Kevin Maggiacomo Named as a Best CRE Boss for Promoting Diversity In case you missed the July issue of Real Estate Forum, the magazine recently announced SVN International Corp. President and CEO Kevin Maggiacomo has been named a 2016 Best CRE Boss for his efforts promoting diversity throughout the commercial real estate industry. The annual awards recognize inspirational
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Happy 4th of July from Kevin Maggiacomo

  • July 4, 2016
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By Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO of SVN International Corp. (SVNIC)
Celebrating Our Nation’s Independence Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. It celebrates the birth of a great nation founded by men and women who understood the meaning and value of disruptive thinking, service, honor, leadership and above all, freedom. As we approach this 4th of July holiday, I can’t help but think of
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US Commercial Real Estate Markets After BREXIT

  • June 28, 2016
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By Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO of SVN International Corp. (SVNIC)
Analysis for SVN CRE Colleagues and Clients Last week the world woke up to the implausible, the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union. Immediately global and domestic equity markets have been volatile with rapid downside moves while perceived “safe” assets such as gold and US Treasury bonds soared in price. REIT stocks, perhaps
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Kevin Maggiacomo on Gender Balance and Shared Value  In December 2015, Kevin Maggiacomo was invited to speak at the very prestigious Greene Institute “Closing the Gap” conference on achieving gender balance. Other speakers at the conference included New York Times Columnist Tom Friedman and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair. Kevin used
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2016 Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook

  • January 29, 2016
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO of Sperry Van Ness International Corp. (SVN)
As we progress through the start of a new year, I am pleased to share my thoughts on the robust 12 months past and to offer my outlook for the commercial real estate market in 2016. Before I do, I would be remiss if I did not thank the SVN Advisors, staff, and fellow brokers for their
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Sperry Van Ness is Now SVN

  • December 2, 2015
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A Letter From President & CEO Kevin Maggiacomo   I have always believed the status quo to be the arch nemesis of great companies. Embracing the status quo breeds mediocrity and as brand leaders, our jobs are to disrupt that mediocrity and to achieve excellence. Along these lines, I am excited to announce an exciting change we
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Stock Market Volatility and Commercial Real Estate

  • September 16, 2015
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By Kevin Maggiacomo
Stock Market Fluctuations As you have probably noticed, the global financial markets have been going through a period of turmoil. The fundamental issues that underlie the stock market corrections haven’t changed and we shouldn’t be surprised with continued stock market swings.  The text that follows will provide a macroeconomic backdrop for these recent market fluctuations and will serve as
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By Julia Taibl, Marketing & Operations Intern
It’s no secret that the nation’s corporate landscape is lacking in gender diversity. Only 11.8% of executive officer positions in the 100 largest public companies in Massachusetts are held by women. With women occupying just under half of the nation’s workforce and earning over half of the nation’s bachelor’s degrees, this 11.8% is a problem — which
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DTZ/CW merger highlights the need for the SVN Difference

  • May 18, 2015
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Kevin Maggiacomo
The Cushman & Wakefield/DTZ merger has dominated international commercial real estate headlines since its announcement on May 11th.  During that time, debates around the water cooler have centered on its impact and relevance to competitive firms and individual practitioners.  My staff and I have understandably been asked questions like, “What does this mean?” and “Does
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2015 Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook

  • February 3, 2015
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By Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO
2015 Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook As we look forward to 2015, I am pleased to share my perspective on the exceptional year now behind us and to offer an updated outlook for the economy and commercial real estate marketplace. Before I do that, I would be remiss if I did not thank our Sperry
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