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All your CRE news in one app

Whether you are just starting out in the business or are a 30-year industry veteran, one thing never changes. In commercial real estate, information is power. Many pros start their day off by combing through the business section of their local newspaper, then it is on to other local, regional and national CRE news providers. […]

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A Retailer’s Dream: TAS Mobile App

Trade Area Systems (TAS) has one of the most robust mobile Trade Area mapping and research applications in today’s marketplace. What does TAS Mobile do? From the company’s product description: TAS Mobile on the iPad gives you mapping, demographic reports, aerials and bird-eye imagery as well as access to you company’s TAS Unity knowledge-base wherever […]

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MSYapps: For Education, Finance and Real Estate

MSYapps is a great little suite of apps for finance, real estate and educational purposes. Here are some of my favorites: The NCREIF Property Index provides quarterly and annual total returns for thousands institutional-grade office, retail, apartment, industrial, and hotel properties. All properties in the NPI have been acquired and managed on behalf of tax-exempt […]

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Google Maps Floorplans

Google Maps does a ton – and now it does even more. You can now add your building’s floor plan to Google Maps and allow tenants or investors better understand the building’s accessibility, suite layout, parking field and more. Combine this with Google Maps in 3D and a 360 Panorama by Occipital and you’re all […]

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Appraisal Flow Early Access

Image credit: Daily Mail Tame Appraisal Chaos For quite some time I’ve felt that there’s got to be a better way for us appraisers to manager our workflow process. Most of us have been making due by juggling an out-of-sync excel job file, crusty calendar software and all sorts of home grown solutions like dry-erase boards […]

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Visual Lease Revisited

Recently, I had the chance to catch up with Frank Muhlon, VP of Strategy and Business Operations at Visual Lease. We’ve previously reviewed Visual Lease, but they’ve recently updated the application and made some great improvements since our last review. One of the reasons we’ve always like Visual Lease is that it was one of the first web-based […]

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LeaseMatrix: Dead Simple Lease Analysis

LeaseMatrix is a new, web-based lease analysis tool for tenants and tenant advisors. How is LeaseMatrix different than other lease analysis tools? From their website: User Friendly Software Don’t be limited by software licenses, downloads or updates. LeaseMatrix’s website allows you to easily summarize every lease proposal – anytime, anywhere. Share & Collaborate Share every […]

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