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Cyber Liability and Data Breaches in Commercial Real Estate

While some businesses – notably hospitals and banks – are required by federal law to utilize digital data security systems to protect sensitive information from being leaked or hacked, there are no such laws governing information protection in commercial real estate....

How E-Commerce Has Benefited the Industrial Market

The expansion of the e-commerce industry has dominated news cycles as of late. However, e-commerce’s success affects industries outside of itself. In order for e-commerce to succeed, online retailers must rent or own a number of large warehouses. The industrial market...

How the E-Commerce Explosion Has Changed the Retail Market

The massive and rapid expansion of e-commerce has caused the retail market to change in a number of ways. There is a common perception that consumers prefer e-commerce because they do not want to leave the comfort of their homes. Others believe that e-commerce spells...

6 Reasons Why Curb Appeal is Important for Commercial Real Estate

Curb appeal is a design concept that became popular during the American housing boom of the 90’s and 2000’s. In order for a property to have desirable curb appeal, the property should be aesthetically pleasing to look at when viewing it from the street. Traditionally,...

Top 10 New Jersey Office Building Amenities

With over 4 million people working in New Jersey today, businesses are competing to provide the best amenities for their employees. In order to stay competitive, office buildings need to offer the most modern amenities in order to attract clients. These top ten...

The Importance of Maintaining Your Commercial Property

A commercial property must be properly managed and maintained in order for a business to succeed. There are a number of risks that come with neglecting the maintenance of a property. Both a tenant and a landlord of a commercial property have responsibilities to...

2018’s Top Trending Green Building Concepts

Constructing a building that is green is becoming increasingly popular. A green building seeks to increase energy efficiency, improve air quality, and minimize a building’s impact on its surrounding environment. These top building concepts will not only lead to the...

The Effects of the 2018 Tax Legislation on Commercial Properties

2018 has seen some sweeping changes to tax legislation in both the country and in the State of New Jersey. Some of these changes are due to tax reduction initiatives started by former Governor Chris Christie, while others are recent reforms enacted by Congress and...