Best Practices (1256)

See what the best practices are for today's commercial real estate professional. Whether you are a leasing professional, investment sales or marketing director you will find the tips and tricks and other nuggets of gold from commercial real estate brokers from all parts of the world who are proud to share their trade secrets!

Smart Glass Technology: Sustainability’s Next Frontier for CRE?

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, VTS Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Smart glass technology, which varies light transmittance and thermal properties of windows, has been around for decades. But its overall performance has been mixed, and the technology hasn’t been fully embraced by the […]

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Differences Between Retail and Commercial Marketing

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, The News Funnel's The News Funnel Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Marketing raises awareness and persuades people to choose one thing over another. For the most part, marketing strategies for both retail and commercial property are similar. However, […]

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Multiple OFFERS…Now What? 5 Ways to Handle

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.realestatememes.com As I have opined many times recently, Southern California commercial real estate is entrenched in an owner’s market. Because almost 98 of every 100 industrial […]

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If I Were a Marketing Director I Would Obsess about Doing These 3 Things…

This post originally appeared on Michael Beckerman's Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. 1. Create 2. Share 3. Analyze I have never been a marketing director. When I was running my PR firm though I worked with hundreds of them. They usually fell into two categories: 1) the […]

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Looking for Commercial Real Estate? Beware of the wrong broker happening to you!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Not too long ago, a business coach called me about one of his clients who had a slightly unusual need for office space. His […]

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Why Use a Marketing Consultant?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Joshua Lyon's blog Joshua Lyons Marketing Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. When people ask me what I do, I tell them “I’m a marketing consultant.” I pause and give them a split second to be intrigued and wonder […]

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The 4 Main Strategies of Commercial Real Estate Investing

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, VTS Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Over the past few decades, commercial real estate has become an institutionalized asset class. Thirty years ago, real estate represented less than 2% of an institutional portfolio and the majority of commercial real […]

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Turning Real Estate Content into a Marketing Masterpiece

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, The News Funnel's The News Funnel Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Unfortunately, some people involved with residential and/or commercial real estate believe that creating content is an arduous and time-consuming task. For that reason, they avoid it like […]

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Checklist for Negotiating Your Office Lease Extension Option

This post originally appeared on tBL member Troy Golden's blog Golden Group CRE Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. If you are leasing office space, your lease should include an option to extend the term of the office lease.  In tight markets favoring landlords, a well-negotiated […]

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It Takes a VILLAGE to Close a Commercial Real Estate Deal

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.growingkings.org Someone politically famous once opined, “it takes a village…”. Never has this been truer than describing the team it takes to close a commercial real estate […]

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Using Key Digital Media and Technology Trends to Impact Marketing in 2016

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, The News Funnel's The News Funnel Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. To achieve success in real estate, you need powerful marketing strategies. For 2016, several critical trends stand out pertaining to digital media and technology. According to experts, […]

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Backlinks 101: What Are Backlinks and Why They Matter

This post originally appeared on tBL member Joshua Lyon's blog Joshua Lyons Marketing Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Backlinks are very important to the overall health of your website. They can destroy your website or they can help your website leave the competition in the dust. […]

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The 2 Fitness Fads That Are Influencing Retail

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, VTS Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that America has developed a recent preoccupation with extreme fitness, causing a fairly dramatic shift in gyms. Many fitness concepts are growing on the upscale and discount ends of […]

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Foundation of Success

This post originally appeared on Beck Partners' Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. By Kristine Rushing, CIC, CPIA  |  Beck Partners COO What does success look like? What is it going to take to succeed? Do I have what it takes? These are questions that everyone […]

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Promotional Ideas for Real Estate Development

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, The News Funnel's The News Funnel Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. To promote different projects, it is imperative that you use multiple advertising and marketing strategies. For example, as a real estate developer, you want to create a […]

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Soundproofing Your Office Space

This post originally appeared on tBL member Troy Golden's blog Golden Group CRE Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Do you hear private conversations in the office next door, even if you shut your door? For some companies, this is merely a nuisance and productivity drain.  […]

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INSIST upon THIS when MARKETING your Commercial Real Estate

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. When marketing your property insist that the broker incorporate best practices when touring prospective tenants through your commercial real estate. Here some reasons why! The commercial building that […]

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A Visualization on Rental Statistics for 3 Major Markets

We recently collected a multitude of statistics taken from the American Community Survey and picked a few major markets that peaked our interest to create a visualization on rental statistics. The following infographic relays key points on rental rates and the predictions on future growth in 3 major markets – Atlanta, Dallas, and San Francisco. According […]

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Five Rules for CRE Broker Success

This post originally appeared on tBL Member, Sperry Van Ness Graham Langlois Legendre's SVN GLL News Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. It takes hard work and dedication. I’ve fallen a lot since the beginning of my career as a commercial real estate Advisor in Baton […]

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Here’s How Predictive Analytics Can Help You Land More Listings

This post originally appeared on tBL Marketplace Partner's ProspectNow Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Getting an edge on the competition is always a challenge, and the speed of innovation in digital tools means that new opportunities and strategies emerge frequently. For many of us, the first […]

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5 Trends for Marketing Commercial Real Estate in 2016

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, The News Funnel's The News Funnel Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Without question, real estate is one of the most competitive industries in existence. To gain a strategic advantage, you need to modernize your marketing tactics and implement […]

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What If Your Investment Property Burns Down?

This post originally appeared on tBL member  Progressive REP Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Casualty at a Property – What Do You Need to Know if Your Investment Property Burns Down? Although I know we all hate to think about having to deal with a casualty […]

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How Does SEO Impact the Revenue of a CRE Broker?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Joshua Lyon's blog Joshua Lyons Marketing Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Does SEO really Make a Difference? I recently had someone ask me if I can prove that search engine optimization (SEO) really helps boost the revenue for […]

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4 Ways to Use Instagram for Your CRE Leasing Business

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Partner, VTS Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Instagram has long been a popular social media platform for residential brokers, but there has been developing popularity within the commercial community over the past several months. It might not be as effective […]

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How and when to use a one-way data table in Excel vs. a two-way Excel data table

This post originally appeared on tBL Marketplace Partner Model for Success The REFM Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Sometimes less is more. While there are many applications of two-way data tables (see here for a free video tutorial and downloadable worksheet), one-way data tables are […]

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Tenant Improvement Allowance vs. Turnkey Buildout

This post originally appeared on tBL member Troy Golden's blog Golden Group CRE Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. One of the most important issues in a lease negotiation is the financing of tenant improvements by the landlord.  Tenant improvement financing is usually provided in one […]

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Be PATIENT with your Commercial Real Estate Deals

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.talkingtrading.com.au Patient. A word that rarely describes a commercial real estate broker. We are doers! Delays bug us. Bureaucracy drives us crazy. Please don’t tell us […]

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