Category Archives: Office

Vice Mayor: Miami May Have the Sizzle But Broward is “Getting Ours”

I was honored to host the June 10, 2021 meeting of the South Florida Office Brokers Association (SFOBA) for only our second live event in the past 18 months. My clients, Prisma at Cypress Creek sponsored the event. Prisma is … Continue reading

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“Virtual Property Signs,” Tenant Representation and Why Online Property Listings are Always Wrong

We’ve all heard how Commercial Real Estate is slow to adapt to emerging technology. But I’ve noticed a new tech trend that has very  quietly surfaced on the internet. It is something I call the “virtual property sign.” For as … Continue reading

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Tenant Representation – The Best Deal in Commercial Real Estate?

As a tenant representative, my job is to help my clients to find the best deal on the ideal location for their business. One of my key points in selling tenant representation is that it costs the tenant absolutely nothing. … Continue reading

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Tenant Representation and Whatever Happened to Price Transparency?

 This is the latest in my continuing series on tenant representation.  No time to read? Click here  or on the video above. This month’s article is about price transparency – or the lack thereof. What is price transparency? Let’s … Continue reading

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Back to The Office

It’s been a year since the onset of the COVID lockdown in the U.S. and for millions of Americans, work from home has become the new norm. We still have a long way to go and some major logistical roadblocks … Continue reading

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A Shot In the Arm – Thought I’d Share One of My Better Email Blasts

I generally tend to blog on items related to office space leasing and commercial real estate. If all I did was promote my properties, I probably wouldn’t get a lot of attention. But sometimes I come up with promotional pieces … Continue reading

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The South Florida Office Market Post-COVID – a Year-End Snapshot

I began my career as a commercial real estate market analyst and built a paid subscriber base of top investors and lenders. My reports were also featured in the local and national press. Today, I spend more time doing deals … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle – Words of Hope, 360° Tours and My Return to Cypress Creek

I remain optimistic that some good will come out of our recent struggles. In a recent facebook post celebrating my 30th wedding anniversary, I quoted Marvin Gaye’s 1971 classic What’s Going On. “We’ve got to find a way to bring … Continue reading

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Special for 4/20: CBD vs. CBD – A New Definition for a Key Term in Commercial Real Estate

I am told the number 420 and the date 4/20 have special significance.  The term CBD has been used in Commercial Real Estate for years. More recently it has taken on a new meaning in cannabis culture. Here is my special … Continue reading

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VIDEO – KensTrends is Now on Video!

I’m Ken Silberling, I’m a commercial real estate broker in South Florida. It’s March 2020 and with the world pretty much shut down, I thought it would be productive to learn how to put my blog, KensTrends on video. I’ve … Continue reading

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Finding Value in South Florida Office Space – “The Submarket that Time Forgot”

As a tenant/buyer representative, it is my mission to find value in South Florida commercial real estate. Working with office tenants throughout the South Florida market, I am finding it increasingly difficult to find space for less than $30 per … Continue reading

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What’s Unusual About My Most Recent Office Market Report, and a 2020 Outlook. Part 1

I recently presented highlights of my most recent office market report to the South Florida Office Brokers Association. The key points: Our tremendous job growth and population growth have positioned South Florida as a highly attractive investment market. In addition, … Continue reading

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New Logo, New Digs, New Deals, New Opportunities

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve joined Levy Realty Advisors as Senior Vice President of Brokerage and Tenant Representation. It’s basically an extension and expansion on what I’ve been doing for the past 30+ years in South Florida; creating value … Continue reading

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Miami With A Twist Of Lime – Mass Transit, Micro Mobility and Their Impact on South Florida

Until very recently, I never thought I’d be using South Florida and mass transit in the same sentence. But through a combination of the latest mobile technology, cooperation between the public and private sectors and some serious investment capital, I … Continue reading

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