How Buildings Impact the Environment

Green building may seem like a trendy way to be “environmentally friendly.” But it’s actually an important factor in lowering the negative impact we have on the environment. And green building doesn’t just have a big effect on the environment – it’s...

Top 6 Reasons to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

Investors don’t have to look much further than the recent volatility on Wall Street to understand why real estate investment is in vogue. However, commercial real estate has a long history of being an attractive investment play during both up and down...

Top Ten Reasons to be an Architect

I have seen a lot of lists recently that have reasons why not to be an architect so I thought I would come up with a list of reasons why you should be an architect. To make things interesting, I am only allowing myself 30 minutes to write this entry so...

A day in the life of a CRE broker, 1997 vs. 2017

Everyone (including us!) talks about how much commercial real estate has changed, or is changing, or is going to change. Brokers have a lot to do to keep up—with the latest technology, demographic trends, etc. But how has the day-to-day job actually changed? Let's...

21 Rules for a Successful Life in Architecture

Originally published by Entrepreneur Architect, Associate Professor at Louisiana Tech Kevin J Singh gives his 21-point rundown of how to have a successful and happy life as an architect. The list gives some pointers that will certainly help young students...