While the real estate industry wasn’t the first to jump on the technology bandwagon – and this extends to social media – real estate professionals have come to realize the value of these resources. However, one wonders how best to use social media to maximize its effect. Well, wonder no more.We’ve pulled together a few tips for tailoring your social-media plan to the real estate industry – read on to get the most out of the latest technology.1. Get your story straight. You’ve got... read more
Investing in real estate can be a way to earn passive income and increase your wealth. While plenty of investors have success in residential real estate, others make a move to commercial real estate to gain even more money.As with any investment, commercial real estate has both risks and rewards. It’s not for everyone, as investing in it requires a good deal of work — especially in the early stages of the process. While there’s less risk in some cases, you typically need to put down more money upf... read more
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is behind an initiative to promote sustainable development in every member state of the U.N. Its stated goals also include initiatives to significantly increase sustainable industrialization in lesser developed countries (LDCs) by raising their share of GDP and industry share over the next 12 years.Included in the initiative are 17 different goals that all member states are striving to achieve which are detailed in the U.N.’s Sustainable Developm... read more
Reuters reported at the end of the third quarter last year that the office vacancy rate had remained flat at around 16% for three straight quarters. Experts have predicted that the office market will continue to remain generally flat throughout 2018. Yet despite those numbers, there are cities that are really thriving and we found 10 where the office market is not flat but rather booming with low vacancies and high demand.
The State of the Office Market
The overall office market has stayed flat as new construct... read more
Ten years ago, the industry barely existed. Today it is a multibillion industry in the U.S., raising nearly $20 billion over the last three years. Although the majority of the top financial technology or “FinTech” startups are small business and individual lenders, blockchain and cryptocurrency companies, and data analytics firms, there are several FinTech startups that are impacting CRE.
Investors are Backing FinTech Startups
CRE pros that ignore FinTech startups do so at their own peril. There is ... read more