From inside the industry, it’s easy to see the benefits of working with a commercial real estate brokerage for a wide variety of clients. We know and understand the value of their services. We’re aware of the pitfalls they steer clients around daily, the opportunities they uncover, the network they utilize. That’s why it can sometimes be surprising when clients decide not to hire a commercial real estate broker, or to fire the brokerage with which they’ve been working.That said, there are four big reasons why clients fire their real estate brokers:
It's April, and we've definitely been seeing April showers....but we've also been seeing some fantastic things happening in Commercial Real Estate Tech! Here are a few CRE Tech companies you should check out.
Recently launched by the Kushner brothers (Jared Kushner, principal owner of Kushner Properties, and Josh Kushner, founder of Thrive Capital), Cadre is a software platform for institutions to invest in major real estate deals. You need to Request Access on their website, and not much information is available about the details of what the platform looks like. But with $18.5 million in Series A funding, and the buzz it's generating online, it's sure to be impressive.
The commercial real estate industry has strengthened considerably over the past few years, and 2015 holds the promise for further growth. After discouraging gridlock on CRE legislation in 2014, it’s likely that related issues will be a priority for the Republican-led Congress in 2015. There’s even some indication of bipartisan support for legislation related to tax reform and lending.