American Real Estate Review
August, 2000, Vol.3. No. 2
"Sent to over 4,700 commercial
real estate professionals."
List Moderator: Forbes J.
Supported by: Rutherford International
Publisher of the North American
Real Estate Review http://www.narer.com
Bulletin is a sampling of information available on the North American Real Estate
Review’s web site. Launched in 1995, NARER.COM began as a moderated on-line real
estate conference of timely and relevant issues for the real estate and finance professional.
NARER.COM has reached the status of becoming one of the top 200 most visited commercial
real estate web sites on the Net.
B2B Commercial Real Estate Trade Market To Be Launched
Director Financial Reporting: Public Co. - Toronto, Canada
Links to Unique Real Estate Commentary
Network: Seeking Members for Exclusive Investment Broker Network
Sponsor: ICI-WEB — Property Presentation System and Software
Release: REmatrix.com - A B2B Commercial Real Estate Vertical Market Portal
Toronto (February 23, 2000) Infobahn
Communications Inc., owner of the North American Real Estate Review, is pleased to
announce the development of "REmatrix.com," which will be launched in the
summer of 2000. REmatrix leverages the interactive features and global reach of the
Internet to create a real estate focused multinational, targeted business-to-business
vertical market. REmatrix will aggregate the international commercial real estate
community on a single manageable Portal web page.
Described as a "metamediary",
REmatix will offer real estate professionals the ability to communicate, to learn,
to transact, to invest, and to manage their business processes with improved efficiency.
The REmatrix site is built on a foundation of content, community, commerce and enterprise
solution software. REmatrix will offer its audience a variety of features including
superior editorial content, white papers by industry leaders, access to enterprise
management software, an online marketplace, a career center, a property syndication
clearinghouse, a property and portfolio marketing service, an exclusive investment
broker network, and a commercial mortgage placement and disposal system.
It's designed as a "one-stop
enterprise solutions, transactional and knowledge management aggregator, or an online
vertical market hub. This "affinity" based site will attract advisors,
buyers and sellers from around the world by catering to individuals with similar
professional interests, providing the best value for their time on the Web.
To become the portal of choice
for the commercial real estate industry, REmatrix is finalizing strategic relationships
with several leading real estate software vendors, to offer web enabled access to
a variety of "best of breed enterprise management tools." The software
will be offered in an Application Service Provider framework. (ASP's lease software
access, rather than sell the system. This offers substantial cost saving benefits
to Tier Two and Three management and construction companies, that desire the associated
cost and service efficiencies management software offers, but without the related
We continue to pursue alliances
with leading content, service and software providers on the Internet, and are willing
to transfer aspects of our technology to allied partners. By partnering, REmatrix
is able to reach an international community of millions, and still cater to each
individual member's most specific needs. For more information on REmatrix, please
contact us at REmatrix@narer.com
- Real Estate
Reporting - Toronto, Canada
The incumbent, a self-motivated
lateral thinker, will be required to work on an informal basis with senior management,
exercising critical judgment of available financial management tools; and recommending
improvements to workflow planning. Responsible for financial reporting as it pertains
to Canadian and USA compliance, the incumbent will participate in complex financial
structuring and oversee financial reporting of related corporate initiatives. Find
further information at
- USA: Selected
Links to Unique Real Estate Commentary
Wall Street Places
Stock in Hospitality
industry continues to make a grand comeback, and a new
hotel-focused real estate firm in Boston is hoping to cash in on the
Of Things To Come
If your head is already
spinning from the rapid pace of communications innovation, don't look now but there's
a lot more coming at you.
Is Your Office Building?
Just a few years ago, most
businesses' concerns with telecommunication stopped at determining which long distance
plan worked best for them. But now, with connectivity being key in almost every industry,
telecom has come center stage with smart and wired buildings.
Full Story: http://realtytimes.com/rtnews/rtcpages/20000623_smartbuilding.htm
Could Reduce Demand by Up To Three Billion Square Feet!
According to calculations
by the Center for Energy and Climate Solutions, current Internet business trends
could reduce the demand for commercial space by up to three billion square feet between
1997 and 2007 - along with all the lighting, heating and cooling that goes with it.
That could mean an average reduction in new building construction of 300 million
square feet per year - 20 percent of projected new commercial space.
Full Story: http://www.cool-companies.org
Sought For Exclusive Investment Broker Network
Rutherford and Company has been
retained to compile a list of elite real estate investment brokers throughout North
America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Candidates will be assessed by a number of factors,
including business volumes, deal size and complexity, client satisfaction, market
knowledge, abstract reasoning and Internet acumen.
While remaining with their present
companies, the successful candidates will be invited to become members of a Broker
Centered Electronic Communications Network (ECN) or Roundtable of like professionals.
Members within this network, will be able to interact privately via the Net, and
access an exclusive international property and portfolio listing service for marketing
their investment opportunities.
Prospective candidates should
send their CV to or contact Forbes Rutherford of Rutherford and Company at "email@example.com" or visit our web site at "www.rutherfordinternational.com".
Sponsor:ICI-WEB — Property Presentation System and Software
ICI-WEB Property Presentation
software, developed by Infobahn Communications is designed to facilitate and enhance
traditional methods of marketing commercial real estate. For an annual license fee,
you may acquire the ICI-WEB software, or outsource your system maintenance and bandwidth
requirements to Infobahn's ASP database servers. Marketing data is mirrored on ICI-WEB's
International Property Registry, and output is private labeled to appear as part
of your corporate and building specific web site. Our integrated ASP solution incorporates
broad bandwidth multi-media rich applications, which enable tenants and investors
to receive a more comprehensive and interactive information package from you at a
cost effective price.
For further information on ICIWEB,
go to http://www.narer.com/iciweb
- How To
Become A Bulletin Sponsor
Every six to eight weeks, the
NARER Bulletin is sent to over 4,700 commercial real estate professionals. The mailing
list was compiled by Rutherford & Company's research department, and is representative
of a substantial percentage of North America's institutional real estate management,
investment and mortgage lending community. To become a sponsor of the NARER Bulletin,
or submit content for publication on the North American Real Estate Review's web
site, please contact the publisher at firstname.lastname@example.org
***Canceling and Subscription***
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Empowerment or Knowledge Management" is the essence and primary driver of the
Internet's popularity. The future direction for business, is less about supporting
traditional commercial delivery systems, and more about storming the gates with a
new paradigm for doing business."
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