Month: April 2014

30 04 2014

The Future Is Closer Than You Think.

CORFAC was lucky enough to be part of the SIOR Spring World Conference in Las Vegas.  We are proud of our relationship with SIOR, and were happy to sponsor and exhibit this year, much as they joined us at our Spring Conference in March in San Francisco. SIOR speakers Jack Uldrich and Beth Campbell both

28 04 2014

Chicago is CORFAC’s Kind of Town…

Mark your calendars now for the CORFAC International Fall Summit, September 3-6. Optional events and committee meetings are scheduled for September 3-4; general sessions begin at 4pm on September 4. To take full advantage of the opportunities to network and learn, plan to be with your CORFAC colleagues for all four days. If you can’t

24 04 2014

Past President Profile: Charlie King

Continuing CORFAC's 25th Anniversary celebration, our occasional feature on a past president honors Charles B. King, Jr. SIOR of King Industrial Realty, Inc./CORFAC International in Atlanta, Georgia, which he founded in 1980. He served as CORFAC's President in 1999. Charlie was honored recently with the first-ever Al McConkey, Jr. Award, in memory of CORFAC's first

21 04 2014

How Resilient is Your City?

Is your city environmentally sustainable? Is it socially vulnerable? Does it have adaptive capacity? Grosvenor’s Resilient Cities study, which looks at these factors and more, was released at the Urban Land Institute’s Spring Meeting this month. Canadian cities – Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary – ranked most resilient. Chicago was the top city in the U.S.

16 04 2014

Optimistic Outlook for CRE Industry

The latest Urban Land Institute/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast (a semiannual survey of economists and analysts at the nation’s leading real estate organizations) projects steady growth for the U.S. economy, sustained strength from real estate capital markets, and continued improvement in the commercial real estate sector in the years ahead. This promising news was featured

14 04 2014

Video: CORFAC Builds International Relationships

View CORFAC's latest 25th Anniversary video! 2014 Secretary and International Committee Chair Ray Lyons, SIOR, CCIM, MRICS of Thomas L. Johnson Realty/CORFAC International in Ontario speaks about the value of CORFAC's international affiliation. CORFAC International has 65 offices in North America, and, in association with its global affiliates and FIABCI (the International Real Estate Federation),

10 04 2014

Office Specialty: Questions A Broker Should Ask

In this week's Office Specialty Call, Jim Streff, AIA, LEED AP of Hengst Streff Bajko Architects presented “Questions A Broker Should Ask” about office space. What is the best way to determine a tenant's square footage needs? What is important in a "base building" that will be important to the tenant? What are issues particular

07 04 2014

First Al McConkey, Jr. Award Presented

In memory of CORFAC's first president who passed away in 2013, the Al McConkey, Jr. Award was presented for the first time in 2014 to a past CORFAC president for his leadership and ongoing dedication to CORFAC International. Charles B. King, Jr., SIOR, of King Industrial Realty, Inc./CORFAC International in Atlanta was presented with the Al

02 04 2014

Congratulations 2013 COR$TAR Winners!

Congratulations to the following Referring Brokers who were honored for the top CORFAC Referrals in 2013 at our Spring Conference in San Francisco. Top Industrial Steven Podolsky, SIOR, Podolsky|Circle CORFAC International Robbie McEachern, Don Ossey, SIOR, Capacity Commercial/CORFAC International Top Retail Tim Cherre, Sansone Group/CORFAC International Top Office Jeffrey Garibaldi, Gerald Moore, Garibaldi Group/CORFAC International Renee Betzelos,

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.