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Building a Power Network

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

NAR’s Commercial team is announcing a formalized award program for those associations who have earned the Commercial Services Accreditation. Accredited Commercial Excellence (ACE) Awards recognizes the best of the best when it comes to the accredited associations.

Nominations may be made in any of the seven (7) categories of the newly revised benchmarks. A short essay is required as part of the nomination form, and nominations are due on October 24, 2014. Please note that one winner and one honorable mention will be awarded in each category, and that only accredited commercial... Read More

Transform Prospecting Efforts Into Profit

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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

2014 Q2 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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

2013 Q2 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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.

2013 Q3 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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 Q1 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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.

2013 Q4 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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.

Commercial Real Estate Outlook

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

NAR’s latest Commercial Real Estate Outlook offers overall projections for four major commercial sectors and analyzes quarterly data in the office, industrial, retail and multifamily markets. Historic data for metro areas were provided by REIS, Inc., a source of commercial real estate performance information.

List of Markets Covered

The Commercial Real Estate Outlook includes statistics on 54 of the nation's largest markets.

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Improving Economy Slowly Brightens Outlook for Commercial Real Estate

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

WASHINGTON (August 26, 2014) – The strong rebound in economic growth during the second quarter and ongoing job creation are gradually improving the outlook for all of the major commercial real estate sectors, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says after many false starts, the economy finally appears to be turning a corner to firmer ground. “The... Read More

Latest Commercial Property Prices: July 2014

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

The price index in July was unchanged from the record-high set in June. It is up 6 percent year-over-year and 76 percent from the cyclical low five years ago.

New Course - Discovering Commercial Real Estate

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

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.

Discovering Commercial Real Estate

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

This course offers a broad overview of the basics of commercial real estate and how it differs from residential real estate. Students will be able to distinguish and understand the broker's role and discover the different types of commercial properties, terms, valuation methods, marketing and resources for further education.

While it will not equip an agent with the needed tools to practice commercial real estate, it will... Read More

NAR Commercial Regulatory Report - June 2014

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

June 2014 update on commercial regulatory matters. For all current regulatory issues, see NAR's Political Advocacy page.

Packaging Properties for Profit

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:00

Steve Smullin, commercial real estate investor, practitioner, and active member of his REALTOR® association, shares how being prepared and doing due diligence can boost your credibility and create value for your clients and your business.