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Emerging trends in commercial real estate from local and national experts.

Bank of America Lends $180Mln Against 261 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan

Bank of America Lends $180Mln Against 261 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan Written by  Dan Moynihan Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report Bank of America has provided a $180 million loan against the 434,238-square-foot office property at 261 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan’s Midtown South area. The financing was used to fund the repayment of a $141 […]

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Common Mistakes When Buying Commercial Real Estate

Mistake 1 – Disconnect Between Real Estate Decisions and Overall Business Strategy The most important thing a business must keep in mind when engaged in a real estate decision, is that the decision you are making isn’t about real estate… it’s about your business. You’re not leasing/purchasing space—you’re growing your business. The biggest mistake made […]

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Why Professional Property Management Just Makes Sense!

 Commercial Property Manager can: • Fill vacancies in a timely manner • Maximize the value of your lease agreements • Handle both day-to-day and emergency maintenance • Build and maintain good relationships with tenants • Take care of accounting and provide regular financial statements No matter what the scale of your commercial property, a professional […]

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What to Expect when Applying for a Commercial Mortgage Loan: Banks and Private Alternatives

If you have never borrowed money for your business before, you may be in for a surprise. Whether you want to borrow working capital to expand your business or leverage equity in a commercial real estate venture, you will soon find out the commercial loan process is very different from the more common home mortgage […]

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Strategies For Successful Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Here are some basics to consider however it is essential that you find a trusted local resource for the market you are considering. Below are a few items to consider. Commercial real estate is valued differently: The income that a piece of commercial real estate produces is directly related to its usable square footage. This […]

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Top Tips for Hiring a Commercial Real Estate Professional

TOP TIPS Proper vetting includes ensuring that a firm has solid references and a solid transaction history. Demonstrated knowledge of the market is a must. Check who else your broker represents. At a minimum, make sure they disclose any conflicts of interest. Ask brokers what services you’re paying for. How closely are the principals going […]

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Top 5 Reasons for Hiring a Commercial Real Estate Professional

1) Save Time This reason is especially true for the business owner who invariably wears too many hats already.  My business clients have enough to do in their day to day to take the time to compile and review listings, call listing agents, schedule and arrange property tours, write LOIs (offers), review city zoning, and […]

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