Commercial Archive

Commercial Property Prices

The prices of commercial properties have made a spectacular recovery in the past two years, with a rise of 48 percent  from early 2009.   This seems positive, but let’s take another look.  Commercial real estate prices have possibly...

Commercial Markets Soften Due to Weak Economy in Second Quarter 2011

Economic activity weakened during the second quarter of 2011. Economic activity as measured by gross domestic product (GDP) advanced a modest 1.3 percent during the quarter. In addition, the figures for the first quarter were revised downward from 1.8...

Commercial Members’ Experience in Real Estate

NAR commercial members have a wealth of experience in real estate. The typical commercial member has been working in real estate for 21 years and working in commercial real estate for 11 years. Commercial appraisers and brokers typically have...

Commercial Members by Type of License

Commercial members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® comprise brokers and sales agents specializing in land sales, office leasing, as well as multi-family and industrial sales. Fifty-four percent of NAR’s commercial members are brokers, with licensed sales agents the...

Business Activities of Commercial Members

Commercial members completed a median of five transactions in 2010 – this is the same as in 2009, but down from eight transactions in 2008. The median sales transaction volume in 2010 was $1,282,100 (based on calculating a response...