Insights

MacKenzie Represents Levin & Gann, P.A.

August 19, 2020

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC is pleased to announce that Levin & Gann, P.A., one of the largest full-service law firms headquartered in Towson, Maryland has signed a lease for 11,641 square feet at Towson Commons, situated at One West Pennsylvania Avenue. The firm is relocating just a short distance from its current location…

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MacKenzie Contracting Awarded Annapolis ENT 21,000 sf Renovation

August 11, 2020

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC is pleased to announce they have been awarded a 21,000 square foot interior renovation project for Annapolis ENT, a team of physicians that offer the full spectrum of ENT related services that has been serving the greater Annapolis region for more than 30 years. The group currently occupies medical office space…

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The Multifamily Housing Climate: Tenant Relationships are More Important Now Than Ever

August 10, 2020

We know how COVID-19 has impacted retail, office space and local and national businesses, but how has it impacted the multifamily housing market? Kevin Carney, President of MacKenzie Multifamily, weighs in on short and long-term trends in the multifamily housing markets, how COVID-19 has impacted these markets and steps property managers can take to uphold…

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How Innovative Technology Is Changing the Commercial Brokerage Game

July 27, 2020
Datastory CEO Matt Felton giving a presentation on the benefits of datastory technology for MacKenzie brokers

Technological advancements continue to trickle their way into more industries. One industry that continues to implement innovative programs and applications is commercial real estate. Matt Felton, President & Founder of Datastory, MacKenzie’s location intelligence partner, discusses how data-driven applications and cutting-edge technology provides greater insights for commercial brokers and skyrockets company growth.   Detailed Data…

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Mid-Year Observations for the Regional Real Estate Investor

July 15, 2020
Owen Rouse, VP of investment sales, analyzing the current state of real estate asset classes on his computer.

Despite the current COVID-19 environment, you will find that certain commercial real estate asset classes remain healthier than expected, with performance and return profiles often very industry-specific and related to the asset’s location. Healthcare-related properties continue to outperform their peers as they display stability; small bay industrial buildings within infill locations offer stable homes for…

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The State of Commercial Contracting: Adapting to the New Normal

July 9, 2020
commercial construction worker looking at a project holding a hard hat

At the end of a tumultuous second quarter, what should tenants and landlords in the Mid-Atlantic be considering construction-wise as we approach four months of our “new normal?” Joe Versey, Senior Vice President of Business Development for MacKenzie’s Contracting Division, weighs in on the current state of commercial contracting and trends in construction, workplace renovations…

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Staying Ahead During an Ever-Changing Environment: Considerations for Commercial Property Owners

July 1, 2020

Since March 5th, when Governor Hogan declared the State of Emergency, we have all had to adjust the way that we operate, and this is especially true for commercial landlords. Social distancing and mask-wearing requirements were posted throughout buildings. Hand sanitizing stations were put in place. Deep cleaning and disinfecting procedures are being applied with…

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The Future of Office Space Post-COVID

June 25, 2020
Mark Deering

We’re over three months into the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Three months into converting our kitchen tables into creative popup workspaces. Three months into our training to become ZOOM and Microsoft Teams aficionados. Three months into a new normal that begs the inevitable question, “what does office space look like post-COVID?” Scott Wimbrow, SIOR, President &…

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MacKenzie Welcomes Austin Harrington

June 23, 2020

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC is proud to announce that Austin Harrington has joined their brokerage team as a Real Estate Advisor. Working from the firm’s downtown Baltimore Office, Austin will partner with industry veteran Terri Harrington, specializing in the sale and leasing of commercial real estate throughout Baltimore City and the surrounding region.…

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Finding the Needle in a Capital Haystack: Capital Markets Push Forward Amidst COVID-19

June 22, 2020

It seems like yesterday when the world pushed a giant pause button. Three months ago, mass uncertainty fell across the world causing worry of what was to come. Like many, Capital Markets and the commercial real estate financing segment immediately clamped down as uncertainty hit. Brakes were applied to many transactions; there were fewer players…

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