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, June 26, 2014

Maximizing Office Productivity

Maximizing Office Productivity

Factors that affect an employee's productivity go beyond their desk. The environment where employees work has a major impact on their productivity. As this Midwest Real Estate News piece states, "It makes no difference how seasoned or small or large your business is. Office design impacts happiness in the workplace and overall productivity." These five simple improvements you can make to your office space are proven to boost office productivity:

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Continuing the Legacy: The Allen J. Block Scholarship

Allen J. Block 2014 Scholarship Recipient
Allen J. Block 2014 Scholarship Recipient, Brian Sandy, with Michael and Kenneth Block
Allen J. Block, a leader in the commercial real estate community, passed away in 2009. Mr. Block poured hard work and integrity into every business endeavor, every transaction, and helped shape the Kansas City commercial real estate industry that it is today. He was also adamant about applying this same work ethic to help make our community a better place. His philanthropic efforts spanned local organizations like Children's TLC, Wayside Waifs, The Jewish Community Foundation and more. His dedication to hard work and community improvement live on with the Allen J. Block Scholarship.

Monday, June 16, 2014

BRES' Deal of the Week - 160 Acre Land Development

Bruce Johnson and Kenneth G. Block of Block Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES) closed on the sale of a 160 acres of land.  Bruce and Ken both represented a lender in this disposition of the 160 acres of land at 175th and Lackman in Olathe, Kansas.
175th & Lackman Land Olathe Kansas

Monday, June 9, 2014

BRES' Deal of the Week - Sale of a Leawood, Kansas Office Building

Grant Reves, Harry Drake, Kenneth G. Block, Aaron Mesmer, Brian Beggs and Dan Durkin from Block
2020 W. 89th Leawood Kansas - Deal of the week
Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES) all teamed up to complete the sale of a Class-A office building in Leawood, Kansas.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Block Real Estate Services Represents at Capitol Hill at NAR

Block Real Estate Services Represents at Capitol Hill at NAR
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) rallies its members to participate in policy reform with the REALTOR Party Convention and Trade Expo. This is an opportunity for Realtor professionals to meet with members of Congress to discuss issues critical to their businesses, clients and communities. I was one of 40 representing from the Kansas City area.