When small businesses consider commercial financing to buy their own building, there are a lot of things to think about. Obviously, things like location, accessibility, building condition and space are important, but there are an increasing number of small business owners deciding to go the extra square foot. These owners are buying or constructing buildings […]
For small businesses that have been sitting on the proverbial fence about whether or not they should secure a commercial mortgage, it may be time to make a move. There are a number of factors present in the market that have created ideal conditions for small businesses to make that move toward commercial financing.
For one, […]
Being a provider of commercial mortgage solutions, we have seen an increase in the number of investors buying smaller commercial properties lately. While we have always worked closely with small business owners in helping them obtain commercial financing to buy their own buildings, we have definitely seen more investors looking to capitalize on the steady […]
There has been a lot of concern voiced over the past few months by some commercial real estate experts about the effect rising interest rates will have on commercial real estate sales activity. The Federal Reserve has stated several times that they will likely raise interest rates before the end of the year, but the […]
There are an increasing number of economic reports being released that discuss the important role small businesses are playing in the continued growth of the economy. These experts said small businesses are playing an important role in fueling the recovery the economy has experienced since the recession. This only seems fitting considering small businesses built […]
One of the fastest growing segments of the multifamily industry is student housing. These properties located in towns populated by universities are earning some of the highest returns for investors making investor demand stronger than ever. This has also increased the demand for student housing loans. As a result, there are some great commercial mortgage […]
Over the last few years, the multifamily sector has proven to be the strongest sector in the commercial real estate industry. Occupancy and rental rates nationally have soared to levels not seen in well over 15 years. This has also forced an increase in new construction. Furthermore, the strong operating fundamentals afforded by current market trends have proven quite lucrative for investors. This has caused values to soar in markets all over the nation. […]
While so much of the focus has been placed on the increasing amount of large commercial real estate sales taking place, sales of smaller commercial real estate are also reaching record levels.
According to a report released earlier this month by Boxwood Means, the number of commercial properties valued under $5 million that changed hands during the first half of the year did so at a record level. Statistics showed that sales of these smaller assets grew 14.4 percent during the first half of 2015 over 2014 totals. Furthermore, sales activity is moving at the fastest pace the market has seen since 2005. As a result, the report noted that 2015 sales of smaller properties should easily eclipse last year’s record total volume of $81.1 billion. […]
One of the best aspects of helping small businesses obtain commercial mortgage loans is enabling entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. There are so many entrepreneurs with amazing ideas that not only will help them achieve their monetary goals, but also help make life a little easier for their customers.
One of the driving forces behind the heightened amount of commercial mortgage loans and transactions transpiring nationwide are low interest rates. Over the past few years, interest rates have at times dipped into historical levels. When they have increased, they have stayed low enough to remain attractive to investors and small businesses looking to acquire or refinance commercial property.