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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Kevin Maggiacomo Kicks Off SVN Annual Conference

“Leverage … the SVN culture to take market share in this era of change.” That’s what SVN President & CEO Kevin Maggiacomo encouraged the 400+ attendees to the 2019 SVN Annual Conference in Miami to do.  These attendees, who hail from 38 states and five foreign countries, learned from Kevin during the opening session about…
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Tuesday Tip: Projecting Your NOI

Today is Tomorrow is Yesterday If you are underwriting a property for a proposal and can be flexible in how you calculate your net operating income (NOI), don’t take what the rent roll is today (or was over the trailing 12 months) as written in stone. Instead, look at how the NOI will appear when…
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5 for Friday with Jon Davis of SVN Vanguard

This month, Five for Friday puts the spotlight on 2017 Partner Circle award-winner Jon Davis, Vice President at SVN Vanguard in Santa Ana, California. There, he specializes in the industrial, land & development, multifamily, office and retail markets. What advice would you provide to an aspiring advisor who is new to the industry? Be consistent…
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