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In the New Normal, Investors Must Fly to Safety

Commercial Property Executive

Single-tenant properties offer newly conservative investors a long-term, secure investment opportunity, says Avison Young’s Jonathan Hipp.

This might be an understatement, but 2020 is shaping up to be a very interesting year. We’ve only just begun the second quarter, and most of us are already worn out. And we haven’t even gotten into the thick of the presidential campaign season. Fun times, indeed!

In the midst of all this chaos, it’s important for all of us to get back to basics. For investors in commercial real estate, that means opportunities that provide long-term stability and the potential for growth. From …

Amanda WillisIn the New Normal, Investors Must Fly to Safety

This Net Lease Segment Is Recession-Resistant

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This type of single-tenant property may be just the answer for investors who are nervous about recent economic events, says Avison Young’s Jonathan Hipp.

Along with (literally) the rest of the world, we’re watching the daily news of the spread of the coronavirus, now upgraded by the World Health Organization to pandemic status. We hold to what we have said all along in terms of its impact on investment, namely, play the long game and know that this too shall pass. As devastating as the news is–and it is–the old rules of investment still apply. Just as panic won’t help …

Leigh ClineThis Net Lease Segment Is Recession-Resistant

Net Lease Opportunities in Difficult Times

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A creditworthy tenant with a certain degree of correction-resistance in its marketing strategy is a fairly sure bet to hedge against the vagaries of the greater market.

The coronavirus news gets scarier every day as the spread of the disease worsens. Investors have taken notice, and the stock market reflects it. But those of us who have been in the business long enough, know that the long-game is the thing.

Amanda WillisNet Lease Opportunities in Difficult Times

The Real Reason So Many Stores Are Closing

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If people are shopping differently today, and they are, it is not to the exclusion of brick-and-mortar venues, but rather to those brands that have not been able to think in an omnichannel strategy of bricks-and-clicks working together.

Excuse me while I step outside of my normal role in this space of focusing solely on the net lease market. Because there is a dynamic impacting all of retail—the general market as well as net leased retail—that needs to be addressed, namely, the myth of a retail apocalypse.…

Amanda WillisThe Real Reason So Many Stores Are Closing

Avison Young invests in U.S. net lease expertise to deliver specialist services for clients. Industry leader Jonathan Hipp will lead Avison Young’s new U.S. net lease group out of Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. John Kevill, Avison Young Principal and President of U.S. Capital Markets, announced today the strategic addition of net lease industry pioneer Jonathan Hipp, who joins the firm as Principal, based in Washington, D.C.…

Leigh ClineAvison Young invests in U.S. net lease expertise to deliver specialist services for clients. Industry leader Jonathan Hipp will lead Avison Young’s new U.S. net lease group out of Washington, D.C.

Interest Rate Cuts Bolster Net-Lease Investment

RE Business Online

The Federal Reserve’s decision to reverse its monetary policy and lower short-term interest rates has fueled demand for single-tenant, net-leased retail assets with regard to both deal volume and the entrance of new buyers into the space, although cap rate movement has been slow to reflect this growth. 

The nation’s central bank has implemented three 25-basis-point cuts this year, creating a lower cost of capital for prospective buyers in the net-lease market and generating positive impacts on the cash flows of owners marketing their properties for sale. Consequently, both sides are showing a willingness to both bid on and

Amanda WillisInterest Rate Cuts Bolster Net-Lease Investment