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Consumer Confidence Gains – Positive STNL Activity Expected (6/28/2017) - Consumer Confidence has been surging, hitting 117.9 on their index in May of 2017, and the National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) Small Business Economic Trends index reports that business confidence is at an incredible high. These bright outlooks sit in stark contrast to the weak GDP growth of 1.2% observed in Q1 2017. After
Fernandez and Fallon Retained to Sell Prime Shaw Neighborhood Retail (6/15/2017) - Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director and Andrew Fallon, Executive Managing Director of Calkain’s Urban Investment Advisors, have been retained to sell 1544 9th Street NW, Washington, DC. The real estate property has a twelve-year net lease with the New Orleans style, French Quarter Brasserie & Oyster Bar (FQB).
Second Quarter 2017 Growth Expected (6/12/2017) - Herndon, VA – Calkain Teams with Sage Policy Group to Deliver Net Lease Economic Report.
Fernandez & Fallon Retained to Sell the 43,000 SF MacArthur Blvd. Retail & Professional Center (6/6/2017) - Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez and Andrew Fallon of Calkain Urban Investment Advisors have been retained to sell the MacArthur Retail & Professional Center located at 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW in Washington, DC.
Calkain Companies’ Rick Fernandez Sells $2.48M Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins (5/30/2017) - Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director of Calkain Companies, a national net lease real estate brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of a NNN Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins in Oldsmar, Florida for $2.475M at a cap rate of 5.32% on in place income.
In Sync (5/30/2017) - Triple-net leased properties are closely hewing to 10-year Treasury note rise and fall. Will this trend continue? For the last five years, cap rates have been compressing from an average of 7.19 percent in 2010 to a low of 6.35 percent shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election. This has been due primarily to falling
National Real Estate Investor Sales Volume on Net Lease Assets Roughly Flat with Last Year’s (5/26/2017) - It seems there’s no investment sector safe from the current political uncertainty, including net lease assets. Investment sales volume in the sector in 2017 will likely end up flat with 2016 levels, industry sources say.
Why A Net Lease Is Like ‘A Bond Wrapped In Real Estate’ (5/19/2017) - Markets are scary. Just this week, Bridgewater Associates chief investment officer Ray Dalio warned that the economy is at or near its best, and that the next downturn is likely to be ugly.
The Net Lease Market In One Word (5/12/2017) - The first quarter of 2017 can be summed up with a single word: Stable.  According to our Calkain research team, the entire market only moved 11 bps. This lack of movement was driven by the Dollar Store and Pharmacy sectors.
Fernandez & Fallon Retained to Sell First Floor Net Lease Retail on M Street NW, DC (5/5/2017) - Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez and Andrew Fallon of Calkain Urban Investment Advisors have been retained to sell the first floor restaurant space of the newly built, 94% sold out, 10Eleven luxury Condominiums at the corner of 11th and M Streets NW.
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