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Multi-Family Investments

multi-family investments

Most analysts are skeptical when it comes to the growth of commercial real estate in 2016. But contrary to belief, the multi-family properties are on pace for the second year of record investments. In the first quarter of 2016, multi-family deal volumes reached a total of $37 billion. This number is almost exactly in line …

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CRE Technology

CRE technology

The CRE industry has quietly transformed from a “mom and pop” industry to an industry where owners manage complex and global portfolios. Due to this change, commercial real estate represents about 10% of institutional investment portfolios. Even with this evolution, the tools of trade haven’t evolved much. But that is beginning to change. A wave …

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1031 Exchange

1031 exchange

The IRS Code (1031 Exchange) allows commercial real estate investors to defer tax liability on sold properties. This code states that “no gain or loss shall be recognized on the exchange property held for productive use in a trade or business or for investment if such property is exchanged solely for a property of like …

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LEASED: 888 E Belvidere

grayslake for lease

Address: 888 E. Belvidere Road #408 City: Grayslake, IL Industrial condo for lease with office plus additional finished area which could be used for assembly, packing, or opened up to expand into warehouse. 1 10×10’ drive in door. Location offers good access to I-94, 6.6 miles; Metra train, 1.3 miles; downtown Grayslake, 1.4miles. Space available May 1. Download Brochure     Call Joe

CRE Problems

CRE problems

It often takes a professional juggler to keep all the aspects of a commercial real estate transaction together! As you look at CRE transactions, here are some areas that affect CREs:   Availability of Data—Data, the accuracy of that data, and the availability of the most up to date data is vital to the success …

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LEASED: 785 Oakwood E101

Address: 785 Oakwood Suite E101 City: Lake Zurich, IL Industrial condo with office, conference room, warehouse and drive-in door. Faces Oakwood, good exposure. With 10% down your monthly is $1,414 for principal, interest, taxes, association fees. Your monthly payment is helping to build your equity and net worth by owning an asset! Download Brochure   …

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Off Market: 501 Peterson

501 peterson

Address: 501 Peterson Rd City: Libertyville, IL Off Market: Office Condo – 1,805 SF (includes 18.8% common area) Suite 100, Unit 2 is an office condominium (first floor) that is part of a larger 9,600 SF standalone brick office building situated in a very private, park -like setting. Unit offers a front foyer, 3 private …

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IL Route 53 Expansion

IL Route 53 Expansion

After four years of work by a group of businesses, government, and environmental leaders in Lake County, there is finally some forward movement for the IL Route 53/120 project. On December 17, 2016, the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board unanimously approved a resolution authorizing an EIS for the project. The EIS process will study alignment …

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SBA 504 Loans

sea 504 loans

If you are a small business owner looking to obtain financing do not look past a 504 loan. Why? There are a number of advantages but here are a few of the top reasons: easier to secure SBA 504 loan financing versus conventional CRE loans SBA 504 loans are designed to finance TOTAL project costs …

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How Do Interest Rates Affect Property Value?

Does an increase in interest rates affect property value? Investors fear that the normalizing of interest rates will result in increasing the cap rates and declining property values. Although the relationship exists, the problem is that it is more complex and typically other factors come into play. Cap rates are influenced not only by interest …

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