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5 Reasons to Open Your Business in the Paramount Building

5 Reasons to Open Your Business in the Paramount Building

Nov 19, 2017 by

Here are five reasons to let your business thrive by moving into this mainstay of the Central Business District. Read More

How to Lay Out Your Commercial Retail Space

How to Lay Out Your Commercial Retail Space

Nov 09, 2017 by

A good floor plan is vital to the success of your retail business. The layout should welcome customers into your store, guide them through your offerings and smoothly usher them to the checkout area. Maximize the value of your floor plan with these tips. Read More

Right-Size Your Retail Business

Right-Size Your Retail Business

Nov 02, 2017 by

How much space do you need for your retail business? The answer isn’t as straightforward as a quick equation or widely accepted standard. Try these tips and tricks to figure out how much space you need for your retail operation. Read More

Peck's Landing Cedar Rapids- What to Expect

Peck's Landing Cedar Rapids- What to Expect

Oct 26, 2017 by

A new Corridor destination is growing from the fertile grounds that once housed a beloved local gardening center. Peck’s Landing, a retail power center that covers nearly 21 acres, is sprouting up in place of Peck’s Green Thumb Nursery and Peck’s Flower and Garden Shop, which have stood at Edgewood Road and Blairs Ferry Road for decades and closed Read More

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Team

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Team

Oct 19, 2017 by

A property management team doesn’t just look after the upkeep of your building. That role is crucial, but the right team has skills beyond maintenance and rent collection - they’re your partners in growth. Look for property management professionals that can handle these five tasks on your behalf. Read More

Inside the Village Lofts Development

Inside the Village Lofts Development

Oct 12, 2017 by

Nestled in the new downtown Kingston Village neighborhood, Village Lofts is a high-end condominium development just down the street from the McGrath Amphitheater. Concerts, restaurants, and shopping are all walkable from the luxurious lofts. For residents, the area’s walkability gives the development a tight-knit neighborhood feel. Read More

A Commercial Space your customers will love

A Commercial Space your customers will love

Oct 04, 2017 by

Finding the perfect commercial space for lease is only half the battle when it comes to launching a successful business. To maintain long-term success, you’ll have to establish a reliable customer base to patronize your business. Read More

What You Should Know About Commercial Real Estate Loans

What You Should Know About Commercial Real Estate Loans

Sep 27, 2017 by

Are you looking at moving your business to a new property? If you’re ready to buy a permanent home for your enterprise, it’s time to familiarize yourself with the commercial real estate loan market. Read More

Top Considerations for  Commercial Build-Outs

Top Considerations for Commercial Build-Outs

Sep 20, 2017 by

Building out an office space offers the best of both worlds - the ability to customize a space to fit your business’s specific needs without having to purchase or construct a whole building. But build-outs also come with their own set of issues. Before you start a commercial build-out, consider how these factors might impact your project. Read More

Shipping Containers: The Small Space Solution

Shipping Containers: The Small Space Solution

Sep 13, 2017 by

A creative alternative to too-large spaces and high rent woes is popping up nationwide. Repurposed shipping containers converted into storefronts, restaurants and office space are redefining real estate because they present a simple location solution for small businesses... Read More

Explore The Czech Village

Explore The Czech Village

Aug 24, 2017 by

The third Czech settlement area in Cedar Rapids, the historic Czech Village neighborhood was once the main shopping area for thousands of Czech, Moravian and Slovak immigrants and their descendants. Read More

5 Considerations for Finding Your New Location

5 Considerations for Finding Your New Location

Aug 16, 2017 by

Relocating offers a potential cure to many business ailments, like a lack of foot traffic stemming from an inconvenient location or a workforce that’s outgrown a small space. But a hasty relocation only worsens the situation. Read More