Will Technology Disrupt Commercial Real Estate? (Video Recording of actual, online, live TV show)

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This is the full video recording of the live Blab conducted on October 27, 2015. It's an open discussion between Jeremy Neuer, myself and Linda Day Harrison. In which we discuss whether or not technology has or ever will disrupt real estate. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, Allen Buchanan, an inspiration for this show was unable to participate in this discussion. In my opinion, a major loss. However, Linda Day Harrison from The Broker List admirably took over and stood in for Allen. Note that this is the full length version. Read more

Is Harlem the Next for Gentrification & what is the Promise for Commercial Real Estate?

Is Harlem the Next for Gentrification & what is the Promise for Commercial Real Estate?

For the last year or so, Faith Hope Consolo, Chair of the Retail Division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate has been promoting her increased involvement in the culture and real estate of Harlem. I finally get the opportunity to discuss her move to Harlem during an interview at the CREW Network Annual Convention in Bellevue, Washington. Faith long known in real estate circles as the Queen of Retail is best known for her representation of high end, luxury retail tenants. She and I discuss how she Read more

The No. 1 Critical Factor to Succeed in Real Estate ~ Part 1

The No. 1 Critical Factor to Succeed in Real Estate ~ Part 1

Kristin Blount, Senior Vice President at the Colliers International office in Boston explains the importance of developing relationships in order to succeed in real estate. During this video, Kristin tells me how she first got involved in commercial real estate, a male dominated business and how she learned the importance of developing relationships. Relationship building is not limited to real estate and Kristin makes the point that........ Read more

Crowdfunding: Are You an Owner or a donor?

Crowdfunding: Are You an Owner or a donor?

Georgia and I discuss the difference between two types of crowdfunding. One in which the public can contribute to the development of a product, company or service and in essence buys the product or service in advance and the other in which the public can buy an ownership interest in the company. Read more

Will the Fed’s Failure to Raise Interest Rates Effect Commercial Real Estate: Part I

Will the Fed’s Failure to Raise Interest Rates Effect Commercial Real Estate: Part I

After a summer of decreased unemployment and high expectations that the Federal Reserve would begin to raise interest rates in September, the Feds balked at an increase, surprising most people. Was it the volatile stock market in August, a sputtering economy in Canada or the sputtering of the Chinese economy? Well known economist, columnist and radio show host, Dr. Sam Chandan, Dr. Sam Chandan, Professor in the Associated Faculty of Real Estate The Wharton School & Host of the Real Estate Hour SiriusXM Business Radio, explains, in detail, how the Fed's action, or inaction, as the case may be, effects commercial real estate. Read more

Things You Need to Know about Real Estate & Big Data Integration

Things You Need to Know about Real Estate & Big Data Integration

Read my Post first then click on the video. By itself and without context, Big Data has little or no value. Over the years, businesses have been collecting data. However, we have only been scratching the surface. Now, more than a Googolplex of Data is available for analysis. But what will we do with all of that data? The collection of data is still meaningless unless ....... Read more

Is There a Confidence Gap between Men & Women in Business with Katty Kay

Is There a Confidence Gap between Men & Women in Business with Katty Kay

Katty Kay, lead anchor for BBC World News America and author of the Confidence Code,spends some time with me in advance of her presentation at the CREW Network Annual Convention in Miami on September 30th through October 1st. Her book, the confidence code explores the confidence gap between men and women. Based upon her research, Katty believes the confidence gap is holding women back in business. Read more

Should CRE Brokers be Dual Agents?

Should CRE Brokers be Dual Agents?

California's recent laws requiring commercial real estate brokers to disclose, in writing, a dual agency, raises a number of questions: 1. Why was this a requirement of residential brokers and not previously commercial brokers; 2. Why does the new law apply only to purchase and sale agreements and not to leases; and 3. Should a #CRE broker accept a dual agency, disclosed or not? Read more

The Top 3 Reasons CRE Brokers Should Get Involved in CCIM with Karl Landreneau

The Top 3 Reasons for CRE Pros Should Get Involved in CCIM with Karl Landreneau

Karl Landreneau, the CCIM 2014 President discusses the top reasons that real estate professionals should not only join CCIM but be involved. Karl feels that CCIM set him apart from the typical street broker without education or designation. His credibility rose with his designation. But CCIM is not just about education. You get out of the organization what you put into it. This sounds like a cliche, but it really is true. You can't just join and wait for the benefits to come to you. Read more