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How Much Office Space Do I Need?

December 2nd, 2020
How Much Office Space Do I Need?

Wondering how much office space you really need? Check out these pointers.

Office space is still necessary for many businesses. Even with the surge of remote work over the past few years and especially this year in 2020, office spaces will continue to exist. As a business, you work as a team to collaborate and build community while you’re at it. Communication is never better than when you’re face-to-face. If you are searching for the best office space or wondering whether to expand or detract your square footage, check out these tips.

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What Commercial Real Estate To Invest In

November 24th, 2020
What Commercial Real Estate To Invest In

What commercial real estate has been doing well during this trying time? Find out here.

Commercial real estate has undoubtedly taken a hit due to this year’s debacles. With the lockdowns and the increasing popularity of remote work, it might look like commercial real estate has taken a serious blow. However, because of the economic success in pre-pandemic months, some businesses are suffering less than one might think. In addition, some businesses have actually thrived during this time. If you are a CRE investor looking to broaden your portfolio, here are a few areas to check out.

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What Is Real Estate Syndication?

November 18th, 2020
What Is Real Estate Syndication?

Could a real estate syndication help you reach your investing goals? Find out here.

If you are a commercial real estate investor, you may come across properties that you would love to invest in but you couldn’t possibly afford on your own. You might also find you have major strengths in some areas, but are weak in other areas, such as having lots of capital or accounting. In the commercial real estate world, real estate syndication is a way to invest in a property that is otherwise out of reach.

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Why Hire a Real Estate Development Consultant?

November 11th, 2020
Why Hire a Real Estate Development Consultant?

A development consultant is who you want by your side during the project.

When looking to embark on a real estate development project, there is a lot to get everything in order and come out with the best results. It can be like trekking into the wilderness. With the right guide who knows the terrain, you have a much better chance of getting through in stride. In the same way, a commercial real estate development consultant is there for you.

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What Is a Building Condition Assessment?

November 4th, 2020
What Is a Building Condition Assessment?

When searching for commercial real estate, get a building condition assessment.

In commercial real estate, one must have detailed information on the property in question. Without understanding the ins and outs of prospective premises, an investor cannot know for sure how to bid on it nor know what costs will come up later on. In figuring out these details, commercial property investors should conduct a building condition assessment.

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Should Start-Ups Have Office Space?

October 28th, 2020
Should Start-Ups Have Office Space?

Here’s why every start-up should seriously consider renting office space.

Office spaces have existed for decades, but did you know that these objects, like many other things, pass through trends as well? Just as architectural styles differ through time, office space configurations also change. For the last several years, remote work has become a part of normal work life for most, and this year has only confirmed its viability. If you own a start-up, should you throw the idea of office space out the window? Here are a few reasons why start-ups should have office space.

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Types of Commercial Property Investment Strategies

October 21st, 2020
Types of Commercial Property Investment Strategies

Need ideas to start your commercial property investment career? Check out these top strategies.

Investing in commercial real estate is a rewarding career that takes a great deal of strategy. There are numerous types of properties in which to specialize, and various ways to go about investing in them as well. Here are some of the most established types of commercial property investment strategies.

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Why Underwriting Is Crucial for Investors

October 14th, 2020
Why Underwriting Is Crucial for Investors

In commercial real estate, underwriting is a crucial part of the investing process.

Whenever you make a big purchase, you take a risk, whether you are buying a home, buying a car, making a business investment, or buying a commercial property. In any of these situations, you would naturally be wise to limit your risk as much as possible. In personal purchases, this means doing as much research into the product or company as possible. In real estate investing, that research means underwriting, a crucial process for any investor to practice. 

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Converting Commercial Properties to Residential

October 7th, 2020
Converting Commercial Properties to Residential

Can you convert an office space into a residential unit? Yes! Here’s how.

In 2020, commercial real estate investors need to think of creative and resilient ways to keep their properties’ value high. One of the types of commercial properties that has had the most challenges is office buildings. Many companies are realizing that they can skip the monthly rent and work from home just as well. While there is value to working in an office, you as an investor may have to improvise. Converting commercial properties to residential ones is one possible idea.

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Benefits of Investing in Storage Units

September 30th, 2020
Benefits of Investing in Storage Units

Investing in storage units can provide stable cash flow.

When considering investing in commercial properties to make a passive income, you have plenty of real estate options from which to choose. Broadly, there are office, retail, multi-family, industrial, and special purpose properties. Each one has its unique benefits for investors. However, if you live in a metropolitan and suburban area like Maryland, there is one particular kind that deserves special consideration. Below are the benefits of investing in storage units.

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