Articles in the Fall 2020 Category

Inside this Issue – Fall 2020
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Posted in Fall 2020, Inside this Issue on September 2020
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Welcome to the Fall 2020 issue of the S.E.C. Observer. In this issue, Steve Fithian, S.E.C., 2020 President of the Society, focuses on the needs of our people and how our organization can help during the challenges of COVID-19. Mark Johnson, S.E.C., CCIM, reviews how COVID-19 has revised the year 2020 and the real estate […]

President’s Message
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Posted in Fall 2020, S.E.C. President's Message on September 2020
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In this article I am going to take a break from my three previous articles that focused on the economy and our real estate business and investments. The Society is more than just a commercial real estate organization. We are a group that cares about people. This article will focus on the people of our […]

COVID-19—The Year 2020 Revised
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Posted in Fall 2020, Feature Articles on September 2020
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The virus entered our world sometime late 2019 or early 2020. I do not think anyone knows for certain when and how. However, life goes on, and each of makes it the very best it we can. We still have a crime rate, we still have forest fires, and we still hurricanes, major storms, crop […]

The Great Transformation of the Hospitality Business
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Posted in Fall 2020, Society Columns on September 2020
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Any article focusing on the hotel industry in today’s world is a daunting task. So much is happening with lightning speed that to stop for a moment and explain what is going on in this tsunami of change is almost impossible. The hospitality industry is undergoing a significant evolutionary period on many fronts. The impetus […]

Lease/Option Formulas
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Posted in Fall 2020, Formulas and Strategies on September 2020
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Build-to-Suit with Lease Option We found an attractive parcel of land, ideal for our buyer client’s latest commercial venture. However, coming to terms on the price for the property turned out to be a battle of wills between a well-heeled and non-motivated seller and our buyer. The seller knew the property’s location and growing positive […]

September Marketing Conference
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Posted in Fall 2020, Society News Briefs on September 2020
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Indianapolis, Indiana September 13–16, 2020 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: The Alexander Hotel 333 S. Delaware St. Indianapolis, IN 46204 Call (855) 200-3002 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early as we have a limited number of rooms available. Visit www.thealexander.com for hotel […]

Fort Lauderdale Marketing Conference
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Posted in Fall 2020, Society News Briefs on September 2020
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Fort Lauderdale, Florida November 15-18, 2020 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach 950 South Ocean Drive Deerfield Beach, FL  33441 Call (954) 426-0478 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early as we have a limited number of rooms available. The […]

1031 Update
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Posted in Fall 2020, Society News Briefs on September 2020
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1031 Update Robert Charland, Esq. Fort Lauderdale, Florida Sunday, November 15, 2020 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that Robert Charland, Esq., will present a 1031 Update from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on November 15, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Some of the highlights and subjects […]

Don Tardy
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Posted in Fall 2020, In the Spotlight on September 2020
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Biography Don Tardy Tyler, Texas Don, an only child, was born in Roaring Springs, Texas, in 1946. His dad was 45 years old and his mother was 40 years old when he was born. What a surprise he was to his parents. Roaring Springs is a small town located 75 miles northeast of Lubbock, Texas. […]

What the Society Means to Me
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Posted in Fall 2020, The S.E.C. History Files on September 2020
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Editor’s Note:  Ron Moser, was an S.E.C. member for many years. He wrote this article in 2016 to memorialize his connection to the Society.  Sadly, Ron passed away on June 20, 2020, and this seems like a good time to revisit his story. I attended seminars presented by James Misko and Wally Walker in my […]