Advanced Strategic Commercial Property Leasing Video – Extracts from Recent Hong Kong Workshop

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Recently, I was in Hong Kong running a leasing workshop with major property owners, leasing agents, and property managers. The buildings we were discussing were large and of high value.  A leasing matrix was created from the program.  (NB – you can get more leasing tips in our commercial real estate ‘Snapshot’ program right here)…

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Tracking Competitors in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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There is always a good degree of pressure and positioning in any commercial real estate market throughout the year. You will have plenty of competitors chasing your clients, your listings, and your market share. Develop a strategy specifically to address your competitive position and nullify that of your competitors. The best way to handle this…

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Commercial Property Management – Understanding the Facts and Advantages of Building Automation Systems

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If you work in commercial or retail property management or leasing, you will soon come across the terminology of building automation in larger buildings.  The issue or concept generally applies to buildings where the building function issues are complex and therefore for efficiencies, the operational elements of the building are integrated into daily property operations,…

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No Limits to Lead Generation – Be Prepared

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In commercial real estate brokerage, the leads and the opportunities are always available when you look a bit deeper in to the local area, and ask the questions of the right people at the right time.  The property market always changes and churns with new developments, investors, buyers, business owners and tenants.  (NB- You can…

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Podcast 254 Commercial Real Estate Online

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In this podcast I decided to cover off on the important things that can give you leverage locally in your market.  (NB – you can get plenty of tips for brokerage and agency here in Snapshot)   Today’s Topics Here are the topics covered:   The first focus was in a listing or sales pitch;…

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Proven Strategies to Work with More Buyers in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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The investment segment of the commercial property market can be very lucrative and rewarding for brokers and agents. There will always be investors seeking to acquire, improve, and dispose of commercial, retail, or industrial assets.  (NB – you can get more client and investor tips in Commercial Real Estate Snapshot right here)   If this…

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Useful Medium Term Goals in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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When you have goals in commercial real estate sales or leasing, you can improve your business over time.  From those goals, you will know what is happening from your actions, how you are reacting to the property market, and where the next opportunities can come.  (NB – you can get plenty of ideas for commercial…

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Simple Success Rules in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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It is very easy to over complicate your career in commercial real estate. Simplicity in action wins every time; it helps you see things and adjust. Focus on the basic and important things that will bring results in your career, industry and location. Look at the opportunities for the location and act on those things.…

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Chart – Asset Planning for Shopping Centers

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Over the years I have seen many different challenges with Shopping Centers of all types in diverse cities and towns.  Recently I was in Dubai, sharing that information and speaking at a conference on tenant mix and tenant retention strategies.  (NB – you can get plenty of Retail Shopping Center ideas in our Snapshot program…

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Useful Asset Planning Tips for Commercial and Retail Property Managements

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A complex office or retail investment property needs an Asset Plan.  Things should be considered and decided as part of the planning process.  Over time that then allows the right indicators to be tracked, negotiated, and changed as required. (NB – you can get Commercial Property Asset Planning tips in our Snapshot program right here)…

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A Guide to Gathering Useful Commercial Property Market Information

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When you look closely at the commercial property market, there are things that you can learn from and there are things that you can then do.  Your location, your city or town will have facts and indicators to watch from a business perspective.  You can then hone in on the ‘leverage factors’ of our industry. …

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Building a Commercial Property Management Portfolio

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The commercial property management side of brokerage business is critical to cash flow and listings supply. In this audio, learn how you can grow your management portfolio effectively and quickly. Property Management training and coaching by John Highman. MP3 File

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A New Perspective on Winning More Commercial Property Managements

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It is a fact that the property managements in your commercial brokerage can bring real value to the business overall.  You can serve the clients in several different ways, control the listing stock, and optimize your commissions from any transactions created.  (NB – you can get plenty of property management tips in our Snapshot program…

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Key Indicators to Track in Industrial Property Sales and Leasing

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In industrial real estate sales and leasing, there are things that you can track to see where the next brokerage opportunities may be coming from in the property market.   (NB – you can get plenty of commercial brokerage ideas in our free Snapshot Course right here)   A close ‘eye’ on the indicators will help…

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Why the Best Buildings are a Key Part of Your Commercial Real Estate Business

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In commercial real estate brokerage, put some focus into choosing the better buildings and owners in the location to work on and for.  Selectivity in this way will help you get some traction in your real estate business.  (NB – Learn how to network and prospect in commercial real estate in our free ‘Snapshot’ course)…

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Strategies to Boost Commissions

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The commissions that you convert in commercial brokerage will be a direct reflection of the quality of your prospecting model. John Highman tells you how to improve your client contact for better results in income. Commercial real estate training and coaching audio by John Highman.  Subscribe to our free commercial real estate course right here.…

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Easy Ways to Boost Your Commercial Real Estate Commissions with Refined Prospecting

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Time is valuable in commercial real estate brokerage.  Ideally, you should be looking to get the best results possible from your time and actions in your working week.  To achieve that, everything should be looked at from the perspective of the potential result. (NB – you can get plenty of tips about commissions in commercial…

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How to Develop a Contact Management System

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In commercial real estate brokerage, your contacts and your database are critical to the growth of your business. In this audio John Highman talks about the strategies behind list building and contact management. MP3 File

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