- From Concept to Reality
The long term goals of public private real estate partnerships can be noble better downtowns, more livable communities, and a broadened tax base. In addition, these ventures often provide civic minded commercial real estate professionals with opportunities to get in
- That's Entertainment!
Donald Eaton, CCIM, CPM, entertains clients in a bucolic setting — on his boat on a New Hampshire lake. Eaton, vice president of Eaton Partners in Manchester, N.H., takes groups of five or six on his 24 foot boat several
- Keep Them Coming Back
When it comes to providing customer service, the golden rule applies &ldquo Try to put yourself in your customers' shoes and figure out how you would want to be treated,&rdquo says Edward Craine, CCIM, president of Smith Craine Finance in
- The Road to Success
The rocky economy presents many bumps in the road for commercial real estate professionals mapping their future paths. Other obstacles block the view of what tomorrow's workplace will require. For example, how will you deal with a new breed of
- Building Business Relationships
It's not just the customers who drive your business. Whether you're a solo practitioner or you work for a multistate corporation, you depend on a vast network of people with varying expertise to help get the job done. Establishing, fostering,
- Independents’ Day
Small size matters, so does flexibility, agility, and personalized service.
It isn't just wanting to be your own boss - although that's part of it. And it isn't just the wish to break free of a big, bureaucratic reporting structure - although that's part of it, too. And it isn't just wanting to keep more of w