commercial real estate Archive

3 Commercial Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2018

At the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum on Friday, attendees got insights into how the economy and real estate market will interact over the next couple of years. Here are a few takeaways that can help guide your...

Typical Commercial Agent Now Makes $120,800

Commercial prices continue to head up, at least among smaller properties in secondary and tertiary markets. As a result, the typical commercial agent is making $120,800, an 11 percent increase from the previous year, when the median income was...
August 7, 2017

Commercial Broker Uses Drone to Deliver Listing Agreement to Client

You’d probably send a listing agreement to your client by email or give it to them in person. But Russ Russell, ALC, CCIM, broker-owner of Russ Russell Commercial Real Estate in Huntsville, Ala., decided to deliver one by drone....
June 21, 2016

The Office of the Near Future

After years of major companies decamping from the cities and setting up in sprawling suburban locations, the tide has turned. Motorola, Hillshire Brands Co., and United Continental Holdings Inc., United Airlines’ parent company, are just a few of the...
January 21, 2015

Lease Accounting Rules Spell Commercial Trouble

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Just as commercial real estate is clawing its way back to slightly better conditions than what it’s faced in the last couple of years, two accounting boards are thinking about making some...
December 2, 2010

Credit Still Hurts Commercial; 2011 Looks Brighter

 By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine Commercial economic update Lack of financing will continue to hamper commercial real estate transactions going into 2011 but there are some positive signs on the horizon, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun told...
November 8, 2010

Who Is the Future of Commercial Real Estate?

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Are commercial real estate practitioners too homogenous? It’s not a question with a simple “yes” or “no” answer, but the 2010 Commercial Member Profile statistics compiled by NAR Research suggests the profession...