Best of Knowledge Leader 2016

by | 28 December 2016

It’s been a busy year in commercial real estate! As 2016 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on the topics that informed, inspired and engaged our Knowledge Leader readers this year.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane to check out the most-viewed posts, month by month.


In January, stock market jitters gave way to one fearful question: Is the U.S. Really Falling Into a Recession?


Renegotiating an office lease can be intimidating, especially if you don’t know how to gather the information you need. In February, everyone wanted to know the Four Things to Ask When Renegotiating a Lease.


In March, readers dug into one interesting aspect of New York City’s real estate history: The Queen of England and Lower Manhattan.


There’s no doubt that online retail is shaking things up for bricks-and-mortar retailers. But more and more, brands that traditionally sold goods online have been opening physical stores. In April, readers wanted to know: Is this the Rebirth of Retail?


In May, Domino’s approach to innovation had retailers thinking about what they can do differently to get A Piece of the Pie.


When it comes to “placemaking,” strong retail is the cornerstone of a mixed-use development. In June, readers learned what it takes to create A Place of Our Own.


As a tenant, navigating commercial real estate can be complex. In July, readers gained insight into Four Tenant CRE Myths Busted.


In August, a look at the top 10 office metros in the U.S. showed that Tenant Demand Remains Solid, as rental rates increased and vacancies declined in most markets.


There is tech and then there is “New Tech”—the significant technology companies that didn’t even exist 20 years ago. In September, readers explored A New Era: The Impact of Tech/Creative Tenants on Office Leasing.


Has the “Casual Office” Gone Too Far? In October, that was the question readers wanted to know the answer to.


After the U.S. presidential election in November, readers were eager for A Preliminary Outlook on the Economic Impacts of a Trump Presidency.


In December, readers learned how to Rethink the Law Office to Boost Profitability. Stay tuned for the third and final installment of this series of posts in the new year!