5 Things to Include in a Good CRE Lease

December 7, 2016

What to look out for as you negotiate a commercial real estate lease The process of negotiating a commercial lease can be extensive and exhausting, with several hazards to avoid. But a prospective tenant who has a basic understanding of the agreement and what they want in their lease has a great deal of leverage.

Commercial Real Estate Appraisals: What You Need to Know

November 23, 2016

Stay informed and be prepared to get the most out of the appraisal process If you’re looking at buying, selling, or signing a major lease on a commercial property, you likely want to get a property appraisal first. But before you do, it pays to understand a bit about how appraisals work, an appraiser’s responsibilities,

The Top Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence Mistakes

November 9, 2016

Avoid these due diligence don’ts while navigating commercial real estate investment When it comes to securing a commercial real estate deal, the due diligence process sometimes takes a backseat to seemingly more important factors, such as raising money and negotiating the deal. Because of the focus on the other aspects of the deal, investors can

4 Reasons Why the Industrial Real Estate Sector is Growing

October 26, 2016

Learn why industrial real estate may be a better investment than you think. While it has largely flown under the radar, the industrial real estate sector is growing at a steady clip. The financial and professional services firm JLL recently issued a wide array of data that paints a positive story for the industrial sector,

Commercial Real Estate Outlook: How Increasing Rent and Values Impact the Decision to Lease or Buy

October 11, 2016

There are a variety of factors small business owners must consider when it comes to the decision to buy or lease a commercial property. When a business owner is in the market for a new commercial space, finding the right location is only part of the equation. Once an area or even a specific location

The Future Is Now: Virtual Reality Tours Will Revolutionize Commercial Space

September 21, 2016

VR tours are already making an impact, and look to get more affordable and immersive Technology is rapidly evolving, and changing the way we do business along with it. And with each advancement, it becomes more accessible, more affordable, and more imaginative. This is a big reason why virtual reality (VR) has crossed over from

Anticipation is Key: How to Deal with Permit Delays

September 7, 2016

  Having a plan and hiring the right contractor and architect make all the difference in avoiding delays to your project If you’re getting ready to embark on a construction project, you’ve likely heard the horror stories of delays that stretch projects well past their planned completion date. One of the most common delays stems

Top Zoning Issues When Selecting Commercial Property

August 24, 2016

Keep these common issues in mind when searching for business space If you’re looking to purchase or lease space for your business, there are a host of hoops you must jump through to secure land. Proper zoning is one of them; and it’s extremely important for selecting and protecting your business’s location. Despite this importance,

Peak Performance for Broward Country's Office Market

August 17, 2016

Broward County's office market continues to heat up like the South Florida summer, with decreasing vacancies and increasing rental rates. Broward County’s office sector performance is a big story in an area of very positive commercial real estate headlines. It can be argued that South Florida trails only the two Bay Area bellwethers, San Francisco and

3 Title Defects to Dodge When Purchasing Commercial Real Estate

August 10, 2016

Keep these title issues in mind when searching for a commercial property So you’ve been searching for months to find the perfect space for your business, and you think you’ve found it. Time for a celebration, right? Well, not necessarily. If you’re not careful, you could end up with a defective title, which can cause

Striking the Balance: Assessing the Right Amount of Leverage to Maximize Return on Your Commercial Property

July 27, 2016

Learn the benefits (and perils) of putting leverage to work for you with this basic primer Leverage is an incredibly important part of most real estate transactions. However, as we saw during the catastrophe a decade ago, too much of a good thing can be a recipe for disaster. It’s essential for real estate investors