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Triple Net Lease Single Tenant Cap Rates

In 2011 we are seeing the substantial cap rate compression from previous years in the past for core net leased assets. As 2010 ended the market saw multiple investors competing for core assets. The national asking cap rates in 2011 for the single tenant retail sector are currently 8.00%. The national asking cap rates the office sector are 8.10%.
Transaction level in 2011 is anticipated to decrease from 2010 levels which was very high and driven by low interest rates, greater financing availability and a very large supply of properties available for disposition as a …

Green »

Keeping PACE with Revolving Loan Programs in Green Building

By: Luke Bujarski
Local governments continue to put public dollars to work saving both the environment and money on property owners’ energy bills.  Through creative financing methods known as Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE programs, communities are opening access to capital for energy audits and property retrofitting of existing buildings.  Twenty-three states have adopted legislation allowing public funds to be used by private owners looking to retrofit their properties.  While resistance from the mortgage industry has stalled progress in the residential sector, a renewed focus on commercial  properties has charted …

Green »

Mandatory Energy Benchmarking for Green Real Estate Investment

 
By: Luke Bujarski
New York City Local Law 86 is setting yet another aggressive standard for the green real estate investment market.  On May 1st, privately owned buildings larger than 50,000 square feet will be required to submit annual benchmark reports on building energy and water usage.  Since the law will eventually require public disclosure of this information, property owners and investors could see a big shift in focus toward building energy performance when buying and selling. These and other local initiatives are springing up in different cities and regions across …

Denver »

Denver Real Estate Investment Partnerships

By: Skyler Moore
Now more than ever cash is king.  Investors with cash have always had an advantage, but more now than ever self reliant investors can capitalize on the blood in streets.  Although Americans hear everyday on TV that banks are lending, small business loans have increased, the truth is that it is very difficult to obtain a loan, especially when the business model is structured around real estate and profits depend on the sale of a property.
At best once a track record is established, an investor may be able …

Chicago »

West Loop Real Estate Benefits From Green Space

By: Eli Schultz
The West Loop real estate investment community welcomed the newest green addition to the Chicago neighborhood with the long-anticipated Adams & Sangamon Park finally opening on August 19th, 2010.  Mayor Richard Daily and alderman Bob Fioretti came out to inaugurate the park’s completion, hailing it as a great achievement by the area’s committed and organized community.  After seven years of planning and renovation, the park now touts a varied assortment of post-modern outdoor recreational amenities, including an elaborate dog zone, a walkthrough misting sculpture, and a brand new …

Denver »

Denver Area Income Property For Sale

By: Skyler Moore

The Denver real estate market has started to slowly show signs of life compared to extreme bubble markets such as Phoenix, Las Vegas or Florida.  Price to rent ratios and price per square foot on distressed properties are starting to make sense and cash on cash returns are often in the low double digits.  Knowing how to conduct the proper due diligence on a property is an important part of real estate investing, as is finding the best area where income property is for sale.
There are several areas of …

Chicago, Green »

Chicago Green Real Estate Investment Incentives

By: Luke Bujarski
Chicago’s green real estate investment market may have taken another step forward this month. Coordinated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), the Better Buildings Initiative aims to create jobs and save people money on their energy bills by strengthening the market for energy efficient properties. The goal of the program is to leverage over 500 million dollars of public and private funds to retrofit over 8,000 residential, commercial, and industrial properties over the next three years.
A building “retrofit” refers to the various steps a property owner …

Marketing »

Real Estate Investment Property Marketing

If you are a real estate investment provider , a real estate investment oriented developer or a real estate broker that specializes in a particular niche of real estate investment property in today’s marketplace you need a platform to help you get maximum exposure. BuyersUtopia understands the marketing needs of real estate investment brokers, real estate investment groups, real estate developers and real estate investment rehabers.
Our team can assist you with developing a professional presentation of your local investment opportunity to a national audience.  Our investment property eBlasts go out to a network of both …

Acquisitions »

Triple Net Lease Restaurant Buyers

The Buyers Utopia Networks investors are  actively looking for Single Tenant Triple Net Lease fast food restaurant locations.  Our current investment needs are for properties priced in the $1 Million to $2 Million dollar ranges.  The locations can be either franchisee or corporate stores.
Please note our network is currently only acquiring fast food locations only ! We are actively looking for the following single tenant triple net leases:

Wendys Triple Net Leases
Burger King Triple Net Leases
Dunkin Donuts Triple Net Leases
Arbys Triple Net Leases
WhatABurger Triple Net Leases
Taco Bell Triple Net Leases
Jack In The Box …

Investment, Uncategorized »

2011 2012 Tax Cuts Help Real Estate Investment

Most of  the artciles on Buyers Utopia are sepcific to real estate and real estate investment but the recent tax cuts effects do effect the bottom of line of all real estate investors so we would like to discuss some of the spefics.  As you probably know Congress has passed and President Obama signed on December 16, 2010 the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010. The legislation extends the Bush income tax cuts for 2011 and 2012 for all taxpayers. That means the 35% maximum …