Commercial Real Estate Markets Expanding in 2017

  • March 7, 2017
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Commercial real estate markets take part in a unique cycle when it comes to growth, occupancy rates, pricing and other facts. These markets experience peaks and valleys, which is very important to understand when it comes to investing in commercial real estate. SVN corporate research team recently published a blog post discussing the current cycle and
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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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Can Cows Keep You From Having Wetlands?

  • November 1, 2016
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Cows and Wetlands In short, yes cows can keep you from having wetlands! Cows and commercial real estate, how do this things relate?! In this post, I’ll explain how having cows on your commercial land property can keep you from having wetlands. Reducing the amount of wetland on your property will increase property value and sale price.
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What To Do When Listing Your Property for Lease

  • October 25, 2016
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When listing your property for lease, it may seem easier to just let your property sit vacant to save a few bucks. Stephanie Gilbert, Advisor with SVN SouthLand Commercial in Pensacola, FL, discusses why this isn’t a good idea in a recent blog post. Keeping up with services such as electricity, landscaping and water is important when
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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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What is a CCIM?

  • September 14, 2016
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CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member As a young agent many years ago, I worked for a group of guys who prided themselves on obtaining commercial real estate designations…specifically the prestigious CCIM designation. As a “new to business broker” I had no idea what the designation meant nor did I truly understand its benefits. Being
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Do the Dew – Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate

  • September 7, 2016
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PepsiCo consistently uses the well-known slogan “Do the Dew” to promote their Mountain Dew soft drink. Simple and to the point, it has served as a staple in marketing the product. Carlton Dean, Managing Director and advisor at SVN | SouthLand Commercial in Tallahassee, thought of “Do the Dew” in relation to due diligence in commercial real estate. By
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Reis Report: CRE Construction Activity

  • August 25, 2016
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In the United States, Reis is an extremely valuable source for commercial real estate market information. Reis provides important commercial real estate information such as vacancy rates, rent levels, cap rates and much more. The information provided includes the following commercial real estate sectors: apartment, office, Flex/R&D, self storage, senior housing, retail, student housing and
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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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