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Ten on One – Real Estate Investing with Scott Ostlund

Do me a favor and take 10 minutes (ok, it was so good we ran a little long) to listen to the passion and brilliance of Scott Ostlund. Scott is a Principal at Lee & Associates – Ontario, CA, a co-founder of the Associate Equities Fund, and is damn smart!  In a few short minutes, you’ll …

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Why are you getting a C2 Original Content before Wednesday… How did you get so lucky?   First, a bonus. We wanted to send this early to announce the launch of, Rod Santomassimo’s new book, Dominators of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage.  Our team is one of the few teams profiled in it.  To read our chapter click the link …

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Office space is forever evolving — especially in the past 36 months.  That’s why the Coppola-Cheney Group is constantly adapting to the current market. To stay relevant, we have to meet the wants and needs of people and companies like YOURS. As you can see from the graphic below, the constant evolution of the market …

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This week we have an insightful episode with Thomas Maynard, Senior Vice President at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC).  We sat down to discuss trends in office site selection, a space he lives in every week.     We asked Thomas: Who are the key players and what questions are they asking?  Here’s a taste of …

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The Office market is in a crazy spot and we have been living it for over 3 years and counting. Now, we are starting to get glimpses of the future and, for a ton of office buildings, the future is not pretty.  Class B and C office space in particular is getting hurt for a …

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I have written quite a bit about the numerous changes coming out of the pandemic with regards to how users are thinking about office space. Below my comments is a fine article from Fast Company, including this stat:  There are 325 million people in the US and 500 million parking spaces.   One change that office …

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We continue to talk about the return to the office in this narrative because it’s at the forefront of our clients’ minds.  The below report from Leesman polled real estate leaders on the state of the workplace following the Covid-19 pandemic.  Here are a few takeaways I found most interesting:   –Almost 40% are planning major changes …

What CEOs are Saying About the Office Read More »

I’m especially excited about this month’s Ten on One as it features my son, Charlie Coppola, Chief Operating Officer of CRE OneSource. Charlie gives us a ten-minute insight into running a SaaS CRE company that is in growth mode.   Here are some key takeaways:   –Hire people you trust.  A great team is irreplaceable.  –Culture starts with …

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Can you “hack” your office space?  Or better yet, can it be adapted?  Below is a thought-provoking article from Gensler that asks this very question.   My short answer is….maybe.  Why do I hedge?  Because you need to have some fundamentals in place to make it worth the adaptation.  Here are the top three fundamentals required …

Can Office Buildings Adapt Read More »

At the Coppola-Cheney Group, we have been waiting for workers to get back into the office since the start of COVID….and now here it is. Companies are making employees come back to the office to work. This isn’t a shock to us because we talk to owners, CEOs, and leaders every day.  They want this. …

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