Today’s slower sales pace and weaker tenant demand have convinced more brokers that it’s essential to get listings out on commercial information exchanges, as commercial listing sites add marketing services and more flexible pricing options.
A stressed global economy means no easy deals for practitioners. Since commercial property performance usually tracks economic conditions, it will come as no surprise that 2009 looks like a challenging year for commercial real estate owners, brokers, and managers.
Multifamily properties have historically provided the highest rate of return and less variance in rate of return than the average of all property types. How can you get in on that high rate of return? Follow these four steps.
The way commercial practitioners list, sell, and lease properties has changed fundamentally over the last several years. Perhaps the greatest evidence of that is in the growth of commercial information exchanges.
After five years of effort by Congress and real estate groups, some needed improvement to the depreciation rules for leasehold improvements has been put in place. Here are answers to some common questions on the provision revisions.
The New Markets tax credit program will offer investors an incentive to finance office, retail, or light industrial facilities in areas that haven’t seen much investor interest in a generation. Attracting such development is key to seeding the turnaround of a neglected area.
Residential and commercial real estate markets, which had started to retreat from soaring highs in the second half of 2001, were nudged down by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But the prospects for 2002 look surprisingly good—for reasons that are anything but surprising. Here you'll find forecasts as well as vacancy rates for four commercial sectors as reported in late October 2001.
Mitigation banks emerged in the 1990s as a market-based response to federal wetlands preservation efforts. Mitigation bankers rely on real estate professionals to advise on the potential demand for a bank and to find the land to include in it. Practitioners also give a bank its local seal of approval.