Electric Charging Stations Are Next Commercial Property Frontier

By John Kalb Consumers are buying electric vehicles in greater numbers and beginning to create demand for charging stations in workplaces, public places, shopping centers and apartments. The famously progressive...

La Eace: ‘X’ Rated

By Rob La Eace As we round graduation time, I’m reminded of high school. My least-favorite subject was mathematics. I’m a creative type, and those rascally equations allow no margin...

McNellis: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

By John McNellis Our last column ended with questions: Why would a seller ever permit a listing broker to keep 100 percent of a sales commission? Why let a broker...

McNellis: Sex, Lies and Off-Market Deals

By John McNellis Jesus spent 40 days in the desert, eating nothing and resisting the devil’s temptations. Along a similar, if less biblical parallel, the Internal Revenue Service permits one 45...

Hobstetter: America’s Cup and the Legacy Opportunity

By David Hobstetter Races come, races go, but what legacy do they leave behind? In the run-up and excitement to the world’s most-followed sailing competition, the America’s Cup in 2013,...

McNellis: Hazardous to Whom?

By John McNellis Trying to find an exchange property over the last 30 days has had us tire-kicking a passel of old shopping centers, a few worth the renovation. Each...

Leone: What Lies Beneath

By Nicholas B. Leone I received an interesting call the other day from Michael Gibbons, a property manager for a mid-size multifamily investment firm in San Francisco. I’ve done some...

McNellis: Abandon All Hope

By John McNellis Hollywood has it wrong. Lawsuits very seldom right wrongs and, as often as not, taking a case to trial can nearly bankrupt one emotionally as well as...

McNellis on Spring Rituals: A Full Accounting

By John McNellis Like daffodils, if not quite as lovely, accountants are among the earliest signs of spring. When ours called the other day to ask for details about a...

McNellis on Spring Rituals: A Full Accounting

FEBRUARY 1, 2012 By John McNellis Like daffodils, if not quite as lovely, accountants are among the earliest signs of spring. When ours called the other day to ask for details...