Retail evolution driving industrial growth across the Gulf South

Here’s one more thing to blame on the millennials: (We) are spurring the evolution of retail into high-tech industrial distribution centers with the click of a finger. It’s no secret that the retail industry is changing. The prolific growth of e-commerce and technological advancements are shifting consumer shopping behaviors, especially among the sizable millennial population. …

Appreciation for Depreciation

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains many major changes to the tax landscape that will affect every type of business entity, both large and small. The new tax reform creates significant opportunities to minimize a business’s overall tax burden. Perhaps the most impactful—and favorable—legislation to the real estate industry is the changes and modifications …

We are Evolving!

Stirling Properties celebrates 20th Annual Stirling Honors. Stirling Properties celebrated its 20th Annual Stirling Honors last Friday at the beautiful NOPSI Hotel in New Orleans. The yearly event recognizes and distinguishes the successes of Team Stirling and the company over the past year. A Commercial Celebration was also held to honor the Commercial Brokerage Division …

Suburban Office Space In Short Supply for Baldwin County

I recently attended a commercial real estate conference held in Birmingham, Alabama, where over 500 commercial brokers, developers, lenders, politicians, and business leaders gathered to learn of current trends in commercial real estate, as well as to gain a better understanding of how certain factors have and will continue to shape the future of Alabama. …

Tax Reform & Real Estate… It’s a good time for our industry

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December and several of these provisions will take effect in 2018. Many individuals have already benefited from the new tax law by seeing their recent paychecks increase. We believe this tax reform will have a similar positive impact on the real estate industry. Tax reform can be …

Consumers Still ♥ Brick-and-Mortar

Valentine’s Day has come and gone—and it was retailers who were feeling the love this year. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), early sales projections leading into the holiday were estimated to reach a near record of $19.6 billion, an increase from $18.2 billion last year. U.S. consumers individually were expected to spend an average …

Mobile area primed for future growth

Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley establishes surrounding area as prime position for sustained growth in the commercial real estate industry. Mobile, Alabama, and its surrounding region are experiencing unprecedented growth due to a low cost of doing business, diverse commerce base, intermodal transportation options, and quality lifestyle. Businesses and corporations are flocking to the area, bringing …

Matherne’s Market to be Retail Anchor Tenant in LSU’s Nicholson Gateway

LSU announced today that Matherne’s Market will be the retail anchor tenant in the university’s new Nicholson Gateway Development Project, currently under construction on a 28-acre site of the Nicholson Drive Corridor, between West Chimes Street and Skip Bertman Drive. Matherne’s Market will occupy 17,063 square feet of the roughly 50,000-square-foot retail component of Nicholson …