June 27, 2016

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Add Value by Using 1031 Exchanges Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

Rochelle Stone, founding partner of Starker Services, Inc., discusses how 1031 Exchanges help add value for your clients by deferring capital gains taxes and even avoiding needless taxes.

Solid Commercial Improvement Seen Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

George Ratiu of NAR Research talks about the strengthening commercial market based the First Quarter 2014 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey.

Realtors® Declare Confidence in Commercial Market Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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

Providing Value and Increasing Income Through Corporate Real Estate Services Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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.

Realtors® Report Positive Outlook in Commercial Market with Increases in Sales Volume, Income Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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

Terrorism Risk Insurance, SBA Refinancing Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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.

Getting the Most From Your Mobile Technology Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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.

Compelling Value, Collaboration, and Community Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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.

Flood Bill Helps Commercial Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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."

How to "Exploit your Uniqueness" in Presenting your Business Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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."

REALTOR® Commercial Sales Rise 11% in Fourth Quarter Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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.

Commercial Real Estate Outlook Positive but Moderating Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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

One of L.A.'s Priciest Plots is in a Cemetery Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

Location is everything, and for $10,300 per square foot, you could be buried just a few yards away from Marilyn Monroe.

Old Grain Towers Offer City Housing Expansion Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

Developers looking for new spaces in congested cities are finding solutions in creative reuse of long-abandoned spaces.

Big Year Predicted for Commercial Success Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

Commercial real estate investments are expected to produce solid returns this year, according to a new report.

Investors Getting Back Into the Game Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

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 and Economic Real Estate Outlook November 2013 Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

This presentation was given by Lawrence Yun, Ph.D., NAR Chief Economist, to the Commercial Real Estate & Economic Trends Forum at the 2013 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Francisco, CA, on November 8, 2013.

Advocacy Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00
Commercial Issues & Actions

This issue brief highlights NAR's commercial real estate top priorities. View the issue brief.

This summary whitepaper reviews NAR’s most recent advocacy efforts around regulations and legislation affecting the commercial real estate industry. Download the latest Commercial Issues & Actions PDF.

Commercial Issue Summaries and In-Depth Information

Professional Development Commercial Headlines - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 13:00

Grow your expertise through the learning opportunities, designations and events offered by NAR and our commercial affiliate organizations.

NAR Courses

Discovering Commercial Real Estate

This NAR course offers a broad overview of the... Read More