U.S. Industrial Real Estate Markets Going Strong

CORFAC International announced that industrial markets across the U.S. are still going strong as we approach the end of the year, as evidenced by the continued volume of industrial lease and sale transactions completed by multiple CORFAC firms in the past month. Highlighted transactions from CORFAC affiliates include: Cincinnati, OH — Joe Kramer with Henkle Schueler & Associates/CORFAC International completed an $18 million build-to-suit for […]

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CORFAC’s Capacity Commercial Group Principals Honored as Top Industrial and Office Brokers in Portland, Oregon

Two Capacity Commercial Group/CORFAC International principals won local awards for industrial and office brokerage services in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan market. Don Ossey, SIOR and principal with Capacity Commercial Group/CORFAC International won the Broker of the Year Award/Industrial at the recent Commercial Association of Brokers and NAIOP awards ceremony held at the Portland Art Museum. Ossey also shared honors with Scott Kappes, SIOR and a Senior Vice President […]

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Bright Rich/CORFAC International Confirmed St. Petersburg’s Industrial and Warehouse Leader

Congratulations to Bright Rich/CORFAC International which won first place for commercial real estate in St. Petersburg, Russia in the category “Warehouse and industrial complexes. Rent” at an annual conference, “The First Broker. New Level.” Professional market participants discussed the results of the past year and the current state of affairs in the sphere of commercial real estate in St. Petersburg at the conference. A composite […]

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Video of the Week: ICR/CORFAC Property Tour

Barry Stuart of ICR Commercial Real Estate/CORFAC International in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is very active on social media – including Twitter (@StuartICR) and YouTube (BarryStuartICR).  Barry uses social media to share news, and to share his videos – including market reports and property tours. The property tour videos are a great way to show his properties to potential tenants/owners before they schedule a visit.  Here’s his […]

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CORFAC Live! CORFAC Weighs in on Industrial

CORFAC International is excited to announce CORFAC Live, a partnership with GlobeSt.com and the ALM Real Estate Media Group.  GlobeSt.com joined us in Washington, DC earlier this month at the 2013 Fall Summit.  They conducted interviews with several CORFAC Affiliates pertaining to industrial, office, and asset management. GlobeSt.com is sending these videos in emails to their subscribers.  The first email, titled CORFAC Weighs in on […]

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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 repairs, and assessment reserves. Partner ESI includes an Immediate Repairs […]

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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 who the lender is, different due diligence reports are required. […]

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Managing Risk on Industrial Build to Suit

Pete Anderson and Curt Hefner from Becknell Industrial led a webinar for CORFAC members on build to suit projects.  Becknell has a great history with CORFAC affiliates, starting in 1999 with Jim Klements, Weber Wood Medinger CORFAC International in Cleveland, OH. Since then, Becknell has completed 6 build to suite BTS transactions for TRW of 577,900 square feet in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, California & Ontario, […]

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