January 2022

Next Marketing Meeting

COAR’s next monthly commercial marketing meeting will be Friday, February 4, at 9 AM. The meeting will be held virtually for the time being. To join, visit https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/947798717 on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone by calling (646) 749-3112. Access Code: 947-798-717.

Commercial News

RPR’s 2021 Year-end Review: “Best Of” Commercial Articles
No 2021 “Best Of” list would be complete without a look at RPR’s (Realtors Property Resource) commercial real estate content. Here are our top four articles for the business side of real estate…
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Connect from your desk: Share haves, wants, and more with CO-CRE
CO-CRE is an email forum for Central Oregon commercial brokers designated specifically for commercial listings and opportunities. Share listings, haves, wants, opportunities, discussions – this is your forum to connect with fellow commercial brokers. CO-CRE is open to members of COAR. If you haven’t signed up yet, visit
coar.com/co-cre to join.
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Utilize New, Experimental Retail Data Tools
Head to NAR's Economist’s Outlook blog to utilize an interactive table that provides state-by-state data on total retail sales dating back to January 2019. The U.S. Census Bureau's Monthly State Retail Sales (MSRS) data product combines monthly retail trade survey data, administrative data, and third-party data that features modeled state-level retail sales. Try it out today.
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Become a Land Expert: RLI in San Antonio, March 23-25
Sign up for the REALTORS
® Land Institute (RLI) 2022 National Land Conference (NLC), taking place March 23-25 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk in Texas. NLC22 will feature expert speakers addressing the latest land real estate topics, as well as the prestigious RLI APEX Awards, Leadership Awards, Cowboy Auction, and more.
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“Sheds and Beds”: The Headline of 2022?
As the industrial market enjoys robust interest from tenants and investors alike while the office sector struggles, thought leaders at SIOR take a stab at what they believe the top headlines of 2022 will be in a new article published this month. Read all about their predictions, backed by CBRE research, in this market trend piece.

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CCIM Article: Master the Negotiation Dance
Plenty more goes into a deal in commercial real estate than an offer, a counteroffer, and an agreement to meet somewhere in the middle. A new article by CCIM outlines three effective tools for successful negotiations, in the office sector and beyond!

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Commercial Newsletter and Publications

International Business Trends
Commercial Connections
Marijuana and Real Estate: A Budding Issue
Expectations and Market Realities in Real Estate

Important Links for Commercial Practitioners

CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)

NAR Commercial Information

IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management)


SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®)


CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist)

Economic Development of CO

LEED Certification (U.S. Green Build Council)

Redmond Economic Development

Central Oregon Builders Association


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