The Archive of all our past posts.

May 2008 – We’ve Been Conned

While this will contain a lot of rhetoric about politics, I will conclude on how this affects our real estate activities. No question, a current hot button and one destined to worsen, is our energy pickle and the high cost of gas. Unfortunately, it seems only a sharp increase at the pumps jars us into […]

April 2008 – The Way We Were

Sure, a gallon of gasoline at almost $4.00 a gallon seems painful, particularly in my case since I drive a vintage Mercedes Benz 300 Diesel.  Indeed, a gallon of this less processed fuel is $4.25. Economic times are tough, for sure, for those in the residential/condo market.  The office market on the other hand, is […]

March 2008 – The Bad News

When I was in high school my favorite movies were horror flicks.  At FSU, I participated in a lot of film projects for both the Communication School (News) and the more artsy Film School.  I came to realize that as a goal, what I really wanted to do was edit a horror flick because no […]

February 2008 – The Answer To The Question

The answer to the question “How did the US get into the present housing crisis” goes back to a real estate class examination question I missed in 1964.  While I was a student at the University of Florida studying real estate, I could not answer an exam question, which I remember to this day.  The […]

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January 2008 – The 2008 CIASF Industrial Market Report

With the beginning of the New Year it is time to look back at what has happened in the real estate market and to project what to expect for the coming year. The “Industrial Association of Dade County” (IADC) has become the “Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida” (CIASF) with an emphasis on all aspects […]