Spark New Development Real Estate Sales Software

Spark software supports the presale, lease-up, & marketing processes for new development real estate

Pacific Union merges with Partners Trust, signals more acquisitions

Today Pacific Union International formally announced its merger with Partners Trust, an independent luxury brokerage with more than 240 associates in the Los Angeles area. The merger is expected to close next week. Terms of the deal were not disclosed …

Two young real estate stars on going big and taking risks

Leah Canfield and fellow 25-year-old, Hamptons-based agent Joseph Piccininni Jr. were recently announced as two of Coldwell Banker’s “30 Under 30” agents. Their stories show that a bullish sense of confidence and willingness to go for the big deals before you’re “ready” can propel you into real estate success faster than your peers; that taking risks now rather than later is the way to go (you have less to lose); and to stick to your roots …

Fredrik Eklund: from selling sandwiches to house hunting with J-Lo

After doling out panini sandwiches outside of the Late Show with David Letterman and being a lousy bartender, Fredrik Eklund, an arrival from Sweden in 2003, thought he would give real estate a try …

Horacio LeDon joins Partners Trust as head of new development

There is a lot of new on the horizon for Partners Trust. The firm recently opened a retail design boutique under its office to attract locals, and now it’s bringing in new talent by hiring Horacio LeDon to head up the firm’s new development segment …

Special Report: How safe do agents feel on the job?

It could be any day. A male client has been down in the basement for just a little too long for comfort. Your potential buyer wants to meet right away at a vacant home, but darkness is falling. It’s probably nothing, you tell yourself, but all it takes is one risk. One person with bad intentions to take advantage of a vulnerable position …

NYC mega development Hudson Yards opens first office tower

The largest private real estate development in U.S. history opened a few doors to retail tenants on May 31. At 52 stories high, 10 Hudson Yards is now home to 300 Coach employees, thanks to co-developers Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group …

Sales launch at new complex in West Village

Hudson River Park has a new neighbor open for business at 100 Barrow St. The 12-story, 33-unit residential co-op building, cleverly named 100 Barrow Street, is now ready to sell …

Taking the temperature: Is Chicago’s construction sector feeling healthy?

The Chicago skyline is dotted with cranes. Streets are lined with new construction, some actively in the process of being turned into inventory for buyers and renters, and others sitting untouched for months or even years. …

How to work with developers to generate a thriving pipeline

Michelle Hediger and James Marsden of the SellBoston team, could be compared to a pair of local cops doing a stake-out when they are checking out a neighborhood for development opportunities. The top producers, who have newly arrived at Re/Max Leading …