According to a recent article in the Birmingham Business Journal, experts say 2017 should see the continuation of commercial real estate momentum that began in 2016. Our Philip Currie, SIOR, CCIM, told the BBJ, “Location drivers will continue to influence the market. Additionally, design factors and consideration are currently, and will continue to be, at the forefront of decision making when business owners are selecting a new office space.” J.H. Berry has seen this trend with companies who are looking for open office spaces and those who are looking to work in a space that reflects their office culture. Philip also said that the announcements of several big moves in 2016 will begin impacting the market in 2017. Read article.