The Cold Hard Facts of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Today

Many people think that the life of a commercial real estate broker is easy.  Perhaps some people even join the industry assuming that is the case.  The reality of the industry is far and away from those assumptions.  The top agents in the market work really hard and do so to a definite plan or…

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Cold Calling Adrenaline Rush in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

You can get a big adrenaline rush with cold calling in commercial real estate brokerage especially when you score a few meetings with prospects and new people.  That is what the call process is all about; meeting new people and establishing ongoing contact.  That’s how commercial real estate really works. The telephone is a massive…

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Finding New Clients in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Today

In commercial real estate brokerage, you will hopefully have many prospects and a number of good clients.  Over time those numbers do need to grow and compound opportunities in referrals, leads, and listings.  All of these things will occur when you know your clients very well and similarly so their property needs and or situation.…

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Create Your Own Cool Marketing Brand in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

Personal branding in commercial real estate is quite important.  At a personal level you can be a ‘cool brand’, and that by definition is someone that is good to know and an expert in their field of real estate and in the location.  On that basis clients and prospects will seek you out at the…

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Anchor Tenants Bring Value to Shopping Center Tenant Mix

Anchor tenants today bring a lot of value to a shopping center and the tenancy mix.  The right anchor tenants should be chosen on the match as it applies to the local shopper demographic.  In some cases you may have a few major tenants of this type positioned strategically around the property. So there are…

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Time and Task Focus Tips for Commercial Real Estate Brokers

Time is really precious to any business person, but in commercial real estate time is perhaps the most important resource that you have.  How you spend your time will impact your listing outcomes and your commissions.  We all have choices that are critical to our business. There are 3 types of salespeople in our industry:…

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Success Tips for Commercial Real Estate Brokers

Some real estate agents fail in commercial real estate brokerage and they do so rather quickly due to a lack of focus and the right personal development.  That doesn’t have to be the case.  If the right personal skills and focus were developed early in their careers, results would come a lot easier to most…

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Finding More Clients and Properties in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

In commercial real estate brokerage, what do your customers look like, where are they located, and what do they want from you?  Why would they contact you?  They are interesting questions; when you know the answers, you have the central focus of your prospecting model. One of the biggest mistakes in commercial real estate is…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokers – Develop a Lust for Growth and Success in Your Business

In commercial real estate brokerage, growth is good in so many ways.  If you want to move ahead in your property market then developing a ‘lust for growth’ is a good thing.  There are many ways you can grow your business and property opportunities. To get things started, understand just where you are today in…

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Industrial Property Brokers – A Fresh Look at Industrial Warehouse Selection

When you work as a real estate broker in industrial property, there will be plenty of situations where you are helping a business owner or tenant in selecting an industrial property or warehouse.  In sales or leasing situations the criteria for property selection are quite similar in many respects. To help with the process you…

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Career Tips and Advice for Commercial Real Estate Brokers

When it comes to getting a job in commercial real estate brokerage, you need to understand a few things about the market, the brokerage itself, and the client base.  Some brokerages only serve a particular marketplace or customer type.  Make sure that the match is clear and precise to your property type and market segment.…

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Shop Leasing Factors in Retail Shopping Centre Performance

When you have a retail property to lease, there are some important pieces of information that you will need to build a leasing strategy and any marketing process.  Gather the facts before you take steps towards lease marketing or lease negotiation. Retail Property performance will vary substantially from location to location and city to city. …

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How to Play the Numbers Game in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

In commercial real estate brokerage, most successful sales people must play the ‘numbers game’ when it comes to new business and market share.  Without an awareness of the right numbers and just where they are headed, any opportunity for growth can be overlooked or not captured by the agent. So what are the numbers to…

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Selling System Tips in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

In commercial real estate brokerage you need a ‘selling system’.  That is a system that will apply to sales, leasing and or property management.  It doesn’t matter what part of the industry that you work in, the selling of specialised services should apply.  You are the best person to do that. It can be said…

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Choosing the Best Clients in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Today

In commercial real estate brokerage there are plenty of clients to choose from when it comes to sales, leasing, and property management activity.  In saying that, it is important to understand the ideal client profile for your brokerage business.  Some clients are better than others.  Understanding the differences will help you focus your prospecting efforts…

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