Contrary to popular belief, YouTube isn’t just a place to watch cat videos and other lighthearted content. In fact, YouTube is the second-most-popular search engine on the Internet and its videos reflect the diverse nature of its searches. Yes, commercial real estate is alive and well on YouTube and it’s time you noticed.
We’ve covered the top forums, Twitter hashtags and podcasts for commercial real estate professionals in the past. Now, we want to share the top CRE YouTube channels you should tap into to stay current on the CRE industry.
More than 10 thousands people subscribe to this channel, which posts regular videos and covers a variety of topics related to commercial real estate. From top-emerging neighborhoods in top markets to data crunching and investment advice, you’ll find plenty of insights on this channel from JLL, the second-largest company of its kind in the world.
This Austin-based real estate firm excels at churning out engaging, valuable content. For example, they have videos about the benefits of hiring a tenant rep broker and planning an office build-out budget. Be sure to also review their Learning Center, which features articles like the 10 Best Examples of Commercial Real Estate Video Marketing. Overall, this channel is not as popular as others on this list, but they provide lots of value.
If you’d like a little variety with your subscription, consider checking out this YouTube channel. In addition to practical CRE advice (like getting loan approvals, pros and cons of property managers and cold calling tips), there are popular themed shows, like best real estate investments ever and a podcast featuring industry experts.
If you’re new to commercial real estate, this is the channel for you. One of the most popular CRE YouTube channels out there (with almost 94 thousand subscribers), this channel features videos with practical advice, tips and answers to beginner questions like:
- Can anyone invest in commercial real estate?
- What commercial real estate terms do I need to know?
- How do I find investible properties in hot markets?
For a broader view on the world of real estate in an engaging format, check out this channel from Matt Theriault, a self-proclaimed “recovery guru” and “systems expert.” He provides regular content and a nice mix of step-by-step advice, long/short-form content and growth-minded real estate investment strategies.
Another great resource for commercial real estate content is the Quarem blog. We post insights, advice and news regularly, so make sure you bookmark it and visit often. We also encourage you to check out, and subscribe to, our YouTube channel.