Financial Due Diligence of the Tenant The #1 Imperative for all Tenant Brokers

First let’s start with the definition of “ Due Diligence”: “Due diligence is the process of systematically researching and verifying the accuracy of a statement. The term originated in the business world, where due diligence is required to validate financial statements”. This is the essence of what the tenant rep broker needs to do with their client. Clients Read More

Take a Banker to Lunch Today!

  Take a Banker to Lunch Today! As the current business cycle is “aging out” which most economic cycles do, the state of banking and finance are a major concern. There is no doubt the Federal Reserve and their related Federal Banking Agencies are beginning to become nervous about the current state of Commercial Real Read More

Updated View of the Commercial Real Estate Investment Sector

A recent Costar Headline read “Rising Demand for Office and Industrial Real Estate Suggests Expanding U.S. Economy” Can this be true? I guess Costar did not get the latest memo about how the economy by any measure is currently at a virtual standstill. The small gains as reported are nothing to really cheer about. Yes Read More

The Commercial Real Estate Market A Common Sense Outlook

Based upon recent market data and looking at the macro economic landscape in the United States the following is my outlook for the commercial real estate market. It is not a pretty view and there is no bias in this opinion other than using common sense from extrapolating the social and economic events shaping the Read More

Commercial Real Estate Predictions That Defy Logic Here is a Dose of Reality

There has been several industry articles published recently suggesting very loudly the recovery of the commercial real estate market is finally at hand. These articles can only be deemed to be considered wishful thinking at best or a blatant disregard to the reality of the overall economic situation facing the USA and the World and its Read More

Delusional Commercial Real Estate Predictions

There have been several articles published recently which are touting a commercial real estate recovery. Many are based upon  recent investment grade  office properties  bought by institutional investors many of whom are foreign. This reporting can only be considered wishful thinking at best or a blatant disregard to the reality of the overall economic situation Read More