6 Ways To Prospect For Commercial Real Estate Listings



In the commercial real estate industry, it is very important to get as many listings as are possible for the simple reason that listings determine how much commission you pocket home at the end of the day. Whether you are focused on listing properties or selling insurance, it could be easy irrespective of your level […]

Commercial real estate poised for ‘stellar year’ in 2020



The U.S. commercial real estate sector is on track for “one of its strongest years on record” in 2020, with billions of dollars likely to be invested according to commercial real estate servicer and investment firm CBRE. CBRE said the commercial real estate sector will see total investments of between $478 billion and $502 in […]

What You Need to Know before Buying Land



Perhaps it is your first time to plan to purchase a plot of land. But before you get down to it. You will need to deal with the complicated process of attaining the right plot you’d like to pick. Buying a land requires the effort, passion, and your time. Although it is generally simpler than […]

SquareFoot lands $16M in Series B funding round



SquareFoot, a new kind of commercial real estate company, has announced a $16 million Series B funding round led by DRW VC. Existing investors, including Triangle Peak Partners, RRE, Rosecliff, and senior real estate executives, also joined the round. The investment brings the company’s total funding to more than $29 million. The new investment will […]

3 Reasons Why Commercial Real Estate Brokers Should Pay Attention to Green Building Trends



Green building practices are becoming more and more common. In fact, 57% of building owners plan to make the majority of their projects green by 2021, according to a SmartMarket report. It’s a myth that these sustainability trends bring challenges for commercial real estate brokers. The public’s increased awareness of sustainability is growing the market […]

Studies show negative side to open office plans



Open office plans have grown in popularity in recent years with employers believing they help to foster a more collaborative workspace that’s preferable for the majority of workers. But new studies have cast doubt on those ideas, showing that the impact of employee well being and productivity isn’t as strong as first thought. An article […]

Professionals reveal how smart contracts can impact commercial real estate



One of the biggest developments underpinned by blockchain technology has been that of smart contracts. A smart contract is essentially a computer code which can self-execute as well as self-enforce the terms and conditions laid out in a legal agreement. Due to the decentralised nature of blockchain – a smart contract can bypass expensive ‘middlemen’ […]

Airbnb acquires Urbandoor to expand its corporate client business



Airbnb last week acquired a platform called Urbandoor that offers extended stays for corporate clients. Founded in 2015, Urbandoor differentiates itself not just through its focus on business travelers, but also by the fact it deals directly with multifamily building owners instead of renters. The company goes directly to big real estate firms like Greystar, […]

Landlord Bookkeeping Software: Unlocking Potential of Your Investment



Bookkeeping is a critical process for the success of your rental property business. It helps you take charge of factors contributing to your ROI. Such factors include cash flow, rental payments, tax issues, property management expenses, among others. As your real estate portfolio grows, you will need to upgrade your bookkeeping processes.  If you own […]

RealOp Investments opens Raleigh regional office



RealOp Investments continues its North Carolina growth with the opening of its offices at the RDU Center. Headquartered in downtown Greenville, S.C., and with properties in five states including Tennessee, Florida and Georgia, RealOp Investments is a fast growing real estate investment firm, said Kyle Putnam, RealOp Investment’s President. This is the company’s first regional […]