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2017 NAR Commercial Member Profile 

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Realtors® Report Finds 11 Percent Increase in Commercial Member Income, 19 Percent Increase in Sales Transaction Volume

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WASHINGTON (August 2, 2017) – Commercial real estate markets continue to improve, with Realtors® specializing in commercial real estate reporting both an increase in member’s gross income and sales volume, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Commercial Member Profile.

The annual study's results represent Realtors®, members of NAR, who conduct all or part of their business in commercial sales, leasing, brokerage and development for land, office and... Read More

Commercial Member Profile

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The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Commercial Member Profile details the business and demographic characteristics of NAR commercial members. Commercial members have expertise in the field of commercial real estate and have experience working in many property types.

  • Forty-seven percent of NAR’s commercial members are brokers and licensed sales agents make up 30 percent, consistent with last year.
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June 2017 Business Creation Index

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The Business Creation Index (BCI) was created to monitor local economic conditions from the perspective of NAR’s commercial members. The quarterly report offers insight from commercial real estate professionals into whether businesses are opening or closing by industry, population density, and subregion. On a monthly basis, it tracks three key questions related to local market conditions: 

  1. An increase of businesses opening in local... Read More

Commercial Real Estate International Business Trends 2017

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In contrast to the large cap commercial market transactions reported by RCA, most REALTORS® who specialize in commercial real estate managed investment deals averaging less than $2.5 million per deal, frequently located in secondary and tertiary markets. The Commercial Real Estate International Business Trends 2017 focuses on this significant segment of the economy and real estate markets.

  • 20% of respondents closed a sale... Read More

Realtors® Survey: Led By China, Foreign Investment in U.S. Commercial Real Estate on the Rise

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WASHINGTON (June 6, 2017) — One-fifth of surveyed Realtors® practicing in commercial real estate closed a sale with an international client in 2016, and as foreign investors flock to smaller-sized commercial properties in secondary and tertiary markets, many Realtors® are confident that increased sales and leasing activity will occur in 2017.  

This is according to the 2017 Commercial Real Estate International Business Trends survey released today by the National Association of... Read More

Commercial Real Estate International Trends 2017

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 03:00

The data in this visual presentation comes from the Commercial Real Estate International Trends 2017 report. 

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Commercial ALERT Report

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The National Association of REALTORS® retained Swanepoel T3 Group to research and analyze the latest emerging risks and trends within the commercial real estate industry, resulting in the Commercial Real Estate ALERT. This 128-page report is not only for commercial real estate brokers and agents but also for residential brokers and agents who want to gain a better understanding of this important segment of the real estate market.

May 2017 Economic and Commercial Real Estate Outlook: George Ratiu

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These slides are from the Economic and Commercial Real Estate Outlook presentation given by George Ratiu during the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2017.

May 2017 Economic and Commercial Real Estate Outlook: Lawrence Yun

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These slides are from the Economic and Commercial Real Estate Outlook presentation given by Lawrence Yun during the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2017.

Realtors® Have a Positive Outlook for Commercial Markets in 2017

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WASHINGTON (May 19, 2017) – While challenges face commercial real estate markets, Realtors® specializing in the sector should have confidence that growth will continue. That’s according to speakers at a commercial economic issues and trends forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun led a panel discussion about the economic forces shaping commercial real estate markets; the panelists agreed that the market has improved and that continued growth in the economy... Read More

Commercial Lending Trends Survey

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Highlights
  • Commercial investments mirrored the global uncertainty in 2016, with a 16 percent decline year-over-year, on total volume of $826 billion, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA).
  • Commercial investments in large capitalization U.S. markets totaled $489 billion, representing an 11 percent drop from the prior year.
  • With rising demand across all property types, vacancies continued on a... Read More

2017 Q1 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

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The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Trends measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets, as reported in a national survey. The survey collects data from REALTORS® engaged in commercial real estate transactions. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and leasing transactions, along with information on current economic challenges and future expectations.

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Commercial Real Estate ALERT

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The Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) was tasked with the responsibility to produce a report detailing the risks and opportunities in the commercial real estate industry. NAR retained the services of one of the leading research and information companies in the real estate industry, T3 Sixty, Inc. Their findings are published in this study.

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National Commercial Awards

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 03:00

Each year, NAR honors accomplished REALTORS® in commercial real estate by celebrating their local achievement through recognition in our National Commercial Awards. Honorees are eligible to be nominated by  receiving awards from their local association, state association, community organizations or brokerages.

Recognize an award winning member at your association by filling out the form below to highlight your member’s achievements and congratulate their excellence in commercial real estate this past year. The deadline to apply is August 31st, 2017.

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Commercial Real Estate Outlook

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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.

Highlights
  • Commercial fundamentals are expected to maintain an upward trajectory.
  • With employment in business and professional services still driving growth, demand for offices should remain solid... Read More

Anatomy of a Successful 1031 Exchange

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 15:00

Veteran real estate practitioners will share their experiences structuring tax-deferred 1031 like-kind exchanges that worked well for their clients and answer questions about what makes a good exchange transaction in a Facebook Live event on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 1 pm CST.