Patience Pays Off for Commercial Real Estate Investors by Christopher Sanz, JD, LLM

Posted on April 07, 2021

It has been one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and prediction of a surge in commercial property defaults that never materialized. Instead, rent delinquencies have declined while landlords renegotiated lease terms to their advantage and reaped the rewards of 6.8 percent commercial property price growth in February, […]

What’s Ahead for CRE in 2021 by Kevin Sanz, CCIM, MSIRE

Posted on March 31, 2021

The continued rollout of vaccinations across the U.S. provides a beacon of hope that consumers and businesses may begin returning to many of their pre-COVID-19 routines and a post-pandemic economic recovery is possible. Looking at the commercial real estate landscape, things are quite different today than they were one year […]

Sale Leasebacks Boom During COVID-19 Pandemic by Kevin Sanz, CCIM, MSIRE

Posted on February 11, 2021

Large, well-funded chain stores and restaurants have long understood the benefits of sale leasebacks to convert their equity in real estate into cash they can use to finance renovations at existing locations, fund new property acquisitions, or to simply provide immediate liquidity. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, a company’s ability […]

Sophisticated Investors Continue to Turn to CRE by Christopher Sanz, JD, LLM

Posted on February 02, 2021

Commercial real estate has earned a reputation among sophisticated investors as a wealth-preserving asset that can provide a reliable source of income and a safe harbor from the daily gyrations of the public equity markets. Unlike shares in a public company or even a real estate investment trust (REIT), private […]

What is a Percentage Lease? by Kevin Sanz, CCIM, MSIRE

Posted on January 28, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has given way to some creative commercial lease arrangements that can provide a win-win for both property owners and tenants struggling with business interruptions in a socially distanced environment. One example is a percentage lease, commonly used in shopping malls. Under the terms of a percentage lease, […]