Commercial real estate investors should consider investing in brownfield properties – previously developed commercial real estate that is currently not in use or severely underused.
Memphis is a magnet for people as well as commercial businesses of all types. Small businesses and Fortune 500 companies alike. The result is a hot real estate market that major U.S. investors and international investors have been active in for years. But there is still room for smaller investors looking looking to get into […]
As the commercial real estate sector moves forward in its economic recovery, you can be sure hedge funds, insurance companies, retirement funds, and other institutional bullies will be buying commercial properties in bulk. This will be mostly in downtown core sections of bigger cities. However, they are expanding outside the top 12 markets to the […]
Certainly, we can all learn a little something from one of the all time great investors. In his annual letter, Warren Buffet looks back at two commercial real estate investments he made. One in 1986 and the other in 1993. Neither is significant in his nearly $60 billion wealth but he believes both accurately reflect […]
Commercial mezzanine loans are more complex but offer a higher return than first mortgages. Most mezzanine loans are a form of a hybrid loan. While they are subordinate to a first mortgage, mezzanine loans are superior to the property owner’s equity. Often the hybrid definition involves the loan being secured by more than the value […]
ADA is the Americans with Disabilities Act that was originally passed by congress in 1990 and took effect in 1991. It requires small business and commercial property owners to make their businesses accessible to the disabled. I am not an expert in this area so this article is only intended to make you aware of […]
If you are looking for stability more than big bang profits, investing in small town commercial properties will likely appeal to you. Not all small towns remain vibrant so, you’ll need to do your research and pick carefully. Commercial real estate is a mixed bag these days. Big gateway cities like NYC, Washington D.C., and […]