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Net Lease Investors Come Off the Sidelines and Flock to Sure-Bet Deals

It should come as no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic sent the investment market reeling. When the full impact of the crisis was setting in back in the first quarter, all sectors of the net lease market felt the dire pinch. Slowly, however, investors seem to be coming out of hiding and creating some activity, as our Q2 Cap Rate Report reveals. Note: We said “some.”…

Amanda WillisNet Lease Investors Come Off the Sidelines and Flock to Sure-Bet Deals

Avison Young Brokers Sale of Children’s National Prince George’s County at Woodmore Town Center

Jonathan Hipp, Avison Young Principal and Head of the U.S. Net Lease Group, today announced the sale of Children’s National Prince George’s County at Woodmore Towne Center in Glenarden, Maryland to Municipal Acquisitions.

On behalf of Heritage Partners, a national full-service real estate development firm based in the Mid-Atlantic, Hipp brokered the $39.3 million sale using a complex structure that allows Children’s National to transition from a leasing arrangement to ownership of both the newly constructed building and its underlying real estate.

Hipp navigated both sides through the complex transaction and found a creative solution to work around the …

Amanda WillisAvison Young Brokers Sale of Children’s National Prince George’s County at Woodmore Town Center

Why More 1031 Exchange Buyers Are Seeking an Upleg

Commercial Property Executive

Single-tenant net-leased retail assets have historically been the go-to investment for small-to-midsize 1031 exchange buyers seeking to secure a cash-flowing passive investment. But the current economic turbulence created by retailer shake-ups, changes (or impending changes) in tax legislation, and other COVID-19-related and unrelated challenges is creating uncertainty when it comes to commercial property ownership.

We are seeing increased transaction velocity in the STNL 1031 exchange market as more and more investors cast a critical eye on their holdings and look for a 1031 upleg move to create a better position for themselves. When the economy is plugging along and strong, …

Leigh ClineWhy More 1031 Exchange Buyers Are Seeking an Upleg

Never Bet Against Warren Buffett

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Berkshire Hathaway has “doubled-down” on its original 2017 purchase of 18.6 million shares of Arizona-based net lease REIT STORE Capital, picking up an additional 5.8 million shares.

If you need any further proof that Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett is the wisest man in America, click on this link, to see his move deeper into the net lease space.

Proclaiming net lease investments as “the new gold standard for income oriented investors,” the Forbes article reports that Berkshire Hathaway has “doubled-down” on its original 2017 purchase of 18.6 million shares of Arizona-based net lease REIT STORE Capital, picking up …

Amanda WillisNever Bet Against Warren Buffett

Avison Young Adds Top Talent with Michael O’Mara and Stan Wyrwicz

Boston, MA – Avison Young is pleased to welcome Michael O’Mara and Stan Wyrwicz as they join our national Net Lease Group and reinforce the firm’s presence in the Greater Boston market.  Both Mike and Stan will specialize in the Net Lease service line but will complement the investment sale teams across the nation.…

Amanda WillisAvison Young Adds Top Talent with Michael O’Mara and Stan Wyrwicz

Is a Zero Cash Flow Investment Right for You?

Commercial Property Executive

This unconventional approach can bring immediate cash to investors or rescue them from a hefty tax bill, according to Jonathan Hipp of Avison Young.

Conventional real estate investment strategy is built on a straightforward formula. You invest in a property, possibly make some capital improvements, and reap the ongoing returns until your hold strategy dictates a disposition.

There are, however, other nonconventional strategies. One that isn’t touted too often, that can provide an alternative for some investors—especially 1031 investors—is a zero cash flow investment. We should say upfront that this is essentially a tax play, and it is not for …

Amanda WillisIs a Zero Cash Flow Investment Right for You?