Investors in Hurricane Ravaged Texas and Florida Should Not Despair

Posted on October 19, 2017

Harvey and Irma have become two of the most popular names as hurricanes bearing these names pummeled Texas and Florida, respectively. Real estate owners and investors in the hardest hit areas of both states must assess damages to their properties and file necessary FEMA and insurance claims. The Houston metropolitan […]

Financial and Tax Effects of Hurricane Damage to Your Property

Posted on October 11, 2017

The hurricane recovery process can be arduous. In addition to rebuilding, property owners must meticulously document in writing and with photos every bit of damage caused by flooding, wind or other storm-related factors, in order to properly file insurance and FEMA claims.  Insurance proceeds and other forms of economic recovery […]

Impact of the Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy

Posted on October 02, 2017

Industry professionals who previously sounded the retail death knell will likely ring their bells louder in response to the recent bankruptcy filing from Toys ‘R’ Us. Others continue to insist that e-commerce will not put brick-and-mortar retail out of business. Shopping center owners need not panic. A closer look at […]

Due Diligence When Selling a Commercial Property

Posted on September 26, 2017

Some experts believe that the due diligence should begin during the negotiation process of a property sale. In reality, sellers should begin the steps of analyzing and addressing a wide array of issues long before putting a property up for sale. By being proactive, sellers can put in place the […]

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.  

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