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Are You Being Used By People

March 10, 2011

The majority of the brokers within our industry like to get and work on exclusive listings. If you look at the top-producing brokers in most any commercial real estate territory, over the long run the ones making the most amount of money are usually the top listing brokers. The only brokers who can compete with […]

Transwestern Chief Optimistic – Firm sees good 2011 for San Antonio Texas

February 22, 2011

Transwestern chief optimistic – Head of commercial real estate firm sees good 2011 for S.A. By Katherine Feser Excerpt from interview with Larry Heard, who has served as president and CEO of parent company Transwestern Interests since 2002 Q: San Antonio fared better than most markets during the downturn. Why is that, and what can […]

Medical Real Estate Market Report

February 10, 2011

San Antonio’s medical real estate market, regarded by some as a bright spot in a weak economy, has seen a slowdown, according to the latest quarterly medical market report from NAI REOC San Antonio. Leasing activity in third quarter 2010 generated 54,291 sf of positive net absorption, the report showed. This was led by the […]

Local bankers are cautiously optimistic

January 31, 2011

Businesses haven’t borrowed as much in recent years amid stagnant sales and the dearth of credit, but some local bankers have expressed cautious optimism that 2011 will mark an improvement in commercial lending. “We are seeing signs that things are better, but the stats out there are not dramatically better,” said Mark Metcalfe, the San […]

San Antonio jobs may surge to 27,300 in 2011

January 12, 2011

The San Antonio area will see a surge of 27,300 jobs in 2011, for an above-average net gain of 3.2 percent, a senior economist predicted Tuesday. Keith Phillips, the Federal Reserve senior economist based in San Antonio, stated a 2.1 percent gain would equal a net job growth of 17,600. San Antonio’s average yearly job […]

Q4 2010 Apartment Occupancy at 91%

December 21, 2010

Provided by ALN Apartment Data, Inc.  Fourth Quarter has slowed the progress San Antonio has made over the rest of this year.  Rental Rates are down $2 since September and Occupancy is down 0.1 percentage point.  Nothing unusual about either of these figures as that is often the case as demand drops after Labor Day.  […]

San Antonio area employment up in November

December 17, 2010

San Antonio Business Journal  /  Friday, December 17, 2010 The San Antonio-New Braunfels metro area saw job gains from October to November as total nonagricultural employment increased by 1,500 jobs, or 0.2 percent, to 840,000. “This is the fourth consecutive month of over-the-year overall job gains,” says Eva Esquivel, communications manager for Workforce Solutions Alamo, […]

Congress has set aside the “Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) model

December 16, 2010

The big news of the week was the agreement between the White House and the GOP to extend the Bush tax cuts for two years and provide other temporary tax relief at a cost of $800 billion. But perhaps under the radar, the biggest news for doctors was an agreement to set aside the sustainable […]

San Antonio is one of the best recovery markets in the world

December 2, 2010

A new study by the Brookings Institution, an economic think tank, listed San Antonio as the 11th best recovery market in the United States and the 51st best recovery market in the world. Among Texas cities, Austin ranked as the best recovery market nationwide and the 26th best in the world. Dallas ranked fourth in […]

Petco Picks San Antonio

November 22, 2010

Animal Supply Inc., a leading national pet specialty retailer, says it will create a new satellite support center in San Antonio that will eventually employ up to 400 people. Read more: San Antonio lures major PETCO support center with strong incentives package | San Antonio Business Journal

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