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Rules for Exchanging a Vacation Home

Rules for Exchanging a Vacation Home

The IRS provides a safe harbor for exchanging a vacation home (defined as “dwelling unit” in the Rev. Proc.). This...
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Sales per Square Foot for Most Retail Categories Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels

Sales per Square Foot for Most Retail Categories Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels

Article originally posted on Costar In another sign of the strength of the U.S. consumer and the resiliency of brick-and-mortar...
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Meta expands plans for proposed large-scale Mesa data center

Meta expands plans for proposed large-scale Mesa data center

Article originally posted on Phoenix Business Journal  Even though the first phase is still under construction, Meta Platforms Inc. (Nasdaq:...
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Massive Central Station development increases what downtown Phoenix has to offer, mayor says

Massive Central Station development increases what downtown Phoenix has to offer, mayor says

Article originally posted on The Phoenix Business Journal Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego said the upcoming Central Station development in downtown Phoenix is going to...
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Battery manufacturer moves forward with land purchase in Phoenix metro for future facility

Battery manufacturer moves forward with land purchase in Phoenix metro for future facility

Article originally posted on Phoenix Business Journal   Coeur d'Alene, Idaho-based KORE Power moved forward with buying a large parcel that...
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Rail giant BNSF Railway wins bid for 3,500 acres in far West Valley for potential multi-modal facility

Rail giant BNSF Railway wins bid for 3,500 acres in far West Valley for potential multi-modal facility

Article originally posted on Phoenix Business Journal Texas-based BNSF Railway Co. was the winning and sole bidder for a 3,508-acre piece...
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Industrial rents climb 4.4% amid record-setting supply and vacancy levels

Industrial rents climb 4.4% amid record-setting supply and vacancy levels

Article originally posted on AZ BIG MEDIA    The national average for in-place industrial rents across the top 30 U.S. markets...
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How housing shortage, affordability concerns could factor into office-space decisions

How housing shortage, affordability concerns could factor into office-space decisions

Article originally posted on Phoenix Business Journal on April 01, 2022   Corporate-relocation pitches in cities like Charlotte, North Carolina, have...
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Understanding Estoppel Certificates and Why They Matter

Understanding Estoppel Certificates and Why They Matter

You may see a clause in the landlord’s lease entitled  Estoppel Certificates or “estoppel Letters”. You could read it over...
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Buying Commercial Real Estate: Due Diligence Checklist

Buying Commercial Real Estate: Due Diligence Checklist

Are you buying commercial real estate? Here is a due diligence checklist. Due Diligence, if performed properly and thoroughly, will...
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Understanding Your Commercial Lease Agreement

Understanding Your Commercial Lease Agreement

You will come across many clauses in your commercial lease agreement that have been prepared by the Landlord. There is...
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Subletting and Assignment of Lease: What is the Difference?

Subletting and Assignment of Lease: What is the Difference?

Have you considered subletting your space? There are several ways to get rid of some or all of your space...
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Using the Starker Exchange Technique

Using the Starker Exchange Technique

What is a Starker exchange and how can commercial real estate investors utilize it? Many of you that are reading...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Selling a Commercial Property

Advantages and Disadvantages of Selling a Commercial Property

When selling a commercial property there are advantages and disadvantages. Let's explore the financial consequences (good and bad) of selling...
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1031 Exchange Benefits – What to Know

1031 Exchange Benefits – What to Know

The IRS Code 1031 says that if you make a like-for-like exchange, you don’t have to pay the gains tax...
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How to Increase Cash Flow on Your Investment Property

How to Increase Cash Flow on Your Investment Property

How do you increase cash flow on an investment property? The value of every income-producing property is greatly affected by...
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Economic Challenges of COVID-19 on Commercial Real Estate

Economic Challenges of COVID-19 on Commercial Real Estate

Many are comparing the economic challenges of COVID-19 on commercial real estate to that of the last recession. But CRE...
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What are 1031 Exchange Fees?

What are 1031 Exchange Fees?

1031 Exchange Fees? Yes, there are costs associated with 1031 exchanges. When you are selling an investment property and decide...
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The More Important Parts of a Commercial Lease

The More Important Parts of a Commercial Lease

There are a few parts of a commercial lease that you should pay close attention to. Commercial leases are lengthy...
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10 Things to Know About 1031 Exchanges

10 Things to Know About 1031 Exchanges

(1) A §1031 tax deferred exchange is for investment property only. Land, commercial, or residential property that has been rented...
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