“2 Minutes With…” Robert Schell, SIOR Cushman & Wakefield/Pyramid Brokerage Company

Date Posted: January 10, 2019

We pulled our Buffalo, NY office President and Real Estate Broker Robert A. Schell, SIOR aside for a 2-minute rapid fire Q&A session. Here’s what we learned!

1. What are you most excited about right now in terms of Commercial Real Estate industry trends and how is Buffalo, NY benefitting specifically?

HR and employee demand is currently driving the need for new, modern, and flexible work environments. In turn, this is driving new development and renovations.

2. In your experience, what trends are you seeing most in our marketplace?

(Example: migration from the suburbs back to the Central Business District, influx in industrial demand)
Flexible work environments, especially in the new Class A Central Business District buildings.

3. What is the first thing you recommend to a client when searching for new office or commercial space in general? Any tips for those just beginning their search?

Hire a broker…then have a good understanding of company culture and what is driving the space need.

4. Opinion: Will the Buffalo Bills make the playoffs again this year?


Editor’s Note: At the time of publishing, it is confirmed that the Buffalo Bills did not make the playoffs. 2019 is our year!

Contributors to this article include:
Robert A. Schell, SIOR

Taylor Griffith works in Marketing Support & Research for Cushman & Wakefield Pyramid Brokerage Company based in Buffalo, NY. Taylor is a Licensed Real Estate Professional and has 9+ years’ experience in social media management.

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