NAR #CRE Outlook

NAR’s latest Commercial Real Estate Outlook offers overall projections for four major commercial sectors and analyzes quarterly data in the office, industrial, retail and multifamily markets. Historic data for metro areas were provided by REIS, Inc., a source of commercial real estate performance information. Download the report here: http://www.realtor.org/reports/commercial-real-estate-outlook

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CRE Executives Bullish for Next Year

Take a few minutes to review the DLA Piper Survey. If you don’t have time to read the entire report, CPExecutive has a great overview of the findings. The steadily improving economy and flood of capital for investments are top reasons why 89 percent of commercial real estate executives responding to the 2014 DLA Piper State of the Market Survey said they are feeling bullish […]

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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 in a recent REJblog from the editors of www.rejournals.com. Forecast […]

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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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Key Strategies for Commercial Real Estate

At the 2013 Spring Conference in Las Vegas earlier this month, Chris Lee of CEL & Associates covered a variety of topics related to the economy and real estate, including Real Estate and Psychology.  He also gave an overview of the state of the economy, and how he sees the industry changing by 2020. According to Lee, The Real Estate Industry Is… Shifting from a […]

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Real Estate and Psychology

Last week at the 2013 Spring Conference in Las Vegas, Chris Lee of CEL & Associates gave an interesting presentation on “Trends, Opportunities & Predictions A Roadmap For Success”.  This session covered a variety of topics related to the economy and real estate, including the Psychology of Real Estate. Lee compared the needs of people in real estate to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.  Maslow was […]

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Find Your Real Estate Mojo

Has the Real Estate Industry Lost It’s Mojo? This is the question raised in the new Strategic Advantage Newsletter from CEL & Associates, Inc. The article discusses how to get real estate firms back on track by being a student of business so that you can outperform your peers and competitors. Here are seven key strategies to help get your real estate mojo back: Drop […]

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CORFAC Marketing for YOU

A large portion of the CORFAC yearly budget goes to advertising – in trade magazines, industry websites, and on Google.  The communication committee works with HQ and PR consultant Gary Marsh to decide the best use of the funds – to get the most reach for the $$. We have a couple of exciting new advertising campaigns in 2013.  One of them is a campaign […]

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Real Estate Economics

Several CORFAC members told us that they want to hear more about how the economy impacts commercial real estate.  We found an economic expert to join us at the 2013 Spring Conference in Las Vegas. Chris Lee, President & CEO of CEL & Associates, Inc., will discuss  “Real Estate Industry Trends, opportunities, and Predictions…A Roadmap to Success” during the Marquee Session. Chris comes highly recommended […]

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