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How Will A New Hospital Affect Property Values?

What happens to nearby property values when a new hospital is built? Usually the surrounding area feels a ripple effect. Land values increase. Developers are quick to provide new space for offices and stores. The biggest profits are realized by the investors who get involved early (during the planning stages) before or while the hospital is built.

Using The Master Lease as a Seller Guarantee

Although office space is in supply in some locations, development has continued. Business leaders are optimistic about the long term future. Unemployment shows a marked improvement and earnings reports by large corporations are improving.

Needs in Management of Residential Condos

Whether the condos are converted from apartments or built from the ground up, the builder-developer, the project lender and even the unit purchaser in a condominium project should all be concerned with the proper management of the project. Without good management, a project can quickly lose its value and begin a downturn.

Lease Negotiations with Corporate Tenants

A few years ago, senior corporate managers were able to make major real estate decisions by themselves. Now, a negotiating team will negotiate leases. This team may consist of legal counsel, finance department representatives, outside specialists such as real estate brokers or tenant represe

Cooperative Land Development

The acquisition and improvement of land is a large-scale operation and requires large amounts of capital. This has created methods of land acquisition that gives the developer access to and control over a large enough tract to make development economical without requiring an initial outlay of all of the capital necessary to acquire such a tract. From the point of view of the landowner, the disposal of a large tract at a good price may require a formula that will encourage the developer to commit improvement and development money for part of the tract that will build future value into the entire tract.

Can Your Apartment Complex Be Converted To A Condo?

The owners of many apartment buildings have found that rental prices have not changed much, and may be thinking about selling. The owner of an apartment complex, rather than sell, realizes the condominium conversion may be a good way to cash out the property.

The Shopping Center of Today

The shopping center of today as "the new downtown" is a change from the centers built originally. They were a collection of stores for retailing, rather than a newer, more modern "down town" or "town center".

Maintain Property Landscaping For Profits And Image

Owners and property managers must watch the nickels and dimes as well as the dollars that are spent on the property. Save one dollar in operating costs and (assuming a 10% cap rate) value of the property increases by $10. That is why owners are always looking for new ways to economize. In addition to saving money, we are always looking for a way to invest a little in the property for a good return.

Apartments To Condo Conversions

In a lot of areas, homes and condos still may be at bargains in price and both may be attractive buys. Condos can be more affordable, particularly for first-time home buyers.

Office Building Vacancy Comparisons

In a slowed economy, newer buildings may fill up at the expense of older buildings. Since new buildings cost more to build than the older ones, rents may be higher. The actual dollars-per-square-foot costs must be compared, along with other benefits that the tenant may receive, before a final decision is made by the tenant on staying or moving.

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