Cal Neva Lodge Bankruptcy Sale in May 2017

by Mark Lowenstern

North Lake Tahoe's Cal Neva Lodge is steeped in history. The original property was built in 1926, rebuilt in 1930 after a fire and was purchased in 1960 by Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. The resort hotel-casino was operated by numerous owners and it went into bankruptcy in 2013 with the Criswell-Radovan, LLC group purchasing the property.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | April 28

by Michael Schnabel

Michael's weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. How Tech Made Cities Too Expensive, Marijuana sales are booming in Colorado, U.S. bank branches to shrink 20 percent in five years, How Facebook Will Change Our Industry and More and Fannie and Freddie, Back in the Black.

Evolution Of The New Victorian Square Revitalizes Area Into Walkable Master Planned Community

by Capstak

Silverwing Development has unveiled plans to revitalize Victorian Square into a walkable master planned community in the heart of Sparks. Throughout the next five to seven years, the addition of more than 1,500 housing units, including a wide variety of lifestyle options, combined with 60,000 square feet of retail/commercial space will join the renovation of the Galaxy Luxury 14-plex Theater and projects currently under construction.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | April 21

by Michael Schnabel

Michael's weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. Marijuana Businesses Struggle to Borrow, Commercial Real Estate Development Created 6.25M, 1031 Exchanges On The Chopping Block, An Airbnb for empty retail space launches in NYC and Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival.

Real estate investors know what they're doing

by Jonathan Schein

What is the outlook this year for investing in real estate? Institutional Real Estate Inc has just published its 21st Annual Investor Survey and here are some of its findings.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | April 14

by Michael Schnabel

Michael's weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. The factors causing the retail meltdown of 2017, the Singapore-based startup taking on Airbnb for business travel, the top women technology executives in real estate, managing a building with CRE Tech and Solving The Mystery Of Government-Owned Real Estate.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | April 7

by Michael Schnabel

Michael's weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. The self-driving car race, A Real Estate Boom Powered by Pot, Why Investors are Shorting Commercial Real Estate, the 5 Most Beautiful co-working Spaces in The World and how Las Vegas might have made the worst deal in the world.

Capstak Influencer | Skip Rudolf, CEO of PublicAssets

by Capstak

PublicAssets CEO, Skip Rudolf, discusses the government commercial real estate market, the types of commercial real estate governments own and lease, why public assets chose to partner with Capstak and how he is able to relax from the anxieties associated with launching a technology company.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | March 31

by Michael Schnabel

Michael's weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. Global Index Group launched a synthetic investment product to short privately held real estate, Morgan Stanley analysts are forecasting the commercial real estate market is going to peak this year, democratizing blockchain, why we should design businesses like circles not straight lines and CRE Tech merger of the week.

Capstak Honored by Governor as Startup of the Year

by Capstak

NCET , Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, announced Capstak as the 2017 Technology Startup of the Year. Capstak's recognition in this category symbolizes Capstak as the most promising start-up company and is having a positive effect on in Northern Nevada's technology industry.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | March 24

by Michael Schnabel

Here's my weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. CBRE Global Investor Insights Survey 2017, Amazon's first neighborhood bookstore, A Nevada success story, using Blockchain to predict the future, and why Airbnb's new China push could actually work.

What is Capstak?

by Capstak

Welcome to Capstak, the commercial real estate market network where professionals connect, find opportunities and transact. Properties are local, but capital and business partners are national and global. Expand your reach and do more deals with Capstak.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | March 17

by Michael Schnabel

Here's my weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. Capstak announces a national strategic partnership, $1 billion marijuana startup finds a new use for commercial real estate, why Warren Buffett sold Walmart, the cities creating the most tech jobs and sustainable real estate.

Capstak and PublicAssets Announce Strategic Partnership Showcasing Billions of Dollars of Government Leases and RFPs

by Capstak

Leveraging Capstak's Haves & Wants proprietary technology, thousands of opportunities to lease, dispose, and acquire property that had previously remained hidden beneath layers of bureaucracy will get real-time exposure to local and national markets across the US.

Using Capstak's Haves & Wants

by Capstak

Posting a Have and Want?is fast and easy. After your deal is posted, you have the option to share it?to the most relevant Market Intelligence Feeds ? giving your deal greater geographic visibility. We also automatically show you matches with other Community members who have an interest in your deal type.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | March 10

by Michael Schnabel

Here's my weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. TechCrunch discusses Airbnb?s most recent capital raise, why a global e-commerce brand would go brick and mortar, roadblocks for the future of commercial real estate, Kansas City?s success story in transit, and a new approach to design.

Capstak Co-CEO Heather Goldman

by Capstak

In celebration of International Women's Day 2017, Capstak Co-CEO, Heather Goldman, discusses her work with Capstak, the mentors and sponsors in her career, the most important attribute in business, impactful transactions in her 20+ year career and what she wanted to do when she grew up.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | March 3

by Michael Schnabel

Here's my weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. TechCrunch discusses why smart cities must be people-centered, JLL shows how technology is drastically changing the workplace, the Amazon S3 outage shows us what happens when one site hosts most of the internet, six trends driving changes in U.S. retail and consumer confidence hits 15-year high.

Hybrid Interim Management; 'The Power of And'

by David Hartman

By way of definition, Interim Management is the temporary provision of management resources and skills for the short-term assignment of a proven heavyweight interim executive manager to manage a period of transition, crisis or change within an organization.

Michael Schnabel's Weekly Wrap Up | February 24

by Michael Schnabel

Here's my weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. Going with your gut is argued to be a higher form of intelligence, a hedge fund run by artificial intelligence encourages collaboration on Wall Street, data centers are speculated to have a good year, future cities will be smart, green and connected, and New York's most iconic hotel is going to see some changes.

The Road West for Bombora: made in NYC; made better in Reno

by David Hartman

Northern Nevada, specifically Reno, is quickly becoming the place companies are looking to as a strategic location to increase their bottom line by taking advantage of a business-friendly environment for some of the their most crucial business functions.

Capstak Influencer | Michael Dermody, CEO of Dermody Properties

by Capstak

Michael Dermody, CEO of Dermody Properties discusses how he led the growth of Reno-based Dermody Properties from a local developer to a national owner-operator of industrial real estate properties across the United States.

CRE Weekly Wrap-Up - February 17

by Michael Schnabel

Here's my weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. Nike and Coach are fighting back against Amazon with a personal approach, the Fed is worried about the $2 trillion commercial real estate market and ULI is driving new

SEO For Commercial Real Estate

by Kyle Brice

60 percent of commercial real estate deals are happening across state lines, impressing the importance of expanding personal networks beyond local markets. Leveraging digital platforms to build corporate and personal branding, and sourcing deal flow using the internet are increasingly becoming a requirement of being successful in the industry.

Michael's Weekly Wrap Up

by Michael Schnabel

Here's my weekly wrap up of the five most interesting commercial real estate articles. This week, New York started issuing fines to Airbnb, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance making it easier to get around without a car, and Deutsc

Capstak Influencer | Aaron West Nevada Builders

by Capstak

Aaron West has been at the table while major decisions about land use and development have been hammered out.

Recommending 'The New Grand Strategy'

by Ed Friedrichs

Ed Friedrichs reviews The New Grand Strategy - Restoring America's Prosperity, Security and Sustainability in the 21st Century. The book argues for a strategy to recapture America's greatness at home and abroad by elevating sustainability as a national st

Capstak Co-CEO Featured in The News Funnel's 2017 CRE Tech Sector Outlook

by Capstak

Where is the commercial real estate industry headed in 2017? Michael Beckerman asked this question to leaders in the CRE Tech industry, to get the perspective from those that are in it, fighting the fight everyday, in the trenches.?

Breaking Down the DNA of CRE Survey: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

by Capstak

Capstak's review of the 2016 DNA of CRE Survey results, where commercial real estate brokers from across the country are surveyed about the trends they saw over the previous year, and this year is the first year the results will be benchmarked

Capstak Success: CREW of Northern Nevada Announces Deal of the Year

by Capstak

The $4.25 million sale of the Isbell Office Suites, which was initially listed on the Capstak commercial real estate market network, was named Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Northern Nevada Deal of the Year. The Deal of the Year award recognizes C

Affordable Housing Promotes Community Shift

by Capstak

Reno's efforts to emerge as a city rooted in community collaboration and economic development are apparent in its attempt to rebrand. These efforts are obvious in the projects we highlight that advance the community's sustainable, collaborative or cultura

Interview with Capstak Influencer Doug Roberts

by Capstak

Doug Roberts, of Panattoni Development, discusses the projects he currently has underway, future market demand, challenges in the development sector and his personal community involvement efforts.

Where Will You Lead in 2017?

by Ed Friedrichs

As I read the various architecture, interior design and engineering journals, I see many people, firms, principals and designers described as ?leaders.? But I don?t see much evidence of where they?re leading, how they?re leading or what?s changed because

How to Use Capstak in Your 2017 Business Plan

by Capstak

Including Capstak in your business plan for 2017 creates clarity and intention. Achieve your company?s goals of innovation by implementing Capstak into your plan.

The Second Annual DNA of #CRE Survey

by Capstak

Last year, Buildout and theBrokerList teamed up to highlight the biggest commercial real estate trends over the past year, based on survey results from CRE Brokers across the country. This year, the results will be benchmarked against last year?s findings

Evan Petty Discusses the Impact of Aerial Photography on Commercial Real Estate

by Capstak

Evan is the owner of Reno-based Aerial Imaging, which provides aerial photography for real estate professionals, construction companies and a wide variety of clients in Nevada, Northern California and Arizona. Evan launched Aerial Imaging nearly 12 years

The Best Commercial of 2016...Where no message has gone before...

by Jonathan Schein

Jonathan A. Schein, Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Global Business Development at Institutional Real Estate, Inc., discusses the importance of honing our marketing strategies to align with customers most basic needs.

Capstak Influencer | Mike Kazmierski

by Capstak

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada President and CEO, Mike Kazmierski, answers the five questions we always wanted to ask him.

8 Pieces of Advice for Young Commercial Real Estate Brokers

by Capstak

The Capstak Community voted. The survey results are in. And, the top skill needed by a young commercial real estate broker to be successful is...

Nevada Day: Nine stats on Nevada's economic growth and commercial real estate

by Capstak

Nevada is poised for success moving into 2017. Gov. Sandoval may have put it best, saying, "We all feel this momentum, and it's not slowing down, and it's something that is translating across our great state." This momentum is something that Capstak is ex

Scale & Complexity Drive Creativity

by Ed Friedrichs

Ed Friedrichs reflects on West Second District (www.west2nddistrict.com). The West Second District development is seven large city blocks in Reno, NV.

EDAWN Continues Entrepreneurial Growth with Startup Fair

by Capstak

The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada's (EDAWN) event, Biggest Little Startup Fair, brought together 30 startup companies, students from the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College and other Reno business leaders.

Summary of NAIOP's Biannual Sentiment Index

by Capstak

NAIOP released its biannual Sentiment Index, a quantifiable outlook of conditions for the commercial real estate industry for the next 12 months.

Developer J. Carter Witt III answers the five questions we always wanted to ask him.

by Capstak

Northern Nevada developer J. Carter Witt discusses his upbringing, what he believes are the most important characteristics for success and his political involvement.

What You Missed at Capstak's Launch Event

by Capstak

Capstak, Inc. the commercial real estate market network, announced they will be headquartering in Reno, Nevada.

Redeveloping Midtown

by Capstak

With larger projects and redevelopments now approaching completion, Midtown continues to mold the new Reno stereotype ? economical, collaborative and visionary. We explored two of the most anticipated Midtown redevelopments. 1401 Midtown and 777 Center ar

Name that tune: Positioning your message; positioning your brand.

by Capstak

Jonathan A. Schein SVP and Managing Director of Global Business Development at Institutional Real Estate, Inc. discusses the importance of constant brand messaging.

Randi Reed answers the five questions we always wanted to ask her.

by Capstak

Randi Reed talks about her career in LA and Las Vegas prior to coming to Reno, her role as Executive Director of NAIOP and the importance of listening to your clients.

A Walking Tour of the Top Downtown Redevelopments

by Capstak

The Capstak team provides an overview of the top redevelopments in downtown Reno.

Capstak Founder Heather Goldman answers the five questions we always wanted to ask her.

by Capstak

Capstak Founder and President, Heather Goldman discusses why she helped found Capstak, the importance of mentors and sponsors, her most impactful transactions and what she wanted to be when she grew up.

Capstak Defines Company Core Values

by Capstak

Capstak co-founders, Heather Goldman and Michael Schnabel, define Capstak's company values as the next step to create a meaningful company and successful market network.

Ed Friedrichs answers the five questions we always wanted to ask him.

by Capstak

Ed Friedrichs on his favorite projects, how clients become friends and lessons in leadership

Building Your Commercial Real Estate Brand on Capstak

by Capstak

Five tips to help you maximize your Capstak profile

CRE Design Trends

by Capstak

The top commercial real estate trends going into 2016

Michael Schnabel - Why Capstak?

by Capstak

Michael has over 25 years of experience in Reno and the Bay Area as an entrepreneurial real estate professional. He has founded and worked in a diverse collection of firms in brokerage, development, investment banking and direct investment.

What is Capstak?

by Capstak

We are commercial real estate professionals, and we made Capstak based on the things we have wanted throughout our 50 years of combined experience.

Book Review: The Smartest Places on Earth

by Capstak

A review of the remarkable story of how rustbelt cities such as Akron and Albany in the United States and Eindhoven in Europe are becoming the unlikely hotspots of global innovation

Influence of The Blockchain in CRE

by Capstak

Bitcoin. Blockchain. Cryptocurrencies.

35 Power Players of CRE Tech

by Capstak

Meet the top power players of commercial real estate technology

CRE Investment Outlook: 2016

by Capstak

Take a look at what the experts have to say about the future of CRE investment

Duke Long's Influence on Commercial Real Estate

by Capstak

Duke Long dscribe?himself as a ?Commercial real estate writer with opinions, attitude, and occasional F-bombs. People ask me to talk. Look for me next to the food. I used to be soooo pretty.? For honest CRE advice, you can follow him @DukeLong and read hi

Capstak Welcomes Head of Product

by Capstak

Capstak, the commercial real estate market network, is pleased to announce the hiring of Justin Lewis as head of product. In this new role, Lewis joins the development and community build teams to collaborate on the strategic expansion of the Capstak beta