5 Things to Know About CRE and Blockchain

Most people have little idea what blockchain even is as it relates to cryptocurrency. Now that the same technology behind virtual currency is being adapted for use in many other industries, firms in the CRE sector are bracing for its impact. What is Blockchain? Up until now, blockchain technology has been used to secure virtual currency […]


4 CRE Trends We Can Attribute to Millennials

Today’s workforce is undergoing a major shift in population. As of 2017, 56 million Millennials are either working or actively searching for work, making them the largest segment of the U.S. labor force, surpassing Gen Xers in 2016. More than one out of every three American workers is a Millennial — more than Gen Xers […]


Is Now the Time to Sell Your Small Business?

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2017 saw a record number of small businesses being sold. According to leading sales website, BizBuySell.com, 9,919 small businesses were reported sold in 2017, a 27% increase over 2016. The increase in sales volume can be attributed to the steady improvement in the economy, sales growth and increasing profitability of small businesses. Since an owner’s cash […]


South Bend & Mishawaka 2017: A Year of New Construction, Expansion and Renovation

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Whether commuting to work, walking your dog through Mishawaka’s Beutter park or riding your LimeBike on the new Smart Streets in Downtown South Bend, you have certainly noticed commercial construction activity. Restaurants, discount stores, modern hotels, multi-family housing and South Bend’s first ever casino, which was built from the ground up and completed at lightning […]