Commercial Realtors®

Student Housing Emerges as Boon for Investors

Investors are increasingly turning their attention to student housing. The investment volume in student housing in 2016 jumped 64.5 percent year over year, compared to a 4.3 percent overall increase in the multifamily sector. Student housing still remains a relatively small portion of the multifamily sector, however. Student housing comprised 6.6 percent of total multifamily transaction volumes in 2016. But ...

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What’s Next for Commercial Real Estate?

The Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) was tasked with the responsibility to produce a report detailing the risks and opportunities in the commercial real estate industry. With the help of the Swanepoel T3 Group, the findings examine the risks and opportunities presented by trends in technology, demographics, lending, and politics. The list below is ...

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Report: Income, Sales Transaction Volume Increase for Commercial Realtors®

Commercial real estate markets continue to improve, with Realtors® specializing in commercial real estate reporting both an increase in member’s gross income and sales volume, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Commercial Member Profile. The annual study’s results represent Realtors®, members of NAR, who conduct all or part of their business in commercial sales, leasing, brokerage and development ...

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Commercial Real Estate Outlook, 2nd Quarter

Download (PDF 1.8MB) 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. Highlights Commercial fundamentals in large cap markets echoed the economic slowdown during the quarter. Demand for office and apartment properties remained steady, while industrial and retail found a softening in absorption. ...

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If Trump Targets Dodd-Frank, What are the Commercial Real Estate Impacts?

President Donald Trump recently announced that he intended to “do a big number” on the Wall Street reform package called Dodd-Frank, a warning that something might (or might not) happen to key regulations on risk retention that deeply affect the commercial real estate industry. Regulation, Risk and Reminders President Trump severely criticized the Dodd-Frank law, calling it a “disaster” and ...

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Expectations and Market Realities – A FREE Webinar for Commercial Realtors®

Tune in March 2 at 2:00 PM EST when NAR will join Deloitte and Situs RERC in presenting the highlights of our joint report— Expectations and Market Realities in Real Estate 2017. This webcast covers global and U.S. macroeconomic activity, capital markets, commercial investments, property market fundamentals, and our joint outlook. Registration is free. Look for the full report online ...

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3 Commercial Real Estate Trends to Watch

As businesses evolve in the digital era, it’s affecting their needs when it comes to physical space in commercial properties. Broker-owners of commercial firms should take note of three trends Transwestern recently highlighted in its first quarter Insights report covering the retail, industrial, and multifamily sectors. 1. Retail: The Rise of Mobile Data Retailers are getting more sophisticated in how ...

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Create the Perfect Commercial Presentation Package with RPR

Create the Perfect Commercial Presentation Package with RPR The perfect presentation package can be timely and expensive to compile for REALTORS® working with commercial clients. Having the right reports and data to help walk a client through your expertise is essential in gaining their trust and business. Read2016 Commercial Member Profile The NAR Commercial Member profile details the business and ...

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Commercial Outlook Is Solid If Unspectacular

With the commercial real estate market entering the late stages of its current growth cycle, industry experts fear that another recession looms in the not-too-distant-future. Lawrence Yun recently told NAR’s Commercial Connections magazine that as long as steady job creation continues to drive economy stability “there should be more deals in the making for commercial practitioners.” Still, a subtle sense ...

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The Forecast on Commercial Regs

During the Commercial Legislation and Regulatory Advisory Board meeting at the 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in mid-May, NAR updated members on what to expect from Congress on some of the biggest commercial real estate issues over the coming months. Here are three hot topics to watch, and one big caveat for 2017. 1031 Exchanges This is the ...

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