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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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What Concrete Specifications are Best For Your Parking Lot?

Commercial Real Estate Development Planning

Here are the top items to analyze when it comes to choosing the most ideal specs for your commercial property parking...
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Due Diligence Checklist for Buying Commercial Real Estate

Seller

Here’s a useful list of the main items to cover during the due diligence of a commercial real estate acquisition to...
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Should You Hire a Developer to Redevelop Your Space?

Redevelopment

Here's what needs to be taken into consideration for a redevelopment and whether hiring an experienced developer will...
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The Stages of Buying a Commercial Property

Section 1031

Here’s a high-level overview of buying a commercial property, whether it’s a single-tenant net lease building or a...
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