News

A Positive Mindset for Commercial Real Estate

Investing in commercial real estate goes beyond having financial resources; it demands a strategic mindset focused on long-term growth and resilience. Success in this field is about more than making great deals. Everyone in commercial real estate, from investors to owners to agents, has to overcome mental barriers and adopt the right attitude towards challenges and setbacks. Here are some practical...

Read More

When to Sell Your Investment Property

Deciding to sell a property is a big decision for property owners. There are many reasons and motivations that someone would be thinking of selling their commercial property. It could be retirement, hardship or life events, tired of managing property, or even the need for capital to seek larger opportunities.  No matter the motivation, the real question is “what is the best...

Read More

How to Find Properties that Cash Flow

Understanding Cash Flow Properties Properties that “cash flow” are properties that generate more rental income than the costs associated with owning and maintaining them, providing owners and investors with a steady stream of revenue. The basic calculation is straightforward: Cash Flow = Rental Income − Rental Expenses This fundamental concept is essential for identifying profitable investments and ensuring sustainable growth in your real...

Read More

The Pulse BR: Chipotle property on Siegen sold to Las Vegas investors

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Baton Rouge and Ascension. Commercial Sales Recorded Last Week Tract 4-C-2-A Siegen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Type: Land Price: $1,675,000 ($45.24 / SF) Buyer: CFT NV Developments LLC Elifin's Notes: Land adjacent to Chipotle on Siegen Lane sells to Las Vegas-based investors. 710 N Lobdell Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Type: Hospitality Price: $1,200,000 ($24,490 / Unit) Buyer: ASVR...

Read More

The Pulse NOLA: Former Park Place nursing home sells in Gretna

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of New Orleans. Commercial Sales Recorded Last Week 535 Commerce St, Gretna, LA 70056 Type: Healthcare Price: $1,875,000 ($41.25 / SF) Buyer: AMS REAL ESTATE LLC Elifin's Notes: The former Park Place nursing home in Gretna sells 3106 Houma Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006 Type: Office Price: $905,000 ($211.10 / SF) Buyer: ROBE PROPERTY HOLDINGS LLC Elifin's Notes: A medical office trades along...

Read More

The Pulse CBUS: Five building industrial complex sells for 9mm

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Columbus. Commercial Sales Recorded Last Week 6005 Westerville Rd, Columbus, OH 43081 Type: Industrial Price: $9,000,000 ($271.61 / SF) Buyer: OMCO PROPERTIES LLC Elifin's Notes: Formerly a New River Electrical property, a five building industrial complex over two parcels sells just South of I-270 along Westerville Road 185, 189 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43054 Type: Land Price: $775,200...

Read More

The Pulse LFT: Please consider voting for ELIFIN

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Lafayette. Commercial Sales Recorded Last Week 102 Camille St, Lafayette, LA 70503 Type: Industrial Price: $650,000 ($131.05 / SF) Buyer: E & B CAMILLE HOLDINGS LLC Elifin's Notes: An industrial flex showroom property sells on Camille Street off of Johnston Street 200 Burgess Dr, Unit A, Broussard, LA 70518 Type: Industrial Price: $430,000 ($44.79 / SF) Buyer: BRASSEAUX ADVENTURES LLC Elifin's...

Read More

Moving from Single-Family to Multifamily Real Estate

Transitioning from single-family homes to multifamily commercial properties requires careful consideration and strategic planning. Recently on the Commercial Real Estate subreddit , user RealEstateAdventurer asked how to expand your portfolio by capitalizing on new opportunities in multifamily investing.  If you are also thinking about moving from investing in single-family to multifamily, it’s helpful to understand the differences between these two sectors....

Read More

How to Price Your Commercial Property

Whether you’re looking to sell, lease, or simply assess your current asset, understanding pricing and valuation can help you make informed decisions that maximize returns and minimize risks. The Three Valuation Methods There are three primary methods used to value a property: Sales Comparison Approach Income Approach Replacement Cost Approach   Each method has its unique applications, strengths, and considerations. Sales Comparison...

Read More

How to Convert Residential Property to Commercial

Converting a residential property into a commercial one can be a great investment, but it requires careful planning and understanding of various laws, regulations, and the impact on the greater community. Here are some things to consider to navigate this process. practical advice to help you navigate the process smoothly. Assessing Your Property Before you start changing things, evaluate the property's condition,...

Read More