Commercial Real Estate Professionals (88)

What Do Private Money Lenders Look For?

This post originally appeared on Stratton Equities' Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. If you need to acquire funding for your next real estate investment, a private money loan—sometimes referred to as a direct hard money loan—may be the solution for you. There are a few […]

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Are You a Candidate for NON-QM Loans?

This post originally appeared on Stratton Equities' Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. You might be a candidate for a NON-QM loan, or Non-Qualified Mortgage Loan, if you do not meet the strict Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) mortgage loan conditions. This type of loan is […]

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Brad Simma and BCS Featured in June Issue of BUILD Magazine

As Vice President of Block Construction Services (BCS), Brad Simma currently directs a staff of six project managers, in addition to support staff, and oversees approximately 25 projects which are currently under construction or in the planning stages. We interviewed him to find out more about BCS, who was recently selected as a Leading Expert […]

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What Can PR Firms Do For CRE Companies?

CRE Podcast of the week What Can PR Firms Do For CRE Companies? We all know that “PR” stands for public relations, but do we really understand what that means? We can handle how we are perceived by the public and our prospective customers, right? Or can we? Heck—we’re all salespeople in a manner of […]

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Why I Love ITRA Global!

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. Why I Love ITRA Global! At Compass Commercial, we are a part of International Tenant Representative Alliance (ITRA). This organization allows us to offer […]

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The Backbone of Retail Real Estate: Logistics and Getting the Product into Customers Hands

CRE Podcast of the week The Backbone of Retail Real Estate: Logistics and Getting the Product into Customers Hands There is this relatively unknown world of retail real estate: “logistics” or, how retailers and e-tailers actually get products into their customers hands. There is an old axiom in real estate, “location, location, location.” Most decisions […]

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Express Old Fashioned Gratitude

Express Old Fashioned Gratitude Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. Express Old Fashioned Gratitude Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #27 1. When expressing gratitude towards a client, do […]

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Social Media Best Practices for CRE Professionals

CRE Podcast of the week Social Media Best Practices for CRE Professionals Social media, social media, social media. You hear it everywhere you go and everyone is telling you that you have to do it and how to do it, but is anyone getting through? Is there any value and how much time must you […]

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Think Outside the Box with Your Clients

Think Outside the Box with Your Clients Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. Think Outside the Box with Your Clients Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #26 1. Get […]

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Landlords Do Real Estate All Year Long. You Don’t.

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. Landlords Do Real Estate All Year Long. You Don’t. Most landlords in the game today know their business in and out. They know what […]

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New Lease Accounting Standards for Commercial Property

CRE Podcast of the week New Lease Accounting Standards: How They Affect Your Lease and Commercial Property We’ve been hearing about the proposed changes in lease accounting standards for over two years now. That’s how long ago I did my first show on the topic with Michael Vandergoot and Peter Morris. Prior to that, I […]

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Take Online Relationships Offline

Take Online Relationships Offline Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. Take Online Relationships Offline Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #25 1. Call the author or producer or whoever […]

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Networking and Working the Net: Building Relationships in Person and Online

CRE Podcast of the week Networking and Working the Net: Building Relationships in Person and Online The ability to create rapport with people is a fundamental skill in sales, management, personal relationships, and everyday life. Put simply, people prefer to interact with people they like. You don’t have to change your personality, you simply have […]

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Offer to Pick Your Client Up from the Airport

Offer to Pick Your Client Up from the Airport Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. Offer to Pick Your Client Up from the Airport Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips […]

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How to Buy and Sell Notes Secured by Commercial Property

CRE Podcast of the week How to Buy and Sell Notes Secured by Commercial Property So much of commercial real estate is financed that it’s impossible to overstate the influence of loans and the documents that evidence loans, including the notes and additional documents that secure the repayment of those loans. These loan documents are […]

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Change Your Routine

Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. Change Your Routine Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #22 1. Though it is good to have a routine, it is good to […]

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Building Permits “Permit” Me to Explain

Landlords and Investors of all asset classes, listen up please!!!……….Construction and building permits are very important to obtain prior to any building improvements allowed to your asset. When you replace the roof covering – you need a permit, facade renovation – you need a permit, tenant space build-out – you not only need a permit […]

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The Art of Balance

CRE Podcast of the week The Art of Balance One of the greatest issues that we face as a society is the balancing of our professional career and personal lives. Traditions are changing and many of us are struggle to have fulfilling personal lives while pursuing successful careers. This is no more evident than the […]

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Opening a Franchise: American Dream or a Landlord Nightmare?

CRE Podcast of the week Opening a Franchise: American Dream or a Landlord Nightmare? When it comes to retail leases for franchised businesses, the perspectives of landlord, franchisor, and franchisee often differ. The ongoing shortage of premium retail space only sharpens these differences. We examine the sometimes conflicting objectives of the parties in negotiating a […]

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Separate Yourself from Competition

Separate Yourself from Competition Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. Separate Yourself from Competition Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #20 1. Preview and research before you give a […]

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Comparing Locations is More Than Just a Feeling

Comparing locations is more than just a feeling and requires a thorough lease analysis. It is interesting when one takes a group of people out on tour to see their reactions. Some people go simply on about how the space looks the minute they see it. Others are very analytical and need lots of data. […]

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Disaster Planning for Commercial Property

CRE Podcast of the week Disaster Planning for Commercial Property Disaster preparedness is always a timely topic, especially in light of the recent tornado in Oklahoma and other natural disasters around the country. This rebroadcast is “must hear” radio for anyone responsible for commercial property management, including facilities managers, property & asset managers, owners and […]

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Cold Calling Strategy: Get Past the Gatekeeper

Cold Calling Strategy: Get Past the Gatekeeper Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. You need a Cold Calling Strategy to Get Past the Gatekeeper in CRE Our take-aways from Tuesday […]

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Commercial Real Estate Job Market

CRE Podcast of the week Commercial Real Estate Job Market We just heard that the unemployment rate is now the lowest it’s been in many years. More jobs are being created and more are now available, but how does the national jobless report affect commercial real estate professionals? Are more jobs available and at what […]

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CRE New Year’s Resolution

All Work and No Play Unplug from CRE Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. CRE New Year’s Resolution Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #18 1. Each week pick […]

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All Work and No Play Unplug from CRE

All Work and No Play Unplug from CRE Just some more common sense points from the host of Tuesday Traffic Tips, Allen Buchanan. By the way, check out Allen’s blog, Location Advice, which has been running for four years. All Work and No Play Unplug from CRE Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #17 […]

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Lease Insurance Clauses: Who and What Do They Protect?

CRE Podcast of the week Lease Insurance Clauses: Who and What Do They Protect? This show is a primer for landlords, tenants, property managers, lease administrators and anyone else who deals with commercial leases and the insurance provisions typically found in those leases. In nearly 40 years of lease negotiations and litigation, I’ve found that […]

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