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Commercial Investment Success


Reflections It’s now into December and things are slowing a bit in my commercial investment activity. I’m not sure if that is market driven, more likely my own self-imposed slow down. We as a family really enjoy the holiday season (probably overdo it by most standards) and I personally make of point of using …

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Investment Cap Rates: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Man leaning on building

My partner and I are once again marketing an investment property for sale, and once again we find ourselves embroiled in the never ending haze of the infamous cap rate. Those who know me and have seen my past commentary surely would say I don’t like them and that I operate outside of the …

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The Art of Stillness Won’t Help You Deal with the Proposed Corporate Tax Changes

Art of Stillness

Have You Heard of the “Art of Stillness”? Let me explain. I sat down several times over the past few days trying to pull together my thoughts for my next article/blog.  My normal routine is to collect interesting tidbits through the week, perhaps tying them to a book or article I have read and …

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Real Estate Investors Go to the Sidelines. WHY? ??

I met with a number of  commercial real estate investors over the past few weeks and heard a variety of terms which I haven’t heard for quite some time, “I’m out for now”, “going to sit on the sidelines for a bit”, or “holding for now”. I inquired about the reason for sitting on the …

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Office Investment Is Not For the Meek Of Heart

Investing is not for the meek of hear

Office buildings can be a valuable asset in any investor’s portfolio, but they are not for the meek of heart or those that do not have significant cash at the ready. Yes they are generally comprised of triple net leases, meaning the tenant is responsible not only for rent, but also all other costs …

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