Getting to Know Kevin Yates

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Kevin Yates has been with Allegro since 2009 and became a partner in 2015. He lives in University Heights with his wife Maureen, their son Brendan (2.5), and their daughter Morgan (11 months). When not at work, Kevin loves going to see live music, attending Indians and Cavs games and spending time with his family. […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Hire a Global Real Estate Company

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When it comes to hiring a company to manage your commercial real estate transactions, bigger is always better, right? Not in this industry. Consider some of the negatives before selecting what is perceived to be a large, “global” brokerage to handle your company’s real estate needs. Global Franchise Restrictions Global real estate companies operate as […]

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Thoughts on the recent Crain’s article, “Young Brokers Wanted”

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Last week in Crain’s Cleveland Business (11/02/2015 issue), Stan Bullard, the esteemed real estate writer for that publication, wrote an insightful article entitled, “Young Brokers Wanted.” In the process of identifying a problem for much of the Commercial Real Estate (“CRE”) industry, Mr. Bullard exposed some of the flaws of the conventional CRE brokerage model. […]

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