Commercial Real Estate 101 

Investors are Flocking to These CRE Sectors – Here’s Why

From the moment this new year began, commercial real estate has seen a massive wave of interest coming from investors. Eager parties from all around the globe have been honing in on the US’s collection of commercial assets, viewing them as safeguards against any possible external fluctuations. The latest investment trends can be observed through the ebbs and flows of the commercial market. Some sectors are more popular than others, but there are currently 3 hot areas that investors can’t seem to keep their hands off of. Let’s explore these…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

5 Considerations to Make Before Leasing New Office Space

Thinking about leasing commercial office space? The convenience of an office space can bring newfound credibility to you and your brand. However, there are some things you would want to ensure you consider prior to signing a lease. Let’s take a look at 5 considerations you will want to make before leasing that new office space, and why these things are important to consider. The Cost This one may seem painfully obvious, but don’t skip over it just yet. The cost of your new office is more than just the…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

6 Trends in Property Management

Let’s look at the various trends we will be keeping an eye out for in 2019, and how they can amp up your success in the new year. Retention In 2019 it will be incredibly pivotal to retain management that is long-term and consistent. This creates the capability for management to get to know the property and its tenants and provide the best possible results. With rental rates projected to plateau in 2019-2020, it will be key for management to maintain peak operating performances, mitigate vacancies and control expenses so…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Robots are Changing the Way Warehouses are Designed and Built: Here’s How

As robots continue to establish a presence on the warehouse floor, this will significantly impact how these warehouses are both designed and built. More automation via robots will require economies of scale, which will impact the demand for warehouse space. Here is how robots are impacting the industrial warehouse market.

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Amazon’s Impact on Grocery, and the Innovation that Follows

Amazon sent shockwaves throughout America and abroad when news broke of the e-commerce giant’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market. The $13.4 billion deal was the first of its kind and showed a leap of faith in from traditional shopping trends to a new, technologically advanced horizon. Amazon currently has a variety of grocery based options such as AmazonFresh, Prime Now, Prime Pantry, Subscribe and Save and of course, Whole Foods. With the implementation of these new digital grocery options, Amazon has given its Prime members, all 100 million of them,…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Warehouse

There are so many important factors that should be considered when searching for warehouse space. Your business will have unique warehousing needs and it can sometimes be daunting to sift through all the industrial lingo and sales pitches just to find the right space for your business. Here are five things you should consider when selecting a warehouse. How Old is the Warehouse? The secret to a quality warehouse is finding one that balances both old and new features. The ideal warehouse space will have weathered a good amount of…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

6 Must-Consider Factors When Investing in Commercial Real Estate

So you’re embarking on a journey in commercial real estate investment. Commercial real estate investing can be incredibly rewarding by providing additional income, security, and longevity that are less common in other types of investments. However, whether you’re looking at an office space, industrial location, flex space, or rental property, amongst the varied other commercial real estate properties, it is important to consider a few factors prior to beginning your new journey. Financials It is pivotal to ask yourself, are my financials organized to invest? How much do you want…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Thinking About Investing in an Opportunity Zone? Consider This First

Opportunity Zones is a new buzzworthy concept that has investors’ interest piqued. Areas of the country that have been left behind after the Great Recession have been deemed Opportunity Zones and are now getting a refresh with private capital and development. Now that we have established what Opportunity Zones are, what makes them so attractive to investors? Investing in Opportunity Zones offers federal tax incentives for realizing the capital gains into the opportunity funds,which are used to propel business and commercial real estate development in thelow-income areas that have been…

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Trending Fitness Concepts Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

From indoor climbing gyms to ping-pong clubs and ballet studios, there has been a big push for unique “fitness concepts” in recent years in vacant shopping centers and malls. We expect this trend to continue into 2018 and beyond with a variety of new fitness concept trends coming to a neighborhood near you. Charlotte Country Club, Fitness Center, and Resort In-One In Charlotte, unique fitness concepts aretaking over the city. One fitness concept in particular just opened at the end of last year called Life Time Athletic. The builders call…

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