Medical commercial real estate is having the perfect storm. Baby boomers are entering their later years when more medical services are needed and Obamacare is moving into full force.
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 […]
Many new forms of technology help buyers and sellers to connect, as well as streamlining the real estate transaction process. Aggressive selling techniques fall out of favor as more soft touch social media enters into the business arena. Selling with someone you know, who is active on blogs and posting on Facebook, makes them more […]
In a move that should have lawmakers in Washington D.C. turning red with embarrassment, a few entrepreneurs have come up with a plan to slash energy costs for commercial properties by as much as 30% on a global level. This plan has the makings to solve several problems that have afflicted the commercial sector for […]
If you are just getting into commercial real estate investing, this article has some of the most important information you need to know from the beginning. If you have taken any commercial real estate training, I hope the first thing you were taught is that commercial real estate investing is about positive cash flow. Positive […]