NAI Rauch Weaver Norfleet Kurtz & Co.
5300 North Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL United States 33308
t954.489.4721 m954.830.8638 f866.579.8870
Bill
McConnell
Senior Advisor

Specialties: Investment, Office

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Scope of Service Experience
Bill McConnell is an accomplished real estate professional, and serves as a Senior Advisor with NAI Rauch Weaver Norfleet Kurtz & Co. He provides Landlord Representation for Private Owners of Commercial Real Estate.

Professional representation is a must in today's real estate environment. The outcome of lease renewals, expansions, and securing new tenants, defines a property's value and emphasizes the need to hire the right professional.

Mr. McConnell has represented a broad range of clients from local to national and Landlords with one property to those with many. He is ready to utilize his background and have his track record and success work for YOU!
Background & Experience
Mr. McConnell has an extensive background in real estate which began when he was 21 years old and purchased his first small office building. Through the years he has bought and sold properties for his own account and others, represented regional retailers with site selection and successfully negotiated hundreds of property leases.
His clients are further supported by his prior years as an investment banker. The financial skills required in mergers and acquisitions gave him the discipline to remain in complete control of a transaction while striving to constantly push the envelope in favor of his client's interest. He has also assisted clients in condominium conversions, and is an investor himself in a current project.
Education
Mr. McConnell holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a minor in accounting and a Masters Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Queens University.
Professional Associations & Designations
Mr. McConnell is active in the brokerage community and most recently includes the following affiliations:
- Hollywood Downtown Business Association
- Director of the Ft. Lauderdale-Broward County CCIM Chapter
- Member of the Florida Association of Realtors Commercial Alliance
- Director of the Society of Commercial Realtors
- 100% Club
- Government Affairs Committee
- Member of NAI Investment Council
- Member of NAI Office Council

Mr. McConnell and his family support the Smile Train Organization and the Broward County Boys and Girls Club.

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Tips You Need to Know Before Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:50:58 +0000
Most people start their real estate career investing in residential properties. Some eventually look to commercial investing because it is much more profitable. Before you jump into commercial real estate there is very different information you need and a different approach compared to residential investing. Six Tips to Get You Started in Commercial Real Estate […]

Breaking down the ‘good old boys’ club’ in commercial real estate

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 16:59:19 +0000
Commercial real estate has long had a reputation for being a “good old boys’” sort of world, in which men dominate deal-making, development and construction. But growing numbers of women in top leadership positions are aiming to change that, and help their female colleagues advance. That resolve was on display this week at a discussion […]

Guest Blog: Commercial Leases – Reading them may be painful but not reading them can be worse

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:52:08 +0000
In all the years I’ve represented Landlords and Tenants it never ceases to amaze me how few Tenants actually understand what’s in their lease. While I can’t really address every issue that I think a Tenant should pay attention to here, I would point out a few of what I consider to be the most […]

If you Sell your Business, Should you Keep the Commercial Real Estate?

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:52:11 +0000
The Background: I provide real estate advice to owners of commercial property in Hollywood and Hallendale, Florida. Frequently, this advice results in a company buying a building to occupy. With prices notching up but with cheap financing, this in many cases can result in a rental rate cheaper than a market rental rate. The rental rate […]

HOLLYWOOD ARTSPARK EXPERIENCE: BAHIA

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:34:39 +0000
ArtsPark at Young Circle Saturday, August 1, 2015 • 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Orkestra Rumpilezz is a bracing 20-piece big band from Bahia, Brazil. The band combines the percussive power of sacred Afro-Brazilian drumming with the beautiful brass sonorities, harmonic sweep and jolt of a jazz orchestra. It’s a big band informed by Gil […]

July Real Estate Humor

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:26:59 +0000

5 Major Advantages Commercial Space Has Over Residential Property

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:19:55 +0000
Longer Term of Lease For the most part, residential leases are for 1 year, with the tenant getting an option to renew for another year or go month to month. Some residential landlords can get a 2 or 3 year lease, but it is much less common. It’s much more common to see a lease […]

June Real Estate Humor

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:49:31 +0000

June Landlord Tip

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:48:34 +0000
No Family/Friends Renting to family or friends is one of the most common but most disastrous mistakes many new landlords make. Make it a policy. No more stress from those relationships.

In Today’s Market, Zero Cash Flow Makes Sense

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:41:36 +0000
One of the least understood types of real estate structure in the net lease market today is a zero cash flow property.  Put simply, it is a highly-leveraged property backed by a long-term, bond-quality lease guaranteed by an investment-grade credit tenant. The tenant of the property is typically on a lease of 20 years or […]
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