Welcome to the official blog of Block Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES). BRES seeks to offer insight and news concerning commercial real estate, financial investments, construction and development of the 212 communities we serve locally and nationally.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

5 Scary Cold Calling Mistakes

Scary Cold Calling Mistakes
Cold calling can be a bone-chilling experience for your lead generation if it is not approached the right way. Some brokers may even feel cursed as they call contact after contact with no prevail. However, don't scream in terror (or frustration) just yet. We have the scary cold calling mistakes to avoid so that you don't end up in a prospecting nightmare:

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

BRES' Deal of the week - Gillham Plaza Building

Bruce Johnson and Don Maddux of Block Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES) represented the buyers, Antheus Acquisitions in the sale of the Gillham Plaza Building in Kansas City, Missouri.
Gillham Plaza Building

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Benefits of Mixed-Use Development

Renner 89 Lenexa Kansas

Mixed-use projects which was the norm until the 1920's, is on the rise again. Mixed-use development is now more in demand in an effort to better use space and optimize urban areas.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

BRES' Deal of the week - Northwest Arkansas Medical, LLC

Stephen Bessenbacher, Stephen Block and Brian Beggs of Block Real Estate Services, LLC. (BRES) bought a $3.5M medical office complex in Springdale, Arkansas.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

BRES Creates "Dream Team" for Teva Pharmaceuticals

BRES Cuts the Ribbon for Teva Headquarters

On Tuesday, Gov. Sam Brownback, President of Teva; Larry Downey, Kenneth G. Block of Block Real Estate Services (BRES) along with other dignitaries, helped cut the red ribbon for Teva Pharmaceuticals' new five-story office in Overland Park. To get an idea of the building, here are some useful facts:

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Optimizing LinkedIn for Recruitment

Optimizing linkedin for recruitment

LinkedIn, the social networking site, has many opportunities for commercial real estate companies. LinkedIn not only can help a professional with networking, but can also play a major role in HR recruiting strategies. This post will show you how to optimize LinkedIn as an essential business tool, and reach your company’s full potential when it comes to recruitment marketing.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

Managing the Tenant / Lender Relationship

Managing the Tenant / Lender Retail Relationship
With the economy no longer on a long-term up-and-up, the tenant to landlord to lender relationship has shifted significantly. Lenders are more aggressive to have control over tenant terms and activities, however, this can result in poor business decisions. Here are some tips to navigate these relationships:

Tuesday, October 1, 2013