Real Estate

Growth Strategies

Preparing for a Housing Recovery

With the housing market showing new signs of life, it's time to prepare your business to ride the rising tide.
Marketing

5 Ways to Land Celebrity Clients

Jason Abrams, realtor to celebrity athletes and star of the new HGTV show 'Scoring the Deal,' shares five tips for how to get (and keep) famous clients.
Technology

App Aims to Satisfy Real-Estate Lust

A photo of any house reveals treasure troves of app-generated info.
Commercial Real Estate

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Know About Real Estate

Angel investor and real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran shares her tips for entrepreneurs looking to rent an office, retail space, or even a restaurant.
Starting a Business

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

Our annual look at high-earning entrepreneurs aged 30 or younger with the creativity, smarts and guts to disrupt their industries.
Starting a Business

Sealing the Deal

Dotloop eliminates the briefcase of paperwork in favor of a virtual workspace.
Growth Strategies

Small-Business Owners Still Waiting for a Rebound (Opinion)

Business owners have been hit harder than others in the Great Recession, largely due to their greater share of home-equity debt. Here's what's needed for a small-business recovery.
Franchises

Your Franchise Could Be Here

Aiming to fill vacancies, shopping centers partner with franchise companies to pre-approve space for new chain locations.
Starting a Business

Will 2012 Be the Year You Start a New Business?

There are some advantages to starting a new business in a downturn. On the reality-TV show Jump Shipp, host Josh Shipp helps would-be entrepreneurs take the plunge.
Finance

The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion)

How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses.
Franchises

How a Franchise Can Play the Real Estate Market

For some franchises, the depressed real estate market is an opportunity to renegotiate leases and focus on newly available sites.
Growth Strategies

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran describes how she grew the Corcoran Group, one sales person at a time. Starting from her couch, her real-estate firm eventually expanded to 1,000 people. Her bootstrapping followed a simple formula.
Entrepreneurs

Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

How one determined developer is helping restore the creative spirit of Nashville's downtown scene.
Technology

A New App Can Help You Find a Place to Work on the Road

A free service lets entrepreneurs on the move find a quiet, professional space to get some work done.
Franchises

Three Franchise Trends to Watch in 2011

A forecast suggests good news may be ahead for the industry.