NAI Leadership Highlights: Economic & Tax Act Overview

NAI Leadership Highlights: Economic & Tax Act Overview

Bank Economist and Research Officer Kevin Kliesen with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 8th District, gave an overview of the U.S. economy and what to expect by 2020. He began by sharing the astonishing fact that since the end of the recession in 2009 private employers in the U.S. have added $20 million jobs, or about 200,000 per month. 

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NAI Merin Hunter Codman, Inc.’s Secret to Success: Give, Engage, & Give More

NAI Merin Hunter Codman, Inc.’s Secret to Success: Give, Engage, & Give More

It started as a way to connect with people and industry in South Florida over thirty years ago, when NAI Merin Hunter Codman Chairman, Neil E. Merin, SIOR, CCIM was just beginning his commercial real estate career. Back then, community engagement and volunteering was practically the only way professionals, including attorneys and CPAs, could market themselves and their firms.

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Paying it Forward – Local Communities 2018

Paying it Forward – Local Communities 2018

NAI Global is a leading commercial real estate company with local expertise and global reach. NAI Global offices serve not only their clients, but also their local communities. Below are some examples of how NAI Offices paid it forward in their communities in 2018. We look forward to continuing our support of NAI Offices and local communities in 2019!

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Marcellus Wiley Delivers Powerful Message in Keynote Address at NAI Global Convention Austin, TX

Marcellus Wiley Delivers Powerful Message in Keynote Address at NAI Global Convention Austin, TX

Marcellus Wiley delivered a powerful message of hope and inspiration by telling his life story of a boy growing up in Compton, California, excelling at football at a young age and learning some of life’s greatest lessons through sports. He also ran track at Saint Monica Catholic High School in Santa Monica.

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NAI Global Chairman and NAI Global President Discuss the State of the Commercial Real Estate Market at NAI Global Convention

NAI Global Chairman and NAI Global President Discuss the State of the Commercial Real Estate Market at NAI Global Convention

Geoffrey Woodward, NAI Global Chairman & C-III Capital Partners Senior Managing Director, recently spoke with NAI Global President Jay Olshonsky, SIOR, FRICS on the State of Commercial Real Estate before a full ballroom at the Hilton Austin Hotel with over 625 attendees. The following are excerpts from that discussion.

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Selecting a Top Flight Commercial Real Estate Broker

Selecting a Top Flight Commercial Real Estate Broker

Choosing a commercial real estate broker can be a daunting task, particularly for those unfamiliar with the process or for companies entering a new market. Real estate costs typically make up 20-25 percent of the operating expenses for any business, so making informed real estate choices is crucial to the profitability of your company.

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China Driving Change in Last Mile Delivery

China Driving Change in Last Mile Delivery

The last mile is undergoing a major transformative shift in countries around the world. The increasing demand for shorter delivery times from an ever-growing population of online shoppers is pushing the industry in an entirely new direction. And while e-commerce makes up 10% of all retail sales in USA, it is forecast to be a staggering 28.6% of sales in China in 2018. 

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Master Your Social Media Game: 5 Tips to Stay Organized

Master Your Social Media Game: 5 Tips to Stay Organized

Social media is not another task piled atop the other daily work of a real estate professional. Understanding and leveraging social media is vital to building brand success. The right strategies prevent managing social media from overwhelming busy brokers and agents. Stay organized and control your social media program with these five suggestions.

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NAI Global’s Industrial Corporate Services Group Lands Marketing Assignment for 10 MSF Class A Warehouse, Manufacturing and Rail-Served Distribution Facilities on the NAFTA Superhighway

NAI Global’s Industrial Corporate Services Group Lands Marketing Assignment for 10 MSF Class A Warehouse, Manufacturing and Rail-Served Distribution Facilities on the NAFTA Superhighway

Two NAI Global offices, led by Steve Pastor and Susan Fox with New Jersey-based NAI James E. Hanson has teamed up with John Simons, Holden Rushing and Chris Haro of NAI Partners in Houston to market a new 10-million-square-foot, rail-served industrial property in El Campo, Texas named SW International Gateway Business Park.

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Breaking Barriers: Panel of NAI Global Women Discuss Careers in Commercial Real Estate

Breaking Barriers: Panel of NAI Global Women Discuss Careers in Commercial Real Estate

Just as it is for men, ask four women how they chose careers in commercial real estate and you will get four different answers. Andie Edmonds was a stock broker in the 1990s before moving to a small city in Central Oregon where she wanted to reboot her career after her kids were all in school. In Bend, she got hired by the first company she interviewed with but only after the principal of the firm encouraged her to interview with all the other brokerage shops in town.

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NAI Terramont Commercial Announces Merger and Expansion of Commercial Real Estate Services in Montreal

NAI Terramont Commercial Announces Merger and Expansion of Commercial Real Estate Services in Montreal

NAI Commercial Montreal and Terramont Real Estate Services Inc., two of Montreal’s top commercial real estate firms, will join forces and beginning March 1 will operate as NAI Terramont Commercial. With the merger, the official NAI Global office in Montreal enters the top 5 firms serving the office, industrial, retail, tenant and investor market in Canada’s second biggest city.

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Leadership Excellence with NAI Global and The Sherwin Williams® Paint Company

Leadership Excellence with NAI Global and The Sherwin Williams® Paint Company

In commercial real estate, the main product is service and sometimes it is hard to tell one company from another.  For these firms and their supply chains, differentiation based on quality of service is essential and impacts the bottom line.  That is why developing reliable business relationships that are more like collaborative partnerships is also so critical.

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SIOR Austin | Spring World Conference Highlights

SIOR Austin | Spring World Conference Highlights

“Leverage works until it doesn’t,” said Michael Litt during his Saturday keynote at the shiny new Fairmont Hotel in Austin to the 400+ remaining SIOR attendees at the society’s Spring World Conference. While Litt said that in reference to the 1998 collapse of hedge fund Long Term Capital Management, he might as well have used that as the title for his speech.

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