Giving back through Volunteering

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Bradford Commercial Real Estate encourages our employees, and their families to volunteer – whether it’s some of your time, a donation, gift or the power of your voice in your local community. How you give is less important than the act of giving/volunteering. Your life will be changed for the better! Here are just a few of our employees giving …

Our Friends Place – 2019 Gala, Auction & Casino Night Kickoff!

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Excited to share photos from OFP’s recent 2019 Gala, Auction & Casino Night Kick Off! Thanks to the fabulous hosts, Dorinda Cavender & Hugh Akin, for opening up their lovely home! Special thank you to Leigh Richter and Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services for underwriting this kick off event! We appreciate all the attendees who support OFP and the young …

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CORFAC International’s Global Network Of CRE Professionals Helps Companies Make Local Connections

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For small companies that operate out of a single location, establishing local relationships can ensure real estate transactions are handled with geographic expertise. Commercial real estate professionals and brokers who operate locally often know what works and what doesn’t work in a given location, and can offer clients advice that meets their specific needs. But when companies expand to offices …

Shady Trail National Night Out

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Why Community Service? The employees at Bradford enjoy helping others and strive to improve the business communities where Bradford Properties are located. It is also a fun way to mingle with our properties’ tenants in a relaxed atmosphere. Bradford’s dedicated employees donate countless volunteer hours in support of numerous causes throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. We strive to be a …

New Microwaves for Dallas Police Academy

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Kevin Santaularia, Bradford’s CEO, was honored to donate 10 new microwaves to the Dallas Police Department – Police Academy for its recruits use. Every day is another opportunity to make a difference. Way to go BRADFORD!! Dallas Police Department #Dallas DPD Community Affairs

2017 Power Broker Award for Bradford Companies

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        Bradford Companies awarded CoStar’s 2017 Top Firm Power Broker Award in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Bradford’s winning performance places you in elite company. Top Firm award is based on the company’s overall transaction volume in 2017 as reported to CoStar, and measured against all active commercial real estate firms in the Dallas/Fort Worth Market.

Congratulations to CORFAC’s 2017 COR$TAR Award Winners

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CORFAC International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 COR$TAR Awards, which recognize individuals and firms for their referral transaction activity within the network. The awards were presented during the annual awards dinner at the CORFAC Spring Conference in Austin, Texas, on March 2. The awards recognize the largest member-to-member referral transactions in the office, industrial, retail and investment/other sectors for …

Mike Lipsey Shout Out to Bradford

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2018 Brands Survey produced by Zale Lipsey included a Shout out to Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services. Bradford Companies manages and leases over 20,000,000 square feet of commercial property in Texas, and completes 5,000,000 square feet of leasing and sale transactions annually.  Since 1989, Bradford Companies has delivered effective leasing and property management programs resulting in over 50,000,000 square feet …

6 Essential Rules for Initial Sales Calls

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Does your job description include “salesperson-in-chief”?  If so, you’ll want to keep these basic rules in mind – no matter what you are offering.  Keep these 6 simple things in mind to make those first sales meetings a success. Research Anything you can do to learn about the person or people that you are meeting, the company, their products, their …

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DFW Commercial Real Estate Love Story

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Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services EVP Leigh Richter and Bradford vice president Paul Richter met while working for Fuller Interests in 1992, but didn’t start dating until summer 1995. By December, Paul had proposed. (First, he asked Leigh’s then-7-year-old son Drew if it was OK with him. Leigh tells us Drew was included in the wedding ceremony, and Paul raised …

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Thank you Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services for being our title sponsor in today’s KT Trailblazers 2.5K! It was a great morning for the Katy Trail!

Our Friends Place Kick-off Party

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Kevin and Leigh, On behalf of Sue and the Gala chairs, we want to thank you for being our sponsor for the Kick-off Party! We thought it was a great event – wonderful venue, great turn-out even with the rain (we had 72+ people sign in) and with just a few sponsorships prior to yesterday we now have over $40,000 …

The 411 on CRE acronyms

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LOL, SMH, OMG, AOL, POTUS, acronyms are everywhere.  Social Media, business, personal, Medical, Dental, Construction, Retail, personal and yes, even Commercial Real Estate. What is an acronym and where did it come from? An Acronym is a word formed from the initial letters of a name or phrase. It is pronounced as if it were a word. The most common …

Michelob Ultra Katy 5K

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Bradford recently  participated in the Michelob Ultra Katy 5K held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Reverchon Park.  Congrats to the Bradford’s Joe, Susan, Paula, Anna, Bret, Clint, Edy, Lupe, Kim, Lisa, Malinda, Elizabeth, Miriam, Alex, Jared and Bonita on a great finish!

DFW East Logistics Open House

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Bradford recently hosted an Open House to show off their latest development, DFW East Logistics Center.  DFW East Logistics Center in Irving, Texas.  Building C has 54 dock high doors and 161,000 sf available.  Building B is 20,000 to 60,000 sf and Building C is 10,000 – 25,000 sf.  For leasing information contact Joe Santaularia, Brock Wilson or Brian Pafford.

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 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 with …

7 Trends Shaping Commercial Real Estate

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The effects of policy, new generations entering the workforce and people’s changing preferences regarding retail experiences are just a few of the factors that are reshaping commercial real estate. CORFAC International firms recently identified several emerging trends that indicate where the industry is headed next. 1. Changing Office Leases (Traditional Leases vs. License Agreements) The reason long-term leases exist is …

Real Estate Strategies for Small Business Owners

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For even small real estate purchases, you need a financing strategy In a rising interest rate environment, the cost of capital is edging higher for all small businesses, but especially those who need to purchase property. As a result, U.S. entrepreneurs are returning to banks in large numbers seeking to finance real estate projects. In many respects the current business …