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Going out of Business: The Breakdown of a Relationship

by Lisa Carpenter: As Valentine’s Day approaches, it occurs to me that the relationship between an owner and their building is like a love affair. In good times, it’s easy to get along. The owner is doing his part by managing operations and the tenant is doing her part by paying rent – a perfect […]

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Boston Commercial Real Estate Gains from 2005-2007 Wiped Clear in 2009?

Property & Portfolio Research has published some mean numbers that indicate that we’re going to be in for a wild ride over the next couple of years in the Boston area commercial real estate market. As much as what I hear around town is a false sense of hope and security that this will blow over soon and we’ll get back to prosperous times again, it looks like the coming storm is going to get nasty.

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How to Accumulate More Money in Commercial Real Estate Than Your Monopoly Banker

We lost sight of the basics were were taught as kids. In fact, did you know that every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S Treasury? It took an email chain with a list of factoids to get me thinking that perhaps we went wrong with commercial real estate investment decisions that weren’t well informed and that strayed from the fundamentals of financial analysis for commercial real estate.

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Easily Reduce Expenses, Boost Cash-Flow to Force Appreciation in 2009

In this podcast Brecht Palombo and Jeremy Cyrier talk with Craig Foley and Tim Pulling about one way commercial property owners and business tenants can reduce their expenses in 2009. For commercial property owners the net effect of a substantial expense reduction is forced appreciation and increased cash-flow. For business owners expenses can determine the […]

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Get up to 90% financing with an SBA 504 loan

Not long ago, if a borrower was simply able to complete the application for a 100% loan, and they would be approved. Talk to those who have tried the same in recent months, and you’ll hear a different story – one in which lending institutions have limited borrowing to the point of virtually freezing the […]

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Why CAP Rates Won’t Save You This Time

The past several years have been forgiving to commercial real estate investors. You could go out, buy a building, lower the rents, and sell the property for more than you paid for it. Huh? Sounds strange doesn’t it? Imagine this, you’re a savvy real estate investor who’s interested in purchasing a 40,000 SF office building […]

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Positive Cash Flow Deal — A Lesson in Anatomy

How many deals do you see out there where sellers seem to have these unrealistic prices?  They tell you that all you have to do is see the “potential” in the property to realize that the above value price they’re looking for really is a discount when you consider all of the “upside” the opportunity […]

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