George Ratiu of NAR Research talks about the strengthening commercial market based the First Quarter 2014 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey.
WASHINGTON (May 15, 2014) — Realtors® who specialize in commercial real estate expressed confidence and optimism in the market during a forum at the REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo. Despite a sluggish economy, commercial practitioners are not only reporting improvements in the market, but they expect improvements to continue in the years to come.
National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun joined... Read More
David Wilk, Product Council Chair of Corporate Real Estate with Sperry Van Ness, speaks about the corporate real estate services market and using a "what can I do for you" approach to securing clients for life.
WASHINGTON (May 6, 2014) – Realtors® who practice commercial real estate reported an increase in sales transaction volume and medium gross annual income last year, according to the 2014 National Association of Realtors® Commercial Member Profile.
NAR commercial members who were surveyed conduct all or part of their activity in commercial sales, leasing, brokerage and development for land, office and industrial space, multifamily, and retail buildings, as well... Read More
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
NAR President Steve Brown explains how NAR is working hard to ensure that terrorism risk insurance is extended before it expires at the end of 2014. He also talks about changes to the SBA 504 program to make it easier for small businesses to refinance, and enable more capital to return to market.
Are you social? Are you mobile? Learn some key ways you can use ever-expanding technology tools to enhance your business and become more efficient. In this podcast, Todd Kuhlmann, CCIM, shares his insights and passion for using technology in commercial real estate.
Host Alex Ruggieri, CCIM, speaks to Lloyd Berry, CCIM, the Director of Operations for Colliers International management division.They discuss Berry's top three pieces of advice that have contributed to the success of his firm: creating a unique and compelling market value proposition, collaborating internally, and contributing to your local and international community.
NAR Senior Policy Representative Austin Perez and NAR Legislative Policy Representative Erin Stackley discuss the impact that the new flood insurance law will have on commercial properties.
To learn more about the bill, go to "Senate Passes Flood Insurance With House Amendment."
In this podcast, host Alex Ruggieri speaks to Maribeth Kuzmeski, president of Red Zone Marketing, internationally recognized speaker, and author of seven books, including “The Connectors: How the World's Most Successful Businesspeople Build Relationships and Win Clients for Life.” Maribeth shares her tips on how to best present yourself to a potential client, how to make your qualifications matter to your client, how to realize the difference between personal "features" and "benefits."
Mirroring broader trends, commercial transactions in REALTORS® markets registered a positive fourth quarter. On a year-over-year basis, sales increased 11 percent in the last quarter, as prices rose 4 percent. Cap rates continued compressing with a 50 basis point decline, from an average of 9.2 percent in the third quarter to 8.7 percent in the last. Multifamily properties recorded the lowest average cap rates, at 7.7 percent, followed by hotels, at 8.0 percent. Office and retail spaces posted cap rates of 8.6 percent and 8.5 percent, respectively.
WASHINGTON (February 24, 2014) – Market fundamentals in commercial real estate continue to improve but at a slower pace, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.
Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said fundamentals are still on an uptrend. “Growth in commercial real estate sectors continues at a moderate pace from a very slow pace of absorption, despite job additions to the economy. Companies appear hesitant to add new space,... Read More
Location is everything, and for $10,300 per square foot, you could be buried just a few yards away from Marilyn Monroe.
Developers looking for new spaces in congested cities are finding solutions in creative reuse of long-abandoned spaces.
Commercial real estate investments are expected to produce solid returns this year, according to a new report.
New surveys show that investors are not fading away as the number of distressed properties dry up. Instead, they are shifting their focus from distressed properties to non-distressed properties.
Commercial Real Estate Investors "Cautiously Optimistic" As the Future Unfolds, According to New Outlook Report
WASHINGTON (February 12, 2014) – Commercial real estate investments are expected to produce generally solid returns in 2014, according to the authors of Expectations & Market Realities in Real Estate 2014—The Future Unfolds, an annual forecast report released by Real Estate Research Corporation (RERC), Deloitte, and the National Association of Realtors®(NAR).
The three organizations have drawn on their respective capabilities to examine the economy, capital... Read More
Despite the slow economic growth and weak job growth that have characterized the economic recovery so far, commercial real estate investments have generally produced solid returns.
Property fundamentals are steady and improving slightly, and total expected returns on a risk-adjusted basis appear very reasonable in the year ahead.
This report gives commercial investors the information they need to... Read More
Online retailers such as Amazon are leading the trend in snapping up small warehouses close to urban areas in an effort to get products closer to where people live.