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How to Hire for Your Commercial Real Estate Development

Hiring

Hiring the contractors for your commercial real estate development is a big decision. It’s important to have the right...
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Is it the Right Redevelopment Opportunity?

Redevelopment

Before you start on a commercial redevelopment project, consider these guidelines to determine whether it will be as...
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Digging up the Best Corners: Buying a Retail Center

Leasing & Acquisitions

When exploring a retail center opportunity, be sure to follow the main items and examples listed here before committing...
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Why are SNDAs & Tenant Estoppels Important in Commercial Real Estate?

Leasing & Acquisitions

What exactly are SNDAs and estoppels, and why is it so crucial to have tenants sign them before the sale? Here’s some...
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Site Selection: Identifying the Right Markets

Freestanding retail building

Instead of focusing on any specific program, take these fail-safe measures to identify the right markets for your...
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5 Ways to Uncover Unknown Site Conditions Before Redevelopment

Redevelopment

Although taking the commercial redevelopment route can produce many advantages, the wrong redevelopment project can...
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PART II: Calculating the Depreciation on a Commercial Property

Investment

One of the most common strategies to managing a real estate investment portfolio is the exercise of depreciation....
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PART I: Projecting the Potential Appreciation on a Commercial Property

Investment

These questions will provide insight into the projected appreciation of the investment, and also help determine how...
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Tips for Increasing Occupancy in Retail Centers

Leasing & Acquisitions

We have successfully been able to increase occupancy from dangerously low levels in a short amount of time. Here’s some...
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How to Value a Commercial Property + Impact of the Pandemic

Acquisition

Here are various ways to reach a good estimate when it comes to underwriting during the due diligence process of buying...
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Parking Lots: Asphalt vs. Concrete

Commercial Real Estate Development Planning

When it comes to your parking lot, follow these tips to make the best possible decision when it comes to using concrete...
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How to Convert a Retail Store into Restaurant Space

Freestanding retail building

In this type of redevelopment, (not a former restaurant use), there are some critical points to keep in mind. Here’s...
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