• Due Diligence Checklist for Multifamily Acquisition

    Jonathan Aceves | September 2, 2021

    If you’re looking to invest in a multifamily property in this market, it’s just a fact: Expect to analyze and make offers on multiple properties to find the right fit. So, having a system in place to do the necessary due diligence will help you not only move faster but also make fewer mistakes. Our

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  • Estoppels: Why Investors Should Use Them

    Jonathan Aceves | August 30, 2021

      Last year, my partners and I closed on a portfolio of rental properties. The owner assured us that there were no leases or security deposits. After we closed, we discovered that there were in fact leases and deposits, and he refused to refund them. We decided it would be cheaper to eat the difference

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  • Need to Figure Out Market Rents? Here’s How

    Jonathan Aceves | August 26, 2021

    If you’re considering a real estate investment, you’re probably asking yourself what the market rents are for a given property. So, how do you figure out the rental projections for a given market? A rent study should answer that question and give you the tools you need to make an educated guess of where rents

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  • Downtown Market Report w/ Covid-Related Data Analysis

    John Eckley | May 28, 2021

    We’ve just released special edition of our 1st Quarter Downtown Market Report.  As commercial brokers, we have access to a powerful tool called Placer.ai that allows us to analyze anonymous cell phone and credit card data over time.  Using this data, we were able to compare the last quarter to Q2 2020, when Covid was

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  • 3 Things You Might Not Have Known About a Triple Net Lease

    Jonathan Aceves | May 4, 2021

    For investors looking for a long-term steady source of income with minimal risk, a triple net lease offers a promising prospect. Unlike double net leases, which require tenants to pay some degree of the rented property’s maintenance costs, real estate taxes, fees, and property insurance, a triple net lease requires the tenant to pay all

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  • Augusta Economic Overview

    Jonathan Aceves |

    Why Augusta? Augusta, Georgia, is enjoying a renaissance that looks to continue for the long term. The city is recognized globally as a cybersecurity capital, thanks to the relocation of the U.S. Army Cyber Command headquarters to the region’s already significant military presence at Fort Gordon. Then there’s its well-deserved international reputation as a health

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  • Industrial Basics – Why Care About Ceiling Height?

    Jonathan Aceves | April 3, 2021

    You’ve probably seen ceiling height called out in listings for warehouses and manufacturing buildings. But why should that number matter to you?   What is “clear ceiling height”? “Clear ceiling height” is the height at which product can safely be stored on racking. It’s also defined as the height of a building from the floor to the bottom of

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  • 4 Reasons why you benefit from Exclusive Representation in Commercial Real Estate

    Jonathan Aceves | December 18, 2020

    In a commercial real estate transaction, a seller can leave a lot of money on the table if the buyer is well represented and they are not.  Worse still, the seller may look to the buyer’s broker for advice and mistakenly believe that they are being represented and receiving advice that is in their best

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  • What is a rent roll and how do you use it?

    Jonathan Aceves | December 4, 2020

    For commercial and multifamily investors, no two documents are more fundamental to understand an investment than the Rent Roll and the Operating Statements. We will be studying the rent roll, looking at some case studies, and hopefully improving our due diligence process. So what exactly is a rent roll? A rent roll is a list

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  • Evans Georgia Outparcel Market Report

    Jonathan Aceves | November 2, 2020

    Evans, Georgia is not only the best place to live in the United States according to Money Magazine, but also a great place to conduct business.  If you are looking to locate your business in Evans, here’s some information that may help you as you search for a location. From 2019 to 2020, the price

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