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When it comes to purchasing an investment property there are many reasons why investors are attracted to commercial real estate. Commercial investment properties often offer promising returns with low risk. However, as a new investor, or one looking to move into commercial investing, you may be interested in learning about some of the best tips for diving in. Here's a few...

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Baton Rouge. Upcoming February Planning Commission Cases Valencia Park - Multifamily development with preference for Veterans Deferred from 12/10/18 and 1/22/19 meetings. This is a proposed 122-unit, multifamily affordable residential development with a perference for veterans. Proposed rezoning of General Residential & Heavy Commercial lots (A4 & C2) to SPUD (Small Planned...

As the current or future owner of an investment property, a high vacancy rate is the stuff of nightmares. Vacancy not only minimizes an investor’s return but also decreases the profitability of an investment property over time. Though currently, demand has surpassed supply in most of the commercial real estate realms, that doesn’t mean every property is safe from vacancy. So,...

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Baton Rouge. Upcoming February Planning Commission Cases Rezoning for Bar/Lounge on Government Street in MidCity Submitted December 6th, 2018 by Remi DeMatteo - Rezoning request from Light Commercial (C1) to Commercial Alcoholic Beverage (Bars and lounges) (C-AB-2). Application Rezoning Downtown for Office Use Submitted December 17th, 2018 by Peggy Westerman -...

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Baton Rouge. Latest Planning Commission Requests 192 Multi-Family Units & 4,835 SF Clubhouse on Harding near BTR Submitted: December 5th, 2018 by Evan Holladay (SJB Group, LLC). A new development of multi-family residential buildings on the west side of Plank Rd. just south of Harding Blvd. 11.18 acres. 89,392 SF of...

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Baton Rouge. Latest Planning Commission Requests Three hangars and new taxiway at BTR Submitted: December 6th, 2018 by Mickey L. Roberson. Details » Hollywood Heights Concept Plan Submitted: December 6th, 2018 by Andy Hursey. Hollywood Heights is a planned development for low density single and two-family residential dwellings. The proposed location...

If you have stumbled upon this article, it is likely you own or are planning to own an investment property. Though there are different types of investment properties: multifamily apartment complexes, office buildings, industrial facilities, and retail shopping centers, an investor’s top priority is usually low vacancy percentage. But what happens when you notice you’ve been facing challenges in keeping...