Cold Grey or Warm Vanilla: What's the Difference?

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
Verani Commercial

Cold Grey Shell, Warm Vanilla Shell...what's the difference anyways and are there more shades and temperatures?

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2020 Presented Personal & Professional Challenges

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
David De Lise

As we prepared to close out 2020, I’m sure many of you reading this thought to yourselves, “Thank goodness, let’s get 2020 over with and move on!” I can’t say that I blame you. It’s understandable that everyone has a different perspective. People have been impacted differently, and perhaps still have feelings of unease surrounding the pandemic, the economy and most importantly family and loved ones.

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Monthly Market Update: January 2021

Monday, January 11th, 2021
Verani Commercial

Our Monthly Market update is a week late (oops!) but the good news is that the stats about December haven't changed since last Monday! The commercial real estate market as a whole isn't expected to rebound fully for a good long while, but there are sectors that have been surviving - even thriving - through the last 10 months! 

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Small business marketing during a pandemic

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
Verani Commercial

The annoyance with these emails is even further exacerbated by the fact that it is VERY possible that your household was effected by all of the shutdowns due to COVID-19. According to the Fed 20 percent of all employed people were laid off or furloughed in March along with an additional 6% who were working reduced hours or on forced leave without pay.

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Market Monday: July 2020 Retail Update

Monday, August 10th, 2020
Verani Commercial

July showed some promising numbers when we took a look at our monthly report!

The number of lease transactions are (WAY) up from last month. On top of lease transactions being up, we also saw that leases were being signed at 107% of the asking lease rate which is good news for landlords!

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Market Monday: June 2020 Retail Update

Monday, July 13th, 2020
Verani Commercial

Not surprisingly retailers are a litttttle leery signing new leases in the midst of a pandemic. Even with businesses beginning to open up across the country in May and June, there are still too many unknowns out there.

Among those questions are:

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The "New Normal" Post Pandemic: Retail

Friday, July 10th, 2020
Verani Commercial

Could this be the jab to the throat brick-and-mortar retail was trying to avoid? Back in February forecasts were predicting that U.S. retail would see moderate growth somewhere around 2.8% in 2020. This was PC (pre-COVID), of course. Now, the newest available data is showing that U.S. retail sales will most likely decline 10.5% this year, and those getting hit the hardest will be brick-and-mortar retail stores.

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The "New Normal" Post-Pandemic: Restaurants

Monday, May 11th, 2020
Jennifer Camille

Normalcy in everyday life certainly seems like a distant dream for most of the United States right now. With radical changes to how we work, shop, eat and otherwise live thrown at the country so suddenly, one thing is for certain – the way we go about our lives is going to be very different once the dust has settled from this COVID-19 pandemic.

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Can someone tell me...where has all the service gone?

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
David De Lise

As the first quarter comes to a close, I wanted to take a moment to share my perspective on a growing trend that seems to be taking shape across the retailer landscape...big box stores, regional stores, service businesses - no one is exempt. What has happened to the service in the phrase ‘customer service’?

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Market Monday: February 2020 Retail

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Verani Commercial

Even with a strong Holiday season at the end of 2019, brick and mortar stores have been struggling to increase in-store sales and compete with online giants. Coming into 2020, experts anticipated that there were going to be a number of store closings in addition to the previously announced upcoming closings.

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