We move away from vague generalities, and go into specific points on why CRE data is complex. We also unpack: Where is CRE data, what does the road ahead look like? What are CRE businesses doing about it, and how does it play out? How is the CRE industry coping (or not) now?
Are CRE professionals like frogs being boiled to death by admin?
Is “admin” an unavoidable part of working in the CRE industry?
Is it normal that you, as a CRE professional, spend at least 30% of your working day doing “admin”?
With less admin, would you do more of the work that matters – leasing deals, strategic decisions and insights, building relationships etc.?
An ah-ha moment around “admin” in commercial real estate
While it’s the 21st century, are CRE professionals like artisan workers in the year 1800?
The clue – that hated part of every CRE professional’s job: “admin”.
Work with me here please…
Before the industrial revolution, workers used to exert large amounts of energy manually moving metal and cloth around factories. Processing it. Checking the finished products. Fixing it. Dealing with all the related moving parts. Doing this all by hand. It took long. It was error prone. It was mind-numbing. It was thought to be the only way.
Today, highly-skilled CRE professionals do the same thing.