Log In

This Month in Commercial Real Estate Software

By The Apto Team on Feb 28, 2013

1.  2nd City Zoning : An Open City App

Why is zoning important?  Zoning ensures that the wrong businesses are not built or opened next to another business that will hinder either or; an oil refinery opening next to an elementary school. In regards to Chicago, every property resides in a zoning district; to help work with the zoning districts’ regulations, and Chicago’s continued residential and manufacturing growth, 2nd City Zoning announced its launch of their interactive mapping application for the Chicago area. 

describe the imageWith 2nd City Zoning you can now find out quickly how a building is zoned, learn of the regulations related to a specific location of a building, and explore the zoning patterns through the city. 2nd City Zoning makes it simple for you to view the 12 zoning categories (e.g. residential, business, commercial, downtown, manufacturing etc.) and quickly view each zoning district's page and zoning ordinance.  

Continue Reading

Commercial Real Estate CRM Integrations | Email & Calendar Sync

By The Apto Team on Feb 26, 2013

The first step to making your Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Business more efficient is to adopt a solid CRM (hint hint). The second step is to take advantage of the integrable technologies that can get you there faster.  These are a few suggestions for integrable email and calendar synching technologies available through the appexchange.   

Continue Reading

Commercial Real Estate CRM Integrations | Geolocation

By The Apto Team on Feb 22, 2013

The first step to making your Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Business more efficient is to adopt a solid CRM (hint hint). The second step is to take advantage of the integrable technologies that can get you there faster.  These are a few suggestions for integrable Geolocation technologies available through the appexchange.  

Continue Reading

10 Facebook Tips to Inspire Your CRE Social Strategy

By The Apto Team on Feb 18, 2013

Social media is playing a growing role in the overall reach of Commercial Real Estate.  Some have embraced it, while others are more reluctant to hop on-board.


Like CRE CRM 

If you are interested in utilizing Facebook for your CRE brokerage business, take a look at how these brokers do it, because they are doing it right.

CRE FB Strategies

Continue Reading

7 Critical Features of a Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Website.

By The Apto Team on Feb 5, 2013

With the rise of technology in the world of Commercial Real Estate, we sought to uncover the most critical must-haves for a successful CRE brokerage website. Those of you still struggling to figure out how you want to represent your Commercial Real Estate brokerage business….take notes.  

CRE Website Must Haves

Continue Reading