Author: northbrook

Leveraging a Rent Roll

It is well known that Lenders have always favored fully rented properties. In the past, if the rents were coming in no one had any real issues with who the tenants were. Unfortunately, COVID changed all of that. With the rent deferrals we had during the lockdown and what seem to be permanent negative impacts […]

Vender Support Solutions

In these times businesses are shifting their practices in hopes of coming out the other side with a profile that meets what will be the new normal.  Place of business and what that looks like plays a major part of those plans. Buyers are more uncertain of what they want than they were before the […]

Considering Alternative Solutions

The world after COVID is not the same and will not likely return to what it was.  The place businesses will run their operations out of is one of the more challenging questions they are facing.  Both property owner and tenant are looking for flexibility and terms they can live with over the next 5 years.  We recently advised on a transaction where a distribution company was looking to […]

Is It Time to Move Up

Residential rental properties have long been a haven for investors to buy, operate and secure solid returns. However, that was when we had a less volatile housing market. With the recent escalation of housing prices, but no corresponding increases in rental rates, properties that once cash flowed to a positive annual return no longer deliver […]

Can office sublets become a new entry point for the residential investor to enter into commercial property management.

Coming out of COVID lockdowns many companies are finding they will be downsizing their offices. These decisions are being made to allow many of their staff to continue working remotely. The result is a growing amount of space available for sublet, often at a substantial discount. These sublets can actually create a unique opportunity for […]