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Commercial Connections Podcast: How To Grow Your Web Presence

creGROW's Dave Lewand
creGROW’s Dave Lewand

Quick note: In the latest NAR Commercial Connections Podcast, host Alex Ruggieri brings on Dave Lewand founder of creGROW. Dave is a designer and builder of websites focused on commercial real estate. With creGROW, brokerages, property managers, developers, landlord and tenant reps alike facing the twin challenges of achieving quality and profitable web presence now have a set of tools for site building that are just for them.

Listen to the latest Commercial Connections Podcast with Dave Lewand here.

Top takeaways:

  • Future-proofing your company’s website with WordPress and creGROW. Get off the web technology treadmill without getting off the web.
  • Examining the online and general marketing practices of residential real estate for cues and clues to improving commercial practice.
  • What’s responsive web design, anyway?

Commercial Connections Podcast engages top real estate professionals, economists, and instructors to give you the tools needed to get ahead in today’s competitive commercial real estate industry. The podcast will be published twice a month.

Presenting The Commercial Connections Podcast: Jill Dumeland And Power Working

Commercial Connections Podcast Host Alex Ruggieri, CCIM
Commercial Connections Podcast Host Alex Ruggieri, CCIM

We’re happy to announce the launch of the NAR Commercial Connections Podcast! The inaugural episode features a talk with Jill Dumeland, commercial broker extraordinaire, mother and 4th-generation commercial real estate professional.  In today’s fifteen-minute cast, Jill talks about her childhood introduction to cap rates and dealmaking, and her concept of “power working” to maintain excellence and balance all at once, plus more.

Listen to the podcast here!

About Your Host Alex Ruggieri

Alex Ruggieri, CCIM is Senior Advisor at Sperry Van Ness specializing in the sale of investment properties and corporate relocations. With a career transaction volume of over $500 million, Alex has more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience.  Ruggieri is a member and a Graduate REALTOR® Institute designee of the National Association of Realtors. He also holds the prestigious CCIM Certified Commercial Investment Member designation. Ruggieri earned a master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

About Podcast Guest Jill Dumeland, CCIM

Jill Duemeland is the fourth generation of  North Dakota’s Duemelands Commercial. Prior to joining Duemelands in 2004, Jill spent the prior three years working at Frauenshuh Companies in Minneapolis.  While at Frauenshuh, Jill played an active role in the Medical and Retail Brokerage division, doing tenant and landlord representation, demographic analysis, and site selection.

At Duemelands, Jill specializes in tenant and landlord representation and sale and leasing of industrial, medical, and retail properties in Bismarck-Mandan, North Dakota; South Dakota; and Minnesota.

Jill earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation at the age of 26 by completing over $15 million in real estate transactions. Jill is a member of National Association of Realtors (NAR) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). In 2009, Jill was invited to become a member of Vistage International, a chief executive organization. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in real estate from University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and is licensed in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota.

Listen to the podcast here!