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, February 27, 2014

The Best Places to Meet For Business in Kansas City

The Best Places to Meet in Kansas City A commercial real estate profession goes beyond being just a desk job. With walk-throughs and tours, coffee meetings and luncheons, CRE folk are very much on the go. Sometimes, it can be a challenge to find your "working home away from home" when seeking out meeting places. Having some standard meeting places around town shows that you know the city when a client suggests meeting in a certain area of town and you "know just the place". All of this prompted us to take a look at the Kansas City area and compile these best places to meet in Kansas City depending on what area of town you are in.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Block Multifamily Group 2014 Overview

The executive team at Block Multifamily Group (BMG) has over 35 years of experience in the operation of multifamily assets and provides the “ground-level look” at all facets of multifamily.
Block Multifamily Group

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The Importance of Finding a Niche In CRE And How To Find One

The Importance of Finding a Niche In CRE And How To Find One
As attractive as the "all in one / jack of all trades" commercial real estate professional sounds, the truth is that success in commercial real estate comes from focusing on an aspect of the market and becoming an expert in that niche.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

What We Love About Kansas City CRE in 2014

What We Love About Kansas City CRE in 20142014 is shaping up to be a year where there's a lot to love if you are in the Commercial Real Estate industry in Kansas City. We are in love with this city and this industry and we thought we'd share why for this Valentine's Day themed post.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Kansas City Office Market Report

As rental rates remained at historical lows, decreased vacancy and increased Cerner Kansas City Kansasabsorption highlight the year as the Kansas City market continues to stabilize and rebound from the Great Recession.  

The 5 CRE Twitter Handles to Follow

The 5 CRE Twitter Handles to Follow
Twitter is an excellent source of real-time news and content and the commercial real estate industry is tweeting along on this social platform with its own insight. There are some commercial real estate handles that stand out from the rest with exceptional information. Here are the 5 commercial real estate handles to follow on Twitter:

Monday, February 3, 2014

BRES' Deal of the Week - The Fountains

Aaron Mesmer, Brian Beggs, Grant Reves and Kenneth G. Block of Block Real Estate Services (BRES)
Block Real Estate Investment
handled the sale of The Fountains in Kansas City, Missouri.