Buying or selling a property is a big investment.  You want to ensure that you’re getting a fair price for your property.  What happens if the property is appraised too high or too low?  Do you trust the first appraisal, or should you request multiple appraisals from different appraisers?  While the short answer is that if you’re uncomfortable with what......

Commercial Real Estate is a phenomenal investment! Commercial properties such as office buildings, apartment buildings, industrial buildings, warehouses and “mixed-use” buildings typically offer a greater financial reward as compared to residential property. We’re talking, real, tangible assets that you can see and check on with a strong earning potential. The key thing about investing in commercial real estate is that......

The answer to this question is deceptively simple: It’s all negotiable. But the reason behind this answer dates back to 1890 when Congress passed the Sherman Act as a way “to protect the process of competition for the benefit of consumers” (source). Essentially, the Sherman Act along with the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Clayton Act ensure healthy competition......

As a commercial real estate investor, it is crucial that you know how to properly evaluate a property before making an offer. You may be eyeing a commercial property to purchase, but before investing it is critical to know how much the property is actually worth. What will be the rate of return on the property? Is the asking price......

This is kind of a trick question. Unlike residential real estate where leases are typically for 1 year, lease terms for commercial real estate vary widely. Many times, the lease term will depend on the building type, whether it’s a one story garden type office or a multi-story/multi-tenant building that you’d see downtown and other areas of Baton Rouge. Lease......

Generally, office space is tailored to each specific businesses’ needs whether it be small things like paint colors or big things like locations of walls and offices. When you’re moving into a new office space, it’s likely that the decisions that the previous business made for the space will not meet your needs for the space. Because of this, you......

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Have you been thinking of buying a multifamily property? Finally ready to take the plunge? It can be as daunting as it is exciting. Remember, there are a multitude of things that you should consider prior to buying a multifamily property, especially if you plan to use the property for investment purposes as the multifamily sector can be incredibly lucrative.......

For most businesses, the primary office space is a hub, home base and vital part of daily operations. However, leasing an office can be a company’s largest business expense. So, when it comes to re-signing your office lease it is important to be prepared. The following 5 tips will not only help you when re-signing your office lease but allow......

The industrial real estate market has been on quite a roll for the past few years and the outlook remains strong. According to the World Economic Forum, the industrial and manufacturing industries are on an upswing that has not been seen for more than 100 years — a “fourth revolution”, so to speak.  With new and exciting innovations in science,......


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