Monthly Archives: August 2015

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New Commercial Real Estate App and Our Top Picks

By |2015-08-28T02:14:21+00:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Apps can help to simplify things and make our lives easier (like banking apps) and provide a source of entertainment (games, social media, etc). This week we outline the apps we love, as chosen by our team members: Local – Lynette Ruffi Improve Detroit Get it on iTunes Get it at Google Play Store This local app [...]

Full-price stores and outlets make strange bedfellows

By |2018-01-30T19:50:20+00:00August 23rd, 2015|Categories: News/Press|

Jim Bieri adds insight in this April 2015 article in Shopping Centers Today Can full-price stores and outlets co-exist in the same mall? By Joel Groover  When retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Express, Gap, J.Crew or New York & Company convert full-price stores into factory outlet concepts, is that a desperation move, [...]

Consumer Data Collection: The Give and Take of Retail Shopping

By |2015-08-18T02:11:28+00:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

This is a guest blog post written by Mac MacDermaid,  Marketing Specialist for Stokas-Bieri Real Estate.   “Do you actually use all those?” my boyfriend joked as he looked at the mountain of plastic tags on my key ring, which closely resembled a janitor’s key ring. They had been on there so long that I really [...]

When Commercial Real Estate Services Treat Rather than Trick

By |2015-08-06T02:05:52+00:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

This is a guest blog post written by Mac MacDermaid, Marketing Specialist for Stokas-Bieri Real Estate.   There’s that one classic line in every infomercial, “But wait....there’s more!” It makes me laugh every time I hear it. Marketing gimmicks have been around for so long that it doesn’t feel right to pay full price for anything. [...]

New Retail Development: Something for Just About Everyone

By |2015-08-04T02:01:43+00:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Jim Stokas kicks off 'Retail Runway' Last week the area’s top players in commercial real estate came together for education, industry updates, and some fun. The 2015 Michigan Idea Exchange & Alliance Conference, held at Suburban Showplace in Novi, had over 600 attendees – a fantastic venue and an amazing turnout! The real estate [...]

SBRE & Fresh Thyme Support ‘Mission: 22’

By |2018-01-30T00:05:28+00:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: News/Press|

SBRE's Jim Stokas traveled to Indy for the 1st Annual Fresh Thyme Elder Heart Mission: 22 Golf Scramble at Hawthorne Country Club. Every single day 22 armed services veterans commit suicide and this organization supports through grass root efforts a hands on approach in regards to job training, drug and alcohol rehab of our return service men.  [...]