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December 2016 Business Creation Index

Download (PDF 1.26MB) The new Business Creation Index (BCI) was created to monitor local economic conditions from the perspective of NAR’s commercial members. The quarterly report offers insight from commercial real estate professionals into whether businesses are opening or closing by industry, population density, and subregion. On a monthly basis, it tracks three key questions related to local market conditions:  An increase of businesses opening in local... Read More

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Winter 2016: Networthing: Understanding Trends, Connecting With Success

Table of Contents Thank You & Farewell: A Final Note From 2016 NAR President Tom  Research: U.S. Commercial Real Estate Markets Offer Solid Returns Member Perspective: Never Eat Alone - Your Network is Your Networth ... Read More

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Voice for Real Estate: Retirement, Lame-Duck, Commercial

Don't expect Congress to do much as it finalizes its session before the end of 2016. Next year, though, is shaping up to be huge for real estate as lawmakers gear up to tackle tax reform, reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and flood insurance. On tax reform, key commercial real estate incentives could face major revamping, These include property depreciation, 1031 exchanges, and carried interest. What's more, overall tax rates could be lowered, business interest expensing reduced, and infrastructure spending beefed up. The video also looks at what NAR is doing to help its... Read More

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NAR at ICSC RECon 2017

Each year NAR hosts a booth space at ICSC RECon along with partner Xceligent. Doing so is part of NAR’s strategy to provide our commercial real estate constituency with services and savings. NAR members are welcome to utilize the NAR booth as a “home base” during the event, book individual table space for deal-making meetings with clients, get personalized demos of Xceligent data tools – and... Read More

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National Commercial Awards

Each year, NAR honors accomplished REALTORS® in commercial real estate by celebrating their local achievement through recognition in our National Commercial Awards. Honorees have received awards from their local association, state association, community organizations or brokerages, making them eligible to be nominated by their local association for this NAR recognition. Congratulations to those recognized in our 2016 National Commercial Awards Program.

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Commercial Real Estate Outlook

Download (PDF 1.7MB) 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 Third quarter fundamentals in LCRE displayed an even picture, with solid demand and rising construction. However, for most property types absorption took a breather, giving supply time to... Read More

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast in 2017 Is Strong

ORLANDO, Fla. (November 4, 2016) — Sustained by improving job growth and strong demand for multifamily housing, commercial real estate has been steadily recovering in recent years. Looking ahead to 2017, growth is expected to flow into the smaller markets, according to a commercial real estate forecast session today at the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, and K.C. Conway, senior vice president of credit risk management at SunTrust Bank, expressed confidence that... Read More

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Discover the CORFAC Difference

Discover the CORFAC Difference

CORFAC International is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, investment sales, multifamily, self-storage, acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services. Founded in 1989, CORFAC has 48 firms in the U.S., seven in Canada and 25 in international markets, including Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Spain and the United Kingdom. CORFAC firms completed more than 11,000 lease and sales transactions totaling 500 million square feet of space valued in excess of $8.5 billion in 2015.

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PGA Golfer to Commercial Realtor

Little Rock, AR (April 8, 2014) -- RPM Group/CORFAC International, Arkansas leading full-service commercial real estate provider, today announced that RON WHITTAKER joined the firm as a commercial sales associate. Before joining the RPM Group, Whittaker spent the past 20 years as a professional golfer traveling the world playing on the PGA and web.com tour. Whittaker was raised in Little Rock, AR and is a Catholic High Alum and attended Wake Forest University. Whittakers commitment to honesty and integrity will be an asset to his friends and colleagues in fulfilling their commercial real estate needs. Whittaker and his family reside in Little Rock, AR and are actively involved in the community. RPM Group is an affiliate of CORFAC International (Corporate Facility Advisors), a global commercial real estate services organization with 60+ offices in the Americas and market reach to 60 countries worldwide. RPM Group is Arkansas oldest and largest full service real estate company specializing in commercial sales, development, residential sales & leasing, property management and relocation.

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CORFAC Builds International Relationships

CORFAC Builds International Relationships

CORFAC's 2014 Secretary and International Committee Chair Ray Lyons, SIOR, CCIM, MRICS of Thomas L. Johnson Realty/CORFAC International in Ontario speaks about the value of CORFAC's international affiliation.

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