How to Avoid Scammers After a Natural Disaster  The monsoon season and hurricane season have arrived and that leaves many of us vulnerable to scammers looking to take advantage of desperate folks who may have just received a large sum of money to repair property damage....

Housing and Mortgage Trends for Second Half of 2019  The first two quarters of 2019 were a surprise in the mortgage industry, as rates were not expected to drop. Millions of homeowners could benefit from the unexpected low rates by refinancing. Other housing predictions were on...

Happy Fourth of July  “One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore!” - Oliver Wendell Holmes As we gather with family and friends this week to celebrate the fourth of July holiday, we hope you will take a moment to remember the countless men...

Working with Wealthy People: 4 Helpful Tips  Affluent people have a different mindset, and therefore require a unique approach to be successful in developing relationships. Learning more about the psychology behind why and how wealthy people make decisions, and how they prioritize their decisions, could help...

What it Takes to Qualify for a Commercial Loan  The process for applying for a residential home loan and a commercial building loan, live in two different worlds. Commercial underwriters may take into consideration other factors beyond your personal credit score. If you are planning to...

Research Predicts a Gain in Cold Storage Warehouse Space According to research recently released by the industrial real estate firm CBRE, “Cold Storage: About to Heat Up?” there is potential for demand to drive roughly thirty-five million square-feet in cold storage in the United States over...

5 Ways You Can Create a Healthier Workspace  These days employees are more in demand of healthier workspaces and business owners are inclined to agree. Here are five ways you can create a healthier workspace for your business. Anti-fatigue mat: invest in an anti-fatigue mat to help...

Happy Memorial Day from Knipp Contracting  “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” - John F. Kennedy We want to take a moment to honor those brave men and women who selflessly dedicated their...

Does Your Commercial Building Need Improvements?  Does your commercial building need improvements? Do you know about tenant improvements? Tenant improvements are changes made to a commercial property or building and typically done by the landlord unless otherwise negotiated in the terms of your lease agreement. The cost of tenant...

Industrial Assets in Secondary Markets Red Hot for Investors Secondary cities with strong population growth and lower prices are the target for industrial investors, according to industry experts. Institutional investors are targeting secondary markets for office locations, the investments in industrial buildings in those markets is...