Entries by Shelley Cernel

The Impact of Blockchain on the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Blockchain is one of the hottest technologies of the 21st century. It is poised to transform the world we conduct business in, impacting most every industry. But how long will it take for commercial real estate to embrace this revolutionary technology? First, we need to better understand the meaning of ‘blockchain’.   What is Blockchain? […]

IMS and FITECH Form Strategic Partnership

Investor Management Services (IMS), the industry’s first investor experience platform for commercial real estate firms to manage their investors and assets and the only complete solution for investor management, and FITECH, a real estate technology solutions firm that provides consulting and end-to-end technology services for the real estate industry, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership.

Scaling Your CRE Firm: Why It’s Important and How to Get Started

The success of your commercial real estate firm isn’t just about your ability to grow. Rather, it’s more closely tied to your ability to scale. But scaling the business isn’t an easy thing to do. Whether you’re a small shop or a nationally-known CRE firm, it’s never too early or too late to start thinking […]

How to Choose a Technology Vendor for Your CRE Firm

Commercial real estate has historically been a slow adaptor of technology, but that is quickly changing. Just 5 years ago, there were virtually no technologies available that were specific to the real estate industry. Fast forward to today and billions have been invested in developing innovative CRE tech. These technologies can remove or relieve some […]

Are You Sure You’re Ready for the Millennial Investor?

The spending, working, and lifestyle habits of Millennials are impacting every industry, including commercial real estate. Understanding what drives and motivates the Millennial investor will help you to leverage this growing but often underestimated market. But first, a little background…   Why Millennials? They have jobs… Millennials are the largest generational cohort, with a population […]

How to Bring CRE into the 21st Century

Technology is prevalent in almost every single aspect of our lives, changing the way we live, play, work, and communicate. It makes our lives easier and helps us perform tasks more efficiently and effectively. And as evidenced by the way that technology has been incorporated into our day-to-day, it is prevalent in almost every industry. […]

Understanding the CRE Technology Market

 Click here to access the buyer’s guide Technology is changing the way that commercial real estate sponsors and investors engage, communicate, and otherwise conduct every aspect of their business. In today’s fast-paced environment, using investor management software can have a major impact on the success of your commercial real estate firm. Customers can raise equity […]

6 Signs You Need Investor Management Software

According to Altus Group, there is a gap forming between those CRE firms that embrace technology and those slower to innovate. Failure to invest in the right software solutions and analytics can put a damper on firm productivity, effective asset management, and informed decision-making. If you can relate to one or more of the following […]

Trends Driving the Need for CRE Tech

Commercial Real Estate is one of the oldest industries in the US, yet it’s also one of the last to embrace innovation and adapt to new advances in technology. But that only means that this industry is ripe for disruption. A survey from National Real Estate Investor found that CRE tech represents about 10% of […]