Articles in the Fall 2017 Category

Inside this Issue – Fall 2017
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Posted in Fall 2017, Inside this Issue on September 2017
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Welcome to the fall 2017 issue of the S.E.C. Observer. In this issue, Nick J. Esterline, S.E.C., the 2017 president of the Society, reviews the Society’s “mission statement and vision” as 2017 slowly draws to a close. Charles E. Sutherland, S.E.C., provides an excellent overview of the “crisis of retail”—and how to benefit from it. […]

President’s Message
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Posted in Fall 2017, S.E.C. President's Message on September 2017
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We recently returned from our meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, which was a very well attended and productive meeting. There is one meeting left this year, in Savannah, Georgia, in November. We continue to try to adhere to our Mission Statement and the Vision of the S.E.C. to grow and improve each year, and it doesn’t […]

The Crisis of Retail
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Posted in Fall 2017, Feature Articles on September 2017
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By Chuck Sutherland, S.E.C. with contributions by John Brennan I was thinking about vacancy issues in retail properties the other day while looking at an offering package of a retail center, and I decided to do a little research. The following are some of the ideas I found most compelling. The Chinese word for “crisis” […]

Forging Global Connections
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Posted in Fall 2017, Society Columns on September 2017
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Illinois REALTORS return to MIPIM,
Forge international connections

The Don’t-Wanter is a Key to Many Transactions
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Posted in Fall 2017, Formulas and Strategies on September 2017
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There is a basic difference between an exchange and a sale.

What Results Are You Hoping For?
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Posted in Fall 2017, Formulas and Strategies on September 2017
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When you think of something that needs to be completed, what is the first thing you think about? Do you think about the steps you will take get started, or do you think of a clear result?  My question is and always will be, how can you think about what needs to happen if you […]

S.E.C. Education Foundation News
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Posted in Fall 2017, S.E.C. Education Foundation on September 2017
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Fall has arrived, and 2017 is coming to a close. We have been working on our goals for the rest of this year and for 2018 regarding the courses we hope to present. In the next issue of the Observer, I will update you on those courses as soon as they are confirmed. The Ed […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference November 2017
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Posted in Fall 2017, Society News Briefs on September 2017
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Savannah, Georgia November 12-15, 2017 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: DeSoto Savannah Hotel 15 East Liberty Street Savannah, GA  31401 Call (912) 232-9000 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we only have a limited number of rooms available. The cutoff date […]

Creative Solutions
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Posted in Fall 2017, Society News Briefs on September 2017
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Creative Solutions Savannah, Georgia November 12, 2017 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that Kenneth M. Vidar, CCIM, will present Creative Solutions from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on November 12, 2017, in Savannah, Georgia. Some of the highlights and subjects that will be covered include these […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference January 2018
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Posted in Fall 2017, Society News Briefs on September 2017
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Costa Mesa, California January 21–24, 2018 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at the: Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa 3050 Bristol Street Costa Mesa, CA  92626 Call (714) 540-7000 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number of rooms available. The […]