Month: February 2017

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Businesses For Sale

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Mid Market businesses for sale

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About BusinessesForSale.com

Born out of one man’s need to sell a business, BusinessesForSale.com started in the mid-1990s as an online bulletin board.

Since those early days our passion for introducing people who want to buy a business to those who are selling a business has grown exponentially along with the site. BusinessesForSale.com has evolved into a truly global service that connects over a million business buyers and sellers each and every month.

For 20 years we have been helping business brokers and private sellers market their listings. From cafes to construction businesses, some of our most exciting business opportunities have included the makers of Big Ben’s clock, a Chinese toll road, a crocodile farm in Thailand and even a tropical island!

We have become the world’s largest marketplace advertising 68,396 businesses for sale in over 130 countries. The website is proudly run by our team of 32 based in London, Sydney, North Carolina and Mexico City.

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About BusinessesForSale.com

Born out of one man’s need to advertise a business for sale, BusinessesForSale.com started in the mid-1990s as an online bulletin board.

Since those early days our passion for introducing people who want to buy a business to those who are selling a business has grown exponentially along with the site. BusinessesForSale.com has evolved into a truly global service that connects over a million business buyers and sellers each and every month.

For 20 years we have been helping business owners sell businesses. From cafes to construction businesses, some of our most exciting business opportunities have included the makers of Big Ben’s clock, a Chinese toll road, a crocodile farm in Thailand and even a tropical island!

We are a family run, independent company. We have built the world’s largest marketplace which now advertises 65,248 businesses for sale in over 130 countries. The website is proudly run by our team of 32 based in London, Sydney, North Carolina and Mexico City.

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Commercial Real Estate Listing Service information #commercial #realestate #for #rent


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Find commercial real estate for sale, lease or rent. Send your Commercial Real Estate Listing Service requirements to our local brokers and agents. Your company or firm may need a broker and agent to locate commercial properties near an airport, downtown or in one of the industrial parks. Companies and firms can use our Corporate Relocation Service. Our Realtors will provide multiple listing information on Commercial Real Estate Listing Service, warehouse rentals, office space prices, resort hotels, motels, medical buildings, business property values, industrial land, 1031 exchange opportunities and rental warehouses.

If you want to buy or sell an office building, logistics distribution warehousing, dry storage buildings or manufacturing facilities in any area, a local Realtor will help you find the best value realty and prepare a Request for Proposal (RFP). We offer consulting services to owners, landlords and sellers, including sales market valuation and a detailed marketing proposal.

They will help you find the most suitable properties for rent, sale, lease or sublease. Your Commercial Real Estate Listing Service search will include MLS listing databases shared by cooperating brokers, available business Multiple Listing Service, developments, 1031 exchange properties and private listings for rent, purchase and property for lease. Our members serve principals leasing, renting, buying or selling commercial property. Our brokers and agents help owners, developers, buyers and tenants.

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The OMA-VYNMSA Aero Industrial Park inside the Monterrey Airport is a joint development of OMA and VYNMSA Desarrollo Inmobiliario

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Tarantino Properties will continue to handle leasing and management of the building while the new owner renovates the property. Griffin Capital Corp. announced the purchase of two recently completed office buildings in the Park 10 Regional Business Center in the Energy Corridor. The buildings are fully leased to Wood Group Mustang as part of the company s longtime headquarters campus. Peter.

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Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm, continues to make office expansion one of its top priorities as the firm announces the opening

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How to Value a Land Lease #industrial #real #estate #listings


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How to Value a Land Lease

A windmill on farmland

Step 1

Determine the use of the land by whoever is leasing it. Will the owner still be using the land? What is the value to the person who needs to lease the property? Will the owner s use be lessened. Let s use the example of a windmill to generate power. Is the location a hill near a canyon that is the only place for the wind farm? Or is the location a flat farm on a windy prairie where the leasing company can locate it on any of dozens of farms nearby instead? Consider if the windmill will effect your farming adversely. Also, remember the duration of the lease. If the lease lasts 20 years and you want to subdivide and sell in 10, will you be able to? A new buyer is subject to any lease agreements in place.

Step 2

Consider the impact on your existing use of the land. In the case of a wind farm, will access roads for maintenance change your irrigation flow? Will easements for access cut into the amount of land you can farm? Make sure the compensation is greater than the inconvenience or loss of income from the lease holder s needed use.

Step 3

Negotiate and draw up a contract that represents the full terms of the lease. Include the length of time the lease will run, options for renewal, recourse for breaking the lease and so forth. Spell out reasonable use and needed restrictions. An attorney who specializes in ground leases should review the paperwork. Be represented by an expert other than the one the company who is leasing the property provides. Take the long view of what your use of the property will be after the lease as well as during. Value any restrictions and loss of income from the lease.



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SLC Commercial Realty #commercial #property #available


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SLC Commercial Realty Development

Mike Yurocko, a native Floridian and University of Florida alumnus, is the Broker in the St. Lucie office maintaining a Florida Real Estate license since the 1970’s. A resident of the Treasure Coast since 2004 after relocating from the Tampa Bay area, he entered commercial real estate full time in 2005 and joined SLC Commercial in 2007.

His early business experience began in banking followed by a successful career in the medical device industry, where he was the top producer for over 20 years at a market leading medical device manufacturer. Subsequently, he started a successful medical distribution and service company and retired from the medical industry in 2005.

Mike is actively involved in a wide range of commercial real estate services that include site selection for new and infill retail development, investment asset sales for a wide range of property types including retail, industrial, office, multi-family, and leasing of retail, office, and industrial property.

A member of the CCIM Institute, he served as 2012 Vice President and 2013 President of the CCIM East Coast District of Florida and is currently on the District Board of Directors.

Mike’s career experiences along with solid entrepreneurial and financial skills qualify him to offer a high level of representation to his clients and potential prospects.

Paula moved from Ohio to the Treasure Coast area in 1988 after graduating from Kent State University with a fine and professional arts degree. She has 10 years experience as a designer for landscape architects in the Treasure Coast area. She specialized in site planning, land planning, permitting and development planning. Paula’s previous experience in printing and graphic design has helped her in assisting SLC Commercial associates and brokers with property marketing and sales.

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Marketing and Administration

Karen moved to the Treasure Coast in 2003 from San Diego, CA. For 10 years she provided marketing consultant services and event planning for different community businesses, schools and non-profit organizations in Palm City and Stuart.

She joined the SLC Commercial team in 2015 to assist with all aspects of marketing and administration.

Karen graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business including a major in marketing.



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The Commercial Property Policy #best #website #for #commercial #real #estate


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The Commercial Property Policy

Updated June 13, 2016

A commercial property policy covers buildings and personal property owned by your business. Some property insurers utilize policy forms developed by ISO. Others utilize forms they have developed themselves. Many policies drafted by insurers are based on the standard ISO property policy. Thus, most property policies follow the same general format. This article explains how a typical policy is structured.

The first section of a policy is often entitled “Coverage.” It describes both covered property and excluded property. It also includes some Additional Coverages and Coverage Extensions.

Property policies cover two basic categories of property: Buildings (also called real property) and Business Personal Property (BPP). If you own the building in which your business operates, then your policy should cover both the building and the BPP it contains. If you rent or lease your building, then your policy will likely cover only your BPP.

Building coverage normally includes machines and equipment that are permanently installed, such as a furnace, a boiler, and air conditioning equipment. Also covered are fixtures, meaning property that is permanently attached to the building, such as a built-in bookcase or cabinet. Floor coverings, appliances (like refrigerators and dishwashers), fire extinguishers, and outdoor furniture are also normally considered Building property.

Business Personal Property consists of property you own that does not qualify as Building property and that is not otherwise excluded. It includes office furniture, machines and equipment (if not attached to the building), raw materials, goods-in-process and finished goods. Improvements and betterments you make to a leased building are covered if you paid for them and they cannot be legally removed.

Two types of property you don’t own are also covered:

  • Property you lease that you are obligated under a contract to insure; and
  • Property in your care that is located inside the building (or outside within a specified distance)

The following types of property are excluded under virtually all property policies:

  • Money and securities. accounts, bills and food stamps
  • Animals other than stock
  • Vehicles, aircraft or watercraft (with some exceptions)
  • Land, piers, wharves, docks
  • Crops, grain or hay located outside
  • The cost of excavations, grading or backfilling

Many (but not all) property policies also exclude building foundations, paved surfaces (like walkways and roads), electronic data, and the cost to restore information on valuable records (both electronic and hard copy versions).

Most property policies automatically include certain additional coverages. These cover losses that would otherwise be excluded. Additional coverages are typically covered subject to a sublimit (a limit less than the policy limit).

For example, virtually all policies add coverage for Debris Removal. meaning the cost of removing debris of covered property that has been destroyed by a covered peril. However, the insurer may pay no more than a specified amount. Other coverages that are commonly included as Additional Coverages are Pollutant Cleanup. Electronic Data. Fire Department Service Charge, and Increased Cost of Construction.

“Coverage extension” means a coverage that is already provided by the policy but that is extended in some way. For example, most policies extend Building and Personal Property coverages to include Newly Acquired Property. Your Building coverage is extended to include new buildings constructed at your existing location as well as new buildings acquired at a different location. Your BPP limit is extended to cover new personal property at new locations or at the existing one. A sublimit usually applies to each of these extensions.

The coverage extensions provided can vary widely from one policy to another. Most policies include, at a minimum, the extensions provided by the ISO form. These include Personal Effects and Property of Others, Valuable Papers and Records. Property Off-premises, Outdoor Property, and Non-owned Detached Trailers.

CAUSES OF LOSS (PERILS)

“Causes of loss” or perils may be addressed in the same form as the coverages or in a separate policy form. Most commercial property policies are written on all-risk forms. An all-risk form covers all perils that are not specifically excluded. It does not cover every risk. The causes of loss section of an all-risk policy lists the perils that are excluded. An alternative to an all-risk policy is a named perils policy. The latter covers only the perils listed in the policy.

Most all-risk forms contain two main categories of exclusions :

  • Exclusions subject to “anti-concurrent causation ” language
  • Exclusions not subject to this language

The exclusions that are subject to anti-concurrent causation language are usually listed first. These typically include Water (Flood), Ordinance or Law. and Earth Movement. The “anti-concurrent causation” wording states that these exclusions apply regardless of any other cause or event that contributes to the loss at the same time or in any sequence to it. That is, a loss caused by any of these perils is excluded, even if another (covered) peril contributes to the loss.

The limits that apply to your policy are explained in the Limits section. The limits are listed in the declarations. A single blanket limit may apply to all buildings and BPP combined. Alternatively, separate limits may apply to buildings and to BPP. Smaller limits (sublimits) may apply to the coverages listed as Additional Coverages or Coverage Extensions.

The Deductibles section explains the deductibles that apply under your policy. Any loss covered under your Building or BPP coverage is typically subject to a deductible that applies to each occurrence. Additional deductibles may apply to specific coverages such as Business Income (Interruption) Coverage .

Your property policy is likely to contain two sets of Conditions. The first consists of Loss Conditions. These conditions explain how your losses are calculated and paid. Other conditions may address issues such as coinsurance. the rights of mortgagees. and non-renewal of your policy.

If replacement cost coverage is not included in your policy automatically, it may be available as an Optional Coverage. If replacement cost is covered automatically, then Actual Cash Value coverage may be offered as a coverage option. Other coverage options that may be included in this section are Inflation Guard and Agreed Value coverages.

Your policy will also contain definitions. The Definitions Section outlines the meanings of defined terms. The Definitions may appear the same form as the coverages or in a separate form.



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Ground leases can be effective tools for property owners, tenants #real #estate #view #commercial


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Ground leases can be effective tools for property owners, tenants

As national chains increasingly focus on Michigan as a destination, ground leasing is gaining in popularity but landowners and tenants both need to be cautious before entering into a deal.

The idea is relatively straightforward: A commercial ground lease allows a company to develop a parcel of property and operate its business for a lengthy period of time without having to buy the land outright. Unlike traditional commercial leases, a ground lease typically runs at least 10 years and often upwards of 30 years and is used as a financing instrument.

Ground leases can be great options for national retail and restaurant chains that want to lock in prime locations without investing in real estate. Family Dollar, O Reilly Auto Parts, Tim Hortons, Olga s Kitchen and Biggby Coffee have all made public commitments to grow their presence in the state, which means they and/or their franchisees may be looking for ground leases that will reduce their upfront development costs.

Landowners often families who have been sitting on unimproved property for some time stand to benefit from ground leases, too. They are able to secure a revenue stream from the lease while still retaining ownership of their property.

Sound ideal for both sides? Ground leases can be, but both sides need to do their due diligence to ensure they have the appropriate safeguards in place.

A ground lease transaction typically starts when a national chain approaches a landowner with a proposal. A letter of intent outlines the basic economic terms of the deal, such as the length of the lease, options to extend or purchase and lease price.

One of the primary considerations in any ground lease is which party will develop the land and build the building, the property owner or the franchisor/tenant? If the latter, it s likely that the tenant will ask for concessions on rent or for the property owner to pay a portion of the construction costs. Such concessions may not be necessary and will depend on the rental terms and market rates of the development site.

The franchisor often holds the ground lease until the building is completed, then assigns it to one of its approved franchisees. The assignment provisions in the ground lease bear close scrutiny since a deal that goes sideways could leave the property owner on the hook for unpaid rent and other payments.

When establishing a ground lease, special consideration should be given to the following issues:

Most ground leases run for an initial term of 10 years and grant the tenant options to renew for three- to five-year terms that may result in a term of 30 years. It s common for franchisees to want to limit the term so they will be able to get out of the lease early if things don t go their way. But if you are the landlord, it s advisable to seek a longer term upfront.

It s important to know the going rate for ground leases in your community so that you re not selling yourself too short or paying too much. As the commercial real estate market improves, lease rates are rising accordingly.

Ground leases often contain contingencies for zoning approval, which can quickly turn into a nightmare for the landowner. If the franchisor doesn t get approval for the project, can it terminate the ground lease? What if the franchisor decides the project is too costly after doing the site plan can it back out? The wrong answer could tie up the property for months or even a year without delivering a deal in the end.

Franchisors will often ask for a collateral assignment document that will allow it to come in and assume the lease if the franchisee defaults. Some of these assignments can contain unfair or burdensome provisions, such as refusing to honor a default of the payments and making the property owner whole again. If the franchisor has to step back in, the property owner needs to have safeguards in place to make sure things are fair.

As mentioned above, a key issue is who is responsible for development of the land and construction of the building. Typically, the tenant is on the hook for these costs, although it might ask the property owner to assist with infrastructure such as water, sewer and roads if the land is vacant. It s important to have a clear understanding of the basic land improvements required before the project can move forward.



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Investment Properties in New York #commercial #space


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Investment Properties in New York

The Number 1 Resource Website for Property Investors

Founded in 2002 by a New York real estate investor, PropertyShark.com has become the premier resource for real estate investors looking to buy or sell investment properties in New York City and New York State. PropertyShark.com offers you the option to:

  • Browse investment properties for sale in New York
  • Find investment properties in foreclosure
  • Find liens (lis pendens, mechanic’s liens) filed against investment properties
  • Research an investment property (sales history, title documents, tenant roster, and more)
  • Find the owner of a New York investment property (and their phone number, when available)
  • Do a comparables search on investment properties

Minimize Risks When Buying Investment Properties

Buying investment properties is never risk free. The tools and data found on PropertyShark help you minimize the risk you are exposed to when buying investment properties in New York City.

Before buying an investment property you should always make sure the property does not have a lien filed against it. It’s easy to do so on PropertyShark.com. Just pull up a property report and under the section of the property report titled “Liens” you’ll find different types of lien (if existent) that were filed against the property that we were able to identify. These include lis pendens, sidewalk liens and mechanic’s liens.

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You shoud also check for open HPD violations. When excessive violations are present, this can adversely affect the support given by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). These violations can result in building-wide inspections, fees, and the necessity for extensive repair work to correct underlying conditions. In some cases, outstanding violations may result in a lien being placed on the property. Open HPD violations are displayed for every investment property in New York and are updated on a monthly basis.

Make an informed offer using our comparables tool. We update our database of closed investment property sales every day. Using the comparables tool you can quickly estimate the value of an investment property based on recently closed sales in your neighborhood.

Find Investment Property Opportunities

You can browse thousands of investment properties listed for sale in New York. Listings are linked to detailed property reports which include investment property sales history, building photographs, title documents, and other useful information.

Besides sale listings you can also browse investment properties in foreclosure or investment properties that have a lis pendens filed against them. Lis pendens are claims against real property and should be treated seriously. However, they can lead to good deals due to the increased selling motivation of the distressed investment property owner.



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Should I Buy an Investment Property?

You may be interested in buying an investment property if you want to diversify your holdings beyond stocks and bonds. While stories of quick flips buying a home. renovating it. and reselling at a much higher price dominate TV reality shows. renting is the true core of real estate investing. That s because historically there has been very little real price appreciation in houses. Renting generates a steady monthly paycheck, like a classic dividend-paying utility stock. Any price appreciation is a bonus.

But investing in a rental home isn t like buying a low-cost index fund. Choosing the right property, maintaining it, dealing with tenants all that takes work. Think hard about whether you re prepared to put in the time. Can you handle after-hours calls? What if your tenant doesn t pay rent?

Veteran real estate investor Leonard Baron says landlords ought to be handy and like fixing things. He also cautions people who are already juggling 60-hour jobs with kids to be wary. Things may go well with your properties and you might not have too many issues, but that s the exception, not the norm, he says. Baron also suggests anyone considering getting into the rental business make sure they have enough savings to handle unexpected repairs early on, before the rent checks start coming in.

Even though home prices have bounced back, deals can be found if you re careful. Underestimating the costs of renovation and ongoing maintenance, the biggest rookie mistake, can quickly tank your returns .

Before you take the plunge, do your homework. Investor website BiggerPockets offers a helpful (and free) guide for first-timers here .



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Investment Property Definition #for #sale #by #owner #commercial #property


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Investment Property

What is ‘Investment Property’

Investment property is real estate property that has been purchased with the intention of earning a return on the investment, either through rental income, the future resale of the property or both. An investment property can be a long-term endeavor or an intended short-term investment such as in the case of flipping. where real estate is bought, remodeled or renovated, and sold at a profit.

BREAKING DOWN ‘Investment Property’

The way in which an investment property is used has a significant impact on its value. Investors sometimes conduct studies to determine the best, and most profitable, use of a property. This is often referred to as the property’s highest and best use. For example, if an investment property is zoned for both commercial and residential use, the investor weighs the pros and cons of both options until he ascertains which one has the potential for the highest rate of return, and then utilizes the property in that manner.

Difference Between Financing a Home and an Investment Property

In most cases, it is more challenging to procure financing for an investment property than for a primary residence. In particular, insurers do not provide mortgage insurance to investment properties, and as a result, borrowers need to have at least 20% down to secure bank financing for investment properties. Additionally, to approve borrowers for a mortgage for an investment property, banks insist on good credit scores and relatively low loan-to-value ratios. Some lenders also require the borrower to have ample savings to cover six months’ worth of expenses on the investment property.

Reporting Earnings From Investment Properties

If an investor collects rent from an investment property, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires him to report the rent as income, but the agency also allows him to subtract relevant expenses from this amount. For example, if a landlord collects $100,000 in rent over the course of a year but pays $20,000 in repairs, lawn maintenance and related expenses, he reports the difference of $80,000 as self-employment income.

Capital Gains on Investment Properties

If an individual sells an investment property for more than he purchased the property, he has a capital gain and must report these earnings to the IRS. As of 2016, the agency taxes these gains at a rate ranging from 0 to 15%. In contrast, if a taxpayer sells his primary residence, he only has to report capital gains in excess of $250,000 if he files individually and $500,000 if he is married filing jointly. The capital gain on an investment property is its selling price minus its purchase price minus any major improvements.

To illustrate, imagine an investor buys a property for $100,000 and spends $20,000 installing new plumbing. A few years later, he sells the property for $200,000. After subtracting his initial investment and capital repairs, his gain is $80,000.



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