The apartment market is proving to be a major source of economic activity, jobs, and personal earnings.
In this podcast, Steve Lubetkin continues his conversation with Todd Clarke. They discuss the role of social media and other online tools, and the ways in which they have changed the way commercial real estate practitioners interact with each other globally.
The Mortgage Bankers Association forecasts that commercial and multifamily lending will increase 11 percent in 2013.
What are new and current trends affecting the office market? Steve Lubetkin sits down with Dr. James Hughes, Dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University to discuss a report he co-authored on the forces changing the shape of regional economic growth and its impact on office space.
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Developers are ramping up apartment construction across the country to cash in on rising rents.
In this edition of the CIB, Steve talks to Marsha Petrie Sue MBA, CSP on what skills Commercial Practitioners can use to land that "knockout punch" on closing the deal as well dealing with difficult people and work situations.
With multifamily housing back on its feet, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said the more hopeful tone in Washington may pave the way for a full commercial recovery.
WASHINGTON (November 26, 2012) – Most of the major commercial real estate sectors show gradually improving fundamentals and are easily absorbing the relatively small amount of new space that is coming online, with a full recovery already in the multifamily market, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.
Existing and historic buildings are a hot commodity in a market that's moving back to the city. But are you ready for the risks?
Lender confidence leads to more loans beyond gateway cities and Class A assets.
Residential agents' strong sales skills provide enough of a foundation for success in commercial as long as they can adapt to its needs.
With the housing market improving, the veil of gloom over commercial real estate is poised to lift as well.
Even as the fundamentals in the residential real estate market improve, the commercial sector is "hobbling to recovery," said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo's Commercial Real Estate Forum.
Banks may still have a lot of bad commercial loans on their books, but smart real estate professionals shouldn't be shy about capitalizing on them.
ORLANDO (November 9, 2012) – Despite the residential real estate market showing signs of progress and the economy steadily improving, the commercial market continues to recover at a sluggish pace. However, a positive outlook endures as commercial real estate remains a solid investment, according to National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo.
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"I think there's been value erosion downtown," says the CEO of a major commercial investment company about office buildings in Manhattan.
Fitch Ratings is collecting preliminary data so that it can evaluate the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the commercial mortgage-backed securities market.
Rob teaches a wide array of courses within his specialty area, Commercial and Industrial Representation. He provides insights on several of these, including a primer course in Industrial Real Estate, and classes on Marketing and Negotiating, Building Wealth, and Successful Sales Techniques.
The Institute of Real Estate Management's new book has some great ideas on how to prepare any building for any disaster in striking range.