Yearly Archives: 2015

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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.  [...]

Commercial Real Estate Values: What M-1 RAIL May Mean for Detroit

By |2015-07-17T01:50:20+00:00July 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

M-1 Rail Workers prepping for tracks Anyone that has been to Downtown Detroit or Midtown Detroit this year knows that construction of Detroit’s new public transit offering, dubbed M-1 RAIL, has turned the 3.3 Mile route on Woodward Ave. into one big construction zone.  Thankfully, the project appears to be on schedule and the [...]

Commercial Real Estate: Creating a Legacy

By |2015-07-10T01:43:38+00:00July 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

This is a guest blog post written by Mac MacDermaid, Marketing Specialist for Stokas-Bieri Real Estate. Hotel Fort Shelby in Detroit You know the small dish at the cash register - ‘Take a penny, leave a penny’? Well, I like to apply that in a much bigger scope - ‘Create a legacy, leave a [...]

Downtown Detroit: Retail Shopping in the Fast Lane

By |2015-07-02T01:54:19+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|

This is a guest blog post written by Mac MacDermaid, Marketing Specialist for Stokas-Bieri Real Estate. My mom used to talk about how cool it was growing up in Detroit. At the time, I couldn’t even begin to fathom what this so-called bustling city could have looked like. As I knew it, there were only a [...]

Retail Customer Experience: How Kids Come into Play

By |2015-06-26T01:41:23+00:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

The increasingly crowded sidewalks in Greater Downtown Detroit have left us all cheering for the city’s comeback. The vibrancy of the area is not only evident when the 70,000 employees from the downtown sector hit the streets for lunch, but also on evenings and weekends. In 2013, Downtown saw over 9.3 million visitors, Midtown collected over [...]