The business economy has been thriving and interest rates are still quite low. That combination of factors has made commercial real estate owners, investors and lenders very, very happy.
If you've invested in the right piece of commercial real estate, you may find the value going up. You may even decide to cash in and sell.
Investment property is a great way to develop your passive income, increase your assets and acquire financial stability -- but first, you have to make a purchase. That's not always the easiest thing to do unless you happen to have a lot of cash laying around.
The cannabis industry is experiencing a period of rapid growth -- which means that it could be a great time to invest in commercial real estate that's designed to be used for growing cannabis, processing it or dispensing it to either medical marijuana patients or (eventually, you may hope) recreational users.
A commercial property investor who never looks much beyond their own back door will probably end up missing out on some prime opportunities. Some of the best real estate deals you may ever encounter could be located halfway across the country -- or further.
There has been considerable talk in the media lately about the potential of a recession in the near future. Even speculation about a recession can affect many investors' decisions about whether to put money into any commercial property.
Warehouses weren't always considered a prime real estate investment opportunity -- but a lot of things of changed in recent decades.
Your heart probably sank when you got the notice that one of your commercial tenants had just filed for bankruptcy protection. After all, the health of their business directly impacts that health of yours.
Back in 2008, Abu Dhabi Investment Council paid $800 million for 90 percent ownership of the iconic Chrysler Building in New York City. It turns out, that wasn't the best of investments.
When it comes to commercial leases, you're essentially on your own to protect yourself against predatory clauses and clauses that -- while not exactly predatory -- are certainly dangerous to your pocketbook. That's why it's important to understand as much as you can about commercial leases before you start to negotiate one, including things like a continuous operations clause.