The top 10 CRE conferences to put on your calendar

The New Year is a time to start fresh, work on self-improvement and not repeat the mistakes of 2015 – like that time you meant to attend ICSC RECon but failed to put it on your calendar, causing you to miss early bird registration and the (hardly) decent hotel room prices.

Topics: Industry News

Apto's Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

The year is almost over, and we wanted to bring you some holiday cheer with Apto's most popular blog posts of the year! Without further adieu, here are the top five:

Topics: Company Updates

Deal Incubators: Finding the Next Development, Investment & Activity Magnet

What makes a great location? Scratch that, what makes a great NEW location?  

Topics: Industry News

Part 2 - How to Prepare for your CRM Implementation

When setting up a brand new CRM for your business, thorough preparation beforehand can make all the difference to the platform’s success. You should start the implementation process by building a team and setting expectations.

Topics: Best Practices

Is a CCIM or SIOR designation right for me?

Thinking about getting a professional certification such as CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) or SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors)? The CCIM website boasts that members on average “earn 79% more than non-affiliated professionals, according to a 2009 National Association of REALTORS® Commercial Member Profile.” SIOR, meanwhile, has only 2,800 practitioners that hold the designation worldwide.

Topics: Best Practices

How to Prepare for a CRM Implementation [Infographic]

Setting up a new CRM can work wonders for your business, but the process it takes to implement it is not always fun.

We got our resident implementation expert Lauren Hinson to provide some insight to make the process easier. Lauren helps our customers through this process day in and day out, so she knows a thing or two about how best to prepare.

Topics: Best Practices CRE Tech Disruption

How brokers can successfully navigate the holiday party season

You hear the advice every year, and yet still manage to appreciate why the suggestions get issued anew once you’ve got the first holiday party of the season under your belt. Letting loose and sharing holiday cheer with your closest comrades is what the season is all about.

Topics: Best Practices