4 Great Apps for Commercial Real Estate Agents and Brokers

The commercial Real Estate arena is fast-paced and competitive. Oftentimes, work is done while trekking the streets and some of the most time critical information comes when sitting in traffic. For busy Real Estate professionals, here are four apps each with a particular allure — API connection, city-centric, competitor details and analytical — ready to simplify your next drive.

Junaio — Vacant office and apartment buildings are displayed using augmented reality. By simply pointing a smartphone down a street block, available Real Estate pops up on the app. Information such as address, lease type and square-footage appears on the smartphone, and can be easily integrated into an Internet browser to obtain more information. Additional details available includes empty units, maps and photos.
Update August 2015: Junaio will be shut down at the end of 2015.

LoopNet — By using current location information, users are able to search for properties open for rent or sale. A map marks buildings available based on each search. Markers display vital stats of properties, including price, property type and size. An additional screen tap provides more information, such as commission splits, Real Estate broker contact phone numbers, or the ability to email the link to clients.

CoStarGo — Investigate Real Estate listings that appear on Google Maps. Search criteria such as streets and corridors can be manipulated based on search points. Along with landlord and agent details, market data and a financial calculator are available to assist with the Real Estate hunt. Although the app is free to download, users must subscribe to a premium subscription to access all features.

Esri Business Analyst Online — Generate maps to meet individual needs based on up to five selected criteria applied to one geographic location. [Population]() age, median salaries and whether units are owned or rented are a sampling of available information. Analyzing trade areas, competition, and supply and demand allows agents to communicate more quickly with customers.

Author: Paul Simmons