Tilting Walls in Hutchins, TX

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Tilting Walls!  Intermodal Business Center located at Interstate 45 and Wintergreen Road in Hutchins, TX.  This 120,960 square foot building is divisible to 25,000 square feet.  With 28’ clear height and 19 overhead doors on each side this building is deal of manufacturing or warehousing.    Intermodal BC is being built with the ability for trailers parking on site with 19 …

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 …

3rd Quarter DFW Market Review

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Once upon a time, the Dallas general purpose, multi-tenant office market with its large oil and gas sector tenant base would shiver and quake at the prospect of declining oil prices—with good reason (witness the mid-1980s catastrophe). But while the market continues to host a substantial energy sector tenant base, the recent drop in oil prices, which hit the Houston …

Dallas Economy Review

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Two central factors come to mind in connection with the Dallas area economy: the region’s proven ability to attract major corporate relocations, chiefly to major business parks in its northern suburbs, an effect in part of affordability for business—and its connections with the oil and gas sector (Dallas is a charter member of the Oil Patch). Great recent strength in …

Construction Update

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Dirt is flying at Intermodal Business Center located at Interstate 45 and Wintergreen Road in Hutchins, TX.  This 120,960 square foot building is divisible to 25,000 square feet.  With 28’ clear height and 19 overhead doors on each side this building is deal of manufacturing or warehousing.    Intermodal BC is being built with the ability for trailers parking on site …

From Concept to Completion

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The newly remodeled fitness center provides a full workout facility with new Intenza treadmills and ellipticals with cable ready TV screens. Also included is strength/weight training equipment with free weights, kettlebells, stability balls, medicine balls and yoga mats all with a mirrored wall to check your form. The new facility provides a relaxing and enjoyable view of the Dallas skyline …

5 Red Hot, Free! Marketing Ideas

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First of all, everyone wants to get their commercial real estate properties leased as quickly as possible, with the least amount of expense. Therefore here are 5 Red Hot, FREE, Marketing ideas to help get the word out about your available commercial real estate properties. 5 Red Hot, FREE, Marketing ideas: Email Your Tenants. I know, you are asking ‘now …

Everything is Bigger in Texas

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The saying that everything is bigger in Texas likely originated as a reference to the enormity of the state’s geographical area. In terms of square miles, Texas is second only to Alaska in size, and it is the largest of the contiguous 48 states. So I was curious what other things are bigger in Texas.  The internet is a wonderful …

Bradford Supports the Katy Trail

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Bradford is a sponsor of the Michelob Ultra Katy 5K which raises funds needed to care for the Katy Trail.  2016 is the 18th year for this event and it keeps getting bigger and bigger with a sell out each year  – much in part to the Katy Picnic following the race.  After that invigorating run, participants are welcomed in …

Our Friends Place Announces 2016 Ebby Award Winners

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Our Friends Place Announces 2016 Ebby Award Winners Leigh Richter and National Council of Jewish Women, Dallas Chapter Mary Frances Burleson and Suzan and Peter Fenner to be Honorary Co-Chairs at the 13th Annual Event Dallas, Texas February 26, 2016 – Our Friends Place announces the Presidents Council have selected one individual and one organization as winners for the 2016 …

Deal maker vs Deal breaker

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When a Real Estate attorney turns from a Deal Maker into a Deal Breaker: Throughout my career, I have referred several clients to a handful of RE attorneys to help them guide them through the lease transaction process. In every transactions you run into your bumps, or 3-5 points that put a sour taste in you client’s mouth, but every …

Sharp Dressed Man (or woman)

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Clean shirt, new shoes And I don’t know where I am goin’ to. Silk suit, black tie, I don’t need a reason why. They come runnin’ just as fast as they can ‘Cause every girl crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man. Gold watch, diamond ring, I ain’t missin’ not a single thing. And cuff links, stick pin, When I step …

The Twelve Days of Christmas

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The Twelve Days of Christmas, Bradford Style On the First day of Christmas the boss gave to me a Detailed Lease to type. On the Second day of Christmas the boss gave to me Two Industrial showings and a Detailed Lease to type. On the Third day of Christmas the boss gave to me Three Office space inquiries, Two Industrial …

Do you know your needs?

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So a couple years back I had a health issue that kept resurfacing. It seemed out of nowhere I started having back issues. I would do a normal daily activity and then find I had pulled, twisted, or strained some area of my back. While I feel back issues are rather common, I hadn’t previously had any problems that led …

I’ll be brief

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Earlier this week while touring a prospective 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 quote from the …

Answer the phone and be punctual in returning voicemails

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When I began my commercial real estate job search I knew it was going to be a process. As it turns out it definitely was and then some. The search was great training for when I entered the industry especially when relating it to cold calling. My number one takeaway was a promise to myself that I would always answer …

A Moving Experience

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Bradford recently moved our corporate office to a building we purchased on the Katy Trail in the Uptown area of Dallas. It’s a great building in a fantastic location. We were each responsible for packing the contents of our own desks into crates, with files we had into file boxes. Friday was moving day and a virtual office day for …

Opportunity Manager

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It was another busy day at the office – drafting proposals, arranging client tours, and returning emails as they flow in.  When asked to grab a quick lunch with colleagues, per my usual routine, I grab my iPad and off we go. I arrived at the restaurant and sit with colleagues – tenures ranging from two weeks to twenty-plus years …

Fun in Property Management

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In the property management world, rarely does one get a chance to have fun with a property.   Usually we are attending to “clean up” of past problems from prior ownerships or trying to fit a square peg into a round hole to meet a buyer`s required returns on investment.   However we now have an opportunity to actually have fun repositioning …