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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Technology for #CRE: CRM and Online Tools

The technology best practices sessions were the best attended workshops in recent memory. Gary Grochowski, SIOR of L. Mason Capitani/CORFAC International in Detroit, Susan Singer, CCIM of Bradford Real Estate Services/CORFAC International in Dallas and Todd Jacobek of Podolsky|Circle CORFAC International focused their presentation on CRM Software for the commercial real estate industry. They presented the CRM solutions their firms currently use, and led a […]

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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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Spring Conference Speaker Announced

CORFAC is headed to San Francisco. And we have a special guest speaker at our COR$TAR Anniversary Dinner Friday, March 28! California State Assembly Member Phil Ting, who is also the former Assessor-Recorder of the City and County of San Francisco, will talk about innovation, technology, and how California attracts foreign investments. Ting currently chairs the Assembly Select Committee on Asia/California Trade and Investment Promotion […]

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Timely Technology Article on NREI Online

Will 2014 be “A Breakout Year for Commercial Real Estate Technology?”  Read National Real Estate Investor’s March 5, 2014 online article – a timely tech primer before our technology-themed conference next week in San Francisco. Several of our Tech Panel speakers’ firms are mentioned.

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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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The T’s in Technology

I attended CCIM Live last week in Denver, and one of my favorite sessions was “The T’s in Technology” with Todd Clarke (@nmapt) and Todd Kulmann (@todd_kuhlmann).  They spent 90 minutes introducing over 100 useful apps.  It sounds a bit crazy, and it was – and very informative! Here are a couple of the apps I think can be useful in any business. Some are […]

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CRE and Technology

CORFAC firms met at the 2013 Fall Summit in Washington DC this week to discuss the Future of Commercial Real Estate.  One of the sessions was a knowledge sharing session for CRE and Technology. Joe Latina of Paterson Woods/CORFAC International in Delaware shared a list of programs and apps that he finds helpful in conducting his everyday business.  He included programs on Efficiency, Marketing, and […]

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New www.corfac.com mobile website

Take CORFAC with you wherever you go! The new CORFAC International website is now online.  Check out www.corfac.com/mobile on your mobile device to find CORFAC office locations, read CORFAC news, learn about the benefits of the CORFAC network, and so much more. The full website is still available if you would like to search CORFAC listings: http://www.corfac.com/commercial-property-listings.cfm.

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What email program is best for you?

We all depend on email programs to get the word out to our customers – whether it’s a quarterly newsletter or a new property listing – because emails are a fast and easy way to communicate.  How do you determine which email program you should use to reach your customers? The answer: it depends on what you want!  A small group of CORFAC marketing professionals […]

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