Due Diligence When Acquiring Commercial Real Estate

Posted on September 21, 2017

The long list of priorities an investor must consider before vetting and closing on the purchase of a commercial property requires extreme attention to detail. Buyers will find it exceedingly beneficial to work with experienced real estate professionals through the often complex due diligence process. These specialists have the proficiency […]

Hurricane Relief to Property Owners Engaged in 1031 Property Exchanges

Posted on September 18, 2017

In addition to extending the deadlines of certain 2016 tax returns and payments for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the IRS is giving affected taxpayers in the middle of a Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange extra time to identify and/or close on replacement property. This extension of time applies to […]

Closing Bank Branches Can Create Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Posted on September 13, 2017

Nationwide, banks, including JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Bank of America, have been downsizing and closing branches in response to the overwhelming growth of mobile-banking services and declining foot traffic in those brick-and-mortar locations. Because banks are among the best credit-quality tenants and the most attractive net lease investments, […]

Depreciation for Property Owners Now Need Appraisals

Posted on September 06, 2017

A recent case settled in the U.S. Tax Court has far-reaching implications for owners of commercial real estate. Essentially, the court concluded that while an owner may testify as to the value of their entire property, he or she does not have the qualifications required to allocations of property value […]

Restaurants Drive Shopping Center Shift

Posted on August 30, 2017

As banks and major retailers consolidate and close stores, many commercial real estate cynics are sounding an alarm. While it is true that the shopping center market is in a state of transition, forward-thinking real estate professionals recognize a potential opportunity. The retail climate looks very different today than it […]

We are at ICSC Florida!

Posted on August 28, 2017

Are you here? Stop by booth 2924 if you are in Orlando. The team is here and we are looking for deals.  

Orion Miami to Exhibit at ICSC Florida Conference and Deal Making

Posted on August 23, 2017

Heading to ICSC’s Florida Conference and Deal Making, August 27 through 29, in Orlando, Fla.? Stop by Booth 2924 to visit with the executives of Orion Real Estate Group, who will be discussing how emerging retail trends can provide unique opportunities for commercial real estate investors, brokers and retailers. The […]

The Rental-Property Investment Dichotomy

Posted on August 15, 2017

Real estate ownership is still very much a part of the American dream. For many people, that dream extends to investment and ownership in income-producing residential and commercial properties. Some obvious benefits that come with rental property investments include consistent sources of passive income, potential for real estate appreciation and […]

The Changing Face of Convenience Stores

Posted on August 10, 2017

The number of convenience-stores in the U.S. increased 0.2 percent to 154,535 from 2015 to 2016, accounting for more than $575 billion in sales, according to an Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing (NACS) report. Roughly 80 percent of convenience stores also sell gasoline, which is helping to fuel rising […]

Orion Included in South Florida Business Journal List

Posted on August 03, 2017

We are proud to be included in South Florida Business Journal’s annual list of the largest commercial real estate brokerages in South Florida.  Our No. 17 ranking represents a lot of work on behalf of clients who want to maximize real estate investment opportunities.  

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