Are Malls Really the Next Co-Working Hotspots?

As we previously wrote in, Do Mall Owners Need to Innovate More?, there seems to be a tremendous opportunity for a value-add investment play on many of the smaller, older malls. One suggestion we put forth, Should Mall Owners Be Looking to Create Co-Working Spaces?, was that mall owners should look to use co-working spaces […]

Internet May be the Most Important Office Space Amenity

For those looking to make value-add investments in office buildings, the change in desired amenities is something to keep an eye on. Though there is a growth towards co-working spaces and an increased demand for tenant amenities. It’s important to not overlook the building’s infrastructure especially how is the Wi-Fi coverage. This recent article highlights […]

Is Atlantic City A Good Real Estate Investment?

There is a lot of talk about Atlantic City these days. The opening of new casinos tends to always build the hype. ActionNews 6 has plenty of coverage on the impending openings of the Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino, Counting down to new casinos in Atlantic City. Though after the casino meltdown, […]

Is a More Family Friendly Model the Key for Golf Course Revitalization?

One thing you constantly see for sale, on commercial property listing websites is defunct golf courses. Many smaller courses have closed or have been on the verge of closing for years. Since Tiger took the golf world by storm, there has been little-renewed interest. I’ve long thought to renovate old golf courses, could be a […]

Will New Qualified Opportunity Zones Change Where to Invest In Philadelphia and the Suburbs?

For those looking to invest in Philadelphia real estate, some new Qualified Opportunity Zones could make a big difference. Jacob Adelman on Philly.com writes, Investors with ventures along much of Market Street in West Philadelphia and Broad Street in North Philadelphia, as well as neighborhoods such as Mantua, Point Breeze, and Brewerytown, may be in for new […]

Can Grocery Stores Continue to Be Valuable For Commercial Real Estate Owners?

For those commercial real estate investors looking to revitalize commercial retail properties, looking into grocery tenants as anchors continues to hold value. A recent article,Grocery-Anchored Centers Continue To Be A Viable Investment from BisNow highlights how the market continues to see them as a solid play, though it likely is not a real estate investing strategy […]

Will Warehouses Outpace Office Buildings as Investments?

DealStreetAsia.com has a good look at the growth of warehouses as real estate investments, With e-commerce booming, warehouses are now worth more than office buildings. Colliers looked at 14 North American markets (all but one, Toronto, in the U.S.) and found that such warehouses sold last year at an average capitalization rate of 5.8 percent. […]

Investing In Suburban Mid-Rise Office Buildings

For those looking to invest in office buildings, this recent article, Why Mid-Rise Buildings Are the Future of Office Investment,  by Tim Lee a VP with the Olive Hill Group on the National Real Estate Investor site (www.nreionline.com)  has some excellent insight on the benefits of considering mid-rise office buildings as a real estate investment […]

Online Grocery Sales Creating Demand for Strategically Located Cold Storage Facilities

A growing opportunity for investors in warehouses and industrial properties is the potential to offer cold storage, to meet a rising demand. BisNow has a recent article, about the growing demand for cold storage facilities, Grocery Delivery, Cold Storage Demand Grows Across The U.S. As the grocery delivery market continues to expand, that boom could […]

Do Mall Owners Need to Innovate More?

Jim Walsh of The Courier-Post has some insights into PREIT’s year-end reporting, Loss rises for operator of South Jersey malls. It definitely has been a tough year for retail property investors and owners, especially those who own and operate malls. PHILADELPHIA – The owner of the Cherry Hill and Moorestown Malls has reported an annual […]