The meaning of NUMBER ‘17’

Last week I participated in an endurance event called ‘29029 Everesting’ at Stratton Mountain in Vermont. If you read the last BennettBlog you heard a little bit of the back

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Big & Busy vs. Small & Precise

My professional career and admittingly, my own personal life, has always been about doing more. Working more hours, completing more deals, giving more effort when I was worn out, making

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Innovation

Innovation A word that many connect to tech gurus or Silicon Valley cryptocurrency traders. This couldn’t be more wrong. Innovation to me means; someone or something that adapts and creates

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UNDER-write, don’t OVER-write

I learned early on that optimism is impartial on a proforma or budget.  Properly underwriting any real estate deal is perhaps the most critical part to a success.  Often you

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The REAL in Real Estate

It has been a while since I chose a topic to discuss in detail, but I think the current status of the overall market and what will come in 2019

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No Plan? No Bueno!

2018 was a tremendous year for our company.  We grew in many different ways and I want to thank our team, clients, family, and friends for the continued support.  It’s

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Authenticity

Who are you?  No really, who?  And perhaps more important, who do you want to be? A question most don’t ask themselves but one that I ask myself often, not

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Delusion of Change

To succeed in business (and life), there is one thing that’s constant:  CHANGE…This isn’t a rah-rah motivational blog about getting you moving, its simply about a “Constant Variable” (you like

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Value Proposition

Some would say I expect too much out of what I read, watch, or listen to because I expect VALUE. This stems from how much I value my time and

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Bayonne: A City of Happenings

Recently I had a great conversation with Mayor Jimmy Davis of Bayonne. He and his administration have done some incredible things in helping the growth and renaissance for his city.

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2018 Tax Reform

There is a lot of smoke and mirrors being employed by both sides of the aisle when it comes to the recently passed tax plan. Some would have you believe

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2018 Perspective

While I can spend time predicting market trends and changes for 2018 in what is The Bennett Blog’s 1st Edition of a New Year, I think it’s worthwhile to put

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New York 2017 ICSC Download

After spending 3 days at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)’s 2nd largest show in the world in New York City last week and having a week to dig

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The “Consolidation Affect”

Perhaps consolidation is something not discussed as much as it should be, or it is just something that we’ve softened to, like the continuance of bankruptcy filings. However, I find

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Really, Retail is Dead??

As a developer and a broker, I am always looking to stay ahead of the curve and understand market conditions before they begin to affect the market. Since I, like

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The Bennett Blog Begins…

Welcome to the Bennett Blog… This is why you should listen…. I formed Bennett Realty just over a year ago after spending the past 12+ years slugging through the commercial

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