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.
One commercial real estate commentator gives three reasons why current market conditions are pointing some businesses toward buying, rather than leasing, space.
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
Download the full Commercial Meetings and Events at 2013 Conference & Expo schedule (PDF: 190 KB)
08:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Smart Growth for the 21st Century (Advance Enrollment Required)
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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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.
Years: 2007 – 2013
Total: 12 grants totaling $76,250
Association: Montgomery Area Association of REALTORS®, AL
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.
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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
The apartment and condo markets continue to gain momentum as rising demand from a large generation of young professionals strengthens.
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.
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
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.
The second quarter marked a noticeable improvement in the recovery trajectory of commercial REALTOR® markets.
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 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.
In this episode, Alex Ruggieri, CCIM, has a conversation with Jill Duemeland, CCIM, on how to achieve success while still achieving an ideal work week. CEO & President of Duemeland Commercial Real Estate, Jill specializes in tenant and landlord representation and sale and leasing of industrial, medical, and retail properties. In 2010, listed as a Rising Star by CCIM Institute, Jill discusses her term "power working" and what changed her mind into getting in the family business.
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Find out why economic turmoil leads to more court cases and what you can do about the potential risks.
A conversation with Jonathan Wiley about why most companies might be better off financially if they leased space.
As vacancies decline, community shopping centers are a hit with consumers.
Commercial Member Profile Report
Based on a random sampling of NAR’s Commercial members, the 2013 Commercial Member Profile gives a detailed overview of a variety of demographic characteristics and business practices of REALTORS® who specialize in commercial real estate. This infographic presents a sample of data from the report. Read the full report here.
For most commercial REALTORS®, investment activity registered slight improvements over the past year. Members posted gains in transactions of office properties, which took the top spot. Industrial, multifamily and retail/land deals followed close behind.