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Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish agents have done a number of speeches and events related to the field of commercial real estate for various groups including the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business undergraduate real estate program, the University of Florida’s Master of Science in Real Estate program, various Rotary chapters, high schools, Florida Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. Their delivery is entertaining, relatable, understandable, and information rich within each topic.
Below are a number of topics and their descriptions the team, or any agent, is available to speak on. The two most requested speeches are “Commercial Real Estate (CRE) in Gainesville” and “How to Get the Most Out of Networking”. Whether you are a company, trade group, club, small group, or large membership, you can book a CBC Team Member by clicking on the button above. Be sure to include your name, company or organization, contact info, topic you wish for a team member to present on, and the date of the event.
Speech/Class Topics and Descriptions
Commercial Real Estate (CRE) in Gainesville
Get the latest quarterly update on the status of CRE in Alachua County
A CBC Team Member will discuss both the status of the national commercial real estate market as well as the results of the latest local quarterly commercial real estate report in an easy to understand format. Get the most up to date information on how office and retail real estate is performing, what businesses are expanding, which businesses are failing or moving and why, and what we can expect to see locally in the coming months. The Alachua County Office and Retail Leasing Report is delivered to over 110,000 professionals across the U.S. and is highly regarded as the foremost report on commercial real estate in Gainesville.
How to get the most out of networking
Learn how to form and foster a giant network of professionals
Many will agree it is often who you know, not what you know in the business world. A CBC Team Member delivers a step by step process on how to develop a large network of quality contacts that will help you accomplish your career goals. A CBC Team Member will discuss the importance of contact management software, the power of Microsoft Outlook, how www.linkedin.com can contribute, books to read to further your cause, and how to manage your newly formed relationships. Whether you are a people person or an introvert, A CBC Team Member uses live hands on training during his class to train you on how to look, what to say, how to carry a conversation, how to interrupt a group, how to introduce yourself, and how to follow up. Those in attendance will walk away knowing exactly how to network effectively in any situation and how to maintain those key relationships for the mutual betterment of the parties.
Case Study #1: The Roller Coaster Ride of an Acquisition
Experience the ups and downs of a real world commercial real estate purchase
A CBC Team Member will walk you through the acquisition of a real commercial real estate property (gas station) riddled with twists and turns in the road. The purchase serves as a great teaching tool that invokes thought from the class at each step along the way. A CBC Team Member uses a open discussion style to ask the class what should be done next to bring the property to the closing table. The purchase teaches due diligence techniques, investment analysis using excel pro-formas, demographic analysis, lease analysis, environmental concerns, cap rate and return analysis, contract negotiations, and how to determine the value added play in the transaction.
Case Study #2: To Buy or Not to Buy
Real world purchase analysis of a Gainesville retail shopping center
Case Study #2 is very similar to Case Study #1, but involves a shopping center asset instead of a gas station. A CBC Team Member teaches due diligence, investment analysis, and financing options in an open discussion format.
Career Day: Commercial Real Estate
Allow the student to get a peak of a career in real estate during career day
A CBC Team Member has done a number of talks to students at the high school and college level on the subject of careers in real estate. He discusses the various industries within real estate, qualifications, earnings, education required, benefits and drawbacks, etc. A CBC Team Member speaks passionately about the field, delivering a positive message of the career path in terms that the students understand and relate to.
How to price your next commercial real estate vacancy
A guide to the thought process an owner or broker should consider when establishing a price
A CBC Team Member outlines the various factors that should be considered when pricing commercial real estate vacancies. He shows the attendee the various online tools available to review demographic information, competing vacancies, demand for the product, and supply constraints, if any. Using the many sources of information available to most practitioners, including CBC’s well known commercial real estate leasing report; the team member shows you how to properly place your next vacancy in order to eliminate the amount of time on the market.
Importance of Achieving the CCIM designation
Let A CBC Team Member speak to your company’s agents about the steps and importance of achieving the top commercial real estate designation.
You want to be the top commercial real estate company in your market and you know educated accomplished agents are the key, let a CBC Team Member show the power of membership in CCIM and why all serious commercial real estate agents should pursue the designation.