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Author Archives: Owen Rouse Jr.

Lawmakers to airlines: Improve service or Congress steps in

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday warned top airline executives to improve customer services or face congressional intervention after a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines flight in an incident the company’s chief executive called a ...

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Peering into commercial real estate’s crystal ball

The heartbeat of commercial real estate began to beat back to life in 2010, after essentially flatlining in 2009. Some notable office and industrial leases were inked and the hum of the BRAC spool-up emerged in Anne Arundel and Harford ...

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There is an overlooked art to due diligence in commercial real estate

Title and survey? Check. Environmental report? Check. Reconciled operating statements, 12 months trailing? Check. Rent roll, certified by the seller? Check. All of these items and many others are part of necessary due diligence associated with buying a property.  Much ...

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