Archive for the Commercial Real Estate Analysis Category

Five Mistakes Would-Be Buyers Make

When it comes to buying commercial real estate there is invariably often five mistakes that many would-be buyers make.   1-   Overly obsessive on yield:  Too focused on a getting a certain level of yield or cap rate.  I have seen buyers turn down a great deal […]

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Five Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make

  With the plethora of information that is just a couple of clicks away on the Internet, commercial real estate is becoming more and more “efficiently priced”, just as other tradable markets and as espoused by the economic theorists. Sophisticated buyers have quantitative tools to quantify the […]

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Does the Stock Market Affect Real Estate

The rout the January stock market experienced was the worst start for the market in history! What does that mean for commercial real estate? Is that the next asset class to tumble?   The stock market absolutely impacts commercial real estate, sometimes negatively and sometimes positively, depending […]

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1031 Exchanges – Tax Watch

2014 and 2015 have been banner years for real estate transactions under the guise of 1031 tax deferred exchanges.  With this strong performance the Washington politicians and the current administration alike have once again set their eyes on proposals to eliminate or put limits on exchanges.  Politicians […]

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A Quick Capital Market Update – Q4 2015

The following excerpt is given by N. Edward Tamer, Senior Vice President of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital.  Long term non-recourse fixed interest rates are priced on a spread over the corresponding 10, 15, 20 or 25 year treasury rate.  As the treasury rates have moved down, spreads have increased significantly. […]

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Where Did All the International Buyers Go To?

  As insulated Americans most of us don’t realize that the currency rates have a bigger impact on our local economy than we may know. Since the fourth quarter of last year the European currency, the Euro, has dropped about 30% in value compared to the US […]

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2015 Commercial Real Estate Forecast

2014 proved to be a solid year in the world of commercial real estate in Southwest Florida, virtually on every front: land, retail, office, industrial, falling vacancies, increasing rental rates, little new supply, shrinking land availability. 2015 will be the explanation point from the year just past! […]

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New Wave of Refinancing in 2015

Interest rates for real estate are impacted by various factors with the primary factors being the global bond market and the interest rates manipulated by the Federal Reserve. Another determinant factor that drives interest rates is the spread that lenders charge their customers. That spread is the […]

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Office Market Continues to Rebound

The office market in SW Florida continues to march back to health.  After several years of difficult conditions, the general office market in SW Florida is improving, at least from an investor’s point of view:  higher rental rates, lower vacancy, and less concessions.  For a complete third […]

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The 5 Biggest NNN Investor Mistakes

  2013 and 2014 have been “red-hot” years for the sale of “single tenant” properties. Single tenant asset (aka “NNN” or “triple net”) investments where the income property is leased back by a single tenant. Unfortunately, much too often some of the basic investment fundamentals are overlooked […]

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