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Business Foreclosure: What to Do

June 7, 2022
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The term “business foreclosure” is usually associated with the foreclosure of business property, but it can also refer to the legal process of shutting down a business. If your business is facing foreclosure, it’s important to understand the process and your options. When a company goes bankrupt, many owners are frightened and unsure of what to do. The good news is that you may take precautions to safeguard your business and limit harm. Business foreclosure, a term traditionally linked with the repossession of property due to unpaid loans, also refers to the broader scenario of business dissolution due to financial…

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Florida’s Growth is Leading The Charge

June 1, 2022
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Florida is the third most populous state in the United States, with more than 20 million people. According to the US Census Bureau, Florida has the fastest-growing population. It’s no surprise that its state economy has grown to the 15th largest in the world, up from 17th, based on GDP. Florida’s economy is larger than that of Indonesia and Mexico! This blog post will explore Florida’s leading position in the economy, population, jobs, and residential and commercial real estate growth. It will also discuss why Florida is desirable to live and do business in! Florida: An Economic Overview Job Market…

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Pros and Cons of Commercial Real Estate Inflation

May 27, 2022
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Investing in commercial real estate can be lucrative, but it also comes with some risks. There are several variables to consider when it comes to real estate investing, including commercial real estate inflation.  This blog post will discuss the pros and cons of high inflation in commercial real estate. We’ll also take a look at the different types of investments and how inflation affects them. So, if you’re thinking about investing in commercial real estate but are worried about inflation, read on! What is Inflation in Commercial Real Estate? When prices of goods and services rise over time, it’s known…

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What is Property Tax Reassessment?

May 23, 2022
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Property tax reassessment is the process where the value of a property is periodically reevaluated for tax purposes. This typically occurs following changes in ownership, significant renovations, or on a regular schedule established by local laws, which can range from one to five years. When it comes to property taxes, most investors think about the annual tax bill that they need to pay. However, another important aspect of property taxes that investors should be aware of is property tax reassessment.  Understanding the reassessment process is important for investors to anticipate potential changes in their property tax obligations. Municipalities conduct reassessments…

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Gentrification in Philadelphia and How to Identify Up and Coming Neighborhoods

May 18, 2022
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Gentrification takes place when rundown urban areas attract residents of higher income. It’s a controversial phenomenon. Conversations about it can lead in both highly negative and positive directions. As long as major cities remain the most convenient and culturally interesting places to live, however, urban areas within reasonable commutes of work and pleasure will be the most ideal living spaces. That’s why buying property in a distressed area of Philadelphia that has the potential to become trendy can be a promising investment. There are copious numbers of up and coming Philadelphia neighborhoods to consider. How to pick the right area…

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The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Section 8 Housing

May 18, 2022
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Section 8 Housing is the common term for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, one of the three primary rental assistance programs facilitated by the United States government. While not every American individual or family unit experiencing financial difficulty or who is stricken by poverty is eligible, over 2,000,000 United States citizens qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Let’s peer into the costs and benefits of Section 8 Housing from a landlord’s or real estate investor’s viewpoint. Benefits of Section 8 Housing Unlike “regular” tenants, rent is guaranteed throughout lease term. Typically, landlords must deal with collecting potentially…

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Cold Storage Units Are On The Rise – Here’s Why

May 18, 2022
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Cold storage units will continue henceforth to increase in demand and price. Since the 2019 announcement by Amazon, cold storage units are on the rise. Amazon announced the start of grocery delivery to Prime members in 2 hours. The rise brought about a change in consumer’s preferences. The demand for cold storage units became more vigorous. During the U.S. Food on Demand Series in 2019, CBRE predicted an estimated growth rate of about 4% until 2022. The need to have cold storage units has been contributed by consumer behavior change. More and more people order their groceries online. Apart from…

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What Is Last Mile Distribution? Explanation and Benefits

May 17, 2022
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Last-mile distribution has become ingrained in every part of our economy and a vital factor of commercial real estate’s functionality. In the new era of last-mile logistics, commercial real estate professionals play a critical role. The understanding of the drivers of change and where they are headed is critical to seizing new opportunities. Last-mile fulfillment refers to the final leg of delivery rather than a specific distance measurement. But how close are these last-mile facilities to key population centers? Highly urbanized and densely populated areas were generally closer to last-mile services, whereas more suburban and physically broader areas were farther…

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How Much Does It Cost To Rent A Commercial Building?

May 10, 2022
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How much is commercial rent? When you’re looking for a place to set up your commercial project, the cost of renting a building can be a major factor in your decision. But how much does it cost to rent commercial space? And what things do you need to consider when making your choice? In this blog post, we’ll look at the factors that go into how much commercial rent can be and help you develop the right business plan. Why Do You Need To Rent A Building? There are several reasons why you might need to rent a building. You may…

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Impact of Rising Interest Rates on Commercial Real Estate

May 9, 2022
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As interest rates continue to rise, commercial real estate investors and professionals are left wondering how to navigate this new financial landscape. Understanding the impact of rising interest rates on commercial real estate is crucial for success in this ever-changing market. A study titled “Interest Rates and Investment: Evidence from Commercial Real Estate” by Peng and Thibodeau was published in The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics in 2020. The study looked at the impact of interest rates on investments in approximately 12,000 properties in different U.S. metro areas from 1997 to 2014. The researchers found that lowering interest…

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