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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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8 Innovative Buildings in Naples

Walter Keller buildings-   Walter Keller was a one of the first and most influential architects of the early expansion years of Naples. From his offices on Third Street he designed many of the Third Street buildings and downtown Naples for Neapolitan Enterprises and other developers.  Mr. Keller […]

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Guaranteed 30% Return on Investment!

If you could get a 30% annual return on investment for the next 20 years and get all your money back in about three years, starting tomorrow, would you do it? Of course you would! But how? The answer: ditch all of the light bulbs in your […]

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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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2016 Predictions

With a new year upon us it is time once again for all of us pundits to have predictions for the upcoming year, so here goes my take for the SW Florida commercial real estate scene:   LAND:   As we have been experiencing over the past year […]

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Retail Red Flags

In the past thirty something years I have had both the pleasure and horror of having met, interviewed, negotiated, and worked with countless retailers. For the most part their ranks are filled with ambitious and optimistic sorts that somehow can not only eek out a living, but […]

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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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New Team Member!

We’re so excited to announce that the McCorkle team brought on a new team member. Her name is Lucy, she has a degree in animal behavior from University of Georgia (the BullDOGS). She is in charge of client relations, office morale, and being distracting in the best […]

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