Commercial Connections, previously RCA Report, is published four times annually and distributed to members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and commercial real estate industry leaders. To receive the newsletter, update your NRDS information to include commercial interests in the "Field of Business List."
The rise of technology and advancements in communication are enabling commercial practitioners and investors to advance beyond the borders and limitations which would have been hurdles not long ago. Also, find out how NAR continues the fight on Capitol Hill to protect private property rights and check out the top events for commercial practitioners at year's REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
A stronger U.S. economy, improving market fundamentals and an influx of capital are signaling investors to the purchase of commercial real estate.
According to the 2012 NAR Commercial Member Profile the median age of a full time commercial real estate professional is 57 but don't tell these professionals. In this issue of Commercial Connections ask some young agents who have made an impact in the commercial world how they have been able to learn from and keep up with their more experienced colleagues.
It's a new year and for many it's a time to reevaluate how we do business. This issue of Commercial Connections helps you get on the right track by giving you some of the people, tools and outlook to make your impression on the commercial real estate market in 2013.
The economy is still struggling, but some cities are outpacing their neighbors — adding the good jobs that fuel demand for office, retail, and multifamily properties. What secrets do these mid-sized cities (1.5 to 2.5 million in population) share? Editor Mariwyn Evans explains.
Are weak job numbers and debt headaches making your clients uneasy about commercial real estate performance? In this issue of Commercial Connections, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun explains why you shouldn't worry.