Interest Rate Cuts Bolster Net-Lease Investment(1/24/2020)-The Federal Reserve’s decision to reverse its monetary policy and lower short-term interest rates has fueled demand for single-tenant, net-leased retail assets with regard to both deal volume and the entrance of new buyers into the space, although cap rate movement has been slow to reflect this growth. The nation’s central bank has implemented three
The Healthy Net Lease Asset Class(12/17/2019)-Thanks to increased demand for healthcare services, the medical net lease sector will continue to offer steady cash flow and safe returns for investors. The medical sector is one of the quieter, more under the radar property types within the net lease world. Though not as abundant as dollar stores or ubiquitous as fast food;
Net Lease Investors Remain Confident in Q3(12/5/2019)-Despite the specter of trade wars and a global economic slowdown, net lease investors bought in Q3 2019, showing confidence in the sector and economy. However, the US economy bears watching, especially in light of another Federal Reserve interest rate cut. Three months later, the story is different. During the third quarter, cap rates ramped
Family Offices Stock Up on Single-Tenant Properties(11/13/2019)-Single-tenant net lease properties are attracting capital, with a growing number of investors diversifying their portfolios from what we might call their “standard” product types, says Jonathan W. Hipp.
The War Between Amazon and the Dollar Store Sector(11/6/2019)-How does the online giant expect to break into one of the busiest sectors for buyers? As we continue to grow into a digital age, we see more and more retailers developing their online presence to have a wider reach with consumers around the world. This is how Amazon become the shopping behemoth we know
Auto Versus Bank: Two Net Lease Types, Different Sides of the Coin(10/30/2019)-Net-lease properties encompass a single investment category. However, differences between banking centers and automotive repair centers/auto supply retailers mean investors must understand industries and trends before putting their money into properties.
Calkain’s Murphy & Fletcher Complete $5.3M 1031 Exchange for Client(10/7/2019)-Calkain’s Rich Murphy and Scott Fletcher recently completed an assignment in which they assisted a client in completing a $5.3M 1031 tax deferred exchange. Calkain successfully secured two replacement properties for a client that recently sold a hotel and was looking for more passive investments. One property, a $2.8M DaVita Dialysis clinic in Florence, SC, and the other a $2.5M Starbucks
Net Lease Investors Take a Hard Look at CRE Fundamentals(9/26/2019)-Calkain’s Q2 Net Lease Overview shows investors taking a hard look at real estate fundamentals, even as property sales continue their increase from the first quarter of 2019. In analyzing report metrics in our Q2 2019 Net Lease Overview, we noted a focus on fundamentals, a bump in sales activities, and third, a three-sector impact.
Why the Window of Opportunity Is Open for Borrowers(9/24/2019)-Now is the time for investors to maximize the spread between debt financing and returns, says Calkain Cos.’ Jonathan Hipp. We all expect investment activity to pick up after the summer months, but are we seeing a bigger uptick than normal? We think so.