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September 21, 2014

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Webinar: Earning Commercial Innovation Grants

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

View the recorded webinar from Dec. 10, 2013, as AEs walk you through successful applications for 2013 NAR Commercial Innovation grants. You'll also learn what's ahead for the grant program in 2014.

Big Firms Trade the Suburbs for the City

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Some of the largest companies in America are swapping their suburban campuses for downtown office space, betting that such a move will help them recruit new employees.

Modest Growth Seen in Commercial Real Estate Markets

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Commercial real estate leasing patterns are showing growth, and national vacancy rates are projected to decline in 2014. Take a look at NAR's data on office, industrial, retail and multifamily markets.

Rebound in Market for Suburban Office Space

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Since the beginning of 2012, suburban markets have accounted for 87 percent of office demand. That follows vacancy rates in some areas of the country that spiked above 30 percent during the recession.

Uneven Recovery Causes Commercial Frustrations

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Commercial practitioners are right to be frustrated, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

Commercial Market Recovery Remains Uneven

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

SAN FRANCISCO (November 8, 2013) – After several years of slow-moving growth the commercial real estate market is in a recovery mode as transaction volume increased 27 percent over a year ago and prices display solid gains, said National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun during a commercial real estate forum at the 2013 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Francisco today.

While the overall commercial sector appears to be improving, Yun said this isn’t the case in all parts of the market... Read More

Momentum in the Commercial Market; Policy Wins for Commercial REALTORS®

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Momentum in the commercial market continues. NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong shares the latest commercial real estate data from NAR and highlights policy wins and more in the latest commercial podcast.

A Growing Trend: From Office to Condo

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Developers are increasingly eyeing the conversion of office buildings into condominiums to meet the growing demand for urban residential space.

Getting Started in Commercial Real Estate

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Discover a special collection of eBooks in the Library on getting a foothold in the commercial real estate market.

Upswing in Lending for Commercial Properties

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Many U.S. banks are starting to see new growth in commercial property loans, according to research from SNL Financial.

CCIM President Wayne D'Amico Talks Education and Networking

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Host Alex Ruggieri's guest in this podcast is CCIM President Wayne D'Amico. Ruggieri and D'Amico discuss the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute and how it has presented opportunities and helped them in their respective careers.

Strip Mall Market Slow to Recover

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Empty strip malls continue to plague U.S. shopping centers, as the sector struggles with oversupply from last decade's housing boom, according to a new report.

Why Companies Should Buy Instead of Rent

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

One commercial real estate commentator gives three reasons why current market conditions are pointing some businesses toward buying, rather than leasing, space.

What Is the Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®)?

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

 

Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) tells the story of a home, neighborhood or city — beyond the listing — by compiling all the info revolving around subject parcel from the web into one, easy to use system that conveys the information in an agent/brokerage-centric and brandable way. It's that information that's essential in the home... Read More

Commercial Meetings and Events at 2013 Conference & Expo

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Download the full Commercial Meetings and Events at 2013 Conference & Expo schedule (PDF: 190 KB)
 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

08:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Smart Growth for the 21st Century (Advance Enrollment Required)
Ticketed Event

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Commercial Legislation & Regulatory Advisory... Read More

Buying vs. Renting in Commercial Real Estate

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Michael Bull, CCIM, hosts the nationally syndicated "Commercial Real Estate Show," owns Bull Realty in Atlanta, and travels the country to discuss marketing strategies with other commercial practitioners. On this edition of the Commercial Connections Podcast, host Alex Ruggieri speaks to his fellow CCIM about whether it's best for a business to buy or rent in various situations, as well as how REALTORS® can help their clients in the process.

NAR Community Outreach Programs for Commercial Activities

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00
NAR Smart Growth Action Grants Awarded to REALTOR® Associations for Commercial Activities

Years: 2007 – 2013
Total: 12 grants totaling $76,250

Association: Montgomery Area Association of REALTORS®, AL
Year: 2007
Funding Amount: $3,000
Purpose: Support participation in a transportation conference that will help to educate members on how transportation effects housing and commercial development.

Association:... Read More

Commercial - Community Outreach

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:00

Good communities are good business. As a commercial real estate professional, taking an active role in making a community a better place will benefit you, your public image, and your bottom line. 

NAR has Community Outreach Programs  available to help you and your local association get more involved in your community. 

  • Preserve & Expand Housing for the Workforce – Multifamily Development, Housing Fairs &... Read More