Category: Educational

READY Video: Can it Make Sense to Not Have Positive Leverage in a Commercial Real Estate Acquisition?

Oct 11, 2017 - Educational - 0 Comments - Standard

In this short video, the host of America’s Commercial Real Estate Show, Michael Bull CCIM, discusses whether and when it makes sense to not have positive leverage. The answer is simple. If leverage is not positive, then returns better be coming from sources other than net operating income. Examples of this abound, however, as commercial […]

Multifamily Investment Property Classifications

Jul 29, 2017 - Educational - 0 Comments - Standard

Multifamily investment properties are generally classified as “A”, “B”,“C,” or “D.”  These classifications are somewhat subjective, in the eyes of the beholder, if you will, and definitions vary.  Below is a rough guideline. Class A Multifamily Generally garden style properties built within the last 10 years, properties older than 10 years that have been substantially renovated, […]

Video discusses whether a tenant will have to pay its tenant rep?

Apr 22, 2017 - Educational - 0 Comments - Standard

The host of The Commercial Real Estate Show, Michael Bull, answers the question; “As a tenant, will I have to pay my tenant rep?” His answer, a firm “typically, no,” further noting 90-95% of the time “no,” is consistent with my experience. As he further notes, tenant representative fees tend to be built into the […]

Video: Lease Negotiating Tips for Retail Landlords

Mar 02, 2017 - Educational, Retail Properties - 0 Comments - Standard

Jonathan Neville, a partner at the law firm Arnall, Golden, Gregory, joins Michael to discuss contract tips and mistakes to avoid for retail properties from a landlord’s perspective. Discussed are the importance of actively negotiating items for which a landlord can charge, controlling the construction process, understanding and negotiating co-tenancy clauses, project predictability, and having an […]

Video: Lease Mistakes Tenants Should Work to Avoid

Mar 01, 2017 - Educational, Retail Properties - 0 Comments - Standard

Jonathan Neville, a partner in the law firm Arnall, Golden, Gregory, joins Michael to discuss lease mistakes that tenants would be best served to work to avoid. Discussed are the dangers of unreasonable landlord remedies, the risks that can be buried within landlord assignment clauses, the importance of having landlord default clauses, the importance of […]

Video: Options to Renew ~ Mistakes to Avoid in Commercial Leases

Mar 01, 2017 - Educational, Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

Laura Hall, partner at Sheley, Hall & Williams, joins Michael Bull of The Commercial Real Estate Show to discuss mistakes to avoid in lease involving options to renew.  Some highlights of this video include:   Most commercial leases have one Very few are exercised Landlord should require as much lead time as possible to execute […]

Green Street says Mexican Fibras Adopting REIT Best Practices

Feb 15, 2017 - Educational - 0 Comments - Standard

In this REIT.com interview David de la Rosa, vice president with Green Street’s Advisory & Consulting, shares an overview of the Fibra market. A Fibra is an investment trust vehicle under the laws of Mexico that is dedicated to the acquisition and also the development of real estate assets within Mexico that are intended for leasing. […]

Now on Kindle: Florida Chapter 475 Part 1 Regarding Real Estate Brokers, Sales Associates, and Schools

Feb 03, 2017 - Educational - 0 Comments - Standard

James Hawkins, via a related entity, has made Florida Chapter 475, Part 1, Real Estate Brokers, Sales Associates, and Schools, from Florida Statutes Title XXXII, Regulation of Professions and Occupations, available for download on Kindle.  This is a great resource for those studying to take the Florida Real Estate Sales Associate or Florida Real Estate Broker […]