Posts tagged commercial properties
Taking On Functional Obsolescence

A decreasing property value can also be converted to an opportunity, as those investors with the necessary skills, resources and capital are often able to acquire property at a discount and add value by addressing issues areas of obsolescence and deferred maintenance. But, before we get into that, let’s take a high altitude look at both conditions starting with the tougher of the two, functional obsolescence, to frame the topic.

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Office Market Q4 2019 Projections

The Orange County office market is still in expansion mode, but key market metrics are showing signs of fatigue as we enter the final quarter of 2019. Results have been mixed throughout the year and a decrease in transaction volume, higher vacancy rate, and sporadic net absorption has fueled more speculation that a long-awaited correction may be coming soon.

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Retail Apocalypse or Healthy Response to a Changing World?

The term Retail Apocalypse is quite a workout in the media these days. It refers to the fallout from recent changes in the buying behavior of retail consumers. But, apocalypse might not be a fair way to describe current retail trends. In this post, we take a closer look at what’s going on in the retail sector and what it could mean to consumer behavior here in Orange County.

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Leveraging The Latest CRE Tech Tools

Top line revenue growth is important, but the bottom line is the truest measure of success whether you are a manufacturer or the owner of an office building. The most successful business and property owners are constantly looking for ways to leverage all the resources at their disposal to send as many pennies from each dollar of revenue to that coveted bottom line.

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Split Tax Roll Proposition Gets a Makeover

While numerous attempts have been made through the years to repeal or amend the landmark constitutional amendment championed by Howard Jarvis, this is the first attempt to modify the underpinnings of Proposition 13 via a statewide vote. While the proposal for additional funding to school districts, community colleges and local governments is still scheduled for that vote, it has recently come under intense scrutiny throughout the state and recent polls have indicated that passage could prove difficult.

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