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5 Factors to Look for in Commercial HOA Management

How to Select the Best Commercial HOA Management Firm For Your Property   You’ve acquired a high quality commercial condominium and it’s time to hire a suitable, experienced company to manage the Association in which your condo is located. Whether it is a medical complex, professional services office building, multi-story [...]

Benefits of Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Are you searching for the benefits of investing in Commercial Real Estate? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we will offer you a wide variety of benefits that come from investing in commercial real estate. Benefit #1 – Higher Income Potential Than Other Investment Options [...]

An Association Management Company: What is it?

Are you searching for information on what is an association management company? If so, you’ve come to the right place! An association management company offers HOA management to common interest communities including condominium, townhome, and single-family home communities. These companies help an HOA to fulfill its duties including setting and [...]

Top 5 Benefits of Choosing a Professional HOA Management Company

Are you “on the fence” about hiring a professional HOA management company for your HOA community? This is an understandable position to be in because many companies like to keep management in house, the reality is that there are a wide variety of benefits that your company will receive when [...]

What are the Benefits of Hiring a Commercial Property Management Company?

Are you thinking about hiring a commercial property management company, but you’re not sure if this the right decision for you to make or not? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we will provide you with more information on the benefits that will come from [...]

4 Things You Must Do Before Leasing Your New Commercial Property

Did you just purchase a new commercial property in North County and are ready to start leasing it? If so, congratulations! You’ve come to the right place! Even though you may be excited about leasing your new commercial property, there are a variety of things that you must do first [...]

What Are the Top Tasks That DIY Landlords Hate About Managing Their Commercial Properties?

If you ask most DIY landlords why they chose to manage their commercial rental properties themselves, the reality is that they will tell you a variety of reasons but, the most common reason is that they think that self-management means they will save money. Sadly, most “DIY landlords” end up [...]

Apple is Showing us the Future of Retail – Is Anyone Listening?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV_s-a7qa40 Apple's newest flagship store is a stunning example of how to "not" fade into the past. Face it, Apple is no spring chicken in retail terms - lets all remember that computers, phones, and watches are at their core retail material. Yes they are critical communication devices too but [...]

Who’s Bigger – Who’s Rising – Who Cares?

Breaking News! San Francisco and New York barely slipped into the Top-20 world’s highest priced commercial markets. NYC only made the chart at #10 with a pitiful $127 per square foot/per month rate. Home state favorite San Francisco didn’t even break into the Top-15 – Pathetic! Don’t look away yet! [...]

Historic Low Prices matched with Low Vacancy Rates

Wise words by Victor Calanog on May 5, 2015 - REIS - The slow but steady progress of office fundamentals continued in the first quarter of 2015, with national vacancies declining by 10 basis points to 16.6%, its lowest level since the third quarter of 2009. Optimists will point out [...]

Market Trend: San Diego Industrial Vacancy Down to 7.8%

The San Diego Industrial market ended the first quarter 2014 with a vacancy rate of 7.8%. The vacancy rate was down over the previous quarter, with net absorption totaling positive 1,012,822 square feet in the first quarter. That compares to positive 1,107,723 square feet in the fourth quarter 2013. Vacant [...]

On the fence about commercial real estate…

Top Five Trends to Watch in 2014   Availability will continue its downward trend in 2014. Keeping a finger on the pulse of the market is one of the most important requirements in identifying solid real estate solutions. As we move into February and look at the months ahead, Horizon [...]

When it comes to commercial real estate, banks prefer to lend, not lease.

CRE Expected To Be a Top Driver of Loan Growth in 2014 Even as Banks Continue To Shrink Their Footprints As 2014 kicks off, many U.S. bankers say it’s high time to start growing everybody’s commercial real estate portfolios - except for their own, that is. While projecting significant commercial real [...]

Commercial Real Estate Development is Back!

Recently released housing market figures all signal a promising trend: the development and construction industries are truly on the up. The latest US Census Bureau/Department of Housing and Urban Development report for New Residential Construction showed that building permits have surged for both single family and multifamily units in the [...]

Obamacare Augments Health Leases

LOS ANGELES-Several healthcare providers and insurance companies are beginning to augment existing leases or expand into new properties to accommodate anticipated growth from the Affordable Care Act next year. GlobeSt.com recently reported, that L.A. Care Health Plan added an additional 47,306-square-feet of space at the Garland Center in preparation for [...]

Tax Agency Reaffirms Plans to Use Precedent for Defining ‘Real Estate’ for Qualifying as a REIT

In the equivalent of an NFL referee throwing a penalty flag and then picking it up and saying “never mind,” the IRS has notified three firms seeking to reorganize their real property holdings into new REITs that it will resume working on their conversion requests. The three companies in the [...]

Commercial Real Estate Leasing and Buying Trends

Demand for commercial properties in the United States has begun to show strong positive signs of recovery, including strong leasing activity, declining vacancy rates and very low new construction. In addition, recent economic forecasts predict that the U.S. economy is poised to expand at the fastest rate since 2003, spurred [...]

New Leasehold Case & Other 1031 Exchange Updates

Recent Case: Leasehold Interests Not Like-Kind to Fee Interest In order to qualify for tax deferral under Internal Revenue Code §1031, both the property sold as relinquished property and the property acquired as replacement property must be like-kind. §1.1031(a)-1(b) of the Treasury Regulations clarifies that the term “like-kind” refers to [...]

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