What do SIOR and CCIM Designations Mean?

What do SIOR and CCIM Designations Mean?

Readers see the CCIM and SIOR designations after many of our brokers’ names, but most may not know the value and significance of earning those designations. The CCIM Institute is an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR). The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation is awarded to professionals who complete four weeklong courses […]

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Baxter Auto Group Expands in Lincoln

Baxter Auto Group Expands in Lincoln

The Baxter Auto Group recently purchased 28 acres of land at 40th & Yankee Hill Road in south Lincoln. Construction is underway of a new 66,000 square foot Toyota dealership, Baxter Toyota of Lincoln, and a 40,000 square foot Lexus dealership, Lexus of Lincoln. The demographics of the population in this area and easy access […]

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Accounting rules have changed! Will Lease terms?

Accounting rules have changed! Will Lease terms?

After nearly ten years of discussion between the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), in February 2016, the FASB issued an update intended to improve financial reporting about leasing transactions. This update will affect companies and organizations that lease real estate and are required to provide audited financial statements. […]

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Legislative Report 2016

Legislative Report 2016

The 104th Legislature, Second Session of the Unicameral, adjourned Wednesday, April 20, 2016. NACPO was involved in discussion on a number of issues during this session. The Legislature took a major step this session in reworking the Learning Community, an elected council focused on improving educational outcomes, with the passage of LB 1067. This bill […]

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Revival of Spring Ridge Shopping Center

Revival of Spring Ridge Shopping Center

In early 2014, Investors Realty’s Ember Grummons was contacted to sell the Spring Ridge Shopping Center at 180th and Pacific Street. The shopping center was suffering as a result of the troubled economy over the previous several years. One building was only 35 percent occupied and the other, while 100 percent occupied, had past due […]

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