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Understanding Pad Sites

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One of my favorite retail value-add strategies is the pad site deal. A pad site is an out-parcel building lot located within or adjacent to another piece of commercial real estate. Think about banks or fast food restaurants in their own [...]

The Beauty of Illiquidity

By |Educational|

From time to time, current and prospective partners often raise concerns about the illiquid nature of real estate assets. And while it is nice to be able to push a button and immediately convert an asset to cash, the [...]

Understanding the CAP Rate

By |Educational|

In previous posts, I've discussed NOI or Net Operating Income. In case you missed it, your net operating income is the amount of income a property is throwing off after all expenses like taxes, insurance, utilities, and maintenance, but [...]

Real Estate Tax Benefits

By |Educational|

Depreciation, 1031 Exchange, Long Term Capital Gains Over the next few emails I'm going to briefly explain why real estate is a truly tax advantaged asset class. First we'll talk depreciation. As time goes on, history has shown real estate [...]

Commercial V Residential

By |Educational|

I'm often asked by prospective investors and partners if we ever get involved in residential real estate deals. While I know many successful home builders, rehabbers, and residential landlords, my answer is always the same: NO While I have [...]

Simple Value Added Strategies

By |Educational|

As Value Added commercial real estate investors, we focus on deals where we can significantly increase net operating income from current levels at cost basis. One of the great ways to do this is to focus your efforts on [...]

Understanding Value Added CRE Deals

By |Educational|

I’d like to share with you one of the great strategies that sophisticated commercial real estate investors utilize to generate significant risk adjusted returns. It is the back bone of our investing strategy and the predominant strategy we utilize [...]