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Leesburg Retail Property Trades For Record Price


A newly developed, three-tenant retail center in Leesburg has just traded for $925/SF, setting a net-lease sale record for Loudoun County.

J Donegan Co. sold the property at 1008 Edwards Ferry Road for $4.82M. Calkain’s Jonathan Hipp and Natalia Nunno represented the seller.

The property is leased to Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Great Clips and Panda Express. Donegan delivered the project at the start of 2018. Hipp said it received interest from investors around the country, and it ultimately sold to a partnership of two Northern Virginia-based, high net worth individuals, who declined to be identified.

The $925/SF deal represents …

Amanda WillisLeesburg Retail Property Trades For Record Price

More Than Drugs And Beauty: Retail Pharmacies As Investments

Even as the role of retail pharmacy stores is changing, the physical buildings and land continue to be worthwhile investments, with a steady rate of return.

At one time, the retail pharmacy was where you would go to fill a prescription. Some of these locations offered other things, ranging from non-prescription health and beauty care products, to candy and gifts.…

Traci BidingerMore Than Drugs And Beauty: Retail Pharmacies As Investments

Real Estate Sale-Leasebacks

CFOs Use STNL Strategies to Free Trapped Equity

Businesses that own real estate are increasingly choosing to free up capital using a sale-leaseback strategy that can include a single tenant net lease (STNL) investment offer. In a classic sale-leaseback strategy, a property owner sells the real estate used in its business to an unrelated investor and simultaneously leases the property back from the buyer for a fixed period of time at an agreed rent.…

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Amazon’s HQ2 Impact On Net Lease

When Amazon announced they were looking to create a second headquarters, cities from all over North America scrabbled to put together an incentive package. “HQ2” will bring a $5-billion investment and create as many as 50,000 high paying jobs, both huge wins for any city.…

Traci BidingerAmazon’s HQ2 Impact On Net Lease

Healthcare Tops 2017 Net Lease Headlines

Walgreens’ final $4.4-billion offer to buy Rite Aid, and CVS Health’s $69-billion agreement to acquire Aetna were the major stories involving net lease properties. The forecast? Look for net lease property cap rates to move up from historic lows.…

AmyHealthcare Tops 2017 Net Lease Headlines

Net Lease Properties Maintain Pace

Shopping Center Business

With political and financial uncertainties looming, single tenant net lease retail properties had a strong year in 2017.

Shopping Center Business talks to experts in the industry including Calkain CEO & President, Jonathan Hipp and Executive Managing Director, Andrew Fallon.…

AmyNet Lease Properties Maintain Pace

Knowing The Right Time To Sell

Google the term “buying a triple net asset,” and you’ll see plenty of how-to articles on the topic.

However, that information seems to be lacking when it comes to selling a NNN property, which is too bad. The success of an investment isn’t only pinpointing the right time to buy, but understanding the right time to sell.…

AmyKnowing The Right Time To Sell

Has 1031 Been Saved (For Real Estate)?

On Nov. 16, the House of Representatives passed HR-1 the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” Now the legislation moves on to the Senate for its debate, markup and passage. Whether it passes the Senate and winds up on the President’s desk in its current form, or at all, is currently up for debate. Much has been made of the proposed changes to the deductions available to ordinary taxpayers, changes in the tax brackets and the lowering of the corporate tax rate. Any one of those changes could have significant impact on the average person, good or bad, depending upon how …

AmyHas 1031 Been Saved (For Real Estate)?