In the constantly shifting commercial real estate market, keeping up to date with the latest news insights and trends is essential. It’s not easy though, as cutting through the sheer volume of online information and getting to the good stuff, can be time-consuming and onerous.
There are numerous quality commercial real estate podcasts online which cover all facets of the industry from market trends in CRE investing, to updates on the most essential technology, and everything in between.
Much like ‘old-school’ talk radio, podcasts offer a conversational way to consume information in an easily digestible audio format. Fresh episodes are usually aired weekly.
We’ve curated a list of the 10 top-quality commercial real estate podcasts to tune into while you’re driving, or waiting for a meeting. Happy listening!
1. America’s Commercial Real Estate Show
America's Commercial Real Estate Show, hosted by Michael Bull, is the gold standard for commercial real estate podcasts and video channels.
This podcast of more than a decade old, seeks to assist motivated real estate brokers, investors, leasing agents, and other professionals in growing their revenue and gaining fresh perspectives on the CRE sales and investment industry.
Bull is the founder of Bull Realty Inc., based in Atlanta, Georgia. He has more than 30 years’ experience in commercial real estate.
Bull and his guests discuss all things real estate, including legislation, current economic issues, and marketing advice for brokers, in a welcoming and instructive manner.
Listen on: iTunes / Stitcher / America's Commercial Real Estate Show Website
2. The Real Estate Guys Radio Show
The Real Estate GuysTM Radio Show has been enlightening and guiding listeners since 1997, making it one of the most established commercial real estate podcasts on the list.
Robert Helms and Russell Gray, the hosts, initially had a talk radio program. Today, one of the most downloaded podcasts on iTunes right now is the show's podcast version.
Helms and Gray present a plethora of commercial real estate issues in a lighthearted and interesting manner. They create a dynamic podcast that appeals to commercial real estate experts throughout the world by fusing their years of experience with comedy and enthusiasm.
Additionally, because the hosts are advocates of actionable advice, they offer suggestions for brokers and investors who wish to bolster their portfolios and achieve financial independence through real estate.
Real estate brokers will find the information useful even if it is mostly oriented toward investors. Content frequently focuses on investing methods and market trends, both of which provide brokers and agents with essential information.
Listen on: iTunes / Android apps / Real Estate Guys Website
3. Unissu PropTech Podcast
For tech-savvy (and less tech-savvy) commercial real estate agents, developers, and investors, this podcast is fantastic. Even though new episodes aren’t currently being broadcast, there are 74 very informative and relevant episodes for you to listen to.
The PropTech Podcast, which was recently renamed the Unissu PropTech Podcast, focuses on the constantly evolving field of ‘property technology,’ including developments that make purchasing, selling, leasing, and managing real estate easier.
This podcast is specifically focused on how technology is changing commercial real estate deals. By combining his experience in commercial real estate with his knowledge of technology, host Eddie Holmes developed a podcast that is dedicated to the future of CRE.
Listen on: iTunes / SoundCloud / Eddie Holme’s Website
4. Real Estate REality Check
It can be challenging to make commercial real estate podcasts engaging and enjoyable, but host Larry Haber succeeds in doing so.
Haber conducts interviews with prominent real estate figures, accomplished entrepreneurs, and other people who share their knowledge about building success in business.
The subjects covered vary from tax implications to real estate agent guidance and how to use technology to simplify corporate operations. There is helpful information for everyone involved in the real estate industry, whether you’re a contractor, broker, or investor.
Haber keeps his listeners interested by referring to music and pop culture, making this podcast both entertaining and informative. There is even a version of the podcast that aims to provide high school and college students with similar information.
Listen on: iTunes / Stitcher / Google Play / SoundCloud / or Spotify
5. Commercial Investment Real Estate Podcast
The Commercial Investment Real Estate podcast is a companion podcast to the quarterly Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine published by the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute (CIRE).
Every month, brand-new 30-minute episodes are released, covering a wide range of subjects from REITs to helping tenants and landlords build relationships. Learn how to manage lease agreements, how to creatively solve problems with assets that may be having trouble, and how to comprehend supply chains more thoroughly for more efficient asset management.
Listen on: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Spotify / Stitcher / Soundcloud / CCIM Website
6. Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever (The Best Ever Show) with Joe Fairless
Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever, hosted by Joe Fairless, is the longest-running, daily commercial real estate investing podcast in the world. It has more than 2,000 episodes in total on its various websites and platforms, and it’s still going strong.
The podcast features In-depth interviews with commercial real estate investors, and also covers a wide range of real estate topics. During these interviews, the investors discuss their most notable successes, worst failures, and practical advice for anyone working in the commercial real estate industry.
Be prepared to binge; the show's listeners describe it as addictive and each episode lasts, on average, 30 minutes.
Listen on: Apple Podcasts / Joe Fairless’ Website
7. Commercial Real Estate Training Online / The John Highman Commercial Podcast Show
John Highman gets right to the point. He provides excellent advice for both beginner and more experienced sellers in his twice-a-week, bite-sized episodes. He focuses mostly on the sales and leasing of commercial properties and property management, but also, on occasion, retail.
His five-part series on brokerage prospecting and cold calling delves deeply into the two most difficult issues for newcomers. Other episodes go through developing critical marketing messaging, crucial communication scripts, and automating the listing process.
Listen on: iTunes / YouTube / John Highman’s Website
8. BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast
The BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast boasts more than 350 episodes to date that offer helpful, doable advice for CRE brokers. The hosts, David Greene and Rob Abasolo, interview other real estate professionals, give their listeners advice, and assist regular folks in achieving financial freedom through real estate.
And you should listen, because they have both made modest fortunes through investing in commercial real estate. Abasolo is a tiny home builder, short-term rental (Airbnb) expert and owns multiple glamping sites. Greene, award-winning real estate agent and author of several books, has an extensive portfolio consisting of residential, multifamily, and commercial properties.
What makes this podcast stand out is the friendly, laid-back environment in which they share their experiences and suggestions. It's like having a beer with your favorite real estate experts and learning from each one of them.
Listen on: iTunes / Stitcher / SoundCloud / Google Play / YouTube
9. The Commercial Investing Show
The Commercial Investing Show is one of numerous real estate investing podcasts that are hosted by investor, real estate expert and author Jason Hartman.
The main topics that The Commercial Investing Show focuses on are the difficulties and solutions related to CRE investing. It also covers other subjects, ranging from everything to do with buying property to managing it and collecting rent.
Although there may not be a lot of advice specifically aimed toward sales for commercial brokers, the weekly half-hour episodes will help you to understand the difficulties that CRE investors have to deal with, and what drives them to do what they do.
Listen on: iTunes / Google Play / Stitcher / Jason Hartman’s Website / YouTube
10. Commercial Real Estate Investing for Dummies (CPA Podcast)
Commercial Property Advisors, led by Peter Harris, is considered the top commercial real estate coaching firm for investors in the US. Harris is the author of Commercial Real Estate Investing for Dummies and the host of the podcast of the same name.
The podcast is regarded as one of the best for commercial real estate investing, because it offers valuable information from CRE mentors in plain terms. Peter Harris invites leaders in the field to share their expertise, advice, and insights with beginner CRE investors.
Listen on: Apple Podcasts / Google Play / YouTube