When analyzing investment opportunities, experienced real estate investors evaluate a multitude of different factors—the building's income stream, tenant mix, occupancy, operating efficiency, and the strength of the surrounding market. However, one of the most fundamental concepts in real estate investing is the capitalization rate, better known as the "cap rate." Read the full story here
If you're considering investing in commercial property, you should start exploring financing options as early as possible. Commercial real estate loans come in more varieties than their residential counterparts, and knowing what to expect when investing in property will help you focus your search and save you from possible heartache down the road. Since businesses can fail, commercial real estate loans generally have stricter lending rules and higher interest rates than home
Contrary to what a landlord might tell a new tenant, most leases are negotiable. Commercial leases are complicated and there is no "standard" form, so each provision requires careful review. This checklist is intended to identify some of the most important issues for tenants of retail and restaurant spaces, which should be carefully addressed in a landlord's lease form. Remember, business owners should be wise and have an attorney review this document prior to signing. Read t
You Need to Consider Details Like Zoning, Power, and Parking If your company receives, ships, or stores physical products, then you are going to need to lease warehouse space, whether you use a third-party logistics company or decide to rent your own space. Here are the 8 questions that you should ask. Read the full story here.
Market characteristics, location, and size will often play the biggest role in determining your costs to rent commercial space. Though when you look more closely, there are a number of additional costs that might surprise you if you're not prepared. You can make sure you don't have unplanned expenses in your budget by factoring in these elements beforehand. Let's take a look at five costly items to account for when leasing retail space.
You may be interested in commercial real estate as an investment opportunity, but unsure where to start. Before beginning a property search, potential investors should delineate their purpose for the acquirement—such as making the purchase solely as an investor or going in as an owner-tenant—evaluate their risk tolerance, and secure equity. Once these steps are taken, investors can begin researching and touring commercial investment opportunities. As you evaluate potential in
Last week, SVN® was named the 6TH MOST POWERFUL BROKERAGE FIRM IN THE WORLD by Commercial Property Executive. Up 1 spot from 2019's ranking, SVN® continues its exponential growth not only in size, breadth, market coverage but in brand power. 15 Most Powerful Brokerage Firms of 2020 from Commercial Property Executive