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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

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

Expect a Brand New Retail Experience Post-COVID-19

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Change, rather than tolling the death knell for the sector, is exactly what will keep retail alive and vibrant.

It seems that the retail sector can’t catch a break. It was just a few years ago that people—otherwise in the know—were predicting the fall of brick-and-mortar at the hands (or should I say fingers?) of internet shopping.…

Amanda WillisExpect a Brand New Retail Experience Post-COVID-19

Credit Unions Want to Finance Net Lease Deals

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Institutions and 5031’s have an appetite for acquisitions, according to one observer. The problem is debt.

Amanda WillisCredit Unions Want to Finance Net Lease Deals

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

Net Lease Investors Remain Confident in Q3

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Despite the specter of trade wars and a global economic slowdown, net lease investors bought in Q3 2019, showing confidence in the sector and economy. However, the US economy bears watching, especially in light of another Federal Reserve interest rate cut.

Three months later, the story is different. During the third quarter, cap rates ramped up by 16 bps, from 6.41% to 6.57%.

An increase in cap rates can mean more buyers are in the market, eager to take advantage of lower price points. This is supported by our transactional data, which posted 544 completed deals. Even in the face …

Amanda WillisNet Lease Investors Remain Confident in Q3

The War Between Amazon and the Dollar Store Sector

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How does the online giant expect to break into one of the busiest sectors for buyers?

As we continue to grow into a digital age, we see more and more retailers developing their online presence to have a wider reach with consumers around the world. This is how Amazon become the shopping behemoth we know today. As a result, different brick-and-mortar stores struggle to create a business plan that addresses Amazon’s competition and eventually fall to the wayside. One sector, however, has not seemed to be taken aback from this competition—the Dollar Store sector.…

Amanda WillisThe War Between Amazon and the Dollar Store Sector