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What is Really Happening with Bank-CRE Lending?

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There is nothing ambiguous about CBRE’s recently released report, “Commercial Real Estate Lending Market Remains Robust.” According to CBRE’s Lending Momentum Index, an index that tracks the pace of U.S. commercial loan closings, Q2 2018 numbers have kept pace with those reported in the first quarter. CBRE also indicated that banks accounted for almost half of the non-agency lending volume that closed during the second quarter.

Amid all the good news, the report also said that, “compared to a year ago, June …

Amanda WillisWhat is Really Happening with Bank-CRE Lending?

Cap Rates Continue to Tick Upward, Net Lease Outlook Remains Cautiously Optimistic

Herndon, VA – Calkain today released its Q3 2018 Cap Rate Report.  Despite four straight quarters of increases, the cap rate still remains relatively low at 6.55%, only 23 bps off our recent all-time low.

“Although we’ve seen an uptick in interest rates, the market continues to aggressively chase net lease assets.  I’m cautiously optimistic we will have a solid fourth quarter,” stated Jon Hipp, Calkain’s president and CEO.

According to the report, the net lease market is on track for continued strong performance.  The report includes a sector-by-sector breakdown, as well as an overall view of the single tenant …

Traci BidingerCap Rates Continue to Tick Upward, Net Lease Outlook Remains Cautiously Optimistic

As QSR Cap Rates Continue to Decline, What’s Behind the Premium for this Sector?

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This premium to the STNL average is driven by their leases, locations, and insulation from ecommerce. The typical QSR lease is long (15 to 20 years), with no landlord responsibilities, and rental increases during the base term. QSRs usually operate in buildings with strong real estate fundamentals, good visibility from roads with high traffic counts. These factors not only help the tenant, but make the property attractive to investors.…

Amanda WillisAs QSR Cap Rates Continue to Decline, What’s Behind the Premium for this Sector?

New Calkain Division Targets Institutional, Private-Market Clients

Commercial Property Executive

Founder, President & CEO Jonathan Hipp, describes how existing relationships and shifting market dynamics led him to start the brokerage’s capital markets group—NetCMG—in June, along with his plans for growing the new business line.

In June, Founder, President & CEO of Calkain Cos. Jonathan Hipp tapped existing relationships to start NetCMG, the firm’s capital markets division, and the timing couldn’t have been better. This year’s introduction of tax reform has helped in making sale-leaseback transactions more attractive for corporations—and increasingly lucrative for NetCMG. In the following exclusive interview, Hipp describes the industry trends he’s been following and his plans …

Amanda WillisNew Calkain Division Targets Institutional, Private-Market Clients

Fernandez & Fallon Broker $1.85M Sale of Capitol Hill Retail

Herndon, VA – Calkain‘s Urban Investment Advisors team of Rick Fernandez and Andrew Fallon recently completed the sale of 749 8th Street, SE located in the Barracks Row area of the Capitol Hill neighborhood just north of the Navy Yard in Washington, DC. The 100% leased, 2,244 square foot, 2-story property is anchored by District Doughnut, a specialty doughnut shop, and the Skin Beauty Bar which offers luxury spa services.  Calkain represented the seller in the transaction and the property sold for $1,850,000.00 or $824 per square foot.

Fallon commented, “The property is well-located along 8th Street (Barracks …

Traci BidingerFernandez & Fallon Broker $1.85M Sale of Capitol Hill Retail

Rite-Aid on its Own: What it Means for Real Estate Investors

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In February 2018, Albertsons Companies announced that it would acquire the Rite Aid Corporation. The plan was for Albertsons’ to acquire all of the locations not included in Walgreens’ purchase of 2,186 stores. This would have added approximately 2,400 pharmacies to Albertsons, which then wanted to rebrand its other pharmacies to the Rite Aid name.…

Amanda WillisRite-Aid on its Own: What it Means for Real Estate Investors

The home of The Passenger in Shaw is for sale

Washington Business Journal

The building that houses the popular Shaw bar The Passenger is up for sale

Herndon-based real estate brokerage firm Calkain Cos. has been retained to seek buyers for the Seventh Street building that is home to the cocktail bar and eatery, which maintains a longterm lease in the building, according to a release sent out Monday.…

Amanda WillisThe home of The Passenger in Shaw is for sale

Fernandez & Fallon Bring Shaw Neighborhood Real Estate to Market

The Passenger – 1539 7th Street, NW Washington, DC

Herndon, VA – Calkain‘s Urban Investment Advisors team of Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director and Andrew Fallon, Executive Managing Director, have been retained to sell 1539 7th Street, NW under a long-term stabilized lease to acclaimed cocktail venue and eatery The Passenger.…

Albina SuFernandez & Fallon Bring Shaw Neighborhood Real Estate to Market

Calkain Negotiates $15.6M Sale of Property Net Leased to Publix in Northern Virginia

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA. — Calkain Cos. LLC has arranged the $15.6 million sale of a property net leased to Publix in Fredericksburg, a town in northern Virginia. The 49,098-square-foot store, located at 9601 Jefferson Davis Highway, opened in July. …

Amanda WillisCalkain Negotiates $15.6M Sale of Property Net Leased to Publix in Northern Virginia

What Will Net Lease Look Like in 10 Years?

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Two distinct types of changes are occurring in the net lease market, cyclical and fundamental. Cyclical change, as the name suggests, comes in cycles, is repeated and predictable, while fundamental change constantly progresses and alters the industry forever.…

Amanda WillisWhat Will Net Lease Look Like in 10 Years?