The Road Ahead: How Uber, Lyft, and Driverless Cars Could Change Commercial Real Estate

February 20, 2017

A look at the potential impact of disruptive technology and service There’s a revolution on the road ahead and it’s picking up speed. Just a few years ago, order-by-phone car services like Uber and Lyft were a novelty. Today, they’re more like a necessity – so much so, that along with technological advances, the idea

4 Reasons Why the Industrial Real Estate Sector is Growing

October 26, 2016

Learn why industrial real estate may be a better investment than you think. While it has largely flown under the radar, the industrial real estate sector is growing at a steady clip. The financial and professional services firm JLL recently issued a wide array of data that paints a positive story for the industrial sector,

How to Select Retail Space with the Highest Long-Term Value

June 22, 2016

Learn 3 factors to consider when choosing a retail space for your business For business owners, the real estate landscape can offer a number of opportunities for brick-and-mortar businesses. When rent is low, inventory is inexpensive, and people are willing to spend money, it’s a great recipe for success. But if you’re looking to start

More Than Maintenance and Collections: The Essential Functions of a Property Manager

May 11, 2016

An effective manager wears many different hats when it comes to representing owners and serving the needs of tenants When many people consider the role of a property manager, they think about handling maintenance requests and processing rent payments. While these are both critical components of the position, there are many other functions that are

Commercial Real Estate: 3 Ways to Integrate Decisions into Your Business Model

April 27, 2016

Use these tips to ensure that you’re not taken advantage of when negotiating your first commercial lease. Signing a commercial lease is likely one of the biggest steps for any business owner. Whether you’re looking for a retail space, or a professional location to run your business, a real estate lease can make or break

Recycled Real Estate, For Sale

February 27, 2015

LeBron James practiced free throws in this building.  Just kidding. But with 16-foot clear height ceilings and a building shaped like a basketball court enclosure, he could have. The ‘Chosen One’ from Northeast Ohio who graced our presence for four years never stepped foot in this property. But now that I have your attention let

Flex Space that has Never Been So Flexible

February 2, 2015

What goes around comes around. Art imitates life. Or is it life imitates art? Will the circle be unbroken? Roosters come home to roost. Boomerangs. You can probably see where I am going here – something of significance has returned to Morris Southeast Group: a property. Not one that we bought or leased for our

Florida Surpasses NY in Population

January 16, 2015

Figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau during the holidays showed that Florida has at least 19.9 million residents – the numbers are most likely higher because the data is from surveys taken in July. However, it is enough to surpass New York as the third most populous state in the Union behind California (38.8

Fort Lauderdale’s Time Has Come

January 6, 2015

The Wall Street Journal ran a feature on Fort Lauderdale in a recent Property Report and wasted little time comparing the Broward County city to a city nearby that is better known internationally. Here is the second paragraph: “The city (Fort Lauderdale) has long been viewed as a stepsister to its flashier neighbor 30 miles

Empire World Towers Site in Downtown Miami Sells for $80M

November 18, 2014

Wow! We can’t take credit for this writing – a story that is all over the local news. Here is the Southeast Real Estate Business version. What is going on here is nothing short of amazing.   Empire World Towers Site in Downtown Miami Sells for $80M The Empire World Towers site is approved for

Recognize a Great Real Estate Investment When You See It

July 31, 2014

Odds are youbve heard your share of success stories when it comes to the real estate game. However, plenty of people lose money when investing in real estate as well. If you decide to make a Florida commercial real estate investment, then you have to do your research in order to make an informed decision.