CORFAC is #14 Top Brokerage in the Midwest

Midwest Real Estate News released the 2013 Best of the Best in July. CORFAC International was ranked as a Top Brokerage this year, and several other CORFAC firms were also included on the list. Here are the CORFAC rankings: #14.   CORFAC International #24.   L. Mason Capitani/CORFAC International #33.   Sansone Group/CORFAC International #51.   Podolsky|Circle/CORFAC International View the rankings on page 22 of the current issue: http://bluetoad.com/publication/?i=166932. […]

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CORFAC Online Ads For the First Half of 2013

The first advertising campaign on LoopNet finished at the end of May. Twenty-four firms were advertised on LoopNet, and another twenty-four will run September – November. This campaign was designed to increase awareness of CORFAC firms and create traffic to your firm’s website. The ads appeared 708,334 times and generated 941 clicks for a clickthrough rate (CTR) of .13%. The 90-day campaign cost $10,500 – […]

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Becknell Industrial Sponsors 2013 Fall Summit

CORFAC International is proud to announce that Becknell Industrial has signed on as a sponsor for the 2013 Fall Summit in Washington, D.C.  They will also be participating in the Developer Panel, alongside sponsor The Rockefeller Group. They are among the first sponsors to sign up at the event, and we are excited to have them join us in Washington, D.C.to meet with our network […]

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Videos of the Week: ICR and TRI

We have two great videos to share this week. The first one is a video market report from ICR Commercial/CORFAC International.  ICR Commercial posted a vacancy snapshot, covering the industrial, office and retails sectors for quarter 2 of 2013.  It’s a great, fresh way to view a market report. Check it out! The second video is of Tom Martindale, SIOR and President of TRI Commerical/CORFAC […]

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CORFAC’s Social Media Successes

CORFAC’s increased use of Social Media has led to more coverage. CORFAC’s Klout score has increased from 22 to 45 since October 2012. That score puts us in league with NAI, Cushman Wakefield, and Avison Young. This table shows the growth in followers CORFAC has experienced in the past year. In 2012, CORFAC has the following activity on Facebook and Twitter: Posted an average of […]

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Pitching Tenants in Different Markets

The office specialty group met again last week to discuss the state of their markets and share ideas on pitching to tenants in different markets.   The group discussed: Pitching to a tenant that is leaning toward staying in place, or who has a long or good relationship with its building owner.  A great way to do this is to start talking to the tenant at […]

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CORFAC is a CPE-MHN Most Powerful Brokerage Firm

The Commercial Property Executive  and Multi-Housing News just released the rankings for the 2013 Top Brokerage Firms. CORFAC International comes in at #13 this year. This is in addition to our ranking #18 on Lipsey’s Brand Survey and #23 on NREI’s Top Brokerages. We were able to participate in these surveys thanks to your participation in the CORFAC 2012 Firm Census.  By entering your firm totals […]

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Tweet of the Week

This week’s tweet of the week comes from the CORFAC Affiliate firm in San Francisco.  TRI Commercial/CORFAC International (@tricommercial) has been introducing staff every week. View activity from all CORFAC members on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CORFACIntl/corfac-affiliates. See what CORFAC tweets about: https://twitter.com/CORFACIntl. View all CORFAC videos on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/CORFACIntl.

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Economics: The Future of Office Real Estate

Chris Lee, President & CEO of CEL & Associates, Inc., published his July 2013 e-newsletter this week, and it is filled with useful information on the future of office real estate, including how generational differences are causing a shift in how office buildings are used. The Great Generational Transfer of Power and Office Space utilization is underway. The in-power Boomers will give way to the […]

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Thank you to our Fall Summit Sponsors!

CORFAC International is proud to recognize our current sponsors of the 2013 Fall Summit.  These are the first sponsors to sign up at the event, and we are excited to have them join us in Washington, D.C.to meet with our network of independent commercial real estate brokers – and build their businesses. A big thank you to Donohoe Real Estate Services, SIOR, The Rockefeller Group, […]

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