What to Consider Before Buying Land

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For the experienced investor, a checklist and due diligence results in confidence in the process. For a novice investor, ignoring some of these steps can result in a failed investment. While this is by no means an exhaustive list, it’s a starting point highlighting some considerations before purchasing land.

CRE Market Shakeup

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Online retail sales surged over 40% in 2020 fueled by the Coronavirus pandemic. With overall easing of pandemic rules and society getting back to school, work, and leisure activities we …

Bubble, No Bubble? It Doesn’t Matter!

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The parallels between the last real estate run and this are hard to ignore; the record prices, the bidding wars, warehouses being leased before they’re built, the off-market transactions that …

The timing for this burgeoning industry is not ideal; already low vacancy rates in strategically desirable industrial areas coupled with the continued growth of e-commerce has put pressure on cannabis operators to pony up higher than market rents, driving up square footage costs seemingly by the week. The need to secure property in order to be licensed to operate has thus far not dissuaded those willing to take on substantial financial risk in order to get a piece of this multi-billion dollar (and growing) industry.

The Logistics Scare and Nearshoring

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In 2019, logistics spending accelerated with an 11.4% increase parallel to the e-commerce growth within the United States. In the past decade we have seen industrial rents hit an all-time high, but the demand for more space is growing. The hiccups this nation has faced in its international supply chain logistics validate the necessity for expansion in our nation’s infrastructure.

Christian Benedetto – Office 2020 Predictions

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Christian Benedetto – Office – As the 1st Quarter of 2020 ends with the Stock Markets in a tailspin, the Coronavirus threatens to further shut down the global economy.  16 Million people …

Karine Blanc – Multifamily 2020 Predictions

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Karine Blanc – Multifamily – “With interest rates at historical lows, multifamily will continue to trade aggressively in 2020. The low cost of borrowing has allowed new investors easy entry to …

From Wall Street to Commercial Real Estate

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To become a successful salesperson, one must also embrace change – it sounds simple, but as everyone knows, doing things the same way can be comforting, but not effective. If a salesperson wants to grow, they must embrace new challenges – whether it’s new technology, new products, new clients or new colleagues. I like to say, “be like a shark, always moving”, so the momentum you generate keeps you engaged.

Value of Time, an Honored Tradition

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Our New Jersey leading, family-owned and run, commercial real estate company for the past ten decades has believed that all you have is your time and your product knowledge. It is important to share them wisely with clients and build relationships large and small.