Monthly Archives: May 2010

Believable Hype Or Just the Same Old Smoke & Mirrors?

Believable Hype Or Just the Same Old Smoke & Mirrors?By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Could it be that all this talk about a Commercial Real Estate bust is just that? Outlook and Statistics released this week by a number of sources, including TD Bank, the National Association of Realtors and CSUF’s School of Economics certainly […]

Go Go Gourmet! Tickets On Sale Now at DPG Headquarters!

The Gourmet food truck is the hottest food trend around. Known widely throughout the streets of Los Angeles, these trucks do not often serve the Orange County area. Until now… Providing a prix fixe menu, we have: Louks- Gourmet Greek Food (www.LoukstoGo.com) Crepes Bonaparte- Crepes and More (www.CrepesBonaparte.com) Barcelona on the Go- Spanish & Argentinian […]

Avoid the Summertime Vacancy Blues

Avoid the Summertime Vacancy Blues By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Graduation time, kids are out of school, family vacations and three day weekends are here, you guessed it, summertime is upon us. Even the best apartment communities experience turnover in the summertime. Follow these 3 secrets to make sure you fill your vacancies before Independence […]

Consumer Spending On The Rise

Consumer Spending On The RiseBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Screw the banks, feed the economy…or so the actions of our nations consumers most currently suggest. Data released today by Morgan Stanley shows that mortgage delinquencies are up 8% from mid-2007, but that consumer spending rose 3.6% in the United States last quarter. So instead of […]

My Plea To Congress

My Plea To Congress By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Recently, I was selected by the Institute of Real Estate Management to join them in Washington, DC to lobby our state and district politicians on behalf of the interests of Commercial Real Estate owners locally and nationwide. Our interests include but are not limited to: preserving […]