Velocity January 2018 Newsletter
Velocity January 2018 Newsletter
Velocity January 2018 Newsletter

Happy New Year!

Notions of constant and never ending improvement (Kaizen) is what drives  Kaizen Commercial Real Estate. Kaizen was founded with the idea that commercial real estate professionals have an enormous responsibility to promote business, entrepreneurship, and investment activities in their respective communities.  In fact, this notion is part of the  Kaizen mission.  It is our goal and honor to promote the business, entrepreneurship, and investment activities within Yuma County.  Doing so with passion is imperative to the future success of the region.

4 Factors Impacting CRE in Yuma for 2018

The Bluffs Is Now Managed by Kaizen Commercial Real Estate

Self managed, Bluffs Homeowners Association has announced that are now being managed by Kaizen Commercial Real Estate. After years of self management, the association voted to make the switch to professional management to help save time and energy. With Kaizen CRE, the association will benefit from streamline accounting, maintenance, collections, compliance, and more. “We provide comprehensive management solutions for homeowner’s associations, retail, office, industrial, multi-family, and storage,” said Liz Williams, property manage for Kaizen CRE. “From full service, to build your own management packages we can help HOAs manage more efficiently.” For information about our property management services, contact Liz Williams at 928-277-8211 or

Yuma Makes National Headlines!

Yuma was listed in the USA Today as one of the top 25 cities for job growth in 2017. Ranked at number 23, Yuma, Ariz. saw a 3.6 percent jump in employment beating out Tucson at .07 percent and Phoenix at 1.7 percent. The article states that the strongest sectors for job growth in Yuma were mining, farming, and construction. Read the full article here!

The Importance of Reputation Management

Have you ever been swayed from visiting a store because of the poor customer reviews? You are not alone. Worse off, if a company does not respond to online feedback, you leave the customer to draw their own conclusions. Your online reputation is critical. How do we manage our online presence effectively? Read more!

Property Manager Receives AEA Community Heroes Award

Liz Williams, Property Manager for  Kaizen received AEA’s Community Hero Award on December 22, 2017. Liz was nominated by Jamie Haines and Alissa Guevara of Gowan Science Academy, for her volunteer efforts as PTO President of the school. AEA recognizes individuals who make a difference in the community. Recognition takes place during their 75 Years of Giving Campaign. Congratulations Liz and all of her efforts to better the Yuma community through volunteering.

Shopping Centers to Reinvent Themselves as Simply ‘Centers’ By 2030

Your local shopping mall may get some new unexpected tenants in the near future. ‘Centers’ will soon offer healthcare, educational and leisure uses. ““The speed of change may catch some people by surprise, as the mindset and requirements of the consumer will evolve more quickly than the industry can adapt.” Read more retail predictions from Commercial Broker Real Estate click here.

Featured Listing: 5th Avenue General Commercial Building

5,000 sqft insulated pre-fabricated metal building on 5th Avenue and 3rd Street in Yuma, AZ on a 0.52 lot. Perfect location for a church, retail space, gym, or a place to store your boat/ Imperial Sand Dunes toys. Property contains small apartment inside metal building, plenty of paved parking, and is fully fenced. For more information on this property and all of  Kaizen’s CRE listings click here.