May 2019

Next Marketing Meeting-Madras

Register now for the May Commercial Marketing Meeting in Madras - May 22, 12-2 PM, at Central Oregon Community College, Madras Education Center. Madras-area leaders will provide an update on growth, economic development and planned projects in Madras. The event includes lunch and 1 CE. The commercial marketing meeting will take place following the update from Madras leaders. 
NAR Partners with CREXi, Industry Leading Commercial Real Estate Listing Marketplace
In an effort to provide an enhanced commercial real estate information service for Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, NAR has partnered with Commercial Real Estate Exchange, Inc.(link is external), the industry leading public marketing platform for commercial real estate listings. CREXi is a commercial real estate community, marketplace and technology company that simplifies transactions and accelerates business for brokers, buyers, agents and tenants. CREXi offers a suite of tools allowing brokers to more quickly and easily manage their for-sale and for-lease offerings while also connecting customer supply with the widest pool of buyer demand. Learn more

The COAR Commercial Committee will soon be reaching out to our commercial practitioners to discuss this opportunity further.

RPR Expands Commercial Focus in 2019
In the coming year, RPR will improve its commercial resources by expanded commercial data licensing, implementing commercial product integrations and strengthening strategic outreach programs with commercial brokers and franchisors. 

Virginia and the Impact of Amazon HQ2
At last week’s REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC, Brian Ball, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade, spoke about the impact of Amazon HQ2 on the state during the Commercial Real Estate Economic Issues and Trends Forum. To view his slides from the presentation, click the link below
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May 2019 Economic and Commercial Trends & Outlook: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead
Also during the Commercial Real Estate Economic Issues and Trends Forum on May 16, Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President with NAR, provided some insight into economic conditions, as well as predictions for the commercial space. Download his slides below. 
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