California Commercial Real Estate (216)

Look Beneath the Surface for the TRUE Story

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.pinterest.com We’ve been blessed with five grandchildren – two of whom live within walking distance. We see them often. It’s AWESOME! Our oldest is obsessed with the […]

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Is the OFFICE Really Necessary?

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.pinterest.com As I craft this column in my re-modeled garage office – don’t pity me, it’s awesome space ! – my thoughts consider the lasting impact […]

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6 Credit Enhancements

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 Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours, dear readers! With 2020 rounding third and heading for home – left in my stocking were some transactions […]

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6 Non-Starters for 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.therealdeal.com Commercial real estate transactions, akin to a dance, take two to tango. In the case of a lease – opposite are the tenant and landlord sometimes […]

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5 Things to Do in January 2021

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. Here we go! 2021. A new babe of a year with tremendous promise, an abundance – hopefully – and a clear path to success. Today, […]

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Random Thoughts to Begin 2021

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.fiktshun.com Happy New Year, dear readers! With 2020 firmly in the rear view mirror and my “prediction column” completed a few weeks ago – today, my thoughts […]

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Subleases – What Causes Them?

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.housekey.jp  Penning this in the final month of 2020 – my thoughts consider 2021 and what might be coming. I suspect, a tremendous amount of “shadow […]

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Go N.U.C.L.E.A.R. on Your Requirement

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  Some of you reading this column own or lease your business location. Many readers are investors who acquire income properties. Finally, you may make your living […]

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Building Still Vacant? Ask MR BOB!

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.dreamstime.com You may have consumed my recent column on the acronym N.U.C.L.E.A.R. wherein a discussion took place. You see, I channeled Pat Sajak to create my own […]

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What to Expect in 2021

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.gallery.yopriceville.com  Wow! December. With Christmas lights festooning the neighborhood – we are reminded 2020 is almost history! 2021 is a mere 30 days hence. What can we […]

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We’ve MUCH for Which to be THANKFUL!

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 As a craft this column from my garage office exile – my thoughts immediately drift toward today’s date – Friday the 13th? Yes I know, […]

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Commercial Real Estate Marketing Reports

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 Some of you reading this own a company which occupies a building you also own. Others are involved in some facet of the commercial real estate […]

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Position YOUR Purchase Offer for Success! FIVE Ways.

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  As previously mentioned – industrial real estate – those buildings geared for manufacturing and logistics warehouse providers, is on fire in Orange County! These are […]

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Industrial Deals Soar Amidst the 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.nytimes.com As the year of the pandemic 2020 dawned – many in our industry prepared for a continuation of the past nine years – robust leasing and […]

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Location Advice for Transitioning Companies

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.pintrest.com  Recently, I described several changes that occur during the life of a family operated business – specifically, manufacturing and logistics interests. These outfits are owned by […]

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Can 2020 Get ANY Crazier? A Commercial Real Estate Metaphor

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.personalizedornamentsforyou.com Commercial real estate business as usual – no recessionary storm clouds massing on the horizon. Drought behind us – as we continued a relatively wet winter. Local […]

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What commercial real estate lease terms are normally negotiated?

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  In any given year – as a commercial real estate professional – approximately 50 to 85% of our transnational volume is generated from lease originations and […]

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In-Box Purge!

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.aiscollaborations.com My inbox is full! Today, I will parse through the noise and attempt to make some sense of the questions I receive on a daily basis. […]

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Proposition 15 – Look into it, Please!

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.danjacoby.com  First, a bit of context and a brief history lesson.  “Proposition 13 (officially named the People’s Initiative to Limit Property Taxation) is an amendment of the […]

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Proposition 15 – Split Roll – Who Pays?

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.danjacoby.com For the next few weeks, I will endeavor to sound like a broken record. Or is it Groundhog Day? Or as Yogi Bera once opined – […]

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Has Anything Really Changed with 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 in my home office – a conversion of the third stall of our garage – crafting this column, my thoughts reflect upon 2019. So […]

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Is Price per Square Foot Overrated?

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.propertyblotter.com Presently, we are sourcing properties for a client of ours to buy. Wanted is unencumbered cash flow with no landlord responsibilities. Ideally, our client would enjoy […]

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Transitions!

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.clipartpanda.com Family owned and operated businesses are the lifeblood of our California economy! I am passionate about helping them create legacy wealth through commercial real estate ownership. […]

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Are 1031 Exchanges at RISK?

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.exchangeauthority.com As we have now surpassed Labor Day in the election year of the pandemic 2020 – expect political rhetoric to reach a fever pitch. Sorry. […]

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Pandemic Winners and Losers – Update

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.vecteezy.comEarly in the lockdown I penned a column entitled Corona Virus – Winners and Losers. The column Registered in this space on April 5, 2020. As […]

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The DREADED Re-Trade in 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.glazerteam.com Ahhh, the dreaded re-trade! Simply. A buyer asking for a price reduction well into the purchase process, prior to close, but before they are contingency […]

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I’ve SOLD My Commercial Real Estate – 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.mynd.co Motivation to sell can vary from desperation to windfall. Some sellers don’t have a choice – they must sell. While others take advantage of a […]

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