May 13
As we all work through these difficult times it has caused many clients, customers, and other business owners to get creative on how to create cash flow.   There are many business owners that are not familiar with the leased real estate investment market.  You may be surprised that there is an entire global market that chooses to diversify their money by putting money into real estate that is leased.   The returns on those investments are paid by the tenants/businesses... + read more
Apr 15
Every commercial lease is unique. There are many different types of leases you may encounter when looking for office space.  And even within the broad categories of lease types – the devil is always in the details. A Landlord may use terms like “operating expenses”, “CAM (common area maintenance”, “all third party expenses”, etc; which typically include real estate taxes, insurance, snow plowing/lawn maintenance and may or may not include repairs... + read more
Mar 19
The real estate industry has a lot of terms of art.  One of which is “specialty” property.  What does it mean?  This is generally a reference to a property that has limited function or one that is designed with a specific use in mind, like a car wash.  There are many others, for example drive-in restaurants, funeral homes, marinas, greenhouses just to mention a few.  Owning or buying this type of property should come with warning lights.  Because the... + read more


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