A sale leaseback transaction is an excellent way for an owner/user to free up capital invested in real estate and to convert that capital to alternative uses, primarily for their business. Sale leasebacks are an attractive alternative to conventional financing. A sale leaseback occurs when a business sells a building that it owns and occupies […] Full Post
To no one’s surprise, on December 16th, the Fed raised interest rates by 0.25% for the first time in almost a decade. Does this increase signal the beginning of the end of low interest rates? Perhaps not. In a December 14, 2015 New York Times article Neil Irwin examines historical interest rate trends. According to Irwin, […] Full Post
It’s Free - Your commercial real estate broker’s commission will be paid by your landlord even though your broker represents you exclusively. Saves Time - You have a business to run. A broker specializing in tenant representation will know the market and will be able to find off market properties as well as narrowing the […] Full Post
Control – The owner of a property has, subject to applicable laws, the ability to operate the property in any way the owner sees fit. In addition to controlling use, an owner has the ability to control costs associated with the property. Income – If all or a portion of the property is leased, rental […] Full Post
The office tenant base is growing faster than new development can keep up with, forcing the national office vacancy down in the third quarter to its lowest point since the recession and pushing up rental rates.