5 for Friday with Deena Zimmerman of SVN Chicago

This month’s Five for Friday is all about Deena Zimmerman, Vice President of SVN Chicago. Deena specializes in tenant and buyer representation, and works in the Chicagoland market. She has won numerous awards, including the SVN Chicago Commercial Centurion Club Award for her achievements in sales/leasing. What advice would you provide to an aspiring advisor…
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Tuesday Tip: Clean up your CRE email list!

Today’s Tuesday Tip is all about improving your email marketing, and is brought to you by Donna VanSchagen, SVN’s VP of Marketing and Communications. Email marketing one of the best ways to reach your commercial real estate audience, and it’s also one of the most cost-effective and targeted marketing methods around. But not all email…
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New white paper about diversity available for download

Diane Danielson Writes that Inclusion and Diversity will give CRE a Competitive Edge To better understand and deal with the serious demographic challenges facing the commercial real estate industry, including an aging workforce, SVN’s COO Diane K. Danielson has written a white paper about the need for diversity and inclusion in the industry. Numerous studies…
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SVN in the News

There’s been a whole lot going on in the past month throughout SVN, including the opening of  a new international office, industry awards, and office expansions.   Diane Danielson honored with 2019 Leadership Award by CREW Boston During a ceremony on April 24, SVN’s COO Diane Danielson received the 2019 Leadership Award for her efforts…
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5 for Friday with Diane Danielson, COO of SVN

SVN’s COO Diane Danielson, featured on this month’s Five for Friday, received the 2019 Leadership Award from CREW Boston this past Wednesday, April 24.  Diane has been COO at SVN since 2012, and leads the company’s and the industry’s efforts to be more inclusive and diverse. What advice would you provide to an aspiring advisor…
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News Release: SVN Expands Internationally, Opens SVN Romania

News release: SVN  EXPANDS INTERNATIONALLY WITH THE OPENING OF SVN ROMANIA Boston, MA (April 11, 2019) SVN International Corp. announces the opening of Bucharest-based SVN Romania, its newest international office. SVN Romania will be headed by CEO Andrei Sarbu and his partner Ionut Nicolescu, two real estate consultants with nearly two decades of real estate…
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Tuesday Tip: Try One More

It’s Tuesday, and time for another great tip to help improve your CRE skills. Today’s tip from Solomon Poretsky, Chief Development Officer, SVN International Corp: When you think you’re done with a conversation, try asking one more question.   Think you understand the client’s motivation? Ask one more question and go a little deeper. You…
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5 for Friday with Travis Albee of SVN Rich Investment Real Estate Partners

We feature Travis Albee, Vice President of Los Angeles-based SVN Rich Real Estate Investment Partners in this month’s Five for Friday.  Travis specializes in the medical office, office, and retail markets. What advice would you provide to an aspiring advisor who is new to the industry?  I have several pieces of advice: 1) Let go…
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SVN Specialty Awards Presented at 2019 Annual Conference

SVN announced the winners of its specialty awards, which recognize exemplary achievement in six different categories, and of the SVeN award.  The awards were bestowed during SVN’s 2019 Annual Conference, a yearly gathering of SVN Advisors and Managing Directors, which took place March 6-9 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach, Florida. The SVeN…
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SVN Annual Conference: Technology trends disrupting the CRE industry

The second day of the 2019 SVN Annual Conference started with an in-depth panel discussion about industry disruption trends. The panel, moderated by SVN COO Diane Danielson, featured Clara Brenner, Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Fund, Michael DeGiorgio, CEO Founder, CREXi, and Vishu Ramanthan, CEO, Buildout. Trends that were discussed included the prevalence of big data,…
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SVN Annual Conference Keynote Speaker: Ryan Estis

In a world where your customers and competition are changing fast, you need to think differently. If you don’t adapt, you will be a company that gets disrupted, much like Borders, Circuit City and others that were once leaders in their fields and are now defunct. That was the warning that Ryan Estis, the SVN…
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The Fed view on the CRE industry

During the second session of the 2019 SVN Annual Conference in Miami, Kevin Donahue of SVN CompassRock interviewed Brian Bailey, CCIM, CRE, Subject Matter Expert at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, to get a regulatory perspective and the view from the Fed.   2018 was great year…but growth will slow Brian Bailey thinks the…
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