NEO Realty Group Named a 2015 Green Lease Leader at Summit in Washington, DC
Brant Smith was also a panelist at the Better Buildings Summit; covering topics surrounding accelerating energy efficiency through the commercial lease, in his presentation. Smith explained that, “the lease is one of many powerful tools for tenants and landlords to achieve sustainability objectives and meet energy performance goals.”
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IREM Job Analysis Task Force Member
The Task Force plays a critical role in the Job Analysis process by bringing together expert individuals with a wide array of professional experiences in real estate management. It’s work will be used to obtain the perceptions of thousands of real estate management professionals from all levels and property types.
NEO Realty Group Provides Insight To Property Owners Through Training Provided By The City Of Lakewood
A team of experts [Brant Smith, NEO Realty Group] will share best practices in managing multi-unit buildings-with topics covering marketing, leasing, budgeting and building operations. “We strongly encourage all property managers and owners to attend,” said Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers. “There is significant investment in multi-tenant buildings occurring in our region.”
“Brant is a great example of a truly invested owner who bought into Lakewood just a few years ago. It is because of folks like him that our community is growing and improving. The investment is more than just the money into the building and being a conscientious steward of the property. The investment is also rooted in a community minded ethos that you get back as good as you give.” – Dru Siley on Responsible Building Owners
Brant Smith Prepares For Perhaps One Of The Best Educational And Networking Opportunities of the Year
What’s Driving Northeast Ohio: Healthcare is a one-of-a-kind educational and networking event designed for brokers and sales agents. This event will bring together a large number of commercial associates and practitioners, and it will expose them to a variety of timely industry related concepts.
Brant Smith Named Cleveland Area Board of REALTORS 2013 Commercial REALTOR® of the Year
The organization also awarded Brant Smith, Lake Erie Real Estate Co., with its Commercial REALTOR® of the Year honor. This award is given to an active Board member who has provided outstanding service to the commercial real estate profession and the community. In addition to his membership with CABOR and participation on its Commercial Alliance, Brant is the 2013 President of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Northern Ohio Chapter, an affiliate organization of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). He is a champion for collaboration between various commercial real estate organizations and offered tremendous support for CABOR’s commercial focused activities.
Brant Smith Contributes to RMI-BOMA Guide “Working Together for Sustainability: The RMI-BOMA Guide for Landlords and Tenants”.
Brant Smith Quoted in Tri-County Business Journal
Brant Smith Receives 2011 Five Star Chapter Award from Northern Ohio Chapter of IREM
The IREM Headquarters’ Chapter Star Recognition Program recognizes chapters for providing valuable member services and programs. The award is based on earned points for specific activities that define effective, successful chapters; some initiatives are required, others are elective. The Five-Star status is the highest ranking within the program.
Brant Smith Named IREM Certified Property Manager of the Year for 2011
This award is bestowed upon one individual each year who exemplifies leadership within the IREM organization. Brant Smith is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, financial oversight, tenant relations and leasing for a portfolio of nine multi-tenant office and retail commercial properties throughout the Cleveland and Akron areas.