CORFACbid – Online Auction Program Proves Successful for Challenging Property

For more than two years, I had a listing for a ±20,000 SF building in  Long Beach, CA, previously occupied as a telephone switching station. Even after co-brokering with a data center specialist, we struggled to find a buyer. Finally, I turned to LFC and the CORFACbid Accelerated Marketing Program. They thoroughly explained what they intended to do and how they intended to do it, […]

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Online Tools for Your Business

Why should you use social media for your business? Take a minute to watch this video – it will convince anyone in #CRE to start using it now. Phill Tomlinson (@AZPhill) used this to kick off the social media section of his Online Tools presentation last week, but it’s a small portion of what he talked about. Thanks to Phill for the link to the […]

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Does Social Media Help You Get Business?

Social media is here to stay, and it’s a great way to get news and stay connected. But, is it a great way to get business in CRE?  The News Funnel (@TNF_RE) posted 2 blogs this week that give some tips on how to make Social Media work effectively for you. Social networking has great potential to help you create a name for yourself too. […]

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PR for CRE in the Digital Age

Public Relations is always changing – it used to be enough if your press releases were in local publications, but in the digital age, if news isn’t online and showing up in Google, NewsFunnel, and Twitter, we all worry that noone is seeing it.  Real Estate Weekly (@RE_Weekly) had a great blog this week about how we can all work on our PR – Digital […]

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CORFAC Affiliates on YouTube

Here’s what a couple of CORFAC affiliates have been up to. Watch CORFAC videos on our YouTube channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/CORFACIntl.

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CORFAC as a GlobeSt Thought Leader

Dan Granot of Joel and Granot Commercial Real Estate/CORFAC International was recently interviewed by GlobeSt.com during SIOR Live. Gunning for the Top Tier Collaboration and growth.  These seem to be the dual focus points for CORFAC International in 2014. In fact, both were a major focus of its recently wrapped-up conference in San Francisco. The association, a GlobeSt.com Thought Leader, is focused on building the […]

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Is our Marketing Obsolete?

A group of CORFAC professionals met yesterday to discuss they way they market their firms – how they market their firms vs. how they market their agents, what they are doing to market online, and their conventional marketing activities. One of the subjects that came up – and comes up in a lot of marketing meetings – is how to know if you are using […]

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What is Different About CORFAC? Independence and Collaboration.

As CORFAC International Celebrates its 25th anniversary, Past President William H. Hawkins, SIOR of Chas. Hawkins Co., Inc./CORFAC International in Nashville talks about our worldwide commercial real estate network – locally owned firms, connected globally. Listen as Bill explains what makes CORFAC successful and unique. In recent years, CORFAC affiliates completed an average of over 9,600 transactions annually totaling more than 513 million square feet worth […]

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Social Media Marketing for your Small CRE Business

I  just read a blog by Cynthia Boris on Marketing Pilgrim about Small Businesses Using Social Media for Marketing.  This is something that comes up on CORFAC conference calls – is social media worth the time? My answer is yes – it’s a low cost way to get your brand out into the world.  For just minutes of your time every day, you can reach potential […]

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CORFAC Affiliates Market on YouTube

CORFAC Affiliates have uploaded several videos lately, to market their businesses and their properties.  View some of the videos below. From Voit Real Estate/CORFAC International From Karbank Real Estate Company/CORFAC International From ICR Commercial/CORFAC International From Farebrother/CORFAC International You can view videos from CORFAC Headquarters on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/corfacintl

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