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Kibitz with Jill Wager of Crystal Bridges

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This week we had an opportunity to visit with Jill Wager, Corporate Relations Manager of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Like many in Northwest Arkansas, we are thrilled about its' opening this week, and were very grateful for the opportunity to "kibitz" with them this week: With the opening of the long-awaited Crystal Bridges right around the corner, what can Northwest Arkansas expect opening week? We are delighted to open the doors of Crystal Bridges this week to share the remarkable art, architecture, and nature. Those who have joined as Original Members have the opportunity for a sneak peek…
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Kibitz Means Chat

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We are excited to launch our first "blog series": Kibitz (chat) 1.0 The word kibitz in the Jewish community means to chat. In recent "chats" that we have had with various leaders in Northwest Arkansas, the idea grew that we needed to share their expertise with all of you. We needed to offer a platform where anyone in the world could search, learn, and understand the beautiful dynamics of the Northwest Arkansas region. Where many areas nationally are struggling in the midst of economic crisis, Northwest Arkansas has still continued to show growth and flourish. For the next twelve weeks,…
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Walmart U.S. Apparel office relocates to Bentonville

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Walmart U.S. Apparel office relocates to Bentonville In today's Walmart Memo - In Walmart U.S., we're getting back to the basics of our business, and our customers and associates are noticing. Over the past year, we've renewed our focus on Every Day Low Costs and Every Day Low Prices in order to really deliver, and today we're taking another step in that effort. Many of you will remember in early 2009 we announced that to make a play in fashion we moved our Apparel office to New York City in order to be at the "center of the fashion industry."…
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A Differentiation of Triple Net Leases and Gross Leases

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By Ida Fineberg, Broker & Co-Owner of Steve Fineberg & Associates The Commercial Lease – it conjures images of clauses, conditions, timelines and COSTS. The stipulations and conditions that ultimately become part of a lease are as varied and numerous as there are active leases. One of the most important parts of a lease is costs/fees and who pays what – the lessor/owner or the lessee/tenant – either way this part of the lease is one that deserves a look. Let’s look at the Tripe Net Lease. All property owners have, for the most part, three costs which are part…
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Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Hunger in Northwest Arkansas

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This past year we took some time to reflect and prioritize some issues that we felt were at the heart-strings of our organization. Each day we have an opportunity to work alongside businesses and individuals who help make our community a better place - a place that continues to grow and flourish. It is easy sometimes to forget that there are still many people in our community who really struggle, and although the agents and staff here at Steve Fineberg & Associates all contribute so much of their time and resources privately for various causes in our community, we realized…
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Every dog has its' day: Multi-family tips and trends in today's market

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The multi-family market seems to be a hot topic in commercial real estate these days. Why do you think this is? Because of the difficulty associated with the purchase of single family homes, many cannot buy, and this creates opportunity for multi-family investors, and those generally interested in acquiring income producing real-estate..   Tell us about your experience in the multi-family market. Many years ago, in another lifetime, I was in the business of syndicating limited partnerships where we acquired t apartment buildings. At that time I had a property management company that physically managed the apartments, and I in…
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ALPFA - Northwest Arkansas Non-profit Makes Waves

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By Ida Fineberg, Principal Broker Northwest Arkansas can now add another trophy to its case as it was recently announced that the Sam Walton School of Business will be the home of the ALPFA Institute. Why is this important? And wait – what is ALPFA, anyways? Why is it important? Well, anything having to do with the School of Business brings bigger and better educational opportunities to the area by developing a better educated and more capable workforce. Local companies know that they have the people that they need here in order to grow and prosper and that, my friends,…
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September 13th - Bond Election

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As an office, Steve Fineberg & Associates, refrains from taking any sort of political stance in elections. However, on September 13th the City of Rogers is planning a bond election that will directly impact economic development in our area. We felt that this was a good opportunity to highlight what the bond is, and what it could mean for our region in way of growth and opportunity. The Rogers/Lowell Chamber of Commerce has provided this information to further answer questions: When is the election? Election Day is Tuesday, September 13. Early Voting will begin Tuesday, September 6. Who can vote…
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Then & Now... A snapshot look at the growth of Northwest Arkansas

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If you are familiar with Northwest Arkansas at all, you have probably heard it said that this area has grown... a LOT. But you may not know why or how exactly. Our team decided to take a deeper look at this growth over the past two decades, and wanted to share a few of our findings. It's easy to see that this little corner of the state has really bloomed into a national hub for economic growth and development. Ethnic Trends from 1990-2010: 2010 Census Population White Latino Asian African American Other MSA 463,204 353,302 69,087 10,884 8,629 21,302 Rogers…
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Take a moment to get to know our team...

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Take a moment to get to know our team: Steve Fineberg - President, Principal Broker Steve is from Fort Smith, Arkansas and is a graduate from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Marketing and Managing. Steve has been in the real estate business for thirty years, been a licensed broker for twenty, and a member of CCIM for eight. Steve works in the commercial real estate market servicing the greater Northwest Arkansas area. Steve brings a keen, analytical eye to all sales, determining needs and providing solutions to benefit both sides. Steve’s energetic and analytical approach to business…
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Five Critical Points To Consider When Selecting Your Commercial Real Estate Agency & Broker

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When selecting a commercial agency and broker you will want to review several points that can have direct influence on the outcome of your sales or leasing effort. From their personal knowledge and experiences our team of commercial experts have compiled this list of tips that all buyers and sellers, tenants and landlords should consider when choosing the perfect commercial agency and broker to represent the client's interest. 1. Does the broker have contacts within the real estate sector in which their client's property is located? Is that agency familiar with the marketing of properties such as office, retail, commercial…
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An Early Christmas Gift For Northwest Arkansas - 21C Hotel Coming Soon

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By Ida Fineberg - Vice President, Executive Broker November 11th, 2011 Christmas will come early to Bentonville, Arkansas as this town will unwrap what is set to be, in the world of art and culture, a wonderful gift, The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Nestled among beautiful water features, trails, and framed by the natural beauty that is found in Northwest Arkansas, The Crystal Bridges Museum will shine the cultural spotlight on Bentonville and its surrounding areas as never before (well, culturally speaking, this is the home of Walmart after all). However, with the arrival of the Crystal Bridges…
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The learning curve...

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The learning curve Marketing in today's workplace looks a lot different than it did just a few years ago. For years, Steve Fineberg, President of Steve Fineberg & Associates has been on the cutting edge of real estate marketing through his multi-faceted print, radio, signage, and expo platforms. However, just a year ago Steve realized that there was a new technology platform that was sweeping the nation - social media. I had an opportunity to visit with Steve this week and have him share his insights on how the digital shift in today's marketing has effected his plans to reach…
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Who We Are...

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Steve Fineberg & Associates, Inc. is a full service real estate brokerage company. Our President, Steve Fineberg has been a Commercial Specialist for over thirty years. Our office has a team of local market experts that can guide you through every step along the way to achieving your business goals. Our Commercial Real Estate Services Include Commercial Sales When it’s time to buy or sell, rely on our proprietary market data and experienced brokerage professionals to realize your business goals. We provide a comprehensive approach to identifying and serving the best commercial opportunities in Northwest Arkansas. Commercial Leasing Leasing commercial…
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