How Much Money Do You Need to Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

There is a common misconception that an investor must have a significant amount of capital in order to invest in commercial real estate.  This is true in some cases, but not all. In this article, we explain what commercial real estate (CRE) is, describe the options for investing in commercial real estate, and highlight the […]

An Overview of the Options for Commercial Real Estate Investment

An Overview of the Options for Commercial Real Estate Investment

For individuals interested in commercial real estate (CRE) assets, there is no shortage of investment options.  In fact, there are so many that the choices can be overwhelming.  In this article, we will review them in two buckets, direct and indirect.  But first, let’s start by defining exactly what a commercial real estate asset is. […]

Why it Can Make Sense to Outsource Your Commercial Real Estate Investments

Why it Can Make Sense to Outsource Your Commercial Real Estate Investments

There is a common misconception that commercial real estate (CRE) investments are a good way to earn  passive income.  This is not entirely accurate.  They definitely have the potential to produce income, but they require a significant amount of work to find and operate on a day to day basis.  Whether the income produced is […]

Why it Makes Sense to Outsource Commercial Real Estate Investment

Why it Makes Sense to Outsource Commercial Real Estate Investment

Finding, purchasing, and managing a commercial real estate asset is not a passive endeavor. It requires a significant amount of time, effort, and expertise. While many real estate investors like to take a do-it-yourself approach, this may not always be the best option. In some cases, it can make sense to outsource the major activities […]

Commercial Real Estate: A Safer Way to Build Wealth Faster

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Financial advice regarding savings and investment tends to focus on the creation of a retirement account like an IRA or Roth IRA and the investment of its funds in a traditional stock/bond portfolio.  Many advisors advocate that younger investors start with a higher percentage in the stock market – say 80% – and a lower […]

What You Should Know About Investing in Real Estate Out of State

What You Should Know About Investing in Real Estate Out of State

One of the most, if not the most, important ingredients in a successful commercial real estate (“CRE”) investment is the property’s location and getting it right requires detailed knowledge about the supply and demand characteristics of the local market and sub-market.  For this reason, we normally advocate for investing “in your backyard,” which is to […]

The Best Way to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

The Best Way to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

When looking to deploy their funds into commercial real estate, many investors face a familiar conundrum.  For most, the price of a commercial asset is beyond what their individual resources can accommodate, but the risk/return profile of the investment is superior to many alternatives.  Fortunately, there are ways for individual investors to pool their money […]

Pros And Cons Of Investing In Commercial Real Estate

As professional commercial real estate investors, we believe that there is a strong argument to be made for the inclusion of commercial real estate properties in a broadly diversified portfolio of risk assets.  But, we have found that there can be some confusion about what exactly commercial real estate is, why it is a good […]

The Benefits of Private Commercial Real Estate Investment

No matter the asset class, one of the bedrock principles of investing is that diversification is key ingredient in the recipe for a well-balanced portfolio. Historically, conventional wisdom has suggested that a “basket” of stocks and bonds contains all the diversification necessary for a well-balanced portfolio. While this is true, there’s another asset class — […]