Real Estate vs Bonds: Which is a Better Investment?

Bonds or Real Estate: Which is a Better Investment?

Each individual investor is unique in the sense that each has his or her own individual return requirements, preferred asset classes, investment objectives (for example, income, capital gains, or both), liquidity needs, risk tolerance, and time horizons. An investor should weigh these individual needs carefully before making an investment choice. Compounding the decision, there is […]

Is Commercial Real Estate a Hedge Against Inflation?

Inflation and Commercial Real Estate, Shop Rite Exterior

A commercial real estate investment can provide many benefits including cash flow, capital gains, favorable tax treatment, and portfolio diversification, all while serving as a hedge against inflation. Most of these benefits are fairly straightforward, but the last one—a hedge against inflation—is commonly misunderstood and often overlooked. In order to understand what it is and […]

What You Should Know About Commercial Real Estate Investing

What You Should Know About Commercial Real Estate Investing

Commercial real estate (CRE) is a class of real estate assets that are purchased with the intent to generate a profit through rental income, capital gains or both. Broadly speaking, there are four widely recognized commercial property types:   Office: Office space is designed for the unique needs of running a business. The office building layout […]

Commercial Real Estate Investment Options

Commercial Real Estate Investment Options

Every commercial property investor is unique, and undoubtedly their individual approach to real estate is too. Each investor has his or her own return requirements, diversification preferences, risk tolerance, time horizon, and individual beliefs about which strategies might offer the chance for the highest return. For this reason, there are a wide variety of commercial […]

Where Can I Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

Where Can I Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

Individuals looking to invest in commercial real estate (“CRE”), especially for the first time, can be overwhelmed by the number of available options and the managers who offer them.  We have found that it can be easy to narrow down the choices by first grouping them into two buckets, active or passive. Active vs. Passive […]

Where to Invest Instead of the Stock Market

Where to Invest Instead of the Stock Market

Traditional financial advice on saving for retirement states that an individual should make regular contributions to a tax advantaged retirement account and use these funds to invest in a portfolio of stocks and bonds.  Over time, this has proven to be a reliable strategy, but economic conditions can drive periods of intense volatility that can […]

Options for Investing Passively in Commercial Real Estate

Options for Investing Passively in Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate investing comes with a variety of benefits including income, capital appreciation, tax benefits, and portfolio diversification.  Depending on the individual needs and desires of each investor, there are two avenues through which these benefits can be obtained, active investment or passive investment. The Difference Between Active and Passive Investment As their names […]