Building a Property Investment Dream Team

Getting started investing in CRE requires a good deal of preparation and planning. One of the first considerations is forming a team, because this is not something one does alone. You’ll need experts in your corner to navigate this complex environment.

Technology developments have expanded our options and given us unprecedented access to experts and networks. Making use of these tools, investors can cover all of the bases much more efficiently and assemble a dream team.

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5 Under-the-Radar Investment Markets to Keep an Eye On


Commercial real estate is enjoying a good run, with most sectors fully back in the saddle following the downturn of nearly a decade ago.  A piece in Institutional Investor sums up the situation neatly:

“In terms of property fundamentals, apartments were the first sector to recover, reaching new peak occupancy and rents in 2011… whereas industrial properties got back to peak occupancy in 2014 and hit new peak rents last year. The situation is more mixed for office and retail sectors: Office vacancies are coming down but are still elevated above the past peak levels, and retail is still really hurting, with little improvement in occupancy     and almost no gains in rents overall since the recession.”

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3 Non-Gateway Cities Where Foreign Investment Dollars May Surprise You

CRE Brevitas

Foreign investment in America, CRE has been booming in recent years, and fierce competition for a limited supply of properties has led some international investors to look beyond the primary markets to find a more suitable deal. Certainly New York still attracts the most foreign capital, including massive sovereign funds as well as high net worth individuals from China and the Middle East.

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