5 years ago Marketplace Partners

Apto’s New Back Office Platform for CRE Commission and Accounting

We are excited for the release of our latest product, a Back Office platform for commercial real estate brokerages to track commissions, invoices and payments all in one app! This was developed as a direct result of feedback received from our customers who requested the ability to track commission plans and payments with their related […]

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5 years ago Marketplace Partners

Apto’s New Back Office Platform for CRE Commission and Accounting

We are excited for the release of our latest product, a Back Office platform for commercial real estate brokerages to track commissions, invoices and payments all in one app! This was developed as a direct result of feedback received from our customers who requested the ability to track commission plans and payments with their related […]

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3 Things That Climbing Mount St. Helens Taught Me About #CRE

I recently traveled to the Pacific Northwest to explore Portland and Seattle, and was really excited to have the opportunity to summit Mount St. Helens while I was there.  It was a great experience, and here are 3 things that it taught me about commercial real estate: 1. Pre-Diligence is Important Prior to this trip, […]

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Proud to be NAIOP-AZ! Chapter Adds Logo to tBL!!

When it comes to pride and rah-rah and all of that exciting stuff, I am really seeing an active and proud chapter here in NAIOP-AZ. Wow, they are doing social media for their chapter, created a beautiful NAIOP-AZ website and have a Facebook page as well as a Twitter site too! As a group, they […]

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SoCal CRE Movers and Shakers

CRE Podcast of the week SoCal CRE Movers and Shakers How appropriate to have a radio show entitled “Movers & Shakers” of Southern California. We have a wonderful and eclectic line up of featured guests for this show, including icons of Southern California commercial real estate, others who can help you become a mover & […]

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Building Tours: Always Be Prepared

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. Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #10 1. Always have a full tank of gas. 2. Get your car washed so you have […]

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Landlords and Tenants; What Should You Expect From Each Other?

Let’s begin with the Landlord and the question “What is a Landlord?”. Landlord, most simply, is the one who receives rent. The Landlord can be an individual person like my Mom, or it can be a global investor like Blackstone. You may deal directly with my Mom, or the regional manager of the local company […]

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WordPress 4.0 – Some Stuff You Need to Know

WordPress is Software For those of you who are using the internet to market yourself, your company or your properties, WordPress is definitely the “Standard” in the industry. When people ask me what WordPress is, I tell them it is like MS Word or MS Excel, it is software. But it is software that houses […]

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Spreading The News in CRE

We’re always happy to learn what our fellow entrepreneurs are doing to promote technology in the CRE industry. The News Funnel is a channel where brokers, landlords, investors and PR professionals publish, curate and read industry news. We spoke with Michael Beckerman, founder of The News Funnel, and a CRE public relations veteran, about the […]

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Single Tenant Net Leased Properties and 1031 Tax Free Exchanges

CRE Podcast of the week Single Tenant Net Leased Properties and 1031 Tax Free Exchanges Apartments and Single Tenant Net Leased Properties, (“STNLP”) are the hottest properties on the commercial real estate scene. Deals are being done for both and these deals are leading the recovery of commercial real estate. Learn what the nexus is […]

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5 years ago Done Deals

Keefe of HK Group Sells 203,000 SF Warehouse/Distribution Building in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD, CT – October 1, 2014 – HK Group is pleased to announce that Matthew F. Keefe, President of HK Group was the sole broker in the sale of 25 Research Parkway, Wallingford, CT. The sellers were Sivan Wallingford, LLC from New York and Benerofe Wallingford, LLC of White Plains. The buyer was Baker-Properties Limited […]

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Steps in Your Sales Process

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. Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #9 1. On your commute, think about the steps you take in your sales process. 2. Write […]

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5 years ago Done Deals

Sperry Van Ness in Lexington, KY Closes Two Industrial/Flex Warehouses

Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors / Lexington was pleased to facilitate the sale of 533 Buck Place located in Lexington, Kentucky. The property is a 9,800 sf industrial warehouse/flex building on 1.11 acres. Matt Stone and Steve Pulliam, CCIM of Sperry Van Ness represented the seller, Cox-Warner Properties and Dalton Dreisbach, SIOR, CCIM […]

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What is With the Electrical Costs?

Across the country, we see different rates for electricity charged by owners based on their various climates. An electrical rate in Troy, Michigan is going to be far different than one charged in Phoenix, Arizona. The point of this post is to make people aware that even in the same area, landlords can be charging […]

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5 years ago Done Deals

Press Release: Tom Thumb Anchored Retail Center in Mansfield, TX Sells

The building that houses Mansfield Dental Care, Greek Café and Subway at 1050 Country Club in Mansfield, recently sold to JK Country Club, LLC, a Fort Worth entity. The retail center was sold by TB3SW, Partners, a Wilson & Stonaker, LLC entity. Wilson & Stonaker, LLC was responsible for developing the Tom Thumb anchored center […]

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5 years ago Done Deals

Fellah of HK Group Sells 1300 Post Road East Westport

Franco Fellah, Executive Vice President at HK Group, finalized the sale of 1300 Post Road East in Westport. Fellah represented the buyer, 1300 PRE TRUST, LLC, while Tommy Febbraio and Vince Byrne of Coldwell Banker Commercial, Fairfield, represented the seller 1300 Post Road Associates, Limited Partnership. The price was $4,110,000. The property includes two office […]

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5 years ago Done Deals

Vestis Group Sells Downtown Phoenix Apartment Complex

Vestis Group is pleased to announce that Principals Natan Jacobs and Les Litwin have completed the sale of McDowell Apartments, an 8-unit multifamily community located in the sought after F.Q. Story Historic District in Downtown Phoenix, just north of Midtown Phoenix, Arizona for $719,000 / $89,875 Per Unit. Pinnacle AZ Development LLLP of Phoenix, Arizona sold […]

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5 years ago Marketplace Partners

tBL Favorite Blogs from The News Funnel Blog – Week Ending Oct 3 2014

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Top 10 Steps to Being a Great Tenant

In order to be a great Tenant keep these 10 things in mind. We all know human nature is this: As soon as you decide to open your retail store or purchase a franchise the first thing to do – and the only thing you really can do – is drive around and call all […]

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Renewing Your Lease? Don’t Overlook These 3 Critical Steps

People tend not to take renewals all that seriously. They see it as simple, thinking they can just call the landlord and get their new rate. That way of thinking can cost your firm a lot of money. If you are looking into renewing your lease, make sure not to overlook these 3 critical steps. […]

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5 years ago Events & Conferences

EVENT – Chicago: Fall Fling in the Second City 2014

Date: Thursday,  October 16, 2014 Time: 6 to 9 pm Place: E|P|I|C 112 West Hubbard Chicago, IL 60654 Register: Click here to register. Please join the Circle of Trust, Chicago’s fastest growing and most diverse commercial real estate networking group for its inaugural Fall Fling event at EPIC on October 16th from 6pm to 9pm. The […]

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Protecting the Commercial Tenant Through Education

CRE Podcast of the week Protecting the Commercial Tenant Through Education (“Lease Administration the NRTA Way”) During this show, we will be discussing numerous issues that retail and office tenants need to consider and pay attention to when negotiating and administering their leases. All of our featured guests spoke at the NRTA Annual Conference in […]

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5 years ago Marketplace Partners

CRE-App Reviews theBrokerList.com Site

We are totally grateful to the awesome team at CRE-Apps Review for writing this piece about us. Also, we wanted to let our tBLers know that CRE-App Review is now owned by The News Funnel too! It is exciting to have these 2 sites come together for the greater good! If you do not yet […]

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Driving and Technology

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. Our take-aways from Tuesday Traffic Tips Episode #8 1. If you use a gallon less of gas per week you can save about $900 […]

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Dallas Fort Worth Multifamily Market Report

The Dallas / Fort Worth area is booming. There’s no question about it. Sitting in gridlock on any of the major freeways during non-peak traffic times is evidence of that. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Dallas / Fort Worth area had the third-largest population increase in the nation over the past […]

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How to be a Great Tenant Rep Broker

In this weeks installment of the Tenant Tips will discuss how to be a great Tenant Rep broker. This is my Top 10 list to discuss how to be a great tenant rep broker. First of all, we all say tenant rep, but it is short for tenant representation. Tenant representation is a speciality within […]

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Raise Your CRM “Aptotude” with New Marketplace Partner Apto

Remember spreadsheets? Back when the Rolodex ruled the world, most brokers kept their key data in spreadsheets. Then Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software made the Rolodex obsolete, and brokers discovered deal management programs that did away with most of those static spreadsheets. But how can you combine your CRM and deal management tools, and have […]

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