Twitter is one of our favorite places to receive the latest news about our industry, as the results are always recent and relevant. It's easy to search using hashtags, and you can follow who you find most interesting so you're sure to never miss their information. However, with over 313 million active users, it's not exactly easy to narrow down your list. We'll get you started with the top ten corporate real estate accounts we think should make an appearance on your list.
1. The Tenant Advisor
"Senior Vice President at Colliers International, he assists office occupiers and health care providers with their corporate real estate requirements." Coy Davidson is a leader in the industry and tweets regularly about the state of the modern workplace and investment advice for CRE professionals.
2. Duke Long
A writer for the corporate real estate industry, Duke Long definitely has a sense of personality with his tweets. He focuses on the future, and how CRE professionals can position themselves to be successful in the changing landscape of the workplace and the built environment.
3. Peter Grant
The editor of Wall Street Journal's corporate real estate division, this twitter account will keep up informed about everything going on in CRE and the business world. Focusing mainly on investment news and the global impact events have on the industry, Grant shares only the top news anyone in CRE would find useful.
"A globally integrated commercial real estate and investment services firm that transforms real estate into real advantage". They tweet regularly about the latest buildings in the commercial space, including new technology and how CRE professionals can cater to the Millennial audience.
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in creating real value for real estate owners, occupiers and investors worldwide. This Twitter account is relevant to anyone running a workplace, as they discuss the trends shaping the current and future state of the working environment.
6. BCC Commercial
Beth Anne Grib is in operations and marketing for Beiler-Campbell Realtors-Commercial Division. She tweets regarding technology, commercial real estate news, office environments, social media and the CRE professional and the economy.
7. CoreNet Global
CoreNet Global is the world’s leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers, and economic developers. They tweet regularly about the future of the commercial space and its impact on office workers and their landlords. They also have tweets regarding workplace management and related topics.
9. BOMA International
Building Owners and Managers Association was, "founded in 1907, with the mission to advance a vibrant corporate real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge". Their tweets center around events they host internationally and CRE related job opportunities.
9. Jeff Vinzani
Jeff Vinzani is an attorney located in Charleston, South Carolina. His tweets focus on general business law, complex real estate and finance transactions. His Twitter is a great place to gather a unique perspective on the industry, and to stack up on legal information about CRE, just in case you need it later.
As the, "intersection of technology, innovation, and real estate operations", this is one Twitter account all workplace managers and corporate real estate professionals should be following. They are very active retweeting industry leaders while also sharing popular posts from their own blog. Be sure to also check out info on their annual conferences Realcomm and IBConn.
11. iOFFICE, Inc.
Okay, so this last one we snuck in there. But we would love to engage with you on Twitter! Follow us and let us know what you would like to see on our page and feel free to ask product questions or address any other topics about workplace management or the FM industry. This account is for you, and we want it to cover the types of posts you benefit most from.