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Tearing it up from the top down

Todd Clarke @ January 17, 2012 # Comments Off on Tearing it up from the top down

Yes your eyes are not deceiving you – there is an excavactor on top of this high rise, demolishing it. Only in China would we see something like this. More on the story at the link below. Thanks to Gizmodo.com and its sister blog Jalopnik.com

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Book review: Best read for 2011: Aerotropolis

Todd Clarke @ July 31, 2011 # Comments Off on Book review: Best read for 2011: Aerotropolis

Aerotropolis, the way we’ll live next Authors: Greg Lindsay & John D. Kasarda, Publishing Info: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Nonfiction, First edition published March 1st, 2011 As an international instructor for the CCIM institute I discovered that the book, Aerotropolis: the way we’ll live next dovetails nicely with what the just-in-time delivery model as a […]

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RFP De Anza motel – Albuquerque

Todd Clarke @ March 18, 2011 # Comments Off on RFP De Anza motel – Albuquerque

The city of Albuquerque is looking for development teams to redevelop the historic De Anza Hotel. A full copy of the RFP can be found by clicking here and a copy of the market study we did for the City can be found here. Of the many consulting assignments I’ve had the pleasure to work […]

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While big boxes are downsizing, Apple credits iPad sales to their physical stores

Todd Clarke @ March 3, 2011 # Comments Off on While big boxes are downsizing, Apple credits iPad sales to their physical stores

Within 24 hours of each other these two stories became headlines: Apple announces their update to the iPad – the iPad2 and as part of Steve Job’s keynote speech and presentation he indicates that 2010 was the year of the iPad, that its sales have outpaced anything they thought possible, AND, were due in large […]

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More bricks and mortar fall to clicks

Todd Clarke @ February 12, 2011 # Comments Off on More bricks and mortar fall to clicks

In a Wall Street Journal article dated today, Borders Group has indicated that they are making preperations to file bankruptcy in the forthcoming days. Similar to the fallout of music stores after iTunes, Amazon website and digital readers has encouraged many readers to abandon physical stores. Companies that have figured out how to the digital […]

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A great graphic example of competitive advantage

Todd Clarke @ August 18, 2009 # Comments Off on A great graphic example of competitive advantage

Many of us know the story of how Southwest Airlines has remained so profitable against bigger airlines – it focuses on its competitive advantages – they fly one model plane, they cross-train their staff, they turn (term for time plane lands til it takes off) planes twice as fast as the industry standard, they cut […]

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A simplified methodolgy to perform HABU and determine residual land value

Todd Clarke @ June 4, 2009 # Comments Off on A simplified methodolgy to perform HABU and determine residual land value

CCIMBackDoorApproach2HABUbrought to you by Livescribe

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What is a lease worth in the middle of no where?

Todd Clarke @ January 20, 2009 # Comments Off on What is a lease worth in the middle of no where?

How much would you pay to lease land that looked like this? Not too much I would expect. You know the old adage in real estate – location, location, location? Well it comes into play here as well. Although I am a lifelong NM native, and I was born hundred miles due east of Upham, […]

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