Article submitted by Mike Stinson, CCIM, Sales and Leasing Agent for Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate

Written by William Kohler, Ross Altman  | July/August 2017

The transportation industry stands on the cusp of a remarkable evolution involving the deployment of many technologies that promise to revolutionize how people move about and potentially use land to support those technologies. Vehicles will communicate to one another through vehicle-to-vehicle connectivity and vehicle-to-vehicle infrastructure.

That will facilitate communication of safety issues, such as accidents ahead and near-collision circumstances. Connected commercial freight vehicles will platoon to maneuver as a chain of trucks, drafting behind one another to create fuel savings.

Vehicles also will become more and more automated, relieving the driver of many duties, such as imminent hazard braking and lane choices. Potentially, these vehicles will be driverless.  

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Mike Stinson, a native of Monroe, Louisiana, is a graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU). A real estate licensee since 2004, Mike specializes in the sale and leasing of commercial real estate. A Designee member of the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM), Mike’s other professional memberships include Baton Rouge’s Commercial Investment Division (CID), the LSU Alumni Association, REALTOR Land Institute (RLI), and an affiliate member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate is a member of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce (BRAC); the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce; the Baton Rouge Better Business Bureau; the Louisiana Commercial Data Base (LACDB); and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Several agents, on an individual basis, are members of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM); the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR); and the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS® Commercial Investment Division (CID).