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5 Reasons to Open Your Business on Collins Road

5 Reasons to Open Your Business on Collins Road

Jan 11, 2018 by

As the main retail corridor in Cedar Rapids, Collins Road is uniquely poised to help a new business succeed or an old business grow. From its convenient location to its rapid evolution over the last few years, here are five reasons why Collins Road offers that perfect location you’ve been looking for. Read More

Say Hello to Hiawatha

Say Hello to Hiawatha

Jan 11, 2018 by

Entrepreneurship is the foundation of Hiawatha, Iowa. From professional support to grow your business to financial incentives to make your launch a little easier, this Cedar Rapids suburb is a welcoming place to start a new business or grow an existing one. Read More

2018’s Top 5 Trends in Commercial Real Estate

2018’s Top 5 Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Dec 21, 2017 by

These five trends are likely to cause ripples throughout the industry. Read More

Holiday Decor and You: Putting a Festive Face on Your Retail Space

Holiday Decor and You: Putting a Festive Face on Your Retail Space

Dec 07, 2017 by

Create seasonal sales. Over 35% of shoppers make holiday purchases before Thanksgiving, so the onus is on you to avoid waiting until the last minute to push holiday gift sales. Read More

Support Local Entrepreneurs This Holiday Season

Support Local Entrepreneurs This Holiday Season

Dec 07, 2017 by

Businesses on both sides of the river will host window displays through Dec. 18, lending a unique charm to shopping throughout the city. Read More

5 Reasons to Open Your Business in the Paramount Building

5 Reasons to Open Your Business in the Paramount Building

Nov 19, 2017 by

Here are five reasons to let your business thrive by moving into this mainstay of the Central Business District. Read More

How to Lay Out Your Commercial Retail Space

How to Lay Out Your Commercial Retail Space

Nov 09, 2017 by

A good floor plan is vital to the success of your retail business. The layout should welcome customers into your store, guide them through your offerings and smoothly usher them to the checkout area. Maximize the value of your floor plan with these tips. Read More

Right-Size Your Retail Business

Right-Size Your Retail Business

Nov 02, 2017 by

How much space do you need for your retail business? The answer isn’t as straightforward as a quick equation or widely accepted standard. Try these tips and tricks to figure out how much space you need for your retail operation. Read More

Peck's Landing Cedar Rapids- What to Expect

Peck's Landing Cedar Rapids- What to Expect

Oct 26, 2017 by

A new Corridor destination is growing from the fertile grounds that once housed a beloved local gardening center. Peck’s Landing, a retail power center that covers nearly 21 acres, is sprouting up in place of Peck’s Green Thumb Nursery and Peck’s Flower and Garden Shop, which have stood at Edgewood Road and Blairs Ferry Road for decades and closed Read More

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Team

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Team

Oct 19, 2017 by

A property management team doesn’t just look after the upkeep of your building. That role is crucial, but the right team has skills beyond maintenance and rent collection - they’re your partners in growth. Look for property management professionals that can handle these five tasks on your behalf. Read More

Inside the Village Lofts Development

Inside the Village Lofts Development

Oct 12, 2017 by

Nestled in the new downtown Kingston Village neighborhood, Village Lofts is a high-end condominium development just down the street from the McGrath Amphitheater. Concerts, restaurants, and shopping are all walkable from the luxurious lofts. For residents, the area’s walkability gives the development a tight-knit neighborhood feel. Read More

A Commercial Space your customers will love

A Commercial Space your customers will love

Oct 04, 2017 by

Finding the perfect commercial space for lease is only half the battle when it comes to launching a successful business. To maintain long-term success, you’ll have to establish a reliable customer base to patronize your business. Read More