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Triple Net Lease Property Purchase Options

In addition to retail properties and office buildings, investors seeking to make triple net lease property purchases should consider restaurant, grocery, and other types of food-service properties.  Property sizes and locations may vary widely, making it easy for the investor to find a property that fits with their financial goals and investment portfolio.  Even in times of economic downturn, the consumer must eat.
National restaurant chains include such well-known entities as McDonalds, Burger King, Olive Garden, Applebee’s, Red Lobster, and Denny’s.  This type of company researches their locations exceptionally well and typically remains in …

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Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales

Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales
The Chicago real estate market still is awash with distressed properties. For savvy real estate buyers and investors this offers a tremendous opportunity.  There are thousands of pre-foreclosures listed on the market but Chicago real estate buyers do have to be careful as a large percentage of these are simply real estate agents guessing to the pricing. Often the listing prices of these Chicago Short Sales are absolutely meaningless.  Yes the property is worth less than the balance owed. yes the property is in pre-foreclosure and …

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Retail Investment Property – Single Tenant Triple Net

When many investors consider triple net lease properties, they look to office buildings.  However, many other types of real estate purchases will fit well with a NNN lease structure.  Depending on the investor’s goals, retail properties provide many diverse and stable options for building the investment portfolio.  Retail investment properties encompass a wide range of business types and tenant profiles.
Drug stores are one of the most prolific types of retail real estate, and one of the most secure investment vehicles.  The consumer always needs prescription and over-the-counter medications, and several national chains, including CVS, …

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Equity Based Crowd Funding

On April 5, 2012, President Obama officially sealed the JOBS Act. His signature on this new legislation marks a new beginning for the securities regulation industry. Specifically, it softens restrictions and lowers hurdles for small businesses to raise funds, primarily through equity based crowdfunding (alternately “equity based crowd funding”). This is a procedure which consists of combining individual investments of smaller sizes to meet bigger financial goals for smaller enterprises.
America has 6 million formal, small businesses in existence today. Most of these companies are not positioned to take advantage of angel …

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Online Commercial Real Estate Search

 
As investors turn more and more to purchasing real estate, especially commercial properties, the competition for the best deals becomes more and more aggressive.  Triple net lease investment properties, one of the most lucrative property types in today’s fluctuating market, often can’t be located through traditional methods.  Commercial real estate agents are an option, but a wealth of resources exists today to help investors identify properties themselves.
Commercial real estate typically is not listed in regional multiple listing service databases, however a number of excellent resources exist online to help identify commercial …

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Finding Triple Net Lease Investment Properties

A popular choice for real estate investors today are commercial properties, especially those with national tenants under triple net leases. These properties are attractive because, under a triple net lease agreement, the tenant is responsible for virtually all costs associated with the property, including taxes, insurance, maintenance, and upkeep.  Not only do these properties build equity for the investor, they typically produce positive cash flow, reliably and almost immediately.  For the tenant, triple net leases allow for complete control over the facility but without the inherent risks or cash outlay.
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Triple Net Lease Office Buildings Attract Real Estate Investors

When considering the purchase of triple net lease investment properties, many types of real estate purchases will fit with a NNN lease structure.  Depending on the investor’s goal however, some types may be better suited to meet those needs, however the most common types of properties are office buildings, retail properties, and industrial facilities.
Below we explore the most common types of office properties the investor may choose, to achieve the best return on investment from triple net lease agreements.
Office buildings and complexes may house almost any type and size tenant, and …

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Triple Net Lease Tenant – The Right Tenant is Key to Success

The key to success with a triple net lease property investment is locating (and keeping) the right tenant.  The best tenant will be the one for whom the property is an excellent fit and who provides the right cash flow and security for the investor.
Based on credit worthiness (which may be determined with the help of Standard & Poor’s index or Moody’s reporting) and other factors, tenants may execute a short- or long-term lease and they may or may not  accept periodic rent escalation clauses as a part of their lease agreement.  A …

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Single Tenant Development Equity Partners For Triple Net Lease Deals

Development of net lease properties may still be down from its peak of a few years ago, but it is coming back as retailers start to expand again.  The economy is at a point right now where corporate clients are looking to start growing again and are looking at new sites for expansion. This trend offers an opportunity for real estate developers who focus on single tenant development.
The most active retailers are Family Dollar and Dollar General, which are expected to build a combined 1,000 stores this year. Other retailers …

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West Loop Office Space

West Loop Office Space 
If you have a small business or need a private office space we have some unique options in Chicago’s West Loop. Located on the ground floor of a vintage 1890 Victorian Building these private and shared office space’s make for an affordable options.
Our West Loop Loft office spaces have exposed brick, high timber ceilings and unique character. Perfect set up for consultants, web designers, sales associates and other professionals. The flexible lease terms offered in our West Loop Offices also allow for month to month leases adding to your …