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Better Real Estate Data

January 4, 2016 | By John Cumbelich

In the commercial real estate business, like all complex and sophisticated fields, every market participant relies on market data to succeed.  Good data allows principals such as landlords and tenants to frame lease terms, or buyers and sellers to establish a fair price. Good data ...

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The Rise of Formula Retail

October 20, 2015 | By John Cumbelich

Travel the state, travel the country or travel the world and plan to shop or dine at your favorite place. California Pizza Kitchen is in China. GAP is in Saudi Arabia. Papa John’s is in Malaysia. Tiffany & Co. is in Argentina. It’s not just ...

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Coffee and a Donut

September 22, 2015 | By John Cumbelich

For the past eleven years (since I moved into my current home) I have driven past two establishments every morning at 7:30 am on my way into the office. By my calculation, this equates to approximately 2,700 unique observations that contemplated every kind of ...

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Authentic Lifestyle

August 18, 2015 | By John Cumbelich

I do a lot of work in one of the most desirable, successful and functional downtowns in Northern California – Walnut Creek. Over the years we’ve grown our traditional retail brokerage practice of representing retailers and restaurants with their expansions or representing the owners ...

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