What is a Reverse 1031 Exchange? by Kevin Sanz, CCIM, MSIRE

Posted on November 04, 2020

Commercial real estate investors have long relied on Section 1031 of the tax code to defer capital gains taxes on the sale of appreciated real property when they reinvest sales proceeds into the purchase of similar, like-kind property within a very specific timeframe. However, it is not uncommon for investors […]

Reducing Recessionary Risk in Commercial Real Estate Investments by Christopher Sanz, JD, LLM

Posted on October 28, 2020

Despite the economic volatility and uncertainty caused by the current health crisis, investor activity in commercial real estate remains strong, especially in the net lease space. Most investors recognize that commercial property with strong fundamentals is generally a part of longer-term portfolio-diversification strategy that is not impacted by the short-term […]

How Can Investors Calculate NNN Lease Expenses? by Kevin Sanz, CCIM, MSIRE

Posted on October 22, 2020

Triple net leases (AAA) allow commercial real estate owners to pass to their tenants most of the responsibilities for managing a property and paying all the related expenses. However, it is critical that property owners carefully calculate and record all the expenses covered under a NNN from the onset. Generally, […]

What is Considered Like-Kind Property in a 1031 Exchange? by Christopher Sanz, JD, LLM

Posted on October 15, 2020

Section 1031 of the tax code provides commercial real estate investors with an opportunity to defer capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated real property when they reinvest sales proceeds into “like-kind” business or investment property. But what is considered like-kind property? For tax years beginning in 2018, like-kind […]

What Expenses Do Triple Net Lease Property Tenants Pay?

Posted on October 06, 2020

One reason investors tend to favor triple-net-lease (NNN) property is that they can sit back and collect a steady stream of passive income from rental payments without incurring any of the costs to manage and operate that property. Instead, an NNN lease typically transfers those operating expenses to the tenant […]

Limestone Asset Management Purchases Marquee Sarasota Retail Properties for $15.5 Million: 362 St. Armands Circle and 371 St. Armands Circle

Posted on September 29, 2020

Brothers Ibrahim Al-Rashid, Salman Al-Rashid and Mohammad Al-Rashid of Limestone Asset Management Purchase the Properties Through a Joint Venture Between Limestone Asset Management and Orion Real Estate Group SARASOTA, FL (Sept. 28, 2020) — Miami-based Limestone Asset Management, via a joint venture with Orion Real Estate Group, closed on two […]

Property Owners’ Rights When Tenants File for Bankruptcy

Posted on September 22, 2020

In the current economic climate, property owners hoping to receive monthly rental payments should not be surprised if they instead receive legal notice of a commercial tenant’s filing for bankruptcy. When this happens, landlords can take proactive measures to protect their interests and minimize their exposure to risks. A bankruptcy […]

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