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A sale-leaseback allows property owners to free up balance sheet capital without losing the ability to continue using it. The sale-leaseback might be right if you’d like to exit your investment and continue business operations from your current location.
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The owner/user model has been around for decades and has been a tremendous wealth-building tool for business owners throughout the nation. The San Diego Region has long been a leader in owner-user sales and that trend continues to this day. Let’s take a look at how you can become your own landlord and build wealth for yourself, while still providing significant advantages to your company.
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Hybrid work is a bigger concern for commercial real estate than inflation or a recession. Why? Hybrid work shrinks the overall CRE footprint.
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Investing in commercial real estate can provide benefits including high-income potential and capital appreciation at low risk.
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When you diversify your portfolio and invest in income-producing properties, CRE investing can be a great way to prepare for retirement.
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In this month’s Market Insights, we have Pat Connors, Vice President at Voit, speaking about what’s going on in the San Diego industrial warehouse sector.
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Being a broker-owned firm means our brokerage professionals sit on the Board of Directors and are shareholders in the company.
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As a business owner, you should consider the following before leasing office space: space needs, time, lease length, and the different types of commercial leases.
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In this month’s Market Insights, we discuss the resilience of the retail sector, how COVID affects restaurants, and interest rates in a recession.
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Since 2011, owner/user industrial property values in the San Diego region have been on the rise, and have now reached a level that even the most optimistic and experienced professionals never imagined. Current pricing for industrial buildings is more than double the previous market peak back in 2008, and for those who purchased their buildings back in the 1990s, their properties are worth up to eight times their original purchase price.
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“Third places” are changing the work and CRE landscapes as we know them. Research shows some 36% of employees work in such ‘third places’ at least once a week.
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Simple marketing tips for entrepreneurs include setting measurable goals, identifying and engaging with your audience, and knowing when to outsource.
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At Voit Real Estate Services, some characteristics differentiate us from the rest. Our four pillars include culture, team, community, and clients.
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A real estate agent is licensed to help buy, sell, and rent real estate. A broker has continued licensing to work independently, start a brokerage, or hire agents.
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Using a CRE broker can save you time and money, reduce stress, provide market knowledge, help in the negotiation process, and get you to be taken seriously.
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Companies can use office space to promote activity and mental wellbeing by using open space, establishing way-of-work guidelines, and prioritizing comfort.
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The owner/user model a time-tested model that has been around for decades, and literal fortunes have been made as a result. However, individuals acquiring assets for their own use don’t think much about how and when to dispose of them when they are no longer needed to run their operations. Let’s discuss disposition options for owner/users that are available.
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Before you lease life science space, consider if you’ve given yourself enough time, your finances and desired location, and what elements you need in your lab.
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The demand for industrial real estate in San Diego is still running high and that has many of our clients asking us about the sustainability of the run-up in property values that has sent pricing far above the previous cyclical peak back in 2007. Potential third-party investors and would-be owners/users are wondering if this is still a good time to get into the market. The answer depends on several variables. Let’s take a look at a few of them to shed some light on what might be best for you in the long run.
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While fractional real estate isn’t new, it’s become increasingly popular in recent years as it reduces the financial obligation for a single property investor.
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Before renewing a commercial lease, there are five factors you should consider: Time, size of the space, costs, property condition, and negotiations.
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At Voit, we believe there are specific character traits your broker should have. Our client advisors are long-term oriented, calm, optimistic, and energetic.
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Finding the right space requires a level of situational awareness in understanding economic trends and high-growth industries.
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Real estate investors can diversify and enjoy stable income streams by buying and renting out properties, buying REITs, crowdfunding, or flipping properties.
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There are many types of commercial real estate, five of which include office, industrial, retail, multifamily, and land.
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Brokers are transactional and go with the easiest, quickest path to get a deal done whereas Voit client advisors are relationship-focused and take time to understand your business first.
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For decades, industrial business owners throughout Southern California have been purchasing buildings for their own use. The concept first became popular in the 1970s when developer Dunn Properties decided to sell individual buildings in their projects after experiencing sluggish lease-up activity. They were surprisingly successful in that effort, and it literally changed the industrial landscape to what we see today; dozens of small building projects throughout San Diego County known as Planned Industrial Developments, or PIDs.
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The industrial sector continues to grow in CRE. Refinancing, acquisition and construction, and funding are all things that business owners and CRE investors should take advantage of.
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With a traditional commercial mortgage loan, expect a down payment of 15% to 35%. As for an SBA loan, expect a standardized down payment of 10% to 15%.
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There are many ways to motivate your employees. At Voit, one of our favorite ways is treating top producers to an incentive trip at a luxury resort each year, which we’ve done since Voit was established in 1971.
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Today, it’s increasingly important for CRE investors to build environmentally sustainable CRE portfolios; seeing as this reduces their risk exposure and delivers greater value.
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At Voit, we’re observing five trends driving the CRE market in 2022: industrial, multifamily, life science, office space, and inflation.
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The San Diego commercial real estate market is being heavily influenced by the massive expansion of the life sciences sector; specifically Sorrento Valley, Sorrento Mesa, and UTC.
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As a CRE broker, setting goals is essential to your success. Moreover, your goals need to be concrete and quantifiable to guide quarterly, monthly, weekly, and daily tasks.
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Conventional loans are based on the income stream that a property produces. This considered, the most important component of the underwriting process is the stability of the income stream.
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The aerospace industry’s demand for commercial real estate is on the rise. As the demand for satellites increases, so does the CRE necessary to build them.
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How does a commercial broker get paid? And who pays them? To alleviate confusion, Voit Real Estate Services is here to clarify the process.
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Finding the right building for your needs requires attention to detail and a thorough understanding of all your options. We can help at Voit.
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San Diego’s plan to revitalize the Midway District has hit a wall. But the fight isn’t over. Read on for more on SD’s 30-foot coastal height limit and how Measure E hopes to change this.
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With a newly constructed fulfillment center in Otay Mesa, Amazon is the top e-commerce company in the world, affecting CRE growth in San Diego.
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Voit prides itself on our company culture—which is why we’ve been named in San Diego’s Top Workplaces 2021 by the San Diego Union-Tribune.
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This time of year, there’s a lot of legislation to keep top of mind—especially for those in the commercial real estate industry. Most recently, California Governor Gavin Newsom approved Senate Bill 9. The changes that accompany this bill bode the question of whether or not Governor Newson made the right economic call approving it.
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The term “Silver Tsunami” illustrates the aging of baby boomers. How will this phenomenon impact the commercial real estate (CRE) industry?
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The San Diego economy is booming once again. Commercial properties are filled. It’s official: San Diego tourism is trending again.
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The demand for life science research has grown significantly. A global pandemic was the cherry on top, causing investors to seek opportunities more than ever.