Investors Gauging How to Play It with REITs

August 21, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Investors Gauging How to Play It with REITs There are investments firms that build a portfolio by putting money into REITs. These are Real Estate Investment Trust funds gauged to make profits over time, according to one certified financial planner, John Diaz. His firm, Premier Advisors has $350 million in assets they manage on behalf of clients. According to Diaz, there is bottom feeding real estate planning occurring at this time. His firm focuses portfolios on REITs that track healthcare properties. With the... »

Current Trend Sees More Foreclosed Commercial Properties

August 17, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Current Trend Sees More Foreclosed Commercial Properties It is not only residential property owners who have in the past, or are now facing foreclosure. An increased number of foreclosed commercial properties are expected in the next few years. In 2011, residential foreclosures decreased for the first time since 2005. But, there has been an increase in the first six months of 2012. There are a large number of commercial properties that are considered to be underwater. This is the term for a... »

Residential and Commercial Property Improvements Addressed

August 13, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Residential and Commercial Property Improvements Addressed There is a government program in a 17-city area in California called the HERO financing program set up to facilitate energy upgrades on homes. More than 1,600 applications have been submitted. Over 250 installation contractors are available to do the work. Some new jobs have been created and filled by some of these companies. In the near future commercial property improvements will also be addressed. There are funds totaling $33 million to fund this work.... »

NY Commercial Real Estate Drops to Third Place in Volume

July 26, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
NY Commercial Real Estate Drops to Third Place in Volume New York trails Paris and London in the vying for number one spot in commercial real estate purchases.  The debt crisis plaguing Europe does not have an effect on foreign buyers from overseas. Following Paris and New York, London is considered the most liquid real estate buying city, propelling UK to a bed of activity in the commercial real estate buying sector. London’s foreign investments rose in the 3 month period, by 30 percent. That... »

There Is Uncertainty for the Future of Commercial Real Estate

July 12, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
There Is Uncertainty for the Future of Commercial Real Estate The issues in question in Washington D.C. are keeping Realtors guessing about where the commercial real estate segment of leasing and sales is going. Most affected currently is the office segment. Vacant commercial real estate in the area, at least industrial and retail properties have been as active as in other parts of the country. But, when it comes to office space, it is quite slow. It has been taking a dive in small increments... »

Variety of Commercial Real Estate to Be Sold at Auction on July 27

July 06, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Variety of Commercial Real Estate to Be Sold at Auction on July 27 United Real Estate is a brokerage firm selling what they call, lifestyle real estate. They have focused on perfecting marketing skills since 1925. They serve three groups, agents, sellers and buyers in the marketing and sales of commercial real estate and other properties. They are part of a conglomerate of 550 offices and 4,000 real estate agents in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama. As a whole, they have been granted recognition by... »

Find the Perfect Property in Calgary: Commercial Real Estate

July 05, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Find the Perfect Property in Calgary: Commercial Real Estate One of the primary locations in which to search for the perfect commercial property is Calgary: where commercial real estate opportunities abound. According to Investment Property Databank Ltd., the top ten locations deemed best for commercial real estate are all in North America. This was determined based on a global survey conducted by the research firm based in London. There is one Re/Max professional in the real estate industry in Calgary Alberta who maintains a... »

Good News About Commercial Property

June 13, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Good News About Commercial Property The professionals expect values to climb for commercial property. There are many indications such as an increase in corporate profits and the need for land and leases to keep up with increased business. Commercial properties have been faring better all over and the second half of 2012 should see vast increases. This comes from a survey taken using architects, brokers and other real estate pros. In first place for increased activity is the apartment segment.... »

Real Estate Professionals Expect Commercial Property to Increase in Value

June 11, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Real Estate Professionals Expect Commercial Property to Increase in Value Commercial Property shows great promise as far as increased values go. The industry in general is set to improve in 2012. A survey was conducted by The Urban Land Institute and the remaining part of the year is predicted to be busy. Most promising of all commercial property is the apartment sector. With all the foreclosures in many areas, those families who are displaced must live somewhere. Warehouse distribution centers are second in line to... »

Increasing Activity in Commercial Real Estate Brokers

June 04, 2012 / Elizabeth Buckley, Commercial Property Analyst
Increasing Activity in Commercial Real Estate Brokers A good sign that the real estate industry is recovering permanently is the increased use of commercial real estate services. New brokerages are being opened in the United States. The recovery is started and will be durable. One huge property management service, Australia’s UGL Ltd. plans to branch out into North and South America. Other large brokerage firms are acquiring some of the smaller businesses. Plans are in the works for shopping malls, office buildings... »

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