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Food halls

Food halls, the next big trend in Phoenix?

  The struggle and increasing demise of big-box retailers is helping give legs to a new trend in commercial real estate: food halls. Long a fixture in New York and San Francisco, food halls are now sprouting up in several major cities. The number of food halls in the U.S. grew almost forty percent in […]
Are Airbnb’s in Phoenix, a good investment?
Airbnb a good investment in Phoenix

Are Airbnb’s in Phoenix, a good investment?

Job and population growth are fueling a booming commercial and residential real estate market in metro Phoenix. Consider thqt and the fact that Arizona's lawmakers have passed a law protecting home-sharing platforms, and you have the perfect environment for investing in Airbnb's.
Is real estate crowdfunding a good idea? (Maybe)
real estate crowdfunding

Is real estate crowdfunding a good idea? (Maybe)

Real estate crowdfunding is a growing trend in commercial real estate, but is it a good idea? Like so many issues in regards to investing- it depends.
What you need to know about a 1031 exchange

What you need to know about a 1031 exchange

A 103 allows real estate investors to keep growing their investment and pay taxes once.
Is buying an office condominium a good idea?
Office Condominium

Is buying an office condominium a good idea?

Only due diligence can tell you if buying an office condominium adds up to a smart investment. There are several questions that need specific answers.
Infill development: the good, the bad and the zoning
infill development

Infill development: the good, the bad and the zoning

Infill development in the urban areas of Phoenix has grown steadily in the last decade. The explosive growth of high and mid-rise apartments has also unleashed further development of restaurants, retail and service-oriented business that follow apartment and condo dwellers into their new digs.
investing in commercial real estate

4 questions to ask before investing in commercial real estate

It’s easy to understand the attraction of investing in commercial real estate, especially in Arizona, where the Valley is seeing a major boom in the opening of restaurants, retail spaces and large, posh apartment complexes. The potential returns on commercial property can be much bigger than investing in residential real estate, but so are the […]

How would changes to Dodd-Frank affect the real estate industry?

In January, on the eve of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, we posted a blog that looked at the Dodd-Frank Act and its potential impact on the title insurance industry. The Dodd-Frank Act that was originally introduced under the Obama administration increased the level of regulation on the financial services industry, implementing stress tests to determine […]
Builder and Developer Direct Services Department

Landmark Title Adds Builder and Developer Direct Services Department

Landmark Title recently added a new department to expand its client services. The Builder and Developer Direct Services department will provide value-added services directly to the developers, sub-dividers and homebuilder community. They will work closely with builders and developers on everything from single site builds to master planned communities, ultimately helping clients navigate the Subdivision […]
John Gerard

Real Estate Industry Veteran, John Gerard Joins Team

  Landmark Title warmly welcomes John Gerard to the team as Vice President of Builder and Developer Services, a new department at Landmark Title. In his new position, John will work closely with builders and developers to provide title and escrow services for land acquisition, home builders and community development. Under his direction, Landmark Title […]
Trends Impacting The Commercial Real Estate Market
commercial real estate market

Trends Impacting The Commercial Real Estate Market

The commercial real estate market is an ever-changing industry that requires endless monitoring, systematic analyses, and strategies for change/growth. These sentiments pack so much more punch when you consider the global economic and political uncertainties we face after the completion of our current election. Nevertheless, our commercial title and escrow officers are working with commercial […]