Month: May 2013

29 05 2013

Engineering Due Diligence

Last week, Partner Engineering and Science led a webinar earlier today explaining the basics of due diligence, including environmental, engineering, surveys, and more.  Fewer lenders require engineering assessments than environmental, but engineering assessments are still an important way to look at a property. A Property Condition Assessment looks at the condition of all improvements, immediate

22 05 2013

Environmental Due Diligence

Due diligence is something that every commercial real estate broker has to worry about, and it can be confusing if you don't understand the terms and know what reports are required.  All brokers need to understand the risk associated with any give property before they complete the sale to best serve their clients.  Depending on

20 05 2013

Tweet and Video of the Week

Shindico/CORFAC International (@Shindico) used Twitter to share information on the CORFAC Firm Census. View activity from all CORFAC members on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CORFACIntl/corfac-affiliates. See what CORFAC tweets about: https://twitter.com/CORFACIntl. Barry Stuart of ICR Commercial Real Estate/CORFAC International shared his 2013 Spring Investment Market Snapshot on YouTube. Follow Barry on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/BarryStuartICR. View all CORFAC videos on

15 05 2013

Looking for Guest Bloggers!

We're on the lookout for blogs to highlight CORFAC Members.  This is a great way to get the word out about your firm and your market! Here are 4 Reasons Why You Should be Guest Blogging: Reaching a larger target audience Attracting more leads for your company Building fruitful business relationships Gaining big SEO points

14 05 2013

Video of the Week

Julian Hind of Farebrother/CORFAC International in London gives an update of the London midtown office leasing market. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idTZeVNBVVo?feature=player_embedded] View all CORFAC videos on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/CORFACIntl.

13 05 2013

Tweet of the Week

CORFAC affiliates were busy on Twitter this week.  Our Tweet of the week comes from Tom Martindale, SIOR of TRI Commercial/CORFAC International (@twmartindale).  Way to celebrate and utilize the CORFAC network! View activity from all CORFAC members on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CORFACIntl/corfac-affiliates. See what CORFAC tweets about: https://twitter.com/CORFACIntl.

08 05 2013

Cheers to Our New London Affiliate: Farebrother

CORFAC International is pleased to announce that the International Committee has successfully found an affiliate in London, UK. Farebrother is now an affiliate of CORFAC International. Alistair Subba Row, Senior Partner at Farebrother (shown at right), said: “CORFAC International will give our clients a global platform to reach into just about any international market to deliver

06 05 2013

What email program is best for you?

We all depend on email programs to get the word out to our customers - whether it's a quarterly newsletter or a new property listing - because emails are a fast and easy way to communicate.  How do you determine which email program you should use to reach your customers? The answer: it depends on

01 05 2013

Creating a Winning Mobile Strategy

I just read a great article on the Marketing Pilgrim blog - Creating a Winning Mobile Strategy for Your Business.   This is something we've been working on, including our mobile app for our conferences and the creation of a mobile version of www.corfac.com to be released this summer.  With more and more people using mobile

Locally Owned. Globally Connected

CORFAC International is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, investment sales, multifamily, self-storage, acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services. Founded in 1989, CORFAC has 49 offices in the U.S., 5 in Canada and 17 in international markets, including Australia, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. CORFAC offices completed more than 10,000 lease and sales transactions totaling 620 million square feet of space valued in excess of $8.2 billion in 2018.