Entries by Staff Writer

Digital Disruption in the CRE Industry

Guest Author: Ron Rossi, Vice President of Business Development, IMS IMS recently presented at the REvolution Chicago 2.0 event hosted by IREM. The panel was moderated by Ron Rossi, VP of Business Development with IMS, and Ron was joined by Laura Dietzel, Senior Manager with RSM US, and Casey Grier, Regional Sales Director with IMS.  The […]

Where Are We in the CRE Cycle?

IMS recently hosted a webinar to discuss where we are in the CRE market cycle. Specifically, which economic indicators are the most relevant, how different asset classes are being impacted, the state of the debt market, and how leveraging technology creates trust and transparency with your investors. The webinar was moderated by IMS’ VP of […]

Leveraging Technology to Raise Capital & Manage Investor Relationships

Guest Author: Ron Rossi, Vice President of Business Development, IMS IMS recently hosted a webinar to share insights and best practices for leveraging technology to raise capital and manage investors.  The webinar featured three leaders in CRE FinTech.  Ron Rossi, VP of Business Development with IMS, moderated, and he was joined by panelists Adam Hooper, […]

Using the Issuer Exemption vs a Broker-Dealer:  A Pragmatic View

Guest Author: Greg Brown, Head of Real Estate, VENTURE.co   I am not a lawyer. And there are plenty of lawyers that will argue both sides of the question that issuers ask themselves when raising capital for investment in commercial real estate:  Do I need a broker-dealer (BD)? In short, you don’t NEED a broker-dealer […]

Best Practice Technology Implementation for CRE Firms

Guest Author: Ron Rossi, Vice President of Business Development, IMS IMS recently hosted a webinar about technology implementation and best practices that commercial real estate companies should be paying attention to in order to see success with new tech endeavors. The webinar was moderated by Ron Rossi, VP of Business Development with IMS, and Ron […]

IMN FinTech Roundtable: Data Challenges, Opportunities, & New Horizons

Guest Author: Ron Rossi, Vice President of Business Development, IMS IMS recently sponsored IMN’s 6th Annual Real Estate CFO & COO Forum in San Diego, CA.  Ron Rossi, VP of Business Development with IMS, participated as a panelist to discuss FinTech and the challenges and opportunities that are inherent in commercial real estate.  Ron was […]

How Predictive Analytics is Disrupting CRE

Guest Author: Ron Rossi, Vice President of Business Development, IMS IMS recently hosted a webinar about the disruption taking place in commercial real estate, which is driven in part by technology and predictive analytics. Ron Rossi, VP of Business Development with IMS, moderated and was joined by panelists Michael Walsh, CEO & Publisher of The […]

The Future of Commercial Real Estate: Market Dynamics and Technology Trends

Guest Author: Ron Rossi, Vice President of Business Development, IMS IMS recently hosted a webinar in partnership with NREI about The Future of Commercial Real Estate: Market Dynamics and Technology Trends. Ron Rossi, VP of Business Development with IMS, moderated and was joined by panelists Adam Hooper, CEO of RealCrowd; Deanna Farnell, CFO of Gelt; […]

Machine Learning: Making Sense of Messy CRE Data

Guest Author: Jeramiah Carr, Director of Analytics, IMS In the world of commercial real estate, every activity involves data – spreadsheets with hundreds and even thousands of lines of information. But more often than not, this data is disordered and chaotic. In other words, it’s messy. CRE professionals are now beginning to leverage technology to […]

Our Hack-a-thon Produced The Most Requested Feature…

This past weekend, our Development team participated in their very own hack-a-thon!  What is a hack-a-thon?  It’s an intense period of rapid software development with a particular focus.  In this case, the team focused on THE most requested feature for the IMS Platform (which is revealed later on in this article).  So, they basically, locked […]

Multifamily and Housing Markets: A Mixed Message

So how is the connection between multifamily and housing markets these days? The answer depends on which source you talk to. The real estate industry and developers have slightly different outlooks on how these markets are working together. What the Real Estate Industry Says According to a State of the Nation’s Housing report from Harvard […]