The Commercial Minute

Why Business Owners Should Buy Commercial Property

For many business owners, owning the building you operate from is a dream. In Transworld’s experience, buying commercial real estate after working from a coworking space gave us access to plentiful parking, a central place the team could call home, and the advantage of our own conference rooms for client meetings. This was the best decision for our business and customers and has helped us reach growth milestones we’ve been working to achieve.

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The Commercial Sale Timeline

A commercial real estate sale’s timeline depends on a number of market factors like time of year, the market, and the investment. In this article, building owners will learn considerations for the selling process and understand how each factor affects the timeline. Like any significant business decision, working with a broker advisor you can trust, will go a long way in giving you an advantage in the commercial sale timeline.

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Considerations for Property Buying in a Tight Market

As a small business owner, buying commercial property offers a number of benefits that a commercial lease simply can’t measure up to. These benefits including acting as your own landlord (think you call the shots and customizations), tax benefits, equity building opportunities, and even options for better market power through building advertising. But how can you take advantage of a commercial real estate purchase in a tight commercial market like Denver’s where there is limited inventory for sale? There are a couple ways you can position yourself for a commercial property investment, to make the best use of the active market and they are as follows.

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Q3 2019 Commercial Market Report – The Market is Strong

By the end of Q3 2019, Denver’s economy was more than healthy reaching a 2.8% unemployment rate, well below the national average of 3.7%. And despite signs of an economic slowdown, and the 2020 election looming ahead, Denver’s economy has been diversifying through its economic expansion period hedging it against some of the detriments a downturn may cause. In our experience, demand for commercial real estate remains positive. In Denver, and similar tier 2 metros like Atlanta, Dallas, and Phoenix, developer investments and incoming businesses are strong.

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How to Evaluate a Commercial Investment?

Commercial property value doesn’t depreciate like stock market investments can and in commercial real estate markets like Colorado, the value of commercial real estate is increasing at record rates. Commercial property often offers a better rate of return than residential property investments. However, with any investment opportunity, doing your research beforehand is wise.

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Evans Station Area Development: Is This the Next Metro Denver Hot Spot?

Commercial Broker, Chris Lindgren has been living and working in the Metro Denver for some time and has THE pulse on the latest developments across the city – ask him what the next hot spot is! Previously, I wrote about the and the fact that you don’t have to be a long-term resident of Denver to be aware of the changes that have taken place in the greater metro area in recent years. Looking back to earlier iterations of Denver, it’s hard to imagine what South University Boulevard was like from I-25 heading south through the Denver University Campus just a few short years ago.

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A Breakdown of Capital Market Options for Purchasing Commercial Real Estate

If you are preparing to finance a commercial real estate investment, you are in an unprecedented market where capital is available across many different platforms offering both traditional and more creative opportunities to finance a commercial real estate acquisition. Securing the appropriate financing for your investment project is a critical part of the acquisition process, whether you are a real estate investor, an owner occupied building owner, or a net investment seeker.

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