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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hidden Costs of Commercial Redevelopment & How to Avoid Them

Redevelopment

These are just some examples of unanticipated costs that could arise during the commercial redevelopment process and...
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Tips for a More Strategic Site Selection

Commercial Real Estate Development Process

Refer to these tips for a more strategic approach to the build to suit site selection process.
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What to Know About Tax Deferrals for Investment Properties

Section 1031

The purpose of tax-deferred exchanges is to allow for a significant gain without the tax penalty. Let’s explore the...
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Our Top Blog Posts of 2020

Build to Suit

We take a look back at our top 5 most-read blog posts of 2020.
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Understanding Other Important Lease Terms in a Multi-tenant Property

Multi-tenant

Aside from the usual negotiations with a prospect tenant, here are other items that can greatly impact the terms and...
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