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New Fed Chair Expects Inflation Rate to Move Higher

In a widely expected but still worrisome move for commercial real estate investors and financial markets, the Federal Reserve Bank recently raised the federal funds rate a quarter point from 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent, the first of three rate hikes expected in 2018 by the central bank and the sixth quarter-point increase since the […]

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Why You Need a Phase I ESA and a Preliminary Assessment Report in New Jersey

Phase I ESA

I’m buying a commercial or industrial property in New Jersey, and I’ve been told I need an ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA). However, I’ve also been told I need a NJDEP Preliminary Assessment Report (PAR) as well? Do I really need both? Won’t the Phase I ESA provide me adequate innocent […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Office Space

Let’s look at How to Get the Most Out of Your Office Space. There’s nothing worse than working in a cluttered cramped space from 9 to 5. The space you share with your team matters. The culture of your business depends on the comfort of your employees. However, before you evaluate how much square footage […]

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WCRE Honored with 2017 CoStar Power Broker Award

power broker award

Local Firm Selected by Commercial Real Estate’s Largest Research Organization as One of the Top Leasing Firms in the Market Wolf Commercial Real Estate (WCRE) has been selected by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, to receive a CoStar Power Broker Award. This annual […]

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Respecting Privacy During CCTV Monitoring

Respecting Privacy During CCTV Monitoring

Let’s look at ways to respect privacy during CCTV monitoring. Whether you’re managing a commercial or residential property, there will always be concerns about safety and security. While certain responsibilities may fall on your tenants, there is a good chance that there will be areas, such as parking lots, lobbies and similar public spaces, for […]

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Pre-Purchaser Administrative Consent Orders

Pre-Purchaser Administrative Consent Orders

The NJDEP recently approved the use of Pre-Purchaser Administrative Consent Orders (ACOs). This tool allows a buyer with no connection to the Person Responsible for Conducting the Remediation (PRCR) to purchase a Site that is in Direct Oversight (DO) with modifications to the DO requirements. Under DO, remediation timeframes are tied to the Site, not […]

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Accelerated Depreciation of Commercial Property

Accelerated Depreciation of Commercial Property

Let’s look at how accelerated depreciation of commercial property can help your business. As a commercial property owner, how would you like to receive cash flow from tax savings of 7%-10% of your building cost within the first five years of ownership? That’s $70K-$100K for each $1M in building costs! Download Printable Article (PDF) >>> […]

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The Future of Solar in New Jersey

The future of solar in New Jersey is looking very bright. The state solar program has been generating investments. We’re taking a look at the future of solar in New Jersey. Download Printable PDF >>> By: Keith Peltzman, President of Independence Solar The New Jersey state solar program stimulates approximately $1 billion of investment annually. […]

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WCRE Rapidly Expands Exclusive Agency Relationships In PA & NJ

New Assignments Bring Additional 113,000 Square Feet Under Firm’s Control March 1, 2018 – Marlton, NJ – Wolf Commercial Real Estate (WCRE) is pleased to announce that it has been appointed exclusive agent for 13 new projects in the Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia region. WCRE continues to raise the bar with an aggressive marketing […]

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What Port Development Means for Industrial Real Estate

There was a special focus on how port-related issues are driving real estate development at last week’s Bisnow National Industrial and Logistics Summit Northeast held in New York. Bisnow’s Miriam Hall did a great report on the experts’ view of commercial real estate market trends. Beyond the supply and demand of the current market, there […]

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Energy Usage Benchmarking Disclosure Policies

Let’s look at energy usage benchmarking mandates and disclosure policies for commercial real estate. Increasingly, states, counties and cities nationwide are continuing to implement enabling legislation that mandates energy usage benchmarking and disclosure for commercial real estate. Benchmarking is the process of measuring energy usage and comparing it to that of similar buildings in similar […]

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New Jersey Marijuana Reform Presents Commercial Real Estate Opportunities

New Jersey Marijuana Reform

Let’s look at New Jersey Marijuana Reform and Commercial Real Estate. Governor Phil Murphy campaigned on a pledge to fully legalize marijuana in New Jersey. On January 23, 2018 he signed an Executive Order directing a complete review of New Jersey’s existing medical marijuana program within 60 days, which sets the stage for legalizing recreational […]

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