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Retail Site Selection Webmap

Retail Site Selection Webmap

Expanding on our previous commercial real estate webmap examples we dive into a sample dataset of retail site selection. This time we are looking for a site for an existing bank. To keep things simple in this process we have compiled four different datasets that will help assist our hypothetical bank client in getting a better look at the expansion options. You can follow along here. To start our sample client Chase Bank is looking to expand and wants to…

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Real Estate Tour Webmap

Real Estate Tour Webmap

Real Estate Tour Maps are one of the core items agents need. Long ago they were printed and bound in a book of paper. Currently they exist as a PDF that includes every flyer or a summary text and possibly picture of each location. What if there was the next gen in presenting your possible locations to your client that was 100% web based. It’s time to explore the Real Estate Tour Webmap There are many different and constantly changing…

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Logo WebMaps

Logo WebMaps

If you saw our previous post on one of the most popular types of Real Estate maps, the Logo Map. We have a new twist on that topic. What if you want to view a larger area or have the ability to zoom around and see who is where? Enter in the new offering of Logo Webmaps. What makes these so different? Well if you have your competitors in a database this is a strait forward application. Sorry this is…

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Geo Locate Photos Automatically

Geo Locate Photos Automatically

Lets say you are out taking pictures of locations with your phone. Possibly for an upcoming real estate tour.  Go into your phone settings and make sure that location tags (Geotagged) are enabled. This means that every time you snap a picture with your phone, location data will be captured and tagged to your photo in the background. Think time, date, location (Latitude & Longitude) based on your inboard GPS or Triangulated position. Geo Locate Photos Automatically without breaking a sweat….

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ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online

As a GIS shop we use a lot of different tools to tell stories. One of the tools we use quite often is ArcGIS Online. This is also available to CCIM members that have STDB. Primarily this platform is for presenting webmaps but can also be used for a variety of other light to medium duty map preparation. ArcGIS online is an esri product. While you do have to know what GIS is at the fundamental level, you can (if you have a…

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Demographics from BAO on STDB

Demographics from BAO on STDB

The most used piece STDB Demographics from BAO (Business Analyst Online). Business Analyst Online is a product from esri. We have been an esri shop for as long as we can remember so we might be a little biased. We have used other platforms in the past and they have completed the job just a well. So what can you do with it? After logging into your STDB account you get access to a wealth of options. You can create…

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Pictometry Imagery in STDB

Pictometry Imagery in STDB

Did you know you can get current and historical imagery in both straight down and oblique versions all from STDB? It’s just one of the many tools in the platform ready for you to deploy. Read up here on our previous posts on the STDB platform. So what’s included in CCIM-STDB-Pictometry Imagery? Current aerial photography is always a challenge. Most people go straight to Google Earth and export an image. While easy this violates the licensing unless you keep Google’s mark displayed…

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Flood Maps

Flood Maps

If you are anywhere around water having an up to date map of flooding areas it’s something you really should have. Have STDB? Well you can get them for FREE. Here is how to get them. With all the flooding that happens every year through runoff or hurricanes we want to remind everyone that if you are a CCIM you can use STDB to get flood maps anywhere in the USA. These maps are digital representations of the FEMA Flood Maps which can be overlaid…

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Business Lists

Business Lists

Ever need to prospect for clients based on location, type of business or size of company using SIC or NAICS classifications? Do you have your CCIM or STDB handy? See our other posts on STDB for more good tips. Well you have everything you need. Let’s explore how to use this business lists module to you advantage and make your searching a bit more targeted. When you start a business you have to tell the governing body what kind of business you…

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CCIM AND STDB

CCIM AND STDB

If you are in commercial real estate you probably know what each of the abbreviations CCIM and STDB stand for. CCIM stands for Certified Commercial Investment Member and STDB stands for Site to do Business. Many CRE agents are members of CCIM and that get’s them access to the great platform of STDB. As of July 2020 the offering is; Esri Business Analyst (Full Demographics Suite), ArcGIS online (Full Webmaps Suite), Database USA (NAICS or SIC Business Searching), Flood Maps (FEMA Sourced), RealNex Market Edge (Investment Analysis) and…

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