Guest Columns

From one professional to another, our guest columnists offer their opinions and their take on the latest trends and issues facing the commercial real estate sector.

A new era for commercial real estate: In the built environment, health and wellness is now more important than ever

Designed by NK Architects, the New York Blood Center demonstrates how bringing natural daylight into an interior can enhance the workplace environment. — Courtesy: NK Architects By Ben P. Lee Understanding market trends is a key of successful real estate…

Don’t rule out negative interest rates just yet: Here’s why — and what it would mean for you

Even after accounting for the fact that interest rates and expected inflation jumped after Donald Trump’s election, I would guess there is a 20 percent possibility that short-term interest rates become negative in the next two years.

A tale of two suburbs: Matching tenants, landlords in N.J.

New Jersey’s commercial real estate and business communities are paying significant attention to the repositioning of New Jersey’s aging suburban office campuses as highly amenitized live/work/play environments. And equal focus is being placed on the hyper-customization of interior spaces — especially for headquarters operations — with open layouts and design elements that speak to an organization’s distinct corporate culture.