Lisa Duke participates in BizWomen’s 2020 Mentoring Monday

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“I love joining such an incredible group of successful women to mentor young ladies at Mentoring Monday hosted by South Florida Business Journal at Nova Southeastern University. I show up being a mentor and leave learning so much from these young ladies who are embarking on their careers. It is gratifying.” – Lisa Duke Click here to see a slideshow of event … Read More

Duke Presents at the 59th Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast for the Executives’ Association of Fort Lauderdale

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Our firm’s President, Walter B. Duke, III, MAI, CCIM delivered the annual Broward County Economic Forecast to a packed room of over 500+ attendees at the 59th Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast for the Executives’ Association of Fort Lauderdale at Signature Grand. The 2020 economy looks good overall with only a few potential headwinds. #valuationandadvisory #economicstudies #weknowflorida #walterduke #trusted #since1975

Broward-Fort Lauderdale CCIM District Luncheon Series – Pompano Beach is Popping!

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The Broward-Fort Lauderdale CCIM District concluded its 2019 Luncheon to another packed house. Kim Briesemeister, Principal of RMA, spoke about the millions of dollars of public and private projects underway and planned in Pompano Beach on the beach, downtown and at the Isle of Casino. Pompano Beach is popping! Many compare it to the early days of Delray Beach. We … Read More

Duke Moderates the Realtors Commercial Alliance Commercial Real Estate Symposium

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Firm President, Walter B. Duke, III, MAI, CCIM moderated a stellar panel at the recent Realtors Commercial Alliance Commercial Real Estate Symposium in Boca Raton, Florida.  Panelist included Tim Dougher, VP of Business Recruitment, Retention and Expansion of the Palm Beach Business Development Board, Bob Swindell, President/CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, and Pete Tesch, President of the Economic … Read More

5 Top Takeaways from the 2nd Annual CCIM Broward/Fort Lauderdale Outlook Conference

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CCIM BROWARD / FORT LAUDERDALE 2ND ANNUAL OUTLOOK CONFERENCE`

I had the privilege of moderating the 2nd Annual CCIM Broward/Fort Lauderdale Outlook Conference held at Signature Grand in Davie, Florida.  Keynote speaker, Spencer Levy, Chairman of America’s Research and Senior Economic Advisor, spoke to the packed room of over 100 commercial real estate professionals about global mega-trends that impact local commercial real estate.  Here are my top five takeaways: 1.     No … Read More

Commercial Real Estate’s Global Standard for Professional Achievement – CCIM

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Another packed house of CRE professionals at Morton’s Steakhouse for the latest installment of the Fort Lauderdale-Broward CCIM Luncheon Speaker Series.  This month Jessi Blakely, Vice President of Strategic Communications for global real estate developer Tavistock Development provided an informative and lively overview of the amazing plans in store for the redevelopment of the iconic Pier 66 property.  We hope … Read More

The Latest Rage in Commercial Real Estate – Opportunity Zones

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The Treasury finally announced more precise rules for the eagerly anticipated Opportunity Zone program and billions in capital are lining up to invest in real estate development within these zones.  Part of President Trump’s Tax Plan, the program is intended to serve a catalyst for economic development in blighted areas across the country in areas designated Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zone tax break … Read More

Lisa Duke participates in the South Florida Business Journal CFO Roundtable Series – South Florida CFO take on many roles

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Our CFO Lisa Duke, recently represented Walter Duke + Partners at the South Florida Business Journal CFO Roundtable to discuss timely issues and trends that impact our business. “CFOs need to constantly touch base with various departments – including IT, human resources, sales or payroll – to stay effective, the panelists said. After that, they need to go back to the … Read More