LDCRE’s global listing syndication enables Coldwell Banker Commercial® and CENTURY 21® domestic and international offices, agents and listings to enhance local and global marketing through news websites around the globe.
Bob has over 35 years’ experience in commercial real estate from developing small industrial buildings for sale and multi-tenant parks for lease to being a broker leasing and selling office and industrial properties in the North Orange County market. After 15 years at CB Richard Ellis he joined Lee & Associates in 1998 and has been a consistent Top producer. His community and civic involvement includes being president and board member of organizations such as the Rotary Club of Fullerton and the Executive Council of the College of Business at Cal State Fullerton.
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The listing is solid, but the traction is light, sound familiar? Obviously, the main reason brokers post listings are to sell, or lease properties. Sometimes the listing side does not think about the buying side when they post a listing for lease or for sale on www.LDCRE.com, or one of the other CRE listing platforms. People want all the major specs on the offering before they look into it. If you are leaving out most of the specs, or have “Contact us for more information” posted, you are going to see interest drop of, as people tend to assume the worse and/or that it’s over priced.
Leavitt Digital recently launched its API (Application Program Interface) allowing Commercial Real Estate brokerage firms to connect their inventory directly from their website/ internal listing platform to Leavitt Digital’s listing platform. This enables brokerage firms to market their listings for FREE on the largest open network, listing platform while saving hundreds of hours of data implementation and data management. Adding, editing, or deleting listings on a company’s website will have the same impact on Leavitt Digital.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Leavitt Digital, a commercial real estate technology company has developed a free commercial real estate listing platform. “We spoke with a number of brokerage companies that were paying from $40,000 a year to $250,000 a year to list and search on paid listing platforms, which is outrageous,” said Leavitt Digital’s CEO Brendan Hotchkiss. Leavitt Digital has incorporated the ability to list and search debt and equity deals in addition to the standard commercial real estate for sale and lease platform design.