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Strongest Markets for Commercial Real Estate for 2014

Fred Schmidt, COO of Coldwell Banker Commercial, talks on Fox Business News about the state of the commercial real estate market.
This is an informative short market report about the four commercial real estate sectors.
Surprisingly, online retailers are driving brick and mortar construction! Find out why.

 
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Partners Participate in the FSC Polk Progress in Real Estate Free Enterprise Symposium Series

Co chaired by Greg Ruthven, The Ruthvens and Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCLS of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, the Florida Southern College Polk Progress in Real Estate Symposium was an opportuhnity to hear real estate experts dissected the local real estate values and trending markers for the Polk County market. It was held at the Polk Museum of Art on Nov. 1, 2012.

The symposium was moderated by Gary Ralston. R. Todd Dantzler, CCIM, …

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Two Retail Trends

Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCL, a managing partner at CBC Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, was recently quoted in the September 2012 issue of FLORIDA REALTOR magazine. Gary is a well-known authority on retail and commercial properties and is often quoted in journals and publications regarding market trends. He is also instructor and adjunct faculty at several educational institutions and organizations.
 Although retail sales  are not growing at the same rate they did over the last decade, it …

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Internet Retailing Impacts Commercial Real Estate

From CCIM CONNECTIONS article featuring Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty LLC

The biggest impact I see from Internet retailing is showrooming and price comparison and becomes the top issue facing the retail industry today.

Analysts often do not recognize issues associated with conventional goods and services. Products take up space and distribution channels require management and capacity. For example, Walmart moves more cubic feet of merchandise than all …

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Legoland Boosts Polk County Economy

Legoland Brings Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

From article quoting Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty LLC

Area Around Legoland Florida Ripe for Entrepreneurs
The Orlando Business Journal
October 14, 2011
Richard BilbaoReporter- Orlando Business Journal

http://tinyurl.com/Legoland-Area-Entrepreneurs

Legoland Florida brings opportunities for entrepreneurs as (excerpt) experts expect traffic along the Cypress Gardens corridor leading to the 150-acre theme park to jump by 27 percent to more than 33,000 cars during the summer …

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Weak Polk County Economic Recovery

From article quoting Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty LLC

Polk Economic Recovery Among the Nation’s Weakest
By Kyle Kennedy
THE LEDGER
Published: Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 11:24 p.m.

http://tinyurl.com/Polk-Economic-Recovery-Weak

Polk County’s economic recovery is among the nation’s weakest, according to a new Brookings Institution report that shows Lakeland, Orlando, Tampa included in 20 worst performers of 100 largest U.S. metro areas.

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