NAI Global Ranked Fourth Among Top 25 Commercial Real Estate Brands in 15th Annual Lipsey Survey

Largest independent real estate network advances rank from 2015.

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – February 24, 2016: NAI Global, the world’s largest, most powerful network of owner-operated commercial real estate firms, earned the fourth spot in the 2016 Lipsey Survey of Top 25 Commercial Real Estate Brands. The survey was conducted among 100,000 commercial real estate professionals using a combination of ballot voting, phone interviews and focus groups to evaluate innovation, responsiveness and quality of service. NAI Global is the only commercial real estate network of independently owned and operated firms represented among the top five. NAI Commercial is based in Edmonton, Alberta is a Member of NAI Global, serving Greater Edmonton and surrounding areas.

“We are proud that the power of NAI continues to be recognized throughout the industry, with NAI being the only network of owner-operated brokerages that ranks among its corporately owned or publicly traded competitors. Congrats to our members and the other ranking brands,” said Chad Snow, Broker/President of NAI Commercial.

The survey is conducted by The Lipsey Company, a leading training and consulting firm specializing in the commercial real estate industry. The 2016 survey results can be found here.

About NAI Commercial

NAI Commercial is a market-leading, full service commercial real estate brokerage providing exceptional service and expertise in Edmonton since 1966. We are ideal partner given our depth of local market knowledge and unmatched access to a world of opportunity through the NAI Global.

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About NAI Global

NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global provides a full range of corporate real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain and logistics consulting and related advisory services. NAI Global Member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. Founded in 1978, today NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property. Supported by the central resources of the NAI Global network, Member firms deliver market-leading services locally and combine their in-market strengths to form a powerful bond of insights and execution for clients with multi-market challenges

NAI Global was acquired in 2012 by C-III Capital Partners, a leading commercial real estate services company engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, fund management, CDO management, principal investment, online capital markets, title services and multifamily property management. C-III’s principal place of business is located in Irving, TX, with additional offices in New York, NY, Greenville, SC and Nashville, TN.

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NAI Global Ranks Top 5 in Commercial Real Estate Brands

NAI Global, the world’s largest, most powerful network of owner-operated commercial real estate firms, earned the top 5 spot in the 2014 Annual Lipsey Survey of Commercial Real Estate Brands. When conducting the interviews to identify the top global brands: Innovation, Responsiveness and Quality of Service was evaluated. See the results here.

NAI Commercial and NAI Advent completes $4,000,000 sale in Brooks, AB

NAI Commercial Edmonton and NAI Advent Calgary is proud to announce the $4,000,000 sale completion of the Big Sky Industrial Centre located in Brooks, Alberta. The 69,300 sq. ft. (+/-) multi-bay industrial property is occupied by 15 tenants with over half of them being national/international companies. The sale was represented by Jim Barkwell of NAI Commercial Edmonton and Dan Goldstrom of NAI Advent Calgary.

NAI Keeps on Growing!

NAI Global Expands Its Membership in France, Adding NAI Paris and NAI Kyrios

Welcome NAI Paris and NAI Kyrios!
​NAI Global President Jay Olshonsky is excited to announce the addition of two new international Member firms, NAI Paris and NAI Kyrios, which will serve two of the largest metropolitan areas in France.

Jay Olshonsky noted, “France continues to drive Europe’s strong commercial real estate performance, with the Paris and Lyons markets attracting the most national and international investors. We are proud to strengthen the NAI Global footprint in these critical markets and provide our Members and their clients access to the world’s fourth largest location for Fortune 500 companies.”

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Where are the opportunities for growth? Which markets are hot, solid, and weak?

Interested in listening in an in-depth global economic briefing specific to commercial real estate? Our own NAI Chief Economist, Dr. Peter Linneman covers the following topics in this informative 55 min webinar:

  • Is there finally light at the end of the economic tunnel?
  • As tapering ends, will rates finally rise?
  • What are banks doing with all their money?
  • How vulnerable are cap rates?

NAI Global Economic Briefing – Nov 18th

Where Will U.S. Population Growth Occur? A Glimpse at 2020 and 2030

NAI Global is pleased to release a white paper authored by Dr. Peter Linneman, NAI’s Chief Economist. The topics covered by this paper:

• Is it is the growth that fuels U.S. real estate development? Why?

• Why does the US still have tremendous growth potential due to pent-up demand?

• Why do large cities tend to be attractive?

• What is the single most important factor in determining future population growth?

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