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According to a new article on the Women's Wear Daily site by Vicki Young, there is a fascinating trend in retail shopping patterns by shoppers aged 18-25. Here is an excerpt from the article dated January 17th, 2012: "Consumers between the ages of 18 and 25 would rather shop in brick-and-mortar...
Make sure to take a look at this Blaine office building for sale listed by Neal Swanson, of Fairhaven Commercial, Inc., for $750,000. With the current financials, this represents a 6.67% cap with less than half the building currently occupied. This is a tremendous opportunity to develop an ups...
Office space in Bellingham is varied in construction type, cost, location, and amenities. Office space in Bellingham is usually marketed by brokers who specialize in commercial real estate, but is sometimes "marketed" by office building owners with a sign in the window or on Facebook. Here is a s...
Part 2 of 2 - Office Space in Bellingham This is part 2 of a report on office space in Bellingham. In part one of that article, I wrote about the current market for office space in Bellingham and discussed the different types of office space, their location, and their pricing. Click here to vie...
As of January 14th, 2012, there are 9 Bellingham office buildins for sale under $300,000. This is a significant shift from where we were just a few years ago where a property under $300,000 sold almost immediately. Bellingham office buildings for sale under $300,000 are usually small, stand-alon...
Seattle ranks #2 best place to expand for retail qucik service restaurants behind Orlando, FL (#1), but ahead of Portland, OR (#3) and Riverside, CA (#4) in the second-annual Growth 40 report. QSR magazine ranks the markets best poised for quick-service restaurant growth in 2012. Seattle and Po...
The Lakeway Shopping Center in Bellingham, WA is getting a new retail tenant. Menchie's, the frozen yogurt concept rapidly expanding nationally and internationally, has announced its first Bellingham location at 1070 Lakeway Drive in the Lakeway Shopping Center at the corner of Lakeway Drive an...
The Bellingham Herald put an article in Sunday's paper titled, Bellingham group ready to launch initiative to ban fireworks. It is a polarizing topic for sure, further proven by over 120 comments left on the website version of the story in less than 24 hours. As a lifelong fan of a good firewor...
Burgers are on their way to Carson City, NV! Neal Swanson, of Fairhaven Commercial, Inc., recently acted as tenant representative for Five Guys Burgers & Fries in the lease of 2,200 square feet in the Panda Carson Shopping Center located at 3790 US Hwy 395 South in Carson City, NV. Five Guys jo...
I was recently lucky enough to take a trip over the holidays and wanted to share some of the pictures of retail in Prague and on the Danube River. We started with a few days in Prague before heading to Germany, Austria, and finishing in Budapest, Hungary. It is always fun to see what types of r...