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Main Street Win 

The recent court decision of South Dakota v. Wayfair is a win for commercial real estate, brick-and-mortar businesses, and state and local governments alike, bringing similar taxes to online and brick-and-mortar transactions.

International Beat 

Bangkok’s big $310M deal by Singha Estate Public Co. Ltd. | Retailers expand in Hong Kong | CRE prices rise fastest in Sydney, Australia | London is the global market to watch for student housing

Niche Domination 

Marketers might call this powerful presence by another name: brand equity. Blaine Strickland, CCIM, CEO at HBS Resources, shares how dominant brokers use several methods to get the power to convene. Learn how you can become a top leader.

Rethinking the Future 

Attend CCIM's Global Conference Oct. 8-9 in Chicago to hear how technology, legislation, and other factors are changing commercial real estate. Don't miss the keynote addresses from Walter Robb, former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. Register today.

Splitting Profits 

Learn why the internal rate of return (IRR) waterfall technique is an increasingly popular progressive strategy to shift downside risk away from the equity investor and provides greater upside potential for the developer.

Regional Outlook 

Philadelphia’s big $130.5M deal by Liberty Propery Trust | 10 most popular states for international buyers | 34 percent of Realtors expect an increase in international clients buying commercial real estate in 2018 | Best small cities for job growth

Market Trends 

A new trend in pop-up retailing | Crafting cross-border fire safety standards | Multifamily goes green | Industrial property sale-leaseback  options on the rise | Work trends drive shift to lower-cost cities | Real estate costs top law firm expenses | Top five U.S. hotel development markets

Crowdfunding Capital 

Here are the top three ways that real estate owners and investors can take advantage of crowdfunding and current trends in the sector to source capital, including choosing the right platforms.

STDB’s Powerful Tools 

Beyond STDB’s new look and responsive design, it includes new features, including creating infographics, relationship maps and marketing packages; market segmentation analytics; suitability analysis; custom variables; building an app and more.

Beware of the Double Dip 

Commercial leases commonly contain one of several variations of rent acceleration provisions. Are you double dipping? What type of clause should you use in your leases to protect yourself should your tenant default?

Valuing Rentals 

A cap rate allows parties to efficiently evaluate whether the asking price for a property is justified by the income it generates. But with multifamily rental buildings in urban areas, this method makes it particularly difficult to value. Learn why.

Runaway Growth in South Florida 

Connie Thomas, CCIM, senior director at Tower Commercial Real Estate, shares how growth in South Florida’s commercial real estate market offers lots of opportunities — particularly in Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade counties.

Company Values 

After Walter Robb, former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, left the company after seeing through the acquisition by Amazon in 2017, he formed Stonewall Robb Advisors, where he is an investor, mentor, and adviser to the next generation of American food companies.

Deal Makers 

Check out the biggest CCIM deals and deal makers in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.

Office Evolution 

A new labor force, technology, and the changing nature of work itself are driving an evolution of office space. Take a look at the trends, including collaboration spaces, flexible spaces, and progressive office space build-outs.

Reusing the Old 

A new trend in pop-up retailing | Crafting cross-border fire safety standards | Multifamily goes green | Industrial property sale-leaseback  options on the rise | Work trends drive shift to lower-cost cities | Real estate costs top law firm expenses | Top five U.S. hotel development markets

If You Build It... 

Demand for industrial space remains strong with 230M square feet of industrial space under construction in 1Q 2018. Learn why developers are leaning on spec construction.