Posts by Jason Hughes
The story of the “canary in the coal mine” is an advanced warning of danger. The metaphor originates from when miners used to carry caged canaries while at work; if the air in the mine became toxic, the canary would die before levels of gas became hazardous to humans. Many of our clients consider Hughes Marino the canary—an alert system that would be the first to go on record that the commercial real estate market had become toxic…like we did back in 1999 and 2007, a year in advance to each of those prior major recessions. Well, that day is today.Read More
‘We Are on Fire’-Hughes Marino Continues to Expand in Seattle, Plans New Portland Office
BOMA-Enemy of the Common Folk (aka Building Tenants)
Proposal to Ban Dual Agency Turned Back in California
Lessons Learned From Our Morning With Howard Schultz
Brokers Leave CBRE to Open New Office in Seattle Skyscraper
Dual-Agency Practice Has Lawmaker Attention
A Time to ACT
Shining a Light on Lease Operating Expenses
The Failed Evolution of an Industry
California Real Estate Ruling Shakes Up Dual Agency Norms
Landmark Ruling by California Supreme Court in Horiike v. Coldwell Banker
‘Dual Agency’ Transactions Under Scrutiny in California Court Case
3-Pointers, Hot Dogs, and Office Space?
Jason Hughes is chairman, CEO, and owner of Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate company with offices across the nation. A pioneer in the field of tenant representation, Jason has exclusively represented tenants and buyers for more than 25 years. He writes about topics in commercial real estate from a tenant’s perspective on his blog, Downtown Dirt. Contact Jason at 1-844-662-6635 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.