April 2019 Release Notes

Highlights of this update include: 

  • New Learning Menu! In-line learning material specific to the page you are viewing
  • Esri data annual update
  • Commercial tenant data quarterly update

 

Learning Menu

Need a little help to complete a task on the website? We added a Learning Menu to help you get the help you need, when you need it! Get immediate access to handy how-to’s, short videos and tips specific to the page you are on.

Click the graduation cap to see learning content specific to the page you are on. 

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Tip: The graduation cap is grayed out on pages where the Learning Menu is not available. Additional content, along with varied learning levels (basic to advanced) will be added over time.  As a reminder, you can also visit the Training section of our blog to view our on-demand video tutorials, e-books, and recorded webinars. 
 
If the graduation cap is grayed out, there may not yet be any specific learning menu content available for that particular page. 
 

 

The first time you enter the site after the release you will see messaging notifying you of this new feature.  Click the OK button to clear the overlay. 

 

 

Esri Data Update

The annual Esri data refresh includes more than 1 billion data points including spending data, demographics and lifestyle information! Esri data helps power our commercial market analyses, federal and local Economic Area Reports, and residential neighborhood statistics.

In addition to displaying the latest data, from 2018, we expanded the spending indicators in the market analysis type Where are the right people for a business? We expanded the website spending choices to include spending on Etsy and added a new “Brick and Mortar” (physical stores) category. You can now track spending habits by specific chains. 

 

 

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Commercial Tenant Data Update 

This release updates tenant data for commercial properties to the January 2019 data set from SMR Research. Tenant data is displayed on the Property Details page of a commercial property and can be included in a Commercial Property Report. This data, covering more than 8.5 million tenants, is updated quarterly. For more information about Commercial Tenant Data, see this article: Can I access information about tenants in commercial properties?

 

What's Next?

  • School data quarterly update
  • Guided Walkthroughs of the website 
  • Mailing label functionality 

If you want to learn more about RPR, please visit the Training section of our blog, where we have on-demand videos and recorded webinars. You can also register for live webinars.

For additional support, contact our 24/7 Customer Support Center at 877-977-7576 or use the yellow "Help" and "Live Chat" buttons on any page of the website.

 

RPR version 1.77 was released April 2, 2019. A PDF version of these Release Notes is attached at the end of this article.  

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