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Just Three Feet

I should start my blogging debut off right with some good old fashioned motivation. No kooky New Age one liners, no quotes by random famous people, no feel good about yourself for being a wimp because next time it will be better, and certainly no rehashed advice. Simply good old-fashioned, practical motivation on persistence, from Napoleon Hill’s book Think and Grow Rich. If you haven’t read...

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Cheeses and Warehouses

I love cheese. I specifically enjoy specialty cheeses. Warehouses are needed for companies that store and distribute large quantities of cheeses. Specialty cheeses fall into the category of aged cheddar, highly perishable soft-fresh cheeses, cream fortified cheeses, brie and soft-ripened cheeses, washed rind cheeses, blue cheese, well-aged hard cheeses, blended milks with combinations of cow,...

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What makes a great industrial real estate broker?

A good industrial broker has market knowledge; knowledge about rates/prices, where the market is headed, etc. A good industrial broker also has product knowledge; knowledge about warehouse design, such as dock level loading, cross docks, front loading, roof construction, etc. A good industrial broker has connections to the ports, airports, railroad operators, trucking, overland & local...

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How to Work a Room

This book is a national bestseller. How to Work a Room: Your Essential Guide to Savvy Socializing by Susan RoAne has a lot of great nuggets to help you work a room. I heard about this book a few times, but didn’t have any real interest in it until my friend, Rafael Fermoselle, had mentioned that he was reading the book. While this book isn’t the best book about business networking, it...

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Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

I love networking. I love the conversion of that initial fear into excitement. I love forcing myself to smile and get pumped up. I love talking to people and finding out all about them what they do, and how I can help them out. Keith Ferrazzi wrote a great book on networking entitled, Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time. I’ve got to say, the first time...

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Prologis and AMB Announce Merger

Prologis and AMB Announce Merger

Prologis is the largest industrial real estate investment trust in the world. Prologis is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as NYSE: PLD. AMB is another big industrial REIT. Both have properties out here in the Miami Airport West submarket. Together, these two companies will have major strength in the industrial market for owning property, as well as being a major operator and developer of...

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