Cravey Real Estate Blog

The Attraction of a Flex Building

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

A high percentage of speculative low-rise industrial buildings today are flex buildings. Developers are favorable toward a flex building as it meets the needs of many modern industrial building users. A flex building is a single or multi-tenant building that will accommodate different amounts of storage and office needs, depending on particular tenants’ needs. When […]

Preventative Maintenance Reduces Major Problems

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Preventative Maintenance Preventative maintenance is one of the most important components of successful property management. Preventative maintenance is used to foresee any potential problem. An aggressive preventative maintenance program should be developed for both large and small properties, whether building staff consists of only a part-time maintenance worker or a larger number of employees supported by […]

A Wide Range Of Opportunities In Commercial Real Estate

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

(For the PDF version: ) Investors in real estate sometimes become fixed on one type of commercial property. However, there is a wide range of opportunities out there. Commercial property provides space for a business. The kinds of commercial properties are as diverse as the kinds of businesses out there. Here are the major categories of […]

Land Holds Its Own

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

As a commercial real estate agent handling industrial property and vacant land for quite a while, I have come to appreciate particularly two quotes that have stuck with me. The first is from an appraiser friend Paul Koepke who guided me in my early years learning the appraisal business. He quoted from the Preamble to […]

ICSC RECon 2018

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Lynann’s thoughts on ICSC RECon 2018: At first glance, I noticed that attendance seemed light.  Reports stated that there were less retailers than last year with booths.  Retailers typically dominate the South Hall of the convention center.  At 9:30 a.m. on Monday (opening day), I thought the South Hall was very quiet with little activity. […]

Checklist for Lease Closing

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

PDF Version: Blog – Checklist for Lease Closing When all of the negotiations have been completed, and the broker and commercial tenant have agreed to the terms of the lease, all that is left is the lease closing. Often there are so many backup papers that must be produced, examined and approved; the closing can […]

Office Building Comparisons

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Before a Tenant makes the final decision on staying or moving, the dollar-per-square-foot costs need to be compared along with other benefits that the tenant may receive. Newer office buildings often fill up at the expense of older office buildings. Because new buildings cost more to build, rental rates will be higher. In many areas, […]

Longoria joins Cravey Real Estate Services

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Lydia Longoria has joined Cravey Real Estate Services, Inc. Lydia will specialize in the sale and leasing of retail and office properties. Lydia recently worked as an intern with Cravey and has decided to make commercial real estate a career. Lydia was born and raised in Corpus Christi. She attended Texas A&M Corpus Christi and […]

Evans joins Cravey Real Estate Services

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

David Evans has joined Cravey Real Estate Services, Inc. David will specialize in the sale and leasing of office and other commercial properties. David recently retired from the Corpus Christi Fire Department after a 13-year career and is ready for this new chapter in his career. He was raised in a commercial real estate family […]

Hassman joins Cravey Real Estate Services

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Lee Hassman has joined Cravey Real Estate Services, Inc. Lee will specialize in the sale and leasing of retail properties. He has over thirty years experience in the real estate industry. In the seventies, Lee worked for Bear Stearns & Co. for five and a half years on the floor of the NY Stock Exchange. For the […]