This year at NMHC’s 2017 Annual Meeting, there was a mixture of optimism and caution with respect to the outlook for our industry. The biggest economic concern was the looming threat of another recession, but many panelists and researchers have pushed that possibility to the side in favor of economic growth. Inflation is not increasing by double digits and interest rates are still historically low.
It was late December, 2015. I had been with Greysteel for three months at that point, and already I felt like I had a to-do list that would take me longer to read through than a Saturday visit to the DMV. I was sitting at my desk, staring at a blank Microsoft Word document, attempting to organize my thoughts on Greysteel’s 2016 marketing strategy and goals. It was late, I was tired, and that damn blinking cursor on the screen was relentlessly taunting me. My thoughts began to wander and I started to ask myself what really mattered. Sponsorships? Events? Press releases? Media coverage? Swag for conferences? Gifts for clients? Wait a second…
Duerk Brewer joined Greysteel in June 2016 as Managing Director, focused on overseeing the firm's operations and Transaction Services Center. Based out in Phoenix, AZ, Duerk travels throughout our seven different offices, working on developing and implementing the company's strategic goals and objectives. Interested in learning more about Greysteel Managing Director Duerk Brewer? We spoke to Duerk to find out a little more about his background - check it out below!
Put down your pitchforks. Extinguish those torches. You in the back, let’s pump the breaks on the hurtful jeering. We admit it, we made a mistake. Our original attempt at a blog was met with the same level of success as New Coke, Troy’s acceptance of the Trojan Horse, and the filling of the Hindenburg with hydrogen. Just bad stuff, all around. Mea culpa.
Haven’t tuned in to our old blog before? Here is a snapshot. Let’s call this episode Breaking (down) Bad: