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Successful Women in Commercial Real Estate Featuring Cathy Jones

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Cathy Jones, CCIM has built her firm, Sun Commercial Real Estate, into the number one woman-owned commercial brokerage in the Greater Las Vegas market, reaching $650 million in commercial transactions. Cathy joined host Alex Ruggieri to discuss her transition from accounting into real estate, highlighting how she and her team bounced back from a difficult economic downturn. Tune in to hear her perspective on building successful teams, the importance of referrals, reputation, and why women in business shouldn... Read More

Reducing a Property's Energy Footprint with Big Data

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Goby COO Ryan Nelson joined Commercial Podcast Host Alex Ruggieri to discuss how property managers can increase energy efficiency through the analysis of data from their buildings, providing insight into areas where energy use, waste, recycling and more can be optimized.

Report from the May 19, 2012 Board of Directors Meeting

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Below is a report from the Board of Directors meeting at the close of the 2012 NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., May 19.

Rally to Protect the American Dream

President Moe Veissi recounted the success of the May 17 Rally to Protect the American Dream, at which 13,800 REALTORS® gathered at the Washington Monument to celebrate home ownership. The rally showed consumers that, when it comes to something as important as home ownership, “you'... Read More

Commercial Real Estate Demand is Holding Steady Despite Overseas Concerns

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

WASHINGTON (November 24, 2014) – Despite a slowing global economy, forward economic momentum in the U.S. should keep commercial real estate activity on firmer footing, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says commercial activity should progress at a gradual pace heading into 2015. “Solid economic growth in the third quarter proved that... Read More

Tech Tools for Managing Business Operations & Taxes

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Understanding one’s allocation of time, expenses and mileage is one way successful commercial professionals, entrepreneurs and independent contractors keep more of their hard earned money. John Thomas, CEO of Deductr, part of the 2014 class of REach® Accelerator Companies, joined us to discuss tools and best practices for increasing your efficiency with automated tools.

Transitioning to Commercial with Brian Leung of Colliers International

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Brian Leung, Vice President of the Investment Services Group at Colliers International, joins us to discuss the transition from residential to commercial. Tune in to hear the story of his beginnings in residential, and how he has achieved success through specialization and maintaining a healthy work/life balance.

Commercial Market on Road to Recovery, Say Realtors®

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

NEW ORLEANS (November 7, 2014) –  While economic activity was mixed during the first half of the year, industry experts expressed confidence that the commercial real estate market is on the rise during the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun joined... Read More

2014 Q3 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Survey measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets. The survey collects data from commercial REALTORS®. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, along with current economic challenges and future expectations.

2014.Q3 Survey Highlights:
  • In line with the economic upswing, commercial REALTORS® reported market gains in the third quarter 2014.
  • Sales of commercial properties rose 7.4 percent on a year-over-... Read More

Take Discovering Commercial Real Estate Online

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

This NAR course offers a broad overview of the basics of commercial real estate and how it differs from residential real estate. This is an ideal introductory course for those who are newly licensed and/or residential agents who want to learn more about commercial real estate.

Building a Power Network

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Collaboration is a powerful way to add value to your engagements with clients, reminds Bob Rosenberg, CCIM, founder of InvestNet. Learn more about best practices for hiring and strategies to ensure that you and your team are accountable to your goals.

Infographic: 2014 Commercial Real Estate Research

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

For more information about these and other research reports produced by NAR, visit the Research Reports page.

For more information on commercial real estate, please visit REALTOR.org's Commercial page.

Improving Access to Capital in CRE & Small Business

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Considering that 7 out of 10 individuals who apply for loans in the U.S. are rejected, there is a huge opportunity to improve access to financing for the small business and commercial real estate communities, reports Chinwe Onyeagoro, CEO of FundWell (a member of the REach® Class of 2014). Tune in to learn more about how innovators like Chinwe are helping connect brokers, lenders and entrepreneurs with the resources they need to grow.

Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

The Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey is conducted annually and provides an overview of lending conditions that impact commercial transactions nationally, based on responses from commercial real estate members.

According to the first Urban Land Institute/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast of 2014, commercial real estate fundamentals are projected to continue improving. Vacancy rates are expected to decline for office, industrial and retail properties, while availability for apartments is estimated to rise. Commercial rents are poised to rise for the four core property types in... Read More

Accredited Commercial Excellence (ACE) Award

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00
2014 ACE Awards winners

Congratulations to our 2014 recipients! Stay tuned for additional highlights featuring best practices from this year’s winning submissions.

Communications/Marketing

Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®
Honorable Mention: Indiana Commercial Board of REALTORS®

Community Involvement

Commercial Association of REALTORS® Wisconsin
Honorable Mention: Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS®

Education / Professionalism

Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS®
... Read More

Transform Prospecting Efforts Into Profit

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

Jim Gillespie, expert coach, trainer and consultant for Commercial Real Estate practitioners across the country, shares insight and practical tips on best practices and tools to transform your prospecting efforts into a powerful (and profitable) habit.

NAR Commercial Regulatory Update: Lease Accounting

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

NAR Government Affairs policy representatives talk about the association's efforts to prevent lease accounting changes from hurting commercial real estate.

2011 Q4 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Survey measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets. The survey collects data from commercial REALTORS®. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, along with current economic challenges and future expectations.

2014 Q2 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Survey measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets. The survey collects data from commercial REALTORS®. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, along with current economic challenges and future expectations.

2014.Q2 Survey Highlights
  • 64% of commercial REALTORS® closed a sale.
  • Sales volume rose 7% from a year ago.
  • Sales prices increased 3% year-over-year.
  • Cap rates averaged 8.3% during Q2.... Read More

2008 Q4 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:00

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Survey measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets. The survey collects data from commercial REALTORS®. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, along with current economic challenges and future expectations.