Navigating the SBA EIDL and PPP Loans for Independent Contractors - Recap
IMPORTANT UPDATE to the SBA PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) and EIDL (Economic Impact Disaster Loan) - April 14, 2020 CARW’s good friends Lorry Rifkin from Clarity Management and David Kircher from Phoenix Financial Advisors have given us another update on the evolving SBA COVID loans programs. They have volunteered many hours helping CARW prepare these webinars and answers to generic …Read more
IRS Extends Tax Deadlines - 1031 Exchange and Opportunity Zones
The IRS issued guidance Thursday evening to grant deadline relief for both 1031 like-kind exchanges and opportunity zone investments that are already underway. Both of these programs are designed to promote economic growth in communities, and NAR made the case that investors in these programs should not be harmed due to the effects of COVID-19. 1031 Like-kind exchanges. If an investor has taken the …Read more
Wisconsin Governor, Tony Evers Signs COVID-19 Legislation
Emergency legislation was passed by the Wisconsin legislature and was signed by Gov. Tony Evers earlier today. This bill adjusts administrative procedures to make Wisconsin eligible for federal COVID-19 aid and includes several other measures. The MMAC (Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce) pulled the recap together. Key takeaways for business leaders include measures related to: Temporary suspension of the unemployment insurance …Read more
NEW! Coronavirus (COVID-19): Commercial Addendum (WRA-CVCA)
The new Coronavirus (COVID-19): Commercial Addendum has been designed with commercial practitioners in mind. This new addendum offers a different, more open-ended approach to extensions, delays and terminations resulting from coronavirus. Using checkbox items, the Commercial Addendum may be used to extend dates and deadlines with a notice explaining the coronavirus cause, a limit may be placed on the length …Read more
Best Practices and Insights in the Age of COVID-19 for Owners/Developers of Multi-Family Housing Complexes - An Article from Michael Best
It is clear COVID-19’s economic impact has permeated through a variety of industries, and owners and developers of multi-family housing, such as apartment buildings and senior living facilities, are surely aware they lack immunity to its shockwaves. There are a variety of practices owners and developers should consider implementing to facilitate prosperity amongst their housing communities, and promote profitability while …Read more
Commercial Real Estate Circles - Virtual, Fast-Paced Networking - Interested in Leading?
Re-introducing CRE Circles. While our traditional networking opportunities are on hold, we are looking to take our roundtable format online. These “roundtable” sessions will take place via a zoom meeting and give you an opportunity to connect with your peers “face to face.” The sessions will be lead by a CARW member or other industry leader to guide you through …Read more
April 2020 Commercial Real Estate Market Trends and Outlook
The Commercial Real Estate Trends & Outlook Report discusses trends in the small commercial market (transactions that are typically less than $2.5 million) based on a survey of members of the National Association of Realtors® engaged in commercial real estate about their transactions in the first quarter of 2020 and the latest publicly available data. This latest report shows the …Read more
Member News
New Member Profile | Dane Checolinski
Join us in welcoming CARW’s newest member, Dane Checolinksi from Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC). See how he answered a few questions from us: Name: Dane Checolinksi Title: Director Email: [email protected] Phone: (920) 452-2479 Q: What do you enjoy the most about commercial real estate? A: Although not directly in commercial real estate, I love connecting two or more …Read more
How About Some Good News?
We are focusing on your stories of inspiration and good news. There are opportunities in this disruption and commercial real estate professionals are tremendously equipped to see them. Please, if you have good news to share, a realization to let us know about, please send it to us at [email protected] The following is a message form CARW Chairman Joe Lak: …Read more

Upcoming Events

As we all continue to navigate the COVID-19 situation, in-person events are postponed for the near future. Please stay tuned as we continue to host webinars in the following weeks. We have developed a resource page with all COVID-19 related news, information and resources. HERE
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