7 Tips All Landlords Should Know About Commercial Leases

For many single-family residential real estate investors looking to make the transition towards larger deals, there is invariably the obstacle of taking on multi-family and commercial deals. Commercial leasing is an entirely different animal from residential leasing. If not structured properly, commercial leases can pose a large financial risk to the investor–no matter how good […]

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Tampa Area’s Hot Commercial Projects

Tampa’s commercial real estate markets have seen big changes in 2016. It is seeing projects nearing or recently completed, new developments breaking-ground and more coming down the pipeline. Though the year has also ushered in some uncertainties and potential risks for future commercial investments and construction, Tampa is enjoying an overall positive growth in commercial […]

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Mobility Fees Move Forward Despite ‘Go Hillsborough’ Rejection

Hillsborough County commissioners recently approved a new mobility fee ordinance that will impact commercial and residential developers in Tampa and surrounding neighborhoods in Hillsborough County. The new ordinance will require developers to submit to a one-time capital charge on any new developments in the county based on size and land-use of the projects. Fees will […]

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8 Hot Tips for Attorneys Leasing Short-term Office Space Near Federal Courthouse in Tampa

Tampa’s federal courthouse is a busy hub of activity during the workweek. Many attorneys spend their entire day in or around the federal courthouse and, rather than making the commute into downtown Tampa every day, seek available office-space near the federal courthouse building. The Federal Courthouse also sees attorneys from all over the country trying […]

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10 Things to Know About Property Management

Real estate investors know that a large part of a stable investment is a properly managed property. Despite an investment looking good on paper, a poorly managed property can cause an investment’s ROI potential to plummet. Property management is a key issue in real estate and investors should know effective property management strategies. Here is […]

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What Changes in Cuba Might Mean to the Florida Real Estate & Construction Markets

President Obama’s latest trip to Cuba marked a continuing effort of goodwill towards the island, furthering hopes of mending relationships with the island. As Cuba-U.S. relations continue to move in a more positive direction, commercial real estate investors and developers are looking towards the promise of financial opportunity given that the embargo is dismantled. In […]

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6 Marketing Tips to Help Find Commercial Tenants

You have found the perfect commercial property investment. Conditions are right for a stable, profitable return on investment, there is just one problem: you just can’t seem to fill the vacancies in your commercial, retail and office properties. Tenants are a vital aspect to any commercial real estate or industrial space. Income from tenants not […]

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A Few Pointers on Investing in Commercial Real Estate

  Browse through the home improvement TV channels at night and you’ll see there is no shortage of ‘flippers’ and residential property investors in the industry (scripted or not.) Anybody with good credit and who is handy with a hammer could essentially buy a house, fix it up, and rent it out for a nice […]

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Concerns Arise Over Florida’s Shortfall in Construction Labor Force

Florida’s real growing real estate bubble might not be ready to burst, but it is in some danger of deflating. A growing lack of construction labor in the state is starting to worry real estate investors and developers. The concern over the increasingly waning labor-force arises from the possibility of increased rates for construction and longer […]

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Tampa Airport Expansion: Real Estate Opportunity?

By: Jason Quick, ESQ   Background The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (Authority) is an autonomous county administrative unit that operates four airports, the most important of which is Tampa International Airport (TPA).  Currently, TPA occupies 3,300 acres west of downtown Tampa with three runways serving 16.7 million passengers annually.  The largest carriers are: Southwest/AirTran with […]

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