Entries by jamesrmilner

Why Harris Teeter won’t leave Shops at Shadowline

One of the biggest news stories in the past few months has been the old Kmart property along Blowing Rock Road, here in Boone, NC.  Much has been said back and forth about the possibility of Harris Teeter relocating to this site either in a ground lease or traditional lease.  However, I wanted to inform […]

Town of Boone NC ETJ

Much has been said and covered in the news over the past few months regarding the Town of Boone NC ETJ or Extraterritorial Jurisdiction.  This area around the Town is designated as a planning buffer between the Town’s corporate limits and the County.  While there are a number of issues both for and against keeping […]

ICSC Carolinas Idea Exchange 2014

Last week I had the opportunity to not only attend ICSC Carolinas Idea Exchange but speak.  Speak on what you say, well Social Media and how I use it and its impact on Commercial Real Estate #CRE.  Back story, last year was my first year attending ICSC Carolinas Idea Exchange.  I attended a session on […]

NC Commercial Real Estate Market Forecast

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 2014 NC CCIM Triad Market Forecast.  Being that I am a designee now I thought it was time to get more involved in chapter events.  Seeing that I am attending ICSC Carolina Idea Exchange at the end of the month in Charlotte I wanted to broaden […]

Construction of ’494 Lofts’ Begins in Downtown Boone

One of the Board of Adjustment (BOA) cases that I heard this past year was the mixed use building in Downtown Boone now named 494 Lofts.  I remain a proponent of redevelopment of underutilized sites.  This in my opinion was one of those sites.  I believe that any new commercial development whether it be Downtown […]

Commercial Real Estate in a small market

Wow, it happened, my first blog post.  First off, I want to thank Sallie Aceto at Sallie B. Designs for helping me tweak what I obviously didn’t know.  Secondly, I want to thank Duke Long for encouraging me to tell it how it is, no sugar coating. Commercial Real Estate in a small market is […]