Blog Post Round-Up

#REMAS Blog Post Round-Up

Earlier this month, Investor Management Services (IMS) received the #REMAS award for Best Real Estate Company Blog, which recognizes companies and individuals in the real estate industry for their marketing efforts and thought leadership. So we decided to pull together some of our top blog articles. Happy reading!


1.) How to Save Time and Money on Waterfall Calculations
Spreadsheets have long been used for waterfall calculations. But while they are indeed useful to a degree, they also have their limits. After all, you can almost always get a result in a spreadsheet, but that doesn’t always mean those numbers are accurate. And when you are calculating complex distributions, inaccuracies can be very costly. Learn about some of the top problems with spreadsheets, as well as the benefits of using an automated solution.

2.) Is Salesforce CRM the Right Choice for Private Equity Real Estate Businesses?
With over 150,000 customers, Salesforce CRM is clearly a favorite tool for companies worldwide. But just because it’s the software of choice for Fortune 100 companies does not necessarily mean it’s a fit for commercial real estate firms. The one-size-fits-all approach of a horizontal solution does not always meet the industry-specific needs of CRE firms. See how a customer relationship management technology that is tailored specifically for the real estate vertical can change the way you manage both your business and your investors.

3.) The Impact of Blockchain on the Commercial Real Estate Industry
Blockchain is one of the hottest technologies of the 21st century, expected to be worth $20 billion by 2024. It is posed to transform the world we conduct business in, impacting most every industry, including commercial real estate. Discover how blockchain can help the CRE industry address demands for more transparency, security, and accuracy and enable faster, cheaper, and more secure transactions than traditional systems, alleviating some of the most common challenges for CRE sponsors.

4.) 7 Reasons You Need an Investor Dashboard
Investors today demand transparency, access to their data, and insights about their investments. So how do you stay ahead of the game when dealing with this next generation of investors? See how technology can help your firm manage clients, communicate more efficiently, and effectively exceed investor expectations.

5.) The Need for Transparency in Commercial Real Estate
We live in a world of oversharing and information overload, where 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day. Though all this info exists, investors still demand more. Today’s investors don’t only expect data and transparency, but they also demand it. In fact, 2/3 of investors cite transparency as being an important consideration when making an investment. Learn about what transparency means in the world of commercial real estate, why it’s important, and how to leverage technology in delivering this transparency.


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