Commercial Real Estate Investors: How to Adjust to Rising Rates

  • February 28, 2017
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As 2017 carries on in full swing, commercial real estate investors have experienced rising interest rates. There are many elements that have contributed to this short term and long term raise on interest rates. Some of these aspects include inflation, the Federal Reserve, and other contributing factors. The SVN Research team at SVN International Corp. recently published a blog
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CRE 101: 3 Reasons to Invest Today

  • January 31, 2017
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Reasons to Invest in CRE The commercial real estate industry, or CRE industry, can provide lucrative investment options for numerous investors. There are several different property types, which creates a diverse selection of exciting investment opportunities. There are several reasons to invest in commercial real estate…almost too many to count! Our friends at Simon CRE recently published a blog post
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Active Hotel Investors of 2016

  • December 27, 2016
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ACTIVE HOTEL INVESTORS OF 2016 2016 has brought about lots of major events and changes, including changes in the commercial real estate industry. According to recent market updates, investors have been spending less on hospitality properties than they did last year. CapitalBrain recently published a blog post outlining active hotel investors of 2016. Some of these investors
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3 Reasons Why Smart Owners are Investing in Smart Buildings

  • October 18, 2016
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Investing in Smart Buildings As our technology-driven world continues to develop, we are introduced to all kinds of “smart” technology, including smart commercial real estate buildings. Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology, or S.M.A.R.T., was a method originally developed by IBM. Over time, technology that is considered “smart” now means it can operate with little to no human interaction.
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Why Millennials Should Embrace CRE Investments

  • August 16, 2016
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In my first couple of months working here at SVN | Graham, Langlois & Legendre (SVN GLL), my mentors and colleagues introduced me to the many sides of commercial real estate (CRE). Each facet of CRE holds its own individualized characteristics that make different property types unique. I believe that many millennials, like myself, have
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Owning Commercial Real Estate Investing in real estate is a choice. On the residential side, it’s a choice when you decide to finally stop renting and buy your first home. On the commercial side it’s a choice when you decide to purchase retail space for your business instead of continuing to rent. While these are
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When buying commercial real estate, the main importance is seeing a return on that investment, as why would you buy something to lose money rather than make it? So, before investing, you carefully consider two things: (1) What you want to buy, and (2) where. There are certain markets that will typically always provide returns on an investment, such
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