Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Insights is an informative video podcast summarizing all things important in commercial real estate, both nationally and locally. Each segment is different, but one thing remains the same….they are informative and educational. Each segment will vary in length and subject matter, but will always be about commercial real estate. A short list of what you may find in each segment is below:
• Advice on CRE marketing tactics
• CRE financing tips
• Local government changes as it pertains to CRE
• GACAR Commercial/Investment speaker tapings on various topics
• Top stories or trends in the market
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CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 16
Top Principals and Rules of Buying Commercial Real Estate
Michael Warren, a mega successful developer and investor located in Gainesville, Florida, reveals the principals and rules he and his investor partners live by when making purchases of commercial real estate. Mr. Warren and team have purchased over $400M in real estate in the last 48 months and have never lost money on a deal. This 7 minute video can make you a lot of money if you practice what he preaches.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 15
Top 10 Real Estate Headlines That Didn’t Make the News
Some smart CPAs from James Moore & Company in Gainesville, Florida put together a unique and funny Top 10 real estate tax strategies countdown similar to a David Letterman Top 10. This is good quick information for all real estate professionals. If you want further information on any of these headlines, be sure to call James Moore & Company. Their contact information is toward the end of the skit.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 14
Using Linkedin To Lease And Sell Commercial Real Estate
For those of you in commercial real estate that think you can’t quantify the power of Linkedin, think again. This video is back by popular demand…we show you in 3 minutes how to use Linkedin to prospect for tenants and buyers of commercial real estate. Use the expand button at the bottom right corner of the video to expand it fit your whole screen.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 13
The Cost of Losing a Commercial Real Estate Prospect
This is a very powerful video that all brokers should share with their customers. We walk landlords through how to quantitatively determine whether or not to accept a deal and the real cost of that decision. The information is presented in a way that will be very surprising to most and will assist in understanding just how close a deal is even if on the surface it appears unsatisfactory. We urge you to forward this on to your colleagues.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 12
Commercial Real Estate Negotiating Made Easy
A must see video for customers, clients, owners, landlords, and brokers about how to keep your head in the game, keep ego out, think win win, don’t insult, and much more when negotiating a commercial real estate transaction.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 11 – Part 1
CRE Insights Part 1 – Best Practices For A CRE Loan Submittal
Find out from Danny Gilliland of Gateway Bank what lenders look for on an application and financial statement when submitted for the initial CRE loan.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 11 – Part 2
CRE Insights Part 2 – How Bankers Perform Pro-formas on Investment Property
Find out from Doug Pratt of TD Bank how bankers perform pro-formas on investment income properties that don’t have actual expense data to evaluate. See the various percentages and indexes they apply in determining whether to loan on a project or not.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 11 – Part 3
CRE Insights Part 3 – How Lenders Service a CRE Loan after Closing
Find out from Joe Bour of Sunstate Financial what lenders do and look for throughout the life of the loan after the loan has been made.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 10
Alachua County Development Updates, Important Projects, and Future Projects
From Rory Causseaux of Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, get the scoop on what Alachua County developments are in planning, what are the most important projects in town, and what kind of work do they envision doing more of locally.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 9
Determining Purchase Price Based on Required Return
As a commercial real estate practitioner, this will be one of the most resourceful videos that you will watch for free. Beau Beery will walk you thru a series of calculations that will help any investor arrive at a purchase price based on that investors required rate of return. Whether you’re a new or seasoned commercial broker, experienced developer, or savvy banker, this will be a great resource for you to assist in quickly assessing your next investment.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 8
How To Fish For Commercial Real Estate Tenants
This is a short 5 minute video by Beau Beery and Todd Rainsberger on the most effective and efficient ways to find and secure commercial tenants for your vacant listings. Find out what you need to do before you even drop a fishing line in the water. Once you start fishing for tenants, find out what bait you need to use and what casting techniques you need to be successful. The person with the biggest cast net and biggest variety of bait will catch the most fish (tenants). Be sure to watch through to the credits, a funny natural occurrence happened right at the end!
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 7
Contents Of A Good Commercial Sale Investment Package
This is a short 5 minute video by Beau Beery on what important information should go in a good investment sale package. Your sale packages should be short and sweet or you’ll lose investors’ attention. Bigger is not better. Keep in mind good investors have 100 properties a day sent to them. They don’t like to look through 45 pages of fluff. For the Lease Abstract and Tenant Descriptions I mention in this video, those are better to be kept as a separate document for when the buyer asks for more detailed information.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 6
How To Cure A Real Estate Disease – Power Greed Syndrome
Beau Beery and Todd Rainsberger of Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish discuss a very serious real estate disease known as “Power Greed Syndrome” or PGS. Find out what it is, how to diagnose it, and how to cure it. PGS is when distressed sellers and landlords receive a great offer and begin negotiating for more money and better terms, eventually killing the deal.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 5
3 Tips To Landlords To Sell Or Lease Faster
Todd Rainsberger of Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish gives three tips to help landlords and sellers lease and sell their properties faster. “Make it look good, price it right, and get the right help.”
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 4
Banker’s Panel – Status Of Industry
Perry Pursell of Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish Realtors held a seven member banker’s panel for the Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors Commercial Investment Council on January 9, 2012. Bankers included Laude Arnaldi, Brian Miller, Steve Jeppson, Danny Gilliland, Don Davis, Melanie Shore, and Dave Barber. Hear what loans are closing, what regulators are doing, and when money will loosen up. Turn your speakers all the way up.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 3
How To Overlay Logos On Aerial Maps CRE News: An update on new proposed signage regulations by Keith Hazouri at Signarama. CRE Advice: Step by step on how to overlay company logos on to aerial maps using PowerPoint. Featured Listing: 7550 W. University Avenue medical office lease listing in the Tower Hill Office Park. Closed Listings: Closed office and retail transactions for October 2011.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 2
Using Linkedin.com To Source Tenants And Buyers CRE News: An update on all the major planned developments in town and what stage they’re in (Super Wal-Mart, Celebration Pointe, Innovation Square, Springhills, Sante Fe Village, and Newberry Village). CRE Advice: Step by step how to use www.linkedin.com to lease and sell commercial space. Featured Listing: 2610 Executive Centre office building at 2610 NW 43rd Street. Closed Listings: Closed office and retail transactions for September 2011.
CRE INSIGHTS EPISODE 1
Changes In The SBA 504 Loan Program CRE News: Interview with Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole’s Gerry Dedenbach regarding Innovation Gainesville’s Land Use Task Force. CRE Advice: Interview with Gateway Bank’s Laude Arnaldi regarding changes in the SBA 504 program and how commercial real estate owners can take advantage of the generous new changes. Featured Listing: Plaza Royale’s Suite 1-G next to Talbots and Chicos. Closed Listings: Closed office and retail listings for August 2011.