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Is an LLC the Right Choice for my Commercial Real Estate Investment?

When I first got into commercial real estate, the Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) had just been created. It didn’t have any case history or track record.  With that in mind, I thought I would do a quick review to make sure the LLC is still the right structure for most real estate investments.  Turns out, it still is for the …

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Below is a infographic on the Post China 16 (PC 16) that fascinated me.  I know that China’s maturation has jumpstarted manufacturing growth in other countries.  What I didn’t realize is the sheer number of countries affected.  See below to grasp the number and diversity.   These countries include:   –All of Indonesia –Cambodia and Vietnam …

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2015 is shaping up to be a lot like 2014 for the Metro Phoenix Office market: i.e. the continuation of the long, steady, climb out of the Great Recession. Below is a link to our 3rd Quarter Phoenix Office Market Report and here is a brief summary: The overall market had a great quarter, absorbing …

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Over the past couple years, I have spent quite a bit of time thinking, researching and writing about Commercial Real Estate Tech companies (don’t worry, I will not do another five day series this January.  Ha).    Why? The second graph below says it all.      Here are some highlights from the article:   –NYC and Silicon …

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“Appraisal” is one topic that we spend very little time talking about, until you need to refinance or you are acquiring a new asset.  Below is a great summary article about appraisals.  Read it now, or store it away for when you need to recall what is important.  I have highlighted some key areas that have …

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As an office broker, I am not usually asked about supply chain activities. Our industrial brokers, however, live it every day. There is a huge disruption happening in the supply chain. Below is some detailed (and slightly over my head) information on 10 ways big data (analyzing over 52 different sources) is disrupting the supply …

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Apartment development and rents have been the talk of this cycle’s development. I found a couple different examples of apartment comparisons: First, a look at which states offer the most square footage across the US. In Detroit you can rent an 818 SF place for the same price you get for a 285 SF place in San Francisco. I heard a few stories …

What DOES $1,500 buy you? – Very Different Apartment Comparisons Across the US and Around the World Read More »

Most of the time we hear how important China is becoming; how the reemergence of Russia is going to affect the US; and of course all the dramatic stories of the meltdowns of Greece and now Puerto Rico. I always try to wrap my head around how these developments will play out in my backyard …

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Okay, now things are getting creepy. Or I am just getting old fast. Below are the coming trends on wearable technology and now implantable technology and how it is changing the office worker. How about: –No more fobs to get into your office –No need to take your gym membership card to the gym –Swipe …

Implantable Technology for Your Employees? Read More »

A good client of ours called last week as he was preparing for a company-wide meeting to talk about their office lease. It was an initial meeting to go over their future office needs and figure out if they would be renewing or relocating. He asked for a list of some questions they should be …

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