7 Stills: An SFMade Success Story

As we mentioned in our previous post, SFMade is a great local organization, dedicated to rebuilding the Bay Area’s vibrant manufacturing sector. One of the big success stories of SFMade is Seven Stills, a thriving Bayview craft brewery and distillery, where talented brew masters explore the nearly miraculous transformation of beer into whiskey.  Due in … Continue reading 7 Stills: An SFMade Success Story

GlobeSt.com – Cautious Optimism is the Watchword for Retail Investors

Cautious Optimism is the Watchword for Retail Investors Presented by CORFAC International June 7, 2018 | By John Salustri “We’re busier than ever,” says Christina Snyder, one of three CORFAC brokers lending their views to this exclusive RECon video. But that doesn’t prevent the trio from sharing some words of advice. LAS VEGAS—“There’s a healthy … Continue reading GlobeSt.com – Cautious Optimism is the Watchword for Retail Investors

#CRE Checkmate: Seeing the Whole Board

Some commercial real estate agents rely on the razzle-dazzle of dollar signs to capture and hold a client’s attention, stretching projected property valuation to the limits of market tolerance.  But big flashing dollar signs aren’t always the best tool for Building Great Relationships or delivering a great outcome. For veteran San Francisco office and investment … Continue reading #CRE Checkmate: Seeing the Whole Board

CORFAC Austin – Spring Conference 2018

Once again, the CORFAC conference proved to be a fruitful weekend of networking, knowledge-building, and forward movement. TRI garnered three COR$TAR awards for 2017 at Friday night’s Awards Banquet including Top Industrial Sale, Top Investment Sale, and Top Retail Lease. Also, the CORFAC Standards of Excellence Committee made headway on the CORFAC branding revamp by … Continue reading CORFAC Austin – Spring Conference 2018

Gaining the Advantage: There’s No Substitute for Boots on the Ground

In our previous post, "3 Old School Tactics For the Arsenal of Modern CRE Tools," we talked about characteristics of a successful agent that transcend the philosophical chasm between Millennials and Boomers.  Now, let’s look at their approach to business. At its core, brokerage is a grassroots business. We can take advantage of every high-tech … Continue reading Gaining the Advantage: There’s No Substitute for Boots on the Ground

3 Old School Tactics For the Arsenal of Modern CRE Tools

BTI (Before the Internet), commercial real estate professionals worked their business the old-fashioned way, with reams of forms filled out in triplicate on an IBM Selectric and telephones wired to the office wall. (We’ll pause for a moment of silence while the Millennials roll their eyes.) Despite the lack of modern tools and technology, those … Continue reading 3 Old School Tactics For the Arsenal of Modern CRE Tools