Executive Director’s Message: November 2016

We’re already tired of hearing about it but it has just begun……… Talking about what happened on Tuesday as Donald Trump won the Presidential Election. This has created much talk in the media and business World. Many questions unanswered. Here’s one, how will President-Elect Donald Trump effect the Food Service Industry? We are not yet…

CREATING WEALTH

Why would  you buy and own a fee simple commercial space at Niu  Valley Center as an investment and/or an owner operator? We all understand the importance of buying and owning a home, but the same holds true for your business.  Niu Valley Center is converting to a retail/commercial condominium. This conversion will give a…

Salmonella on Oahu

You probably have heard about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to limu poke. The announcements by the DOH have confirmed that a Kahuku farm, Marine Agrifuture LLC (also known as Olakai Hawaii) is the source. At least 14 people have been sickened starting in mid-October, including children.  Four people have been hospitalized.  Salmonella…

Location Location Location?

It’s the oldest mantra in real estate history, but is it true that a great location is the single biggest factor in ensuring your restaurant’s success?  Well, that depends. While a good location with high volumes of foot traffic and lots of visibility is undoubtedly a big factor in a restaurant’s success, it isn’t the…