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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014

The Earth Just Moved at CityPlace

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With a ceremonial first turn of the soil, September 24, 2014 marked the official start of construction at Block Real Estate Services’ CityPlace, a mixed use development in Overland Park, Kansas. CityPlace will feature Class A office buildings, multi-family residences, retail services, restaurants and senior living, all connected in one vibrant and energetic community.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Marketing to Millennials-Are You Positioned Correctly?

Marketing to Millennials - Block Real Estate Services, LLC
Millennials are the largest and most educated generation currently. Because of their size they have impacted the way companies and even property management companies are communicating with their customers. Most have switched to methods of creating a personalized communication as this is the type of communication the Millennial generation has responded the best to. A personalized communication is a unique message that utilizes nicknames, culture specific terms and unique vocabulary. With traditional media channels creating a unique interaction is next to impossible. This is why property management companies of multifamily units are turning even more to social media and websites to reach out and connect on a personal level with the Millennial audience.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Why Fly When You Can SIOR?

Do you have an SIOR in your office? Satisfying the credentials of an SIOR is more than attending
meetings, taking tests, and paying dues. SIOR's are experts in the commercial real industry with the proven reputation, experience, and transaction volume that allow them to sior to new heights.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Identifying the Pieces to Your Mixed-Use Puzzle

Identifying the Pieces to Your Mixed-Use Puzzle - Block Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES)Imagine you are putting a puzzle together. You have an idea of what the final image will be, but it is slightly fuzzy. Not a problem, right? What if the pieces for it were mixed in with the pieces of five other, very similar, puzzles. Did it just get harder? This is what it's like when trying to determine the pieces of a new mixed-use development. In order to find the right pieces you must narrow the available options down.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Supercharge Your Strategy: Make Your Booth Shine Bright

Block Real Estate Services- WaterCrest at City CenterWhy blend in when you can stand out? Supercharge your company's event booth and enhance your brands' visibility while promoting, generating leads, and potentially driving sales. Below are 4 tips that will help you execute a successful event that allows your company to shine bright!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Back Packs and Budget Season- What do they have in common?

Back Packs and Budget Season- What do they have in common?It’s time for Back To School!  As I was helping my children organize their back packs for the first day of
school, I realized that just like my children, Property Managers need a “back pack” full of items for their budget season.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

BRES' Deal of the Week - Betallic Business Center

Aaron Mesmer, Brian Beggs, and Grant Reves of Block Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES)
Betallic Business Center
teamed up to complete the acquisition of an Industrial Park in Maryland Heights, Missouri.