New Commercial Real Estate Website launched by Bloomington Board of Realtors®

Date: Jun 01, 2007

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) -- On June 1, 2007, the Bloomington Board of REALTORS® and its subsidiary corporation, Bloomington MLS, Inc., enhanced the commercial properties side of their online multiple listing service with the launch of

Bloomington MLS, Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and has been recognized as a pioneer in online multiple listing service technology taking its first website online in 1997. In 2001 was recognized by the National Association of REALTORS® Association Executive Magazine as one of the top Internet-based multiple listing services in the United States.

Recognition for the development of the new commercial properties website goes to Tracee Lutes with Avenues Realty Group and 2006 president of the Bloomington MLS, Inc. and to Chris Cockerham, commercial property manager with CFC, Inc, and BBOR Board of Director, who chaired the "Commercial Properties Task Force". Members of the task force included Debbie Marietta of CFC, Inc., Debi O'Heran of WS Property Group, John West of FC Tucker/OBR REALTORS, Jim Regester of RE/MAX Realty Professionals, and Whitney Gates of Gates Development.

According to the project lead Chris Cockerham, "We have added several new features to our newest website that are more aligned with national commercial properties websites. This will bring tremendous value to commercial property owners and investors throughout our region, not to mention businesses that are looking for space. With the creation of, commercial brokers and agents will be able to better market their client's commercial properties that are "for sale" and "for lease" through this new website.”

BBOR partnered with ConsulTech, Inc. on this project, the BBOR internet service provider since 1996. According to Patrick Casey, CEO of ConsulTech, “This partnership has allowed us to build and maintain a software program that meets the unique needs of the real estate professionals. Over the years we have expanded our services to the local real estate community in a variety of ways, and the new Bloomington commercial properties web site allows us to expand services into significant new areas. I salute the visionary leadership of BBOR and Bloomington MLS for taking this dramatic step to improve real estate services for Monroe Country, Owen County and surrounding areas.”

About The Bloomington Board of REALTORS®
The Bloomington Board of REALTORS® is a professional trade association representing REALTORS® in Monroe and Owen Counties (Indiana). Chartered in 1947, the Board maintains affiliations with both the National and Indiana Associations of REALTORS®, and the many institutes, societies and councils that offer professional accreditation to its members. The Board and its members maintain at the core of their activities the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, the first of its kind among professional trade associations. The Bloomington Board of REALTORS® includes 470 REALTOR® members, including real estate brokers, agents, and appraisers, and another 60 affiliate members who provide services to the real estate community. Bloomington Board of REALTORS® is the sole shareholder of its two subsidiary companies, Bloomington MLS, Inc. and BBOR Publications, Inc.

About ConsulTech
ConsulTech is a privately held company based in Bloomington, Indiana. Founded in 1995, ConsulTech provides high quality, cost-effective services to companies that outsource some or all of their technology needs. Other ConsulTech customers include CENTURY 21 Realty Group Sabbagh-Pickens, Choice Realty & Management, Coldwell Banker/Dunn Real Estate, F.C. Tucker/OBR REALTORS, Jeanne Walters Real Estate, RE/MAX Realty Professionals, and Tim Ellis Realtors and Auctioneers. For more information about ConsulTech, contact Patrick Casey at (812) 323-8324 or