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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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
  • Leasing
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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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The SVN Commercial Real Estate Cooperation Report

  • May 4, 2016
  • Collaboration
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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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Have Five Real Conversations a Day for CRE Success

  • March 16, 2016
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
Conversations Drive Commercial Real Estate Sales Last night, I had to turn on my electric snow melting mats. Again. In March. So you’ll understand why I’m spending a lot of time this morning thinking about our Annual Conference in San Diego. And what I’m thinking about is the challenge that our CEO, Kevin Maggiacomo, issued to
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How to Dress for Success in 2016 with Solomon Poretsky

  • January 19, 2016
  • Culture
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
The Unspoken Dress Code in Commercial Real Estate There’s something I need to get out of the way up front. This article was not sponsored by the Dry Cleaners Association of America. But they’re going to love it. As I’ve toured offices, here are some of the things I’ve seen: Athletic shoes Men without socks
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2016: Making a Difference in YOUR Business

  • December 10, 2015
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
It’s Almost 2016… Which Means It’s Time to Start Planning! If you were at SVN, you’d hear me present my tactical business planning call. And you’d hear our CEO, Kevin Maggiacomo, teach you how to do a strategic plan in 60 minutes. I love business plans and I think they’re important. When I brokered, I
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Finding the Perfect Apartment Building

  • October 26, 2015
  • Multifamily
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
Investing in Apartments Includes Some Benefits Apartments are the hottest class of commercial real estate and are likely to continue being hot for a while. Independent of the unique demographic and economic drivers for their success in the current post-Great Recession economy, there are a few basic truths that make them attractive: Housing costs usually
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How to Make Sure You Are Always Making More Money at SVN

  • October 21, 2015
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
The following blog post is intended for Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors® and Managing Directors. It aims to highlight the multiple internal resources available to those within the Sperry Van Ness System that can be utilized to help grow income. In the Sperry Van Ness Business of Making More Money You have two
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Leave the Marketing to Us

  • September 23, 2015
  • CRE Brokerage
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By Solomon Poretsky, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development
The SVN Platform Simplifies Marketing Earlier this week, I got a copy of an interesting post from the CRE Outsider blog on whether or not Advisors should do their own marketing (see the article here). The short of it is that you should and shouldn’t do your own marketing. Yes, you should set the direction
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Solomon Poretsky Promoted to Executive Vice President

  • September 17, 2015
  • Leadership
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Key SVNIC Corporate Staff Earns Executive Vice President Promotion  Sperry Van Ness International Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Solomon Poretsky to Executive Vice President of Organizational Development. Formerly the Vice President of Organizational Development, Solomon has been serving in the capacity as a member of the SVNIC executive team. In his role as
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