Net Lease Investments: Understanding the Retail Pharmacy Sector

Written by Drew Olson, Associate, Barr & Bennett Net Leased Investments Group   The Retail Pharmacy sector has been a safe and solid investment for investors and 1031 exchange buyers for many years. The two companies dominating the retail pharmacy investments are Walgreens (NYSE: WBA) and CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS). Walgreens and CVS … [Read more...]

The Declining Investment Levels In Opportunity Zones

Posted on | June 6, 2019 View Original Article Here     For all the interest in and excitement around Opportunity Zones, an analysis by Reonomy has uncovered a surprising trend: commercial activity in Opportunity Zones is declining.   To be sure, activity in these low-income areas has been falling … [Read more...]

Foreign Industrial Investment Triples Last Year in SoCal

Posted on | April 29, 2019 View Article Here       The Southern California region was the top market for foreign investment last year, accounting for 6.3% of total foreign investment in the US.   Foreign industrial investment tripled in the Southern California market last year. Research … [Read more...]

Lease Accounting Changes Hit Corporate Bottom Lines

Posted on | April 17, 2019 View Article Here     Liabilities, Higher Occupancy Costs on Balance Sheets Prompt Firms to Own Land or Shorten Terms   Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. agreed to buy the land under its Great America amusement park in Santa Clara, California, for $150 million not only … [Read more...]

Grocery store openings increased 30% in 2018

Posted on | March 27, 2019 View Original Article   More than 17 million square feet of new grocery stores opened   New grocery store openings were up 30% in 2018, with more than 17 million square feet of space added in the United States, according to JLL’s Grocery Tracker 2019 report. More than … [Read more...]

The Net Lease Preference for Medtail

Posted on | March 19, 2019 View Original Article Here     NEW YORK CITY—Medical retail or “medtail” is the sector that interests Envoy Net Lease Partners. That’s one tip from Ralph Cram, the president of the real estate finance company that specializes in single-tenant net leased properties. He’s one of the … [Read more...]

New Opportunity Zone Tool Shows Some Tertiary Markets Have Investment Potential

Posted on | March 13, 2019 View Article Here     A new opportunity zone ranking highlights how some small markets present as much economic opportunity as coastal U.S. cities, but the question remains if the capital-sensitive commercial real estate industry will take a tertiary market plunge anytime … [Read more...]

Where is Search for Yield Taking Investors in 2019?

Posted on | March 6, 2019 Written by Dennis Kaiser View Article Here     The search for yield in a late-cycle environment is drawing more commercial real estate investors into secondary markets and alternative assets, according to Los Angeles-based CBRE’s 2019 Americas Investor Intentions Survey. The … [Read more...]

New Tax Laws Likely to Increase High Net Worth Investment in Real Estate

Featured on NREI Online | January 24, 2018 Written by John Egan | View Original Article Here     Legal and tax experts say the law bestows several benefits that make it more appealing for HNW investors to buy properties   For high-net-worth (HNW) investors in commercial real estate, the federal tax … [Read more...]

Barr & Bennett Net Leased Investment Group Completes the Sale of a Bridgestone in Downtown Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif.—August 11, 2017— Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate firms, has completed the $2,500,000 sale of a net leased property located within downtown Oakland’s “Auto Row” situated on a strip of land along Broadway between Grand Avenue and 40th Street. The asset sold at a 4.72% capitalization rate or … [Read more...]