Top 3 Things that Keep #CRE Leaders up at Night

  • September 28, 2016
  • Karen Hurd
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By Karen Hurd, Senior Vice President of National Franchise Sales
Recently I was asked to speak for the Society of Exchange Counselors at their marketing conference in Burlington, VT, where commercial real estate brokers, principals, developers, owners and investors were in attendance. I have adapted this talk for the SVN Blog so that our readers can find out what I think are the top 3 things
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Breaking Down the Elevator Pitch

  • August 26, 2016
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By Karen Hurd, Senior Vice President of National Franchise Sales
In my most recent blog post 3 Tips For Delivering the Perfect Elevator Pitch I provided an overview on creating a succinct and persuasive sales pitch. I don’t need to tell you why having sharp and perfected sales pitch is important. As a commercial real estate professional, I network a lot. In our industry having
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Kevin Maggiacomo Named as a Best CRE Boss for Promoting Diversity In case you missed the July issue of Real Estate Forum, the magazine recently announced SVN International Corp. President and CEO Kevin Maggiacomo has been named a 2016 Best CRE Boss for his efforts promoting diversity throughout the commercial real estate industry. The annual awards recognize inspirational
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Solomon Poretsky’s CRE Road Trip Halftime Update

  • July 22, 2016
  • Collaboration
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By Julia Taibl, Marketing and Operations Assistant
Catching up with Solomon on his CRE Road Trip In case you missed my blog post last week, I’ll fill you in: Solomon Poretsky, SVNIC’s Executive Vice President of Organizational Development, has been on the road this July touring nine different states, visiting as many SVN offices as he can. Bringing his whole family along
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Solomon Poretsky’s Summer CRE Road Trip

  • July 12, 2016
  • Collaboration
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By Julia Taibl, Marketing and Operations Assistant
Hitting the Road in the Name of CRE Inside the Ultimate Commercial Real Estate Road Trip Here’s something you may not know about SVNIC’s Executive Vice President of Organizational Development: Solomon Poretsky loves road trips. He likes them so much that he decided to spend most of July touring nine different cities on what we’re calling a “CRE
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Happy 4th of July from Kevin Maggiacomo

  • July 4, 2016
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By Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO of SVN International Corp. (SVNIC)
Celebrating Our Nation’s Independence Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. It celebrates the birth of a great nation founded by men and women who understood the meaning and value of disruptive thinking, service, honor, leadership and above all, freedom. As we approach this 4th of July holiday, I can’t help but think of
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US Commercial Real Estate Markets After BREXIT

  • June 28, 2016
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO of SVN International Corp. (SVNIC)
Analysis for SVN CRE Colleagues and Clients Last week the world woke up to the implausible, the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union. Immediately global and domestic equity markets have been volatile with rapid downside moves while perceived “safe” assets such as gold and US Treasury bonds soared in price. REIT stocks, perhaps
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The Summer Season: Setting Yourself Up For Success

  • June 9, 2016
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
Summertime… and the Earning is Easy When I picked up my kids from preschool, I noticed that just about every pair of snow boots was gone. (That’s right, in Minnesota, we keep snow boots handy well into May!). Summer is upon us. And, soon, you’ll hear people making the usual excuses for taking it easy:
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Commercial Real Estate Retail Tenant Synergy

  • May 24, 2016
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
Tenant Synergy in Retail Commercial Real Estate With ICSC’s annual RECon upon us, it’s about time to talk about retail tenant synergy. The original logic behind the large anchored mall was that people were unlikely to go out of their way to go to an in-line store, like a pretzel shop or a shoe store, but
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Tips for Recruiting Millennials Recently our Chief Operating Officer, Diane K. Danielson, sat down with Patrick Church, Talent Acquisition Manager for Corsica Partners to talk about recruiting Millennials and attracting them to a suburban location. Patrick works mainly with a company located in Waltham, MA called Care.com. Care.com has about 750 employees total with 250 employees at their headquarters
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3 Tips for Delivering the Perfect Elevator Pitch

  • May 12, 2016
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By Karen Hurd, Senior Vice President of National Franchise Sales
Karen Hurd on Refining Your Elevator Pitch Do you have your elevator pitch down? Do you have more than one elevator pitch down? As a commercial real estate professional, it’s important to always be ready to throw a pitch at a second’s notice. I know I always have mine armed, and furthermore I am constantly refreshing it to suit
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The SVN Commercial Real Estate Cooperation Report

  • May 4, 2016
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
The Commercial Real Estate Cooperation Report Changes Everything If you read National Real Estate Investor, or follow the SVN Twitter feed (@SVNIC ), you may have noticed a recent piece that I wrote entitled, “When Brokers Cooperate, Sellers Net More.” The NREI article made a bold claim: Deals sold through broker cooperation achieve a 9.6 percent higher
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