Saturday
November 22, 2014

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Main St. and the Internet: Closing the Tax Gap

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

Pending legislation to even the tax-collection playing field between Internet retailers and bricks-and-mortar retailers is an important issue for commercial real estate professionals, because their clients face a disadvantage against out-of-state Internet retailers on tax collection.

3 Mistakes to Avoid and Tips for Maximizing a Broker's Income

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

Rod Santomassimo, CCIM, discusses three mistakes to avoid, strategic planning, and the technology needed for maximizing an independent broker's income.

Coming Together for Commercial Real Estate

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong updates members about issues including the Marketplace Fairness Act, Terrorism Risk Insurance, and the Midyear Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C.

Empire State Building Feud Heads to Court

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

Ownership of New York's 102-story landmark will be battled out in court this week.

Small Towns, Big Ideas

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

Sustainability and community planning aren't just for big cities. Learn how commercial real estate development in smaller towns and rural areas can benefit from foresight.

Gov't Tries to Unload Excess Properties

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

The General Services Administration is trying to unload a surplus of government buildings across the country through auctions and, most recently, by working with private developers to negotiate land swaps.

How Online Shopping Will Shape the Future of Retail

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

An increase in online shoppers could mean exciting things ahead for developers and investors of retail real estate, as architects and builders are forced to up their game.

Commercial Intelligence Briefing: Discussing Social Media Strategy

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

D. Scott Smith, CCIM, Signature Series Speaker, talks to host Steve Lubetkin about his start in commercial real estate and his advice to students on creating and activating a social media strategy.

Lease Accounting Progress

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong updates members about progress on lease accounting, as well as new legislation introduced in Congress to reauthorize terrorism risk insurance for commercial properties.

2012 Q3 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Survey measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets. The survey collects data from commercial REALTORS®. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, along with current economic challenges and future expectations.

2012 Q4 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Survey measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets. The survey collects data from commercial REALTORS®. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, along with current economic challenges and future expectations.

Prepare Your Commercial Agents for Today's Market

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

In this edition of the CIB, Bob McComb, Signature Series Speaker and owner of Top Dogs Commercial Real Estate Training, will share some tips on how commercial agents can prepare to be successful in today's market.

Apartment, Condo Markets Remain Strong

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

The National Association of Home Builders is projecting a 30 percent increase in multifamily starts in 2013. 

Commercial Market Highlights and Challenges

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong highlights an array of recent commercial market data and provides a reminder about two member surveys to complete.

Commercial Rentals and Sales Are Up

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

Get the latest statistics on commercial sales, rentals, and prices.

Commercial Real Estate Sectors Steadily Improve

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

WASHINGTON (February 25, 2013) – Major commercial real estate sectors continue to improve, albeit slowly, with gradual economic improvement and job creation driving absorption of space, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said rental housing demand has been exceptionally strong. "Rent increases have been higher in multifamily housing where supply is not... Read More

Are You Skipping Over the Commercial?

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

This is a ripe opportunity for real estate professionals who only work in residential real estate to make referral income by partnering with a strong commercial agent. Here are some ideas for getting started.

Multifamily Sector Gives Economy a Big Boost

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

The apartment market is proving to be a major source of economic activity, jobs, and personal earnings.

What's the Impact of Social Media on Commercial Practitioners?

realtor.org Commercial Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:00

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.