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Stanley A. Gniazdowski, CRE, CCIM, FRICS, president, Realty Concepts, Inc., guilford, Conn., recently gave a three-hour seminar at the Northeast Retail Live Conference in Teaneck, N.J. on “Analyzing your market.” The seminar addressed the tools necessary to develop a retail gap analysis and identify specific retail demand in a defined market. gniazdowski also recently won two awards: the 2012 “CI 102 Instructor of the year” award from CCIM, which is given to instructors based on student ratings; and the “Award for Teaching Excellence” from New york university, where he is an adjunct assistant professor in the Schack Institute of Real Estate. - Stanley Gniazdowski, CRE
R. Craig Coppola, CRE, CCIM, SIOR, founding principal, Lee & Associates, Phoenix, has authored two books now being published: The Art of Commercial Real Estate Leasing: How to Lease a Commercial Real Estate Building and Keep it Leased; and, How to Win in Commercial Real Estate Investing: Find, Evaluate & Purchase Your First Commercial Property in 9 Weeks or Less. Both are entry level books for readers looking to break into the commercial real estate industry. - Craig Coppola, CRE
Steven R. Norris, CRE, principal, Norris Realty Advisors, Pasadena, Calif., is providing consulting services for the Port of San Diego on a major naval shipyard that consists of 82 waterfront acres; and the Port of Los Angeles on the Pier 400 cargo container facility, which is the largest publicly owned container facility in the U.S. Both projects involve ongoing lease renewal negotiations. Norris also recently completed valuation and consulting work on the largest warehouse facility in Los Angeles County—the former Sears warehouse facility in East Los Angeles that consists of more than 1.8 million square feet and is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Advisory services provided included appraisal and consulting for potential mortgage underwriting purposes. - Steven Norris, CRE
Edward S. Hill, Esq., CRE, partner, Cappalli & Hill, LLC, Cheshire, Conn., recently was published as lead author of Connecticut Common Interest Ownership Manual, Second Edition by the Connecticut Bar Association. The book provides models of documents that reflect changes in the law and current best practices for the creation, operation and governance of condominiums, co-ops and planned unit developments. The manual also includes commentary to help the drafter prepare modern effective documents, and updates materials from the original manual, published in 1984. - Edward Hill, CRE
The REALTOR® University Board of Regents has honored Richard J. Rosenthal, CRE, chairman, CEO, The Rosenthal Group, Marina del Rey, Calif., by renaming the University’s research center to: the Richard J. Rosenthal Center for Real Estate Studies. Rosenthal, who is retiring as board chair, was recognized for his vision and contribution in making the University a reality. He is now named Chairman Emeritus. “Richard has helped guide REALTOR University and the Center for Real Estate Studies to its current level of success,” said REALTOR University President and National Association of REALTORS CEO Dale Stinton. “He leaves the University well positioned for a bright future.” Rosenthal noted that in just four years the University has made huge strides. “Our Center for Applied Real Estate Studies has stepped into the center of peer-reviewed research by funding more than a half dozen studies by quality real estate academics, and by publishing its scholarly journal, which has been well received by the academic community. I am very proud of what we have achieved, and honored.” REALTOR University is an online, distance- learning institution authorized to grant degrees by the State of Illinois. - Richard Rosenthal, CRE
Richard Tannenbaum, CRE, principal, Real Estate, E.L.K. Capital Advisors, LLC, Northbrook, Ill., secured an institutional partner for a Chicago-based multi-family housing developer to build low-rise urban infill apartment buildings of under 100 units. The partners plan to develop more than $100 million of multi-family product during the next 24 months. The projects will be built in downtown Chicago neighborhoods. - Richard Tannenbaum, CRE

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