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Robotics are Here!

I first commented on this topic back in 2015 (click here to see my narrative and the video). The age of robotics is coming. And last month, it got even closer.  Boston Dynamics announced their first commercial robot is going on sale.  Yes, it will be expensive and limited, BUT it will be a commercially …

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Below is the US National Debt as a portion of the economy expressed as a graph. Since this graph was created, we have now surpassed World War II levels of debt, pushing debt to over 100% of GDP.  You can see the most accurate calculation of national debt, which updates every second as it grows, here: https://www.usdebtclock.org/ The …

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When you get a survey result with 50% results, you pay attention.  When you see 99% you better stop and make a change.  Below is a 2019 report by Buffer on the State of Remote Work.  The most important takeaway is that EVERYONE wants to spend some time  working remotely — and by everyone, I mean 99%. …

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We represent tenants looking for office space in metro Phoenix and across the US.  Some clients are CRE savvy and others negotiate a lease once every 5 years.  One question I hear all the time is, why are rents so high?  Or, said another way, how does my rent break down?    Below is a cool graphic …

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When you get a survey result with 50% results, you pay attention.  When you see 99% you better stop and make a change.  Below is a 2019 report by Buffer on the State of Remote Work.  The most important takeaway is that EVERYONE wants to spend some time  working remotely — and by everyone, I mean 99%. …

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We are all watching and waiting to see what happens with autonomous vehicles (especially those of us who live in Metro Phoenix as we have a number of companies testing AV’s every day).  We thought they would never come, then we thought they would be here in 2020, and now… here is an update. Turns out …

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We know technology is changing our lives.  What is astonishing to me is the speed of adoption.  The second graph in the below article shows just how fast this is happening with new technology—The lines are almost straight up.  Here is why: Today’s consumers want immediate impact in their daily lives. With cell phones and …

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We are in a really unique time for developers and users of commercial space with regards to parking needs.  Planning and building parking today is much like it has been for the past 40 years.  People drive. In fact, 85% of commuters drive to work.  But over the next 10-20 years, I think this will …

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Managing a national portfolio can be one of the most complex and stressful jobs in our industry. The Coppola-Cheney Group has over three decades of experience leasing office space across the U.S. and Europe for clients.  We compete with national tenant advisory firms and offer unique services that cannot be replicated by these national firms.  …

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I attended the always-fabulous 2019 Land Advisors Phoenix Land & Housing Forecast back in December and guess what?  The U.S. housing market is on a roll and doing just fine, thank you. Bonus: The Metro Phoenix housing market is the #1 market in the country. Why? A decade of not building enough housing to match …

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