“I’ve been a broker within our industry for more than 30 years, including spending 22 years working for CB Richard Ellis. In my opinion, Jim Gillespie is the best commercial real estate trainer in the business.”

t-bill-Bill Ukropina

Coldwell Banker Commercial

“Within 7 weeks after beginning my work with Jim I landed new business worth over $500,000.00 in commissions to me!”

t-mike-Mike Giuliano

Lee & Associates

“Jim Gillespie has both the knowledge and the expertise to take your commercial real estate brokerage business to the next level. If you’re considering working with a coach, I recommend that you hire him.”

t-robert-Robert Ringer

Legendary commercial real estate broker and 3x N.Y. Times #1 Best Selling Author

Welcome to Advanced Commercial Real Estate Coaching

With more than 35 years of experience in our industry, Jim is the Founder and Creator of Commercial Real Estate Coaching, and he provides the following services:

 

  • One-on-One Commercial Real Estate Coaching
  • Business Consulting
  • Commercial Real Estate Training and Seminars
  • Live Teleconferences and Webinars
  • Professional Speaking

 

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My Recent Blogposts

Do This When an Owner Tries to Renegotiate Your Commission

on Nov 17, 2020

When an owner tries to renegotiate your commission right as they’re about to accept an offer, how you handle the situation will determine how much commission you’ll end up putting in your own pocket. During this 2-3 minute video I’ll tell you how to verbally reframe what the owner is asking you to do, to maximize the chances that you’ll walk away with more commission.

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This Could Be a Big Opportunity for Commercial Real Estate Agents!

on Nov 3, 2020

With everything that’s been going on around the pandemic, companies have definitely been hurting. What this means is that there are companies out there that are trying to figure out where they’re going to get the necessary cash from to fund their ongoing operations, and a sale/leaseback transaction could be the ideal ticket for them to accomplish this…

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Is It Time to Start Hosting Your Own Commercial Real Estate Podcast?

on Aug 17, 2020

As a broker you ideally need to give your clients and prospects a compelling reason to choose you over your competitors, but with so many brokers looking similar to each other and making similar listing presentations, how do you differentiate yourself from all the rest of the pack? One way can be to host your own commercial real estate podcast, where you’ll be giving your take on what’s going on within your market, and creating a bond with your clients and prospects as being the one broker who’s keeping them informed on important trends and subjects…

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How to Determine if Your Owner is a Serious Seller

on Aug 3, 2020

Sometimes you’ll come across owners who will tell you that they don’t want to list their property, but then they’ll tell you, “Just bring me an offer.” So how do you know in these situations whether or not they’re really serious about selling?…

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Here’s a Brilliant Idea for the New Paradigm That We’re Living In

on Jul 27, 2020

There’s a company called Landing that’s now implemented a new idea that I believe is perfect for where our working world now seems to be headed. Since more and more people will be working remotely, Landing now owns fully-furnished apartments in 20 major U.S. cities, and for a membership fee of just $199.00 a year, you can freely move about the country to live in an apartment in any one of these cities by giving 30-days advance notice of your intention to do so…

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How Many Prospecting Calls Should You Be Making Right Now?

on Jun 30, 2020

If you’ve gotten off track from making your calls, do you believe that you should be making maybe 20 calls a day right now? If not, how about making 10 calls a day, or if you’ve really gotten off track, how about beginning with getting just five prospecting calls a day done, for a total of just 25 calls per week?…

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What to Say When You’re Prospecting People on the Telephone Today

on Jun 1, 2020

When you’re prospecting people on the telephone today, you don’t want to dive right in and ignore the 800-pound gorilla that’s sitting right in the middle of the room. Everybody’s been impacted by COVID-19, and when you ignore this during your prospecting calls, and you go straight into asking an owner if they’re thinking of selling their building, you really risk sounding like an unconscious, uncaring broker…

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Here’s How One Commercial Broker Delivers an Exceptional Experience to His Clients!

on May 26, 2020

When he closes a sale transaction with his people, sometimes he’ll set up a table right in front of the building, then bring along a bottle of champagne, two champagne glasses, and a saber sword, and then he’ll open the champagne bottle with the saber sword, pour the champagne into the glasses, and have the two principals drink a toast for having successfully completed the transaction together…

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