California Commercial Real Estate (187)

The BIGGEST Deal Ever! AKA Deja Vu all over again

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.canstockphoto.com We are confirmed! Three words that live in every commercial real estate advisor’s lexicon. Confirmation means a deed – transferring ownership – has recorded. Whether […]

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Little Things Add Up!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.gograph.com We are scheduled to close a deal today. Yes! Deals are happening – albeit a bit more challenging – during the year of the pandemic. […]

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What’s Next for Commercial Real Estate?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. As I sit here remotely – plucking away on my iPad – my thoughts drift toward what might be next for owners and occupants of commercial real estate […]

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How to Exercise an Option in a Down Market

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.clipart-library.com Business shutdowns in Southern California have wreaked havoc in some sectors of commercial real estate – most notably retail. Others – such as manufacturing and […]

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Things we Took for Granted – Pre-Virus

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.nytimes.com Plying my commercial real estate craft remotely certainly has its advantages! My commute is now fifteen seconds – even when I encounter a traffic jam […]

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5 Design Tips and Tricks for a Successful Sushi Restaurant

This post originally appeared on tBL member SCGWest's blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. The type of food that we call “sushi” includes several distinct dishes whereas the term Makizushi literally means “rolled sushi” and is the type we customarily think of in the western world. […]

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An Illness Much Worse than Covid-19 – Distress!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Akin to the infection we are dodging by staying home, wearing masks, and distancing socially – another disease is lurking – commercial real estate distress! First. A bit […]

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The Way Restaurants Will Survive this Pandemic

This post originally appeared on tBL member SCGWest's blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   In the COVID era, restaurants face an uncertain future. Governments have the ability to change how restaurants operate at a moment’s notice based on the viral spread. The restaurant industry has […]

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Is SB 939 Good for Commercial Real Estate Owners?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. SB 939 – if passed – would provide rent relief for tenants impacted by the Covid-19 shutdown. In some instances – tenants would be allowed to terminate their […]

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6 Elements of a BEST and FINAL Offer – in a Pandemic!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.massrealestateblog.com Our economic engine in Southern California is starting to rev in anticipation of another race. Witnessed has been renewed activity by occupants seeking locations and […]

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What’s Commercial Real Estate Worth Post Covid – and other Assorted Questions

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.idahoscenicvistas.com First of all I pray that each of you is maintaining during this period of craziness. This too shall pass and we will be better, […]

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How Will Covid-19 Affect Commercial Real Estate Values?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. As California’s stay at home order is slowly lifted, our economic activity – placed into a self-induced coma – is also emerging from the ether. The most common […]

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SBA to the RESCUE!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.quora.com Owners of commercial real estate either occupy the building they own or rely upon a third party – a tenant – to pay rent. In […]

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Five Weeks Down – How Many to Go? AKA What I’ve Learned from Stay at Home Mandate

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Commercial Real Estate is a contact sport – requiring face to face, arm in arm, hand to hand interaction – or does it? On March the 16th in […]

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Will Commercial Real Estate Change Forever?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.clipartmax.com Social distancing, shelter in place, “Coronacation”, learning from a distance – phases now rooted in our lexicon which weren’t used just one month ago. My […]

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Bright Spots in a Dark Commercial Real Estate World

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.adexchanger.com Those of you who know me realize I’m a “half full” guy – an optimist. After all, commercial real estate brokerage requires us to be […]

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What Blackjack and Commercial Real Estate Have in Common – 5 Things

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.pinclipart.com I love to play blackjack I should say, I love winning. The losing, not so much. That is why I don’t gamble anymore – the […]

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Recessions – Ugh!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.iclipart.com This week, I enjoyed a group meeting featuring key note speaker Robert S. Keebler of Keebler Associates, LLP – a public accounting firm from the […]

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We MUST Save Tenants!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.quickevic.com Commercial real estate is a complicated web of owners, occupants, lenders, and buildings. Owners – owner occupants or investors – are either residents of their […]

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Corona Virus – Winners and Losers

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.thedailybeast.com Just when things were cruising along nicely this year and the most spirited water cooler debates were upon whom would win the Batchelor this season […]

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Options in a Commercial Real Estate Lease

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.lcbh.org By definition – an option is a right contained within a commercial lease which allows you to do something as the occupant. Generally, an option […]

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Poverty, Homelessness, and Commercial Real Estate

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.clipart-library.com Well. This is a tough column for me to write! But one that’s direly needed as the wealth disparity of our county has widened drastically […]

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Events, Events, and More Events

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.clipart-library.com With a fresh year ahead, many organizations host events in January and February to educate their members and the public on the year behind and […]

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What Does the Coronavirus Mean to Commercial Real Estate?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. www.clipart-library.com According to Wikipedia – “Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections that are typically […]

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Do YOU Resemble YOUR Commercial Real Estate Deals?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.clipart.email.com I am penning this as I sit in an emergency vet clinic. Our Labradoodle, Hank, ingested some Sago Palm seeds yesterday. What ensued was all […]

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Your Business is in Transition – Now What?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.needpix.com Some commercial real estate transactions – especially involving an occupant buying, selling or leasing – stem from a trigger event. In other words, a change. […]

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Business with a Boomer – 7 Keys

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.gograph.com Accompanied by my bride – I forayed to the Apple store in the Irvine Spectrum last week. After all, Apple accoutrements are the jewelry of […]

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