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 The future of Radio Shack appears to be in jeopardy. The news got me thinking about the hot retailers to target as replacements, or just to target as draws for your center.

  1. Apple store.  No duh. Every Apple store is incredibly successful. They generate large sales because they have great products and provide a great

iStock_000007849551SmallNow that The Ohio State Buckeyes have won the National Championship and proven that we in Ohio ARE the best in college football, it made me think about what else we do great in Ohio:

  1. We are the Mother of Presidents. More of our country’s presidents come from Ohio than any other state. William Henry


It’s not often that I receive a standing ovation when I drive over a bridge.  In fact, I don’t think that’s ever happened and that’s probably true for most people.  Today, though, I received one.

At 10:00 a.m. this morning, the Columbus Avenue Bridge which links Ohio City and the Flats in downtown Cleveland reopened

In January 2009 we launched the RealEstateAdvisorLaw Blog. Our approach was to bring trends and legal developments related to the real estate industry in a fresh hit and run format. From the re-purposing of under used real estate assets to leasing trends, hospitality industry updates and from fast track construction to environmental regulations, the

My office in the southwest corner of the top floor of the  Skylight Office Tower in downtown Cleveland provides a great view point for the comings and goings on the Cuyahoga River below. 

My last blog post dealt with the development of the Towpath reclamation project along the River south of Collision Bend. Today, I am

After 15 years of annual increases, the overall number of residential and commercial foreclosures in Ohio actually decreased by 4% in 2010 compared to 2009, according to a report by the Supreme Court of Ohio. Of course, not every county was so fortunate with   30 out of 88 counties experiencing an increase in foreclosures. Cuyahoga County, home

No one in the real estate business – – whether a broker, attorney, developer or contractor – – can engage in any conversation with someone in or out of the business without being asked “when will the recovery begin?” And, as everyone knows, there is no assuredly correct answer.


Predictions and prognosticators, however, are bountiful. They