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REALTORS® Conference And Expo 2013: Repurposing Real Property To Reenergize A Community

David Lockwood, CCIM SIOR

Once again the 2013 REALTORS® Conference and Expo is just around the corner.  November 8-11 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center is where this year’s commercial real estate practice program is running to keep you up to date on the sector’s many trends, tools and tactics for success.

The role of commercial real estate professionals in the revitalization of communities is a constant.  Representing buyers and sellers of key vacant buildings is only where the task begins.  Agents, brokers, managers and others are in continual consultation with zoning authorities, community groups and many others to find the way forward to restoring buildings to productive use.  As long as repurposing remains on average less expensive than new construction, the eyes of the community looking for tomorrow’s success stories will turn to yesterday’s properties to house them.

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