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

The Teaming of Multiple Business Professionals …Bringing Their Specific Skill Sets to Help Get Deals Done….And Better Represent the Client!

In today’s fast paced and complex business environment Commercial Real Estate Brokers & Consultants need to reach out to other individuals/companies/other service providers who can lend their experience and expertise in helping the CRE Broker to better serve their clients. This is what it should always be about, not trying to be the “Jack of 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

Four Trends That Are Reshaping The Commercial Real Estate Industry

http://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2015/11/19/four-trends-that-are-reshaping-the-commercial-real-estate-industry/ “Over the past 30 years, the commercial real estate industry has quietly transformed from a “mom-and-pop” industry to an institutional asset class where owners manage complex and global portfolios. Institutional investors rarely used to invest in real estate. But with the rise of new investment structures and global commercial real estate investors, real estate Read More

Dismal Outlook for the Economy the Fed says

Fed Sees U.S. Economic Growth Slowing, Mulls Policy Options | Fox Buiness Response to David Repka on LinkedIn Group; Location Location Basis David you want my opinion well here goes… The short answer is there needs to be a change at the Top meaning this President has to go. Also the Democratic leadership has to 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