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Bradford Gives Back on Amazon Prime Day

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Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services has had the privilege over the years to serve as advocates for nonprofit organizations. We have represented many agencies for more than a decade and spanning multiple transactions per agency. Bradford remains proud of their tradition of partnering with Not For Profit Agencies in their mission. Today is Amazon Prime Day, it is the annual …

I’ll be brief

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Earlier this week while touring a prospective commercial office leasing tenant and longtime friend, Dan Sampson, through one of my properties, he shared with me some good thoughts on the concept of authority. He said that when we have a great deal of experience at our chosen professions, we are able to speak to clients with authority. He shared a …

Bradford Women Breaking Barriers in CRE

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Recent headlines depict women as bumping into a ‘glass ceiling’ in their quest for corporate success.  Does this apply to women in commercial real estate also? The glass ceiling is described as a barrier “so subtle that it is transparent, yet so strong that it prevents women from moving up the corporate hierarchy.” From their vantage point on the corporate …

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Kids Have an Awesome Day at BRADFORD

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Bradford’s Take your Kids to Work Day last Friday was an action-packed day filled with lots of activities. Bradford encouraged their employees to invite the kids to join them at work to gain exposure to the workplace and see where mom or dad worked. An awesome day Coordinated by Miriam Dominguez, office manager, executive assistant, a fun-filled day was planned …

Hot Days Cool Treats

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The sounds of summer:  a string of jingly notes cutting through the sticky-hot air.  Mouths water.  Parents reach for their wallets.  Kids lace up their shoes and hit the pavement. The ice cream truck was coming. Does that fun end when we grow up?  What’s better on a hot day than a cool treat. How about an ice cream float …

My First Year in Commercial Real Estate

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As many tenured agents and property managers can attest, the first year in commercial real estate can be grueling. Being prepared for what’s to come is your best bet for achieving success during your first year. Every workplace has a mix of skilled professionals covering the gamut of generations. Generation Xers grew up at the peak of the Cold War …

Fishing the Talent Pool

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Mentoring and training are some of the most important components in finding the next crop of Commercial Real Estate professionals. One firm dedicated to growing with young professionals is Dallas-based CORFAC member Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services.  President and CEO Kevin Santaularia, says his firm is committed to being a generational, “evergreen” company. To achieve this, he says, “there is …

Bradford Secures over 75,000 sf of Deals in 45 days

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DALLAS – Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services has inked over 75,000 sf of deals in the last 45 days across the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Stellar results and successful deals are a product of our philosophy and Bradfords’ leasing team is motivated to see that through. Size of the deal is not the driving factor; our client’s satisfaction is the measure …

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Why We Network

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The North Texas commercial real estate community is truly blessed by the number of quality organizations for professionals. The Real Estate Council, NTCAR, NAIOP, SIOR, ICSC, CREW, TREC and many others offer avenues for CRE professionals to enhance their expertise and build relationships. With so many organizations and events to choose from, how does one decide? I always suggest aligning …

2019 Gala Auction and Casino Night

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“Dear Leigh and Kevin, Thank you so much for underwriting the kick-off to our 2019 Gala.  With your help, we were able to gather momentum and attract sponsorships for our biggest fundraiser of the year.  You enabled Our Friends Place to raise over $360,000 and connect with over 500 friends to help the hundreds of young women Our Friends Place …

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Bradford CRE Team Building Casino Night Out

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The purpose of any team building exercise is to build a stronger unit of workers. Team building is not the time to talk about company policies or new product rollouts. It is the time to gather your people in one place and give them a reason to interact with each other in a non-work-related way. Team building activities can happen …

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Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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Cinco de Mayo — Spanish for May 5 — celebrates the Mexican army’s defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The holiday is just a day off from work in Mexico, but it’s a day of celebrations in the United States, and Dallas is no different. The sound of Mexican mariachis, folkloric dancers, and the scents …

Our Earth, Our Future.

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Every day we are reminded about taking care of our planet that we call home. Trees contribute to cleaner air, cleaner water, cooler temperatures, and offer many more good things to our community.  Earth Day is the occasion to teach ourselves and our children about the environment and the importance of taking care of our home. On Earth Day, April …

Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Leigh Richter

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Volunteer Recognition Day is celebrated on April 20, 2019. It’s an annual celebration of those who selflessly benefit the lives of others. By providing a helping hand to those in need, humans and animals alike, we are all naturally working towards making the world a better place. Every single one of us has been benefited from the work of a …

Mix & Mingle Bradford/CORFAC style

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Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services played host to William “Bill” H Hawkins, SIOR, Chairman & President of Chas. Hawkins Company, Inc, and his son Charlie at their Corporate offices on April 3, 2019.  Bill and Charlie were in town from Nashville, Tennessee for the week. Kevin J. Santaularia, Bradford’s President & CEO toured the group around the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex …

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Taking Action to Get Results Bradford Teams up with NWDBA and Dallas PD

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Bradford’s day-to-day dramatically differs from that of a decade ago.  Property managers have greater responsibilities beyond traditional rent collection and bill paying. They now arrange insurance; provide tax information; design and collect renovation bids; coordinate maintenance services; ensure compliance with government regulations, and most importantly oversee property security of the building and the building’s tenants. Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services’ …