The BEST CRE Blogs You Should Be Reading

When it comes to keeping yourself up-to-date on the latest in commercial real estate, there are a number of great and informative resources out there on the internet. But let’s face it, there’s just so much out there,… Read More

A New 3D Experience for CRE

Our world is completely in awe over new and interactive technologies. Making it even easier than before to find innovative and interesting ways to incorporate them into everyday life. What was once a unfathomable experience, 3D has just… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding: A Trend That’s Here to Stay

The playing field is becoming more level for small investors thanks to a slew of real estate crowdfunding websites sprouting up across the web. The crowd-sourced investment websites have become an expansive trend in the industry. In the… Read More

Lease or Buy Analysis

When it comes to leasing or buying a commercial real estate property, there are a number of advantages and disadvantages to consider before making that big decision. While the market can be unpredictable and intimidating, unfortunately there is… Read More

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Get Started with Real Estate Crowdfunding with These Simple Steps

An enduring trend, real estate crowdfunding is credited with generating more than $1 billion worth of investment in recent years. With dozens of platforms cropping up across the web, experts anticipate a two-fold investment increase within the next… Read More

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3 Ways to Kickstart a Career in Commercial Real Estate

If you want a fulfilling career in any field, you have to do your homework. Especially when it comes to the fast-paced and risk-prone world of real estate investing, it’s important to take a serious approach to learning…. Read More

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How to Use the Investment Property Valuation Calculator: Step Five

Yesterday, myNOI covered Step 4 of the Investment Property Valuation Calculator (IPV). In the fourth step, investors found an estimated valuation of their commercial property by combing the income withe expenses. In Step 5, we’ll examine the debt taken… Read More

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How to Use the Investment Property Valuation Calculator: Step One

  The Investment Property Valuation Calculator is an invaluable tool for investors and brokers alike. When used effectively, the IPV Calculator can help you plan ahead with your commercial property investments. An in-depth reading of the results can… Read More

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Ready to Sign a Commercial Lease? Read this First

“You ought to be able to explain why you’re taking the job you’re taking, why you’re making the investment you’re making, or whatever it may be. And if it can’t stand applying pencil to paper, you’d better think… Read More

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Increase the Value of Commercial Property with these Simple Tips

In the fast-paced world of commercial real estate, many investors understand that high returns don’t just come from a signature on a lease agreement. On the contrary, successful property owners are business savvy with a drive to invest… Read More

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Investing in Retail Properties

Commercial investors who aren’t scared to take a risk for potentially high rewards will enjoy investing in retail properties. A retail building’s success is obviously tightly connected to the health of the local and national economy, meaning investors will be… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Friday, Feb. 10

Happy Friday, investors and brokers! In today’s commercial real estate news, a write-up on Dodd-Frank’s slow roll out, a chastising of luxury brands slow online adoption, and Whole Foods struggles for its sixth straight quarter. Killing Dodd-Frank Before… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Laws: Lets Get Technical

Commercial real estate crowdfunding laws can be dense, yet more than ever, commercial investors are harnessing the power of the internet to raise funds on the fly. Crowd-sourcing websites like realtyshares.com, realtymogul.com and realcrowd.com draw in droves of… Read More

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How to Spot a Bad Commercial Real Estate Deal

Every investor should know how to spot a bad commercial real estate deal. First time investments are usually a huge commitment for those starting out. And while it can take time to learn the ins and outs of… Read More

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5 Commercial Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2017

As we head into the new year, it’s helpful to know which commercial real estate markets are expected to see increased activity in 2017. Nailing down which areas are set to perform well is not an exact science,… Read More

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Tips for Making Your Next Open House Count

Despite living in an ever-expanding digital world, real estate investors still rely on the in-person perks of an open house to land a sale, fast. Sparking an interest among buyers requires much more than a veggie tray and… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Friday, Jan. 20

Happy Friday, investors. Before you head off to your weekend, read these commercial real estate articles covering projected CMBS issuance, the record number of skyscrapers erected last year and growing rent prices. Projected CMBS Issuance for 2017 Under… Read More

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The Pros and Cons of Investing in a REIT

Earlier this week, MyNOI covered what a real estate investment trust (REIT) is and how you could get involved in them. While REITs offer a great way for skittish first-time investors to try their hand at commercial real… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Tuesday, Jan. 17

In today’s commercial real estate news: an update on the blossoming real estate sector in Asia, marijuana’s link to high lease price rates, and traps for first time investors to avoid. Capturing Growth in Asia’s Property Management Frontier… Read More

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What is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?

If you’re interested in commercial real estate, but don’t know where to begin, a real estate investment trust (REIT) can be a good way to get your feet wet, while avoiding much of the inherent risk. A REIT… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Monday, Jan. 16

Welcome back, investors. In today’s commercial real estate news: Trump’s anti-regulatory stance encourages developers, construction firms brace for an influx of infrastructure projects, and the apartment sector begins to cool. Homebuilders See Profit in Trump Bulldozing Environmental Rules… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Friday, Jan. 13

Happy Friday, investors! Our commercial real estate news aggregation today covers a forecast for the world’s commercial market in 2017, an analysis of why REITs are struggling in the S&P and coverage of a bill proposed to help… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Thursday, Jan. 12

Good afternoon. Today, the commercial real estate news includes the likely growth of industrial properties in 2017, planning for succession in a family business and a new hire at CBRE South Florida. US Commercial Real Estate Executives Bet… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Wednesday, Jan. 11

Lots of news in the commercial real estate world today. Find out about it all with these four articles detailing CBRE’s acquisition of Floored, the heightened apartment activity in Orange County, the home of George Lucas’ museum, and… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Tuesday, Jan. 10

Good afternoon. Read these three articles on commercial real estate detailing the relations between demographics and apartments, the state of the Denver commercial real estate market, and a medical REIT’s plan for 2017. How Demographic Changes Have Impacted… Read More

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Top Three Ways to Ensure a Sound Commercial Real Estate Investment

It’s no secret that investing in commercial real estate can reap high rewards. Whether it be the potential for hefty returns or flexibility in maintenance expenses that draw you in, be sure to consider ways to sustain your… Read More

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Understanding the Phases of the Commercial Real Estate Cycle

Unbeknownst to many who aren’t involved with commercial real estate, the market actually follows a fairly predictable pattern. This real estate cycle can be broken down into four distinct phases—recovery, expansion, hyper supply and recession. Knowing which of… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Friday, Jan. 6

Happy Friday, investors. Before you check out for the weekend, check out these three commercial real estate articles on hedging inflation, ACRE stock prices and a retail center in Sacramento. How Commercial Real Estate Can Serve As A… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Thursday, Jan. 5

We’ve gathered up three commercial real estate articles for you today. Read below to discover more about the developers behind the Macy’s purchase, a $15 million mall renovation and Gov. Cuomo’s plans for Buffalo. Buyer of Downtown Macy’s… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Wednesday, Jan. 4

Good afternoon. We’ve collected three articles on commercial real estate for you to peruse on your lunch break. They detail a survey conducted among optimistic commercial investors, the top cities for foreign investors and a reason to be… Read More

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Three Popular Commercial Real Estate Investment Strategies

Before you get involved in commercial real estate, it’s important to know how you plan on making money from deals. Entering the market with an understanding of what you plan to do with your property in the future… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Tuesday, Jan. 3

Welcome to 2017! Check out these two commercial real estate articles — the first is a look back on 2016, the second is a look forward to hospitality real estate in 2017. 2016 Another Banner Year for Commercial… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Tuesday, Dec. 27

Welcome back, we hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend! Enjoy these three articles on the state of the Brazil’s commercial real estate, a new retail company focused on tech and a review of Jacksonville’s largest office property… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Friday, Dec. 23

Happy holidays from MyNOI! Before you escape for the weekend, check out these two commercial real estate articles on foreign investments and drones. Chinese Money Moving to US Commercial Property The prediction of a strong dollar and a… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Thursday, Dec. 22

Good morning, MyNOI’rs. Enjoy these three articles on the top commercial real estate sales of 2016, the market outlook for 2017 and a list of essential people on your real estate team. Late-Breaking Deal Yields Update to Triad’s… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Wednesday, Dec. 21

We hope your Wednesday is going well! In today’s commercial real estate news: the world’s largest trading floor is up for sale—for cheap, AMC is divesting itself of theaters and learn how to measure multi-tenant office space. World’s… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Tuesday, Dec. 20

Good morning! Enjoy these three articles detailing commercial real estate news from around the U.S. JLL Adds Third Integra Realty Affiliate Jones Lang LaSalle is expanding its business in an attempt to strengthen its commercial real estate appraisal, valuation and… Read More

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Online Trends in Commercial Real Estate

In 2014, Loopnet partnered with Google and released a study called “Commercial Real Estate Consumer Online Behavior and Trends”, with the stated objective of “better understanding the role of the internet in finding, selling, and leasing commercial properties.”… Read More

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Where to Find Your Local Cap Rate

A Quick Re-cap (no-pun intended) As you likely know already, the cap rate is a ratio used to estimate the value of income producing properties. It is the net operating income (NOI) divided by the sales price or… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Thursday, Dec. 15

Retail Sales in U.S. Increased Less Than Forecast in November As forecasted, November’s retail sales did not meet the forecast. This is a slow down after the previous two months of consumer spending. The information did not sway… Read More

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Let’s Talk About Zoning for Commercial Real Estate

If you’ve ever glanced at a land-use zoning map before, you understand why people don’t bring it up in conversation often — it’s complicated. Just look up the phrase “zoning maps” in your area of interest and you’ll… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Wednesday, Dec. 14

Halfway through the week with four new articles for you on commercial real estate. Topics today include a new offer from SmartBiz Loans, Brazil’s struggling real estate market and conflicts of interest with Trump’s property holdings. SmartBiz Loans… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Tuesday, Dec. 13

The week is just beginning, but already there’s lots of commercial real estate news to catch up on. Check out these four articles on Miami investments, CommLoan, the state of CRE and a call to brokers to work… Read More

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The Donald’s Effect on Commercial Real Estate

Donald Trump is the President-Elect. Depending upon your views, this could be a great thing, or a very discouraging thing. Regardless of how you feel about The Donald, his rhetoric on the campaign trail combined with some historical… Read More

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5 Traits of a Successful Commercial Real Estate Developer

Ask people what a commercial real estate developer does and you’re likely to get a different answer from all of them. The fact is, being a real estate developer is a complex blend of architecture, finance, managing, engineering,… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Friday, Dec. 9

Happy Friday! We hope you enjoy your weekend, but before you go, take a look at these three articles on commercial real estate, The Growing Impact of Wireless Accessibility on Property Values Less bars, means less deals. Poor… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Thursday, Dec. 8

Good morning! Enjoy these three articles on commercial real estate in Canada, insights from the ICSC and an essay on the state of the retail market. Commercial Real Estate Sales Continue at Record Pace with No Slowdown in… Read More

What is Internal Rate of Return (IRR)?

In commercial real estate, it’s smart to think ahead and keep a close eye on the numbers. As a commercial broker with more than two decades in the ring, I’ve continued to rely on a variety of metrics,… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Wednesday, Dec. 7

Three articles on commercial real estate to help jump start your morning. Foreign Buyers Moving Away From Miami’s Condo Scene for Commercial Real Estate An interview with Alex Zylberglait, senior vice president of investments with Marcus & Millichap in… Read More

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Commercial Real Estate News for Tuesday, Dec. 6

Good morning! We compiled three commercial real estate articles for you today. They cover the ICS Conference in New York, the announcement of Amazon Go and a forecast on the effects of Trump’s presidency on real estate. Nine… Read More