NAR’s 2018 Treasurer, Tom Riley, CCIM, CRB, shares how the 2019 budget investment benefits commercial practitioners by funding advocacy wins for commercial real estate in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, preserving 1031 exchanges and capital gains treatment for carried interest, and fighting to extend the National Flood Insurance Program.
NAR’S Senior Commercial Legislative Policy Representative explains how the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., is a victory for NAR and commercial real estate practitioners, who have long been advocating for sales tax parity between online sellers and brick-and-mortar stores.
NAR’s Policy Representative State & Local Government provides an engaging breakdown on supporting your local legislative efforts by making the issues personal. Learn who the go-to resources are at your local association and how you can share your own story to illuminate the impact policy proposals will have on your business.
Attend governance meetings to help shape policy, learn from industry experts in conference education sessions, and network with commercial tech vendors and others in the Commercial Marketplace–there's something for every commercial practitioner. Whether you are just getting started in your career or are a seasoned veteran – NAR’s got you in mind!
How do you market the property to reach the right customers so you can quickly lease or sell the property for your clients? Jef Conn, CCIM, SIOR explains how physical signage, marketing, connecting with neighbors, geo-farming, and picking up the phone can work for you.
Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS®, has selected eight organizations for the 2018 REach® Class. Learn how three of them can serve commercial practitioners.
Commercial leases are often designed to offload as much risk as possible from the landlord and onto the tenant. Prospective tenants and their brokers should seek qualified, experienced legal representation, be aware of some common risks often hidden in the details of commercial leases, and know the difference between gross leases and net leases.
These five examples reveal hard-won knowledge about a lack of knowledge about “disaster years,” causality clauses, intermediary transactions, overtime HVAC usage, and expense reimbursement CPI calculations can prove costly to property managers.
Gain inside perspective from three industrial real estate leaders on vital supply chain issues, including cold storage hubs, material handling equipment, inland ports, “turn times,” and logistics. Glean helpful tips on comprehensive thinking, effectively specializing, and port logistics.
The "aging-out" of the commercial real estate industry is a real thing. With the national average age of commercial practitioners at or above 60, the hunt is on for new talent. Is your brokerage on the radar for the next generation of commercial real estate leaders?
Emiko Atherton, National Director of Smart Growth America’s Complete Streets program, explains how to “improve lives by improving communities” in this thought-provoking interview. Learn why NAR is a member of this community-minded coalition, helping to roll out more than 1,300 complete streets policies across the country, building communities of all sizes.
Learn about redevelopment in the Motor City, TRIA and 1031 exchanges, and the REach® Class of 2014 in this issue of Commercial Connections.
June 1, 2014
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