CREW Network Accomplishments for Women in Commercial Real Estate

Crew Network Accomplishments for Women in Commercial Real Estate

Judith Nitsch, CREW Network 2014 President was kind enough to take some time out of her busy schedule to talk with me at the ICSC Recon Conference in Las Vegas in May 2014. Energetic and articulate are the two words that come to mind when I think of Judy. With a considerable amount of enthusiasm, Judy announced to CRE Radio that Hillary Rodham Clinton is going to be the the keynote speaker at the CREW national convention at the Loews, Miami Beach Hotel from September 30th through October 2nd. Former Secretary of State, former US Senator and First Lady and possible candidate, Clinton, will be speaking at the luncheon on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Read more

CCIM Institute Implements “Blended Learning”

CCIM Institute Implements “Blended Learning”

According to B.K. Allen, the current EVP & CEO of the CCIM Institute, "blended learning" is the CCIM Institutes modernized approach to education, combining the personalization of the classroom with the efficiency of online training. Blended learning is one of the ways that CCIM intends to bring itself and its members through the 21st Century. Read more

Big Day Confirming Interviews for RECON and still Counting

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More interviews added on 5/13/14. In chronological order of interview, I have confirmed the following interviews at RECON 2014: Arturo Sneider, John Crossman, Al Weiss, Adam Ifshin; Terry Brown; Jeff Rinkov,BK Allen, Faith Hope Consolo, Judith Nitsch, Lori Kilberg, Gene Spiegelman, Matt Winn, Anthony Buono, Jeff Edison Mathew Harding, Greg Maloney, Anuj Puri, Larry Kilduff, MaryAnne Gilmarten and Mike Carroll. Read the full article for more details Read more

Tweeting for CRE: What is More Valuable, Amount of Followers or Their Engagement?

You often hear the word "engagement" when social media is discussed. Engagement is not just you talking or broadcasting your thoughts or message. Engagement is when your communication motivates your followers to actually do something, such as commenting on and retweeting your original message. You communicate in a way that develops emotional connections rather than just logical ones. They retweet because they want to, and know that you "feel" the same way about them. Read more

Investing in Phoenix and Detroit May Seem Counterintuitive; Ed Indvik of Lee & Associates Believes It’s the Right Move

Investing in Phoenix and Detroit May Seem Counterintuitive; Ed Indvik of Lee & Associates Believes It’s the Right Move

It's hard not to like this guy. As he walked away from our interview at RECON, he slung his backpack over his shoulder looking like a 20-year-old. I couldn't get him to take any credit for the success that he's achieved over the last 7 years as President of Lee & Associates, with 47 offices run by the brokers themselves and a dominante role in Southern California. Read more

CRE Radio Does RECON Interviews in a Big Way

We're fully booked for interviews at RECON with a star-studded group of top notch executives from the most prestigious real estate firms. This isn't the old “wish you were here and too bad you’re not” interview series. We've asked our subjects to pick a topic that is near and dear to their hearts and minds. Read more