New Version 5.0
- Commercial / Industrial Development
We first released Commercial/Industrial
Development (or CID, as it's known to its friends)
back in 1983. To give that some perspective, it has been
running four years longer than Phanthom of the Opera
(although we do concede that Phantom has the better
CID is designed for developers of just about any kind
of income property -- office, retail, multifamily, industrial,
self-storage, you name it. You can quickly assemble hard
costs, soft costs and financing details into a professional
development pro forma that will help you decide if the
project is viable. The program creates compelling presentations
to show to partners or prospective buyers, or to support
your request for financing. Version 5 offers a wealth
of new features, including...
* Highly customizable hard & soft costs -- Handle up
to 48 hard costs and 35 soft costs for your project.
* International currencies and measurements -- Switch
from dollars to Euros, UK pounds, or one of many other
national currencies. Express measurements in meters or
* Project Timeline -- Chart the development, lease-up
and first-year operation phases of your project.
* Flexible Financing -- Handle up to four loans: a development
loan, land loan, takeout loan, and permanent financing.
Replace your development loan immediately following construction
or wait until after full lease-up. Use the new takeout
loan for bridge financing or to project different permanent
financing terms for the developer and a new buyer.
* Rent Roll -- Enter projected lease income with CID's
new rent roll. Perfect for multi-family residential and
* New Reports -- Create an enhanced development pro forma,
an operating pro forma for a new buyer or a build-and-hold
report for the project you plan to keep.
* Construction Profit -- Accurately calculate construction
overhead and profit as a percent of project costs. Display
total profit as a separate line item on the development
pro forma, or add the markup into each hard cost automatically.
* Yes, there's more, including improved error handling,
data validation and easier data entry.
Commercial/Industrial Development v5 is available
for purchase and download from our website for $325.
If you are a user of Version 4, read on:
1. If you purchased Version 4, you can purchase
Version 5 via download for just $60 until May 31, 2006.
After May 31, the upgrade charge is $149 (in other words,
don't procrastinate). You'll receive an email with instructions
and if you want the program on CD, an additional charge
of $11.00 plus shipping applies.
2. If you don't receive your special upgrade instruction
via email because you changed your address or your spam
filter ate our message, please go to http://realdata.com/helpdesk
and submit a support ticket, or simply call us at 203-255-1445.
New Featured Resource: WorldProperties.com
Globalization is real. We mentioned
in our last newsletter that we had seen a gratifying response
to the new international edition of our Real Estate
Investment Analysis software. Along those same lines,
we've chosen what we think is an interesting global real
estate site for this month's featured resource.
To quote from
their website, WorldProperties.com,
"The International Consortium of Real Estate Associations
(ICREA) is a global alliance of leading national real
estate organizations in the world's major markets. ICREA
assists members of these national organizations by helping
them efficiently and profitably facilitate cross-border
business. ICREA also assists buyers and sellers in locating
properties outside their country and in locating a real
estate professional who abides by a code of ethics and
can best meet their individual needs."
about 2 dozen member countries and deals with both
residential and commercial properties. To click through
to this site, go to our "Learn"
page at http://realdata.com/learn.shtml
Our software bundles are now better than ever -
We have had such a great response
to our special pricing for program bundles that we've
expanded our offerings. You can now save from $29 on a
group of three entry-level products, up to $514 for the
power-user collection. Many of our customers find that
they need several of our products and this is a great
way to save. Check out the special pricing at http://realdata.com/prodcombo.shtml