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These 3 Virtual Reality Solutions Help CRE Professionals Access Global Markets

Posted by RealNex on Jul 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

As international buyers continue to invest in the United States’ commercial real estate market, 3D Virtual Reality technology is easing the friction caused by time differences and travel expenses. These technologies are helping to speed up the process by offering unique experiences and perspective to international buyers looking to invest in American real estate.

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Topics: CRE Leaders, Company Culture, brick and mortar, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex, CRM implementation, CRM, CRE, marketing, Real Estate Technology, CRETech, commercial real estate tech, team building, millennial, Productivity, VR, CRE Marketing, listings, real estate, 3D

RealNex Webinar Series with Dr. Peter Linneman: Where in the cycle are we?

Posted by Jeff Finn on Jul 13, 2018 11:26:11 AM

 July 10, 2018

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Topics: CRE Leaders, brick and mortar, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex, CRM, CRE, marketing, Real Estate Technology, CRETech, commercial real estate tech, millennial, Productivity, culture, Price trends, ncreif property index, ncreif property indix

7 Ways All-In-One Systems Make CRE Pros More Efficient

Posted by RealNex on Jul 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

CRE Tech systems can offer plenty of unique benefits to streamline processes and make brokers more efficient. All-in-one solutions, however, offer more much more than just CRM-Customer Relationship Management. Where some CRMs require a broker to piece together myriad vendors to accomplish their goals — a true all-in-one system does it for you. Brokers should take advantage of such platforms that can truly do it all and help them accomplish more, faster and at a lower cost!

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Topics: CRE Leaders, Company Culture, brick and mortar, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex, CRM implementation, CRM, CRE, marketing, Real Estate Technology, CRETech, commercial real estate tech, team building, millennial, Productivity, culture

Q1 2018 Commercial Real Estate Market Update

Posted by RealNex on May 31, 2018 1:06:55 PM

RealNex CEO Jeff Finn hosted head of research Jeffrey Fisher Ph.D. on May 30, 2018 or an informative webinar where Dr. Fisher discussed his recent findings and analysis on behalf of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF). NCREIF polls its members quarterly to create their NCREIF Property Index (NPI). The NPI reflects investment performance for 7,553 commercial properties, totaling $567 billion of market value held by large institutional investors in the US.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate

4 Ways to recruit top talent to your CRE Brokerage

Posted by RealNex on May 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

It comes as no surprise that recruiting is one of the driving forces behind any CRE brokerage firm. What may come as a surprise, however, is just how difficult it can be to attract and retain quality talent. In fact, it is estimated that as many as 80 percent of real estate agents, industry wide, leave their agency or brokerage within 2 years.

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Topics: CRE Leaders, Company Culture, brick and mortar, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex, CRM implementation, CRM, CRE, marketing, Real Estate Technology, CRETech, commercial real estate tech, team building, millennial, Productivity, culture

5 Must-Have CRM Features for the Modern CRE Brokerage

Posted by RealNex on May 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to the everyday operations of your CRE brokerage, one of the biggest factors in helping or (hopefully not) hindering your efficiency is your customer relationship management software, or CRM. But what makes a CRM platform stand out from the crowd? Here are 5 must-have CRM features for the modern CRE brokerage...

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Topics: commercial real estate listings, CRE Leaders, Company Culture, brick and mortar, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex, CRM implementation, CRM, CRE, marketing, Real Estate Technology, CRETech

The Workplace is Changing: How Far Has CRE Come?

Posted by RealNex on Apr 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Cubicles aren’t the only things disappearing from today’s workplace. Walls in general are going down and lifestyle amenities are going up. Socializing with co-workers throughout the day was frowned upon two decades ago whereas today it’s being encouraged. There have been extraordinary changes taking place in the workplace dragging CRE along with it.

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Topics: commercial real estate listings, CRE Leaders, Company Culture, brick and mortar, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex

Q1 2018 Commercial Real Estate Market Update

Posted by RealNex on Feb 19, 2018 7:31:01 AM

Introducing: Dr. Jeff Fisher Pricing Webinar

Dr. Jeff Fisher is a founding partner of Pavonis Group and Head of Research of RealNex. He is also President and Chairman of the Board of the Homer Hoyt Institute and Professor Emeritus of Real Estate at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Returns End Year on Upbeat

Posted by Jeffrey D. Fisher Ph.D. on Jan 29, 2018 5:00:00 PM

By Jeffrey D. Fisher, Ph.D.

 

Although returns for commercial real estate have been somewhat modest this past year, returns for the fourth quarter of 2017 were the highest quarter for the year according to the NCREIF Property Index (NPI). The NPI reflects investment performance for 7,527 commercial properties, totaling $559.8 billion of market value owned and managed by the nation’s largest institutional investors and pension funds.

The quarterly total return was 1.80% in the fourth quarter, up from 1.70% last quarter, and higher than the 1.73% return for the fourth quarter of 2016. For the year of 2017, the return was just slightly under 7%. This is an unleveraged return for what is primarily “core” real estate held by institutional investors throughout the US.

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Topics: market report, ncreif property indix, Price trends, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex

3 Things CRE Tech Has Learned from Millennials

Posted by RealNex on Jan 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Millennials are quickly growing to become a dominant force in the workplace as well as in terms of consumer behavior and drivers of societal norms. So it only makes sense to take their values and needs into consideration when giving thought to commercial real estate technology.

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Topics: CRE Marketing, CRETech, Company Culture, Commercial Real Estate, RealNex, Real Estate Technology, CRE Tech