Inflation: Personal Experience + Some Research

Today there is concern with rising inflation. By many reports we are in an inflationary cycle with the challenges and problems it brings. I have personal experience with inflation which I will share in this newsletter. Let’s start with a look back into the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. In …

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The Rollercoaster of Office and Industrial Space: What’s Next?

As we deal with the second act of Covid-19 (aka the Delta variant), discussing our local office and industrial market may be useful. Starting with a look back, remember the futurist or self-proclaimed experts who said that working in a traditional office was over and gone? Nobody would work in …

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COVID-19 Winners and Losers

We are frequently asked by our clients and friends: what has been the effect of COVID-19 on our local real estate market? We try to observe, be objective, do research, read a lot, ask questions, and listen to the answers that people tell us. We are in the business of …

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Idaho is Booming

Boise is on all sorts of lists for Best Place to Live, to retire, for millennials, etc. Forbes recently said that Boise is the fastest growing city in the US. Trip Advisor named 8th Street/ Downtown Boise one of the coolest, hippest neighborhoods. Boise and Nampa were named the #2 and …

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“Zooming” into the Post-COVID-19 Office Era

We have all been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of people smarter than I say our lives and businesses will be permanently changed, rather like how America was changed by the terrorist attacks on Sept 11, 2001. This post will focus on how this pandemic has affected …

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Panic and Growth in Uncertain Times

It’s amazing the effect that COVID-19 has had on our minds and attitudes. Things are constantly changing, and America is a curious mix of full panic and hoarding to almost a cavalier disregard. We humans can easily get panicked, it’s something we do all too easily. And once panic sets …

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TRA Celebrates 20 Years of Representing Tenants

This year marks the 20th anniversary since Tenant Realty Advisors was formed and began supporting and advising clients in the greater Boise area. When I founded Tenant Realty Advisors in 2000 it was to address the lack of professional advisory services available to tenants in search of commercial office and industrial space. …

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