Now Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Multi-Family Commercial Real EstateConsidering an investment in commercial real estate? Want to build a successful portfolio with an attractive rate of return? A multi-family property may be a solid investment option for you.

Jones Lang LaSalle, a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate, recently published a report on CRE trends. This report indicates that the market for multi-family commercial properties is growing, boasting record U.S. sales of $150.3 billion for 2016.[1] So, what are you waiting for? Below are five reasons why you should consider an investment in a multi-family commercial property.

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5 Key Considerations When Vetting Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Firms Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Vetting commercial real estate appraisal firmsOver the last few years, Central Ohio real estate, especially within Columbus, has been highly sought after. That’s why choosing the right commercial appraisal firm is essential to ensure you get a thorough, accurate assessment of the value of your commercial property.

Since commercial real estate appraisals involve a much more complicated process and are more subjective than residential property appraisals, you want to make sure you select an experienced commercial real estate firm that is familiar with the type of property you need to have assessed. Why leave the valuation of your investment in the hands of just anyone?

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Prepare for 2017: Top 5 Commercial Real Estate Trends Tuesday, November 29, 2016

2017 Commercial Real Estate Trends

The real estate market in Columbus, Ohio and Central Ohio couldn’t be better. Home sales are at an all-time high and vacancy rates for retail space are on the decline. Moreover, you can’t read the local news without seeing a major commercial development project in the works. So, as 2016 comes to a close and we prepare for even bigger changes on the horizon, let’s look ahead to the top trends expected for the commercial real estate industry in 2017!

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Business Boom in Columbus Ohio Fuels Hot Commercial Real Estate Market Friday, September 30, 2016

Columbus Commercial Real Estate Market
Columbus, Ohio is known as “The Biggest Small Town in America” for a reason. Not only does the city boast a low 3.9% unemployment rate (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics as of August 2016), but it is also a hotbed for business development. Tech startups and retail establishments are showing amazing growth in the region; therefore, be prepared for competition if you’re buying or leasing commercial real estate in Columbus or Central Ohio.

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Top 9 Resources to Help Inform and Inspire CRE Brokers Wednesday, August 31, 2016

CRE BrokersWhether you are a seasoned Columbus commercial real estate broker, or just entering the field, it’s important to have “go-to” resources to support – or strengthen – your growth in the industry. As a leading commercial real estate firm in Columbus, Ohio, our group of expert CRE brokers frequently reviews a variety of blogs, books, and podcasts to ensure we stay at the top of our game.

Here are a few that we suggest you look into:

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7 Creative Ways to Make Your Columbus Office Space More Productive Friday, July 29, 2016

Columbus Office SpaceIf you’re searching for Columbus office space, there’s no place quite like our great city! Not only is Columbus the capital and largest city of Ohio, it is the 15th largest city in the United States. Boasting a population of over 850,000, it’s bustling with museums, restaurants, stores, parks, corporate headquarters, colleges, and much more!

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7 Deadly Sins of Property Management Monday, May 23, 2016

Property Management Services Blog
What an exciting time to be a property owner in Central Ohio! With the rental market in Columbus, Ohio, and beyond, heating up, it’s no surprise that property owners are taking a closer look at their property’s income potential.

You might be considering the possibility of renting out your property, but make sure you understand everything that is involved in property management. Leasing your property is not as simple as finding a tenant and collecting rent. It involves contracts, maintenance, and much more.

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The Northstar Project: A Case Study for Buying Raw Land Friday, April 29, 2016

Buying Raw Land

With great news coming out of the Columbus, Ohio and Central Ohio residential and commercial real estate sectors, raw land is a very attractive investment opportunity for large and small investors alike. That’s why understanding when, where, and how to buy raw land is incredibly important. Over the last few years, The Robert Weiler Company has purchased millions of dollars in raw land within Delaware County, following our blueprint for assessing profitable land investment.

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8 Financial Analysis Apps For The On-The-Go Real Estate Investor Monday, February 01, 2016

Financial Analysis Apps

Are you a real estate property investor? Wouldn’t it be convenient to get the value of your property at the palm of your hand? If you’ve answered “yes” to either of these questions, you are in luck. There’s an app for that!

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7 Time-Saving Property Management Apps for the Busy Professional Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Property Management Apps

As smartphone technology has evolved, so has the world of apps. The App Store, Google Play, and others offer great tools to assist parents, employees, business owners, and even property managers with their specific day-to-day activities.

For property owners and property managers of commercial real estate, apps can offer a huge time and money-saving opportunity. Just because your commercial property was a large financial investment, it doesn’t mean that it needs to be a large investment of your time. That’s why there’s an app for that!

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Highpoint on Columbus Commons: Checking In! Saturday, November 21, 2015

Highpoint on Columbus CommonsIf you are a resident of Columbus, Ohio or the neighboring suburbs, you are probably aware that Downtown Columbus has been the focus of an enormous revitalization project over the last few years. And, if you didn’t know, HighPoint on Columbus Commons has been the center of residential and commercial growth. Not to mention, this Columbus Ohio real estate development project is one of the largest apartment developments to open in Ohio since 2013. At The Robert Weiler Company, we were honored to be spearheading this project, and lucky that tenants of all backgrounds have flocked to this amazing location on High Street.

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Preparing Your Commercial Real Estate Property for Appraisal: 4 Helpful Tips Friday, October 09, 2015

Real Estate AppraisalAre you looking to get an appraisal for your commercial real estate property, but you’re not sure where to start? No problem! Read our four helpful tips, sure to help get you the value of your dreams!

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How to Improve the Curb Appeal for Your Commercial Rental Property Thursday, August 27, 2015

Commercial Rental Property Curb AppealThey say you should never judge a book by its cover; though, when it comes to a commercial rental property, this adage doesn’t quite ring true. In fact, many potential renters won’t even take the time to see the inside if the outside doesn’t entice them in one way or another. If the outside of your property does meet their standards, however, they will definitely want to take a peek at the inside.

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Redevelopment of Commercial Property & Franklinton Mixed-Use Project: What You Need to Know! Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Commercial Property RedevelopmentExciting things are happening at The Robert Weiler Company, and we want to bring you up to speed! As you may or may not know, we won a competition (in conjunction with our friends at CASTO) in early 2014 to redevelop 11.5 acres of former public housing properties in East Franklinton – a burgeoning creative-class enclave.

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The Lawrence Funderburke Youth Organization Financial Life Skills Camp Visits The Robert Weiler Company Monday, June 22, 2015

Commercial Real Estate EventThe Lawrence Funderburke Youth Organization Financial Life Skills camp had an exclusive look at commercial real estate through the lens of The Robert Weiler Company and our president, Skip Weiler. Throughout the day, the campers were introduced to the world of commercial real estate negotiation, sales, and appraisal.

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Columbus Real Estate Market Remains Red-Hot Despite Lingering Winter Blues Thursday, June 04, 2015

With only weeks left in the second quarter of 2015, it’s time to embrace some pre-summer excitement by taking a look back at quarter one. Despite a frigid start to 2015 for Columbus, Ohio, in which temperatures dropped to zero or even below zero at nights, the Central Ohio (especially Columbus) real estate market remained red-hot. And, if the above-average March 31 temperature of 64 degrees was any sign of good news to come in the real estate market, Columbus should get ready for a warming trend throughout the upcoming summer. Continue reading…


Go Green To Make Green: 5 Ways Commercial Property Owners Can Celebrate Earth Day Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Eco-Friendly Commercial Property OwnersThe remarkable strides that have been made to the technology used to run our homes and businesses over the last few decades, alone, wouldn’t feel out of place in a Ray Bradbury novel; but “Going Green” is far from a 21st century concept. Solar power heaters were in common use in the early 1900s; and as far back as the 1800s, many portions of the American West utilized wind technology to aide in providing power for irrigation, setting the stage for wind power’s resurgence a century later.

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