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Online Job Resources 

Commercial real estate professionals can use online resources that will help them find jobs and locate qualified employees to hire. Here’s a list of the top comprehensive and commercial real estate focused job search engines. America’s Job Bank www.ajb.dni.us Like

October 2005 Online Deal Makers 

Office John V. Propp, CCIM, of Propp Property in Denver represented John and Yvonne Garratt in the $2.6 million purchase of a 20,017 sf office flex building in Fort Collins, Colo., from Armada Holdings LLC. Darrin L. Boyd, CCIM, SIOR,

Indoor Waterparks 

In 1994, indoor waterpark pioneer Stan Anderson expanded his Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Polynesian Resort to include an indoor waterpark. Since then, other investors have followed suit by getting involved in this lucrative niche. Madison, Wis., based Great Lakes Cos. issued

Smart Property Management Strategies 

You’re pretty sure you’ve priced the asset correctly. You’ve looked at comparable apartment communities for sale in the market. You’ve figured the sales price in dollars per unit and dollars per square foot and both seem to be right. Yet

Office Market Madness 

Tulsa, Okla., does not rank high on most commercial real estate experts’ lists of hot office investment markets. In fact, the 44th largest U.S. city has wrestled with high vacancy rates for years and historically has been dominated by private

Oil and Gas Options 

As commercial real estate prices continue to increase and investors seek new replacement property options to complete tax deferred exchanges, oil and gas investments are gaining more attention as viable alternatives. Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 classifies an investment in

Splitting Profits 

Today’s developers and their equity partners often opt for progressive strategies that shift downside risk away from the equity investor and provide greater upside potential for the developer. The internal rate of return  waterfall technique is an increasingly popular method.

Learning From the Pros 

Upon winning his fourth Masters Tournament earlier this year, Tiger Woods dedicated his victory to a mentor who has been with him every step of the way his father. While Woods’ golf skills have helped him earn esteem, awards,

New Wave Investments 

In 1994, resort pioneer Stan Anderson expanded his Wisconsin Dells, Wis.–based Polynesian Resort to include an indoor waterpark. Wisconsin lenders were willing to fund the development because they had been financing outdoor waterparks for years. Despite the steep construction costs,

Mountain Markets Climb 

As one of the least populated regions of the country, the Rocky Mountain states’ valuable commercial real estate investments sometimes are overlooked. But as the low cost of living and natural attractions draw more residents west, commercial real estate growth

Exporting Capital 

As economies throughout the world continue to expand, the flood of real estate investment capital headed overseas has swelled to record levels. This unprecedented growth is expected to continue throughout the year and well into 2006. Despite a weak dollar,

Rewarding Relocation 

While details often make or break commercial real estate projects, sometimes the best solutions come into focus when you take a step back. &ldquo You have to understand the small things to really

September 2005 Online Deal Makers 

Office Timothy C. Macker, CCIM, of Coldwell Banker Commercial Westmac in Los Angeles represented the Gilberg Family Trust in the more than $2.3 million sale of a 2,940 sf building in Los Angeles to Ava Properties. Scott D. Yards, CCIM,

7 Real Estate Finance Myths Unveiled 

Much of the real estate finance industry operates on dogma, most of which is grounded in sound theory about the factors that drive commercial real estate markets and risk pricing. During the past 15 years there have been significant advances

The Coaching Experience 

In commercial real estate, the way we focus our time and energy is at the core of designing the future we desire. The old adage that insanity is repeating the same behavior and expecting a different outcome is true for

For Hire Online 

When Carol T. Kellogg, CCIM, moved to Charlotte, N.C., in November 2004, she worked with several local executive search groups to find a job. It was a frustrating experience. “I worked with four headhunters, but none of them had real

Deal Makers(14) 

Multifamily Mitch D. Swenson, CCIM, of Tomlinson Black Commercial in Spokane, Wash., represented the seller, K. Wendell Reugh, and Joel Crosby, CCIM, also of Tomlinson Black, represented the buyer, HOF Portgage Properties LLC, in the $21.5 million sale of an

Domain Decision 

The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided Kelo v. City of New London, one of the most significant property rights cases in decades. The Court determined it is constitutional for a local government to condemn non blighted private property for