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What You Should Know About Commercial Real Estate Loans

What You Should Know About Commercial Real Estate Loans

Sep 27, 2017 by

Are you looking at moving your business to a new property? If you’re ready to buy a permanent home for your enterprise, it’s time to familiarize yourself with the commercial real estate loan market. Read More

Top Considerations for  Commercial Build-Outs

Top Considerations for Commercial Build-Outs

Sep 20, 2017 by

Building out an office space offers the best of both worlds - the ability to customize a space to fit your business’s specific needs without having to purchase or construct a whole building. But build-outs also come with their own set of issues. Before you start a commercial build-out, consider how these factors might impact your project. Read More

Shipping Containers: The Small Space Solution

Shipping Containers: The Small Space Solution

Sep 13, 2017 by

A creative alternative to too-large spaces and high rent woes is popping up nationwide. Repurposed shipping containers converted into storefronts, restaurants and office space are redefining real estate because they present a simple location solution for small businesses... Read More

Explore The Czech Village

Explore The Czech Village

Aug 24, 2017 by

The third Czech settlement area in Cedar Rapids, the historic Czech Village neighborhood was once the main shopping area for thousands of Czech, Moravian and Slovak immigrants and their descendants. Read More

5 Considerations for Finding Your New Location

5 Considerations for Finding Your New Location

Aug 16, 2017 by

Relocating offers a potential cure to many business ailments, like a lack of foot traffic stemming from an inconvenient location or a workforce that’s outgrown a small space. But a hasty relocation only worsens the situation. Read More

How to Let Your Clients Know You Relocated

How to Let Your Clients Know You Relocated

Aug 03, 2017 by

Moving to a new commercial space is a golden opportunity to start fresh in a space that’s bigger, better equipped or more centrally located, but the challenge of reaching every client to fill them in on the relocation can be difficult. Make sure your clients know where to follow you with these relocation tips. Read More

Top 8 Ways to Promote Your Small Business with Social Media

Top 8 Ways to Promote Your Small Business with Social Media

Jul 26, 2017 by

Promoting a small business comes with its share of hurdles, from finding the right location to getting your company’s name out there. Savvy promotion brings visibility to your business and drives customers to your door - and there’s no better time than now to extend that promotion to social media. Try these 10 tips to build up your online presence. Read More

Point of Sale Systems for the Small Business

Point of Sale Systems for the Small Business

Jul 19, 2017 by

Investing in a point of sale system for your small business isn’t a choice to be made lightly. All POS systems should have the basics, like the ability to review your inventory and ring up sales, but from there they can differ widely, so it’s crucial to weigh your needs carefully and make sure vendors can meet your needs. Read More

Crucial Tech Considerations for Brick and Mortar Businesses

Crucial Tech Considerations for Brick and Mortar Businesses

Jul 13, 2017 by

The irreplaceable in-person shopping experience can’t be duplicated by online storefronts, but ordering over the internet offers tempting convenience that can be hard to beat. Keep customers coming through the doors by deploying the best digital technology to improve the shopping experience and streamline operations. Read More

Does Your Business Belong in a Mixed-Use Building?

Does Your Business Belong in a Mixed-Use Building?

Jul 06, 2017 by

Are you looking for a new location? Setting up shop in a mixed-use development instead of an independent storefront could be just what your business needs. Weigh available mixed-use properties against these questions to see if it’s time to move. Read More

Why You Need a Commercial Real Estate Agent

Why You Need a Commercial Real Estate Agent

Jun 27, 2017 by

Looking for an affordable location for your business isn’t easy, and it can be tempting to try to sift through all the listings and negotiate with the seller yourself to save money. Read More

Nurture Natural Connections with Office Green Spaces

Nurture Natural Connections with Office Green Spaces

Jun 20, 2017 by

Hospitals and senior living facilities have long known that exposure to the outdoors facilitates calmness and mental agility, but offices have been slow to catch on - until now. Read More