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October 25, 2014

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A Growing Trend: From Office to Condo

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

 

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00
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 - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

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

Commercial Fundamentals Point to Steady Growth In Second Half of 2013

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

After gross domestic product revisions, business spending shows growing confidence in the first half of the year. The first quarter spending was down 4.6 percent, with a decline driven by a 25.7 percent drop in spending on commercial structures. However, the second quarter posted a much better performance, with an annual growth rate of 4.6 percent. Spending on commercial buildings rose 6.8 percent. Businesses also increased their spending on information processing and transportation equipment by 11.4 percent and 5.5 percent, respectively. The new component of business spending—... Read More

Confidence in Multifamily at All-Time High

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

The apartment and condo markets continue to gain momentum as rising demand from a large generation of young professionals strengthens.

Top Strategy for Growing Your Web Presence

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

In this edition of the Commercial Connections Podcast, host Alex Ruggieri's guest is Dave Lewand, founder of creGROW. Specializing in commercial real estate websites, Dave Lewand discusses the lack of functional commercial brokers' sites and how to keep your site fresh without having to constantly rebuild it.

From Summer Job to $10 Billion in Sales

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

In this edition of the Commercial Connections Podcast, host Alex Ruggieri's guest is Bob Knakal, chairman and founding partner of Massey Knakal in New York City. Knakal discusses what it takes to get to the top and how accepting a summer job turned into the genesis of one of the top realty services firm in New York. Mr. Knakal graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics and is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®. To date, Mr. Knakal has been responsible for the sale of more than 1,250 buildings worth over $10... Read More

Construction Spending Dipped in June

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

The Commerce Department reports that spending on U.S. construction projects decreased in June by 0.6 percent, but residential construction activity is still 18.1 percent higher than in June 2012.

REALTOR® Commercial Markets Post Solid Growth in Second Quarter

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

The second quarter marked a noticeable improvement in the recovery trajectory of commercial REALTOR® markets.

New Rules for Bank Capital; SentriLock Success

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong talks to members about NAR's investment in SentriLock, including its new global headquarters in Ohio. He also provides an update on new rules on bank capital that were finalized this month.

Asian Buyers Eye U.S. Commercial Real Estate

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00

Asian investors are eyeing office and retail properties in North America and have already spent $1.9 billion on U.S. commercial real estate during the first six months of the year, according to data from Real Capital Analytics.