About Us

The COMMERCIALCafé blog is a one-stop information resource for CRE professionals, business owners, and journalists covering topics that include commercial real estate industry news and reports, as well as studies covering real estate development, the U.S. job market, architecture, urbanism, proptech, design, and more.

Articles featured on our blog include quarterly and annual office sales reports; several series, which look at topics like taxes on commercial property, upcoming construction completions, creative office development, industrial and retail market analyses, and more. Our writers also keep you up to date with industry news, commercial real estate studies, top investments, reports on established U.S. markets, as well as emerging corridors and industry trends.

Our research is conducted and compiled by in-house analysts and writers. Mainly based on data aggregated by our sister-companies Yardi Matrix and PropertyShark, the data used to put together our market reports and studies also comes from public, governmental sources, as well as other reliable third-party providers. The quality of COMMERCIALCafé research, blog posts, and articles has resulted in frequent media mentions in both national and international publications. Our research has been featured by the New York Times, GlobeSt., Forbes, Inc, Patch, BusinessInsider, Curbed, AmericanInno, Fast Company, and more!

Who Owns COMMERCIALCafé?

COMMERCIALCafé is a leading commercial real estate information services provider developed by Yardi Systems.

Offering products and services tailored to the needs of the commercial real estate industry, COMMERCIALCafé also hosts listings of all property categories, including traditional and coworking office space, industrial space, and retail space for lease and for sale.

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Meet our writers

Ioana Ginsac

Ioana Gînsac is a staff writer covering all-things-CRE for the COMMERCIALCafé blog, including industry news, U.S. office and industrial market reports, features on development, architecture, urbanism, proptech, design, and more. Her work has been featured by AmericanInno, Bisnow, BusinessInsider, Commercial Property Executive, Curbed, Fast Company, Forbes, GlobeSt, Inc, Patch, The Real Deal.

Diana Sabau

With years of intense research on the U.S. commercial real estate market at Yardi Matrix, Diana is currently putting her experience to use by writing for the COMMERCIALCafé blog. She covers CRE investment, job market trends and tech. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, GlobeSt, The Real Deal, NAIOP, MSN and Bisnow.

Alexandra Farcas

Alexandra is a staff writer and communications specialist at COMMERCIALCafé, covering commercial real estate trends, news and tips. Her work can also be found on the PropertyShark blog, where she usually writes about the latest office deals. Alexandra’s articles have been featured by Bustle, NBC Washington, the Boston Business Journal, The Durst Organization, Philly Mag, HR Dive

Robert Demeter

Robert is a copywriter at COMMERCIALCafé and brings 3+ years of experience in commercial real estate. He previously worked as a copywriter at PropertyShark, as a senior associate editor at Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News, and also wrote monthly market reports at Yardi Matrix.

Patrick Mcgregor

Patrick McGregor is a senior writer at COMMERCIALCafé, covering the commercial real estate industry and overall economic trends in the United States. He also holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Before joining COMMERCIALCafé, Patrick was a senior writer at PropertyShark and a commercial real estate analyst at Yardi Matrix for five years.

Lucian Alixandrescu

Lucian is a copywriter for the COMMERCIALCafé team. He has several years of experience as a freelance writer and is eager to learn about all things real estate and marketing.

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