Opportunity Zones Are Still a Wise Investment

Are opportunity zones losing popularity? The short answer is no. Opportunity Zones are still a viable and unique real estate option that can diversify your portfolio, give you long-term tax benefits and help revitalize the community. Real estate investors have poured billions of dollars into economically distressed areas over the past five years, and these … Continued

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Broker Spotlight: Rick Gardner

Several years ago, Rick Gardner, CBI, MBA, had the opportunity to sell a business along with a commercial property he was brokering. The process made sense: the client was looking to sell their property, and had planned on just dissolving the business within. Gardner saw the synergies between commercial property and business brokering and suggested … Continued

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Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO Team Members Earn Prestigious NAIOP Awards

NAIOP, a commercial real estate development association, is a trade organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate. Each year, NAIOP recognizes the achievements of real estate specialists across the country. We’re thrilled to announce four recent awards earned by team members here at Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO. … Continued

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Irishtown Bend to Become Beacon of Recreation in Downtown Cleveland

Downtown Cleveland and surrounding neighborhoods’ commercial real estate is about to get even more valuable as greenspaces improve and residents become even more connected with the urban locale. The brightest example is the current Irishtown Bend project. What was once a street wall of abandoned buildings and vacant land sliding into the Cuyahoga River will … Continued

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Commercial Office and Retail Space in Downtown Cleveland – Back in Action

Despite COVID-19’s grasp, Downtown Cleveland is back to bustling. Office and retail space continues to grow as more and more employees make their way back to their downtown offices. The Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s (DCA) “recovery report” indicated 90% of employers have returned to downtown, with either full-time or hybrid models. Just in time for their … Continued

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Why Investors Should Pursue Vacant Buildings for Sale in Cleveland

Just like any investment opportunities, there are positives and negatives, as well as potential risks and rewards to purchasing vacant buildings. If you’re considering vacant buildings for sale in Cleveland, Ohio, start here for some guidance.   Cons of Investing in Vacant Buildings  First, let’s look at the pitfalls. Vacant buildings may present challenges in terms … Continued

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Greater Cleveland Commercial Real Estate Property Outlook for 2022

Cleveland is known for its resilience in the face of struggle, and that has remained apparent during 2020 and 2021’s COVID-19 pandemic. The early days of the pandemic proved to be a challenge no one expected, and commercial real estate lending hit a brick wall, briefly. But as the economy recovers, we are now seeing … Continued

The Flats Spotlight in Downtown Cleveland

Cleveland’s neighborhoods and districts are each eclectic in their own way, but Downtown Cleveland’s Flats District shines as a beacon of commerce, business, residential splendor and entertainment. With views of the majestic Lake Erie and Cleveland’s skyline, a diverse mix of bars, restaurants and music venues along the river, a huge boardwalk, water sports and … Continued