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Ian Pierce
Ian Pierce

Ian Pierce

The Weitzman Group

As director of corporate communications for Weitzman/Cencor, Ian Pierce is heavily involved in retail market research in the state’s major markets, responsible for detailing industry conditions in Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio. Through the years, his work has been recognized with more than 20 awards from the Press Club of Dallas, the International Association of Communicators, and the Northeast Texas Press Association. Pierce also is the recipient of the Communicator of the Year award, the highest honor presented by the Dallas chapter of IABC.

Stories by Ian Pierce

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CRE Opinion

How Running Reveals the Power of Place

Weitzman's Ian Pierce reflects on lessons learned in commercial real estate from his favorite pastime.
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Commercial Real Estate

Brick And Mortar Retail is Bouncing Back

Online can satisfy our need for things. It can’t satisfy our need for connection – or haircuts!
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Commercial Real Estate

How a Pandemic Challenges The Real Estate Communication Plan

Weitzman's Ian Pierce shares how his firm handles internal, external, and client communication during COVID-19
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Commercial Real Estate

Why Low Levels of Retail Construction Are Here to Stay

Projected 2019 construction of 1.7 million square feet of new retail in DFW–about half of the 2018 total.
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Commercial Real Estate

CRE Opinion: The Big Power of Small Retail Concepts

Salons, cycle studios, dental offices, and dry cleaners show just how healthy the DFW retail market is.

Stories by Ian Pierce

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Commercial Real Estate

CRE Opinion: The Power Center is Dead, Long Live the Power Center

After reaching a low in 2009, power center retail has made a comeback. 
Commentary

Ian Pierce: In NY For the Holidays, Texas is Magic

Taking a team from Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio to New York for a trade show is an expensive proposition. But it was worth every penny.
Retail

Ian Pierce: Three Things To Know About Four Retail Markets

Texas’ major metros—Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio—each have different histories, cultures, and leading industries. But when it comes to the health of their retail markets, they are all on the same page.
Retail

Ian Pierce: A Proper Send-off For RadioShack

Almost everyone has a Radio Shack story. It was the place you bought your first computer or, more recently, your first drone. It was the place that rescued you when you found yourself on vacation in an unfamiliar town and a fuse in your GPS charger failed.