Chris Falk

Commercial Real Estate Broker

The key to gaining a competitive edge for any commercial real estate portfolio, large or small, is to team up with a successful local real estate professional. Chris’ local market knowledge, combined with his national and international NGKF certification, has helped him develop valued relationships with property owners and an intimate knowledge of market major tenants, government agencies, and technical advisors. Chris assists his clients in maximizing the value of their real estate holdings through consultation, dispositions, and acquisition.

Golf, RV’s, Land, Water Shares… What Else Do You Need?!?!

Posted on September 11, 2015

Great piece of commercial real estate in Northern Utah.  The dry-farm could be pulled off separately as there are buyers willing to purchase that specific piece of the asset at closing (should an investor or operator not have interest).  Feel free to contact me with any questions or interest you might have or Click Here For Brief […]

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Google Creates New Holding Company, ‘Alphabet’

Posted on August 14, 2015

I thought this was an interesting piece of news.  Google, as many are aware, is making pretty significant headway with their new fiber product right here in Utah.  The announcement of their new holding company, Alphabet, will likely turn up in Utah sooner than later and will certainly have an impact on real estate- both […]

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How Much Longer?

Posted on August 11, 2015

Commercial real estate is enjoying an epic run with prices approaching and in some cases surpassing pre-recession highs, new supply coming online at a controlled pace, and rental rates growing at about twice the rate of core inflation (which excludes food and energy). With the economic recovery having just begun its seventh year, some in […]

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Can Anything Stop the Momentum???

Posted on August 6, 2015

Below is a link to a great article produced by our friends at First American Title.  Though it is catered slightly to the retail market, I think it provides great insight as to potential hurdles that could affect CRE in the future.  Great read… Disruptive Forces in Retail Real Estate August 2015

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Mid-Year Market Report

Posted on July 30, 2015

Our mid-year Utah real estate market report was just released.  Great overview of how our state is performing in real-time. Click here for report

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Vista Outdoor Announces New Global HQ

Posted on June 16, 2015

This is great news about Utah business real estate as reported by Utah Business Magazine…  With the announcement of Vista Outdoor and their New World HQ, the list of large, strong (local and national) companies either relocating or putting down serious roots continues to expand for South Davis County and Northern Utah as a whole.

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Higher Wages=Increased Spending=Strong RE Holdings…

Posted on June 12, 2015

Real Estate Experts Weigh In Wages are finally starting to accelerate after more than five years of lackluster growth. With consumer spending accounting for more than two-thirds of total GDP, this is welcome news for the economy. As incomes rise, the increased demand for goods and services will filter through to housing, business capital spending […]

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Population and CRE Effects…

Posted on May 21, 2015

Population growth is a key driver of demand for commercial and business real estate. Although job growth is routinely cited as the most important economic driver of demand, there would be no job growth without population growth. It’s a chicken-and-egg relationship: Population growth provides the raw material for building a skilled and educated workforce, which […]

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Q1 2015 Office Snapshot

Posted on April 26, 2015

Office Real Estate Market At-A-Glance The office real estate market, particularly in Salt Lake County continues to trend upwards as vacancy decreases and absorption remains.  Groups looking to find large blocks of space in the CBD area are finding limited opportunities as new construction is not yet online and available space remains tight.

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Construction Activity Update

Posted on April 10, 2015

The Gradual Incline This is NGKF’s most recent construction update regarding office space.  I think it provides great insight as to what we’re not only seeing here in Utah, but across the nation.  Enjoy! Construction activity is ramping up across all product types; however, with the exception of apartments, the rate of increase has been […]

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