• 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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  • Industrial Basics – Roll-Up Door Considerations

    Jonathan Aceves | September 10, 2020

    If you are interested in buying a warehouse or industrial building there are a few critical items to familiarize yourself with. Roll-up Doors are a defining feature of  industrial buildings, and it’s important for users and  investors to know some the details regarding their selection, use, and construction. What are different kinds of industrial building

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  • History and Overview of Downtown Augusta’s Olde Town Neighborhood

    Jonathan Aceves | August 28, 2020

    The Olde Town Neighborhood is located in Downtown Augusta, between 5th Street and East Boundary, and from the River to the Cemeteries on Watkins Street.  Originally known as “pinch gut” the neighborhood was originally built in 1737 as the original neighborhood of Augusta.  Almost the entire neighborhood was burned in the great fire of 1916,

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  • Why 3D Virtual and Video Tours are Critical in Marketing Commercial Real Estate Right Now

    Jonathan Aceves | July 29, 2020

    In the post-pandemic world, ensuring that your commercial property can be toured and understood remotely is essential for it to compete in the marketplace.  Due to the Pandemic, tenants are increasingly wary of letting strangers walk through their buildings–this is especially true for multifamily and office. 3d and virtual tours are the best way to

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  • The Basics of Historic Tax Credits

    Jonathan Aceves | July 24, 2020

    What are historic tax Credits?  Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits are available for developers who renovate historic buildings.  These include federal and state historic tax credits.  The federal tax credit is 20% of the qualified expenses over 5 years.  Most states (GA and SC included) have 25% tax credits, often with a cap.  Georgia’s tax credit

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  • The Four Primary Uses of Sale-Leasebacks

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    The Four Primary Uses for Sale-Leasebacks All business owners should be familiar with the Sale-Leaseback as a tool for raising capital and potential exit strategy. As opposed to bank financing, the Sale-Leaseback can have some advantages, and today we will explore the four different ways they can be used by a business owner. Financing: Allows

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  • The Four Primary Uses of Sale-Leasebacks

    Jonathan Aceves | February 6, 2020

    The Four Primary Uses for Sale-Leasebacks Financing: Allows for off-balance sheet financing (100% of equity can be made available for investment, as opposed to 75% with traditional financing) and at a lower cost Improved Returns: Firms may earn a higher return on their primary business rather than in real estate, so they consider moving capital

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