Cap Rates

Understanding Cap Rates

UNDERSTANDING Cap Rates The capitalization rate otherwise knows as a cap rate, is an economic indicator used in understanding and valuing income producing property. This figure, which is expressed as a percentage, is a ratio of the net operating income (NOI) and the value or sale price. This figure helps to identify the underlining value…

Big Box Retail, Who’s Filling in the Gap?

Big Box retail, WHO’S FILLING THE GAP For decades, big box retailers boomed, guzzling up smaller stores that couldn’t compete at the level of these larger retail locations that offered more and variety for usually a lower price. But the growth of the online retail stores has changed the game for everyone. Instead of having…

The Evolution of Mixed-Use Developments

THE EVOLUTION OF MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS Mixed use developments are increasingly becoming the most popular development type in the U.S as well as the hottest Commercial Real Estate Trend. Both developers and investors are looking for new opportunities and investments to purchase desirable land that can achieve the goal of creating developments that not only offer…

The Future of Real Estate & Blockchain

THE FUTURE OF Real Estate & Blockchain? Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin, and countless other cryptocurrencies have gained massive popularity over the last year, but what is the technology behind these cryptocurrencies? The technology is known as blockchain, the Digital Gold of technology. It allows digital information to be distributed but not copied and this single element,…

Crowdfunding and Commercial Real Estate

Crowdfunding and Commercial Real Estate How much have you heard about crowdfunding and commercial real estate? If you aren’t familiar with it, here’s our overview of the advantages and disadvantages for not only raising money but also investing via crowdfunding platforms. Crowdfunding Basics You’ve probably heard of various crowdfunding initiatives, like for example, when it…