Northeast Ohio Jobs and Utica Shale

The Utica shale gas resources are forecasted to bring an addition 65,000 at an average $50k per year to the long suffering Northeast sector of Ohio.  The area has been Ohio’s highest chronic unemployment since the steel industry shut down in the late 70s and early 80s. According to the study Ohio’s gross domestic product […]

Retail Sheds Fears of Double Dip

The first half of 2011 saw strong leasing and buy activity, but after the debt limit negotiations last summer, the 2nd half was gripped by uncertainty and near certainty of a double dip.  Fears subsided by year end and so far this year there has been strong activity beginning the second week of January. Gerry […]

Real Estate Photography

I though this also might be of interest to a few of my readers.  A comment came up on a residential blog named Active Rain that I also wanted to address here.  I’m on the ‘other’ side of the business where picture quality isn’t a big deal, but it still is to me.  I think it’s […]