Author: Mark Staples

Our New Investment Analysis Tool

We recently launched our new property investment analysis tool on our website. The tool is designed to help you calculate some key performance measures to take into consideration while analyzing different real estate investments. The focus here is on actual

We are seeking experienced, multi-disciplinary real estate professionals

Triangle Special Properties of Durham, NC is looking for a dynamic individual to join our fast paced Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Team. We are seeking experienced, multi-disciplinary real estate professionals that desire to be part of building something special. We

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We Proudly Move Forward… Triangle Special Properties

Announcing the opening of our new commercial real estate firm headquarters in Durham, NC. Triangle Special Properties initial office will be located in Durham’s North Pointe Plaza wih Mark Staples as Executive Director and Gabe Gorelick as Senior Vice President.

The Future of CRE…. Parking Lots?

While there are many naysayers regarding the future of driverless cars, past experience tells us that they will become ubiquitous in the decades to come. Just look at these 3 examples of naysayer predictions and their ultimate outcome.

More About Finding Office Space

If you are looking for a home, the internet has become a game-changer. People have instant access to websites like Zillow, Trulia and Street Easy as your go-to places to rent, buy and sell properties. Commercial real estate, and particularly

We Sell… Or Else!

The phrase “We Sell Or Else” was the promise of David Ogilvey, the man who is widely considered the father of the advertising business. Being great admirers of Ogilvey, my team and I have adopted “We Sell or Else” as our

So you want to go it alone…

When you have found your ideal location for your business and decide to pursue a lease on the space, chances are you’ll be presented with a typed or printed commercial lease prepared either by the landlord or his lawyer. Commercial

Brick-and-Mortar or Online Store…Why Not Both?

It wasn’t that long ago that most people did all of their household shopping in their local stores complete with parking and weather problems, long lines, and wobbly shopping carts. It wasn’t until 1995 that companies like decided to challenge the

Want to Be Invested Without Owning Buildings?

Recently, I had my annual meeting with my personal money manager to cover the progress of my retirement accounts. Since I am in the real estate business it is only natural that the subject of REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts)

The Different Types of Office Buildings

Office buildings are generally classified into one of these three categories: Class A, Class B, and Class C. These classifications allow brokers and their clients to more easily characterize and differentiate available office space. Because standards vary by market, there