Landlords

Big data is not necessarily a new concept. However, it has been a big topic of conversation when it comes to commercial real estate lately. “Although Big Data is not new, its exponential growth within CRE is. Today’s challenge involves getting a handle on a workable platform, taking the right steps in assembling a CRE data repository, isolating meaningful data...

There is no denying that the commercial real estate industry has changed drastically over the years. One of the primary advances has been via property technology (or PropTech), which has changed the very way that we interact with physical buildings. This, paired with an increased desire (or in some cases, need) for multifamily properties, has caused significant changes — particularly...

The multifamily sector is one that normally remains strong. As the population in the United States grows and the economy changes, one thing remains constant, people need a place to live. In the past 5 years, there have been varying trends that have impacted the multifamily sector as a whole, mainly due to the generation that make up the majority...

Whether you’re a commercial real estate developer, property owner, or investor, it only makes sense to try to increase the value of your multifamily property prior to putting it on the market for sale. However, in today’s day and age of technological advances, there are a number of “smart” ways to enhance your multifamily property that go far beyond the...

Did you know that according to The Wall Street Journal, real estate buyers spend 60% of their time looking at photos and listings with high-quality photos can gain anywhere between $934 and $116,000 on the market? So, when they say a picture is worth a thousand words, it might also be worth a thousand dollars. What can you do to...

Shared office space is all the rage right now, but just because it is popular does that mean it is profitable? As an investor, should you invest in a shared office space? In case you have been considering it, let's take a look into the pros and cons of coworking spaces.   What Exactly is a Coworking Space? Coworking is a newer term...

When investing in commercial real estate, everyone wants to work as efficiently as possible and get the best deals out there. You’re no exception. To accomplish this, many investors and business owners hire professional real estate brokers to help with their purchasing & leasing. You are probably reading this article because you’re currently deliberating whether or not you should hire a...

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,...

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...