NAIOP Works for Southern Nevada’s Commercial Real Estate Industry

NAIOP gives everybody a seat at the table and allows the leaders of the Southern Nevada’s commercial real estate industry the opportunity to work together.

As an organization, it’s clear that NAIOP works. The commercial real estate development association serves as the premier trade organization for commercial real estate development professionals in Southern Nevada. Membership includes brokers and developers as well as general contractors, bankers, architects, engineers, title companies and attorneys. In large part, it’s the people that make the… [More…]

CCIM: Join the Club

The requirements to earn the CCIM designation are challenging and extensive, necessitating a commitment of time, effort, money and, often, sacrifice.

After Nevada’s economic downturn and resulting real estate crash had begun, Cindy Santilena, a Las Vegas commercial real estate lender for small businesses and entrepreneurs, was looking for a way to highlight herself and her company when working with other industry professionals during a struggling, competitive market. She decided to pursue a CCIM, a prestigious… [More…]

NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Announces Winners of the 17th Annual Spotlight Awards

The NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter hosted its 17th Annual Spotlight Awards on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

Las Vegas, NV – The NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter hosted its 17th Annual Spotlight Awards on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas. This notable “Let the good times roll” annual event was hosted by Terri and Kevin Janison, recognizing distinguished commercial real estate entities in our local development community. The awards program… [More…]

It’s an Investment: Commercial Financing in Nevada

Investing in commercial real estate requires a number of considerations. In addition to location, location, location, another consideration is financing.

The construction industry continues to be the barometer for the severity of Nevada’s economic plight, but commercial real estate in particular is making enough improvement to spark interest from investors and private parties looking to benefit from the historically low interest rates. This means banks and other real estate lenders are revving up business again.… [More…]

NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Announces New Officers, Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and Liaisons for 2014

NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter has announced its 2014 officers, board of directors, committee chairs and liaisons.

NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter, a trade organization representing commercial real estate developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate serving the Southern Nevada market, has announced its 2014 officers, board of directors, committee chairs and liaisons. The 2014 NAIOP Southern Nevada officers are as follows: President:  Mike Montandon, Insight Investment Partners President… [More…]

CCIM Southern Nevada: The Art of the Transaction

The CCIM Southern Nevada professional's CCIM designation is the mark of a professional and signifies elite status in the professional community.

More than 15,000 commercial real estate professionals have earned their Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, considered by many to be the master’s degree equivalent in the real estate world. The CCIM designation is the mark of a professional and signifies elite status in the professional community. Membership creates access to networking opportunities, outreach and… [More…]

Business Financing: An Economic Bright Spot

The business financing picture in Nevada today is brighter than it was during the two years following the country’s great recession.

The business financing picture in Nevada today is brighter than it was during the two years following the country’s great recession. Capital is available. Businesses are seeking financing, and lenders are closing loans. “Things are definitely looking up,” said Bob Francl, executive vice president and regional manager of First Independent Bank, which serves clients primarily… [More…]