Posts tagged vacancy rate
Q2 2018 Retail Report is here!

The Portland retail market did not experience much change in market conditions in the second quarter 2018.  The vacancy rate remained at 3.2%. Net absorption was positive 83,327 square feet, and vacant sublease space increased by 29,737 square feet.  Quoted rental rates increased from first quarter 2018 levels, ending at $17.35 per square foot per year.  A total of 7 retail buildings with 55,011 square feet of retail space were delivered to the market in the quarter, with 1,129,274 square feet still under construction at the end of the quarter.

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2018 Q2 Industrial Report

The Portland industrial market ended the second quarter 2018 with a vacancy rate of 3.7%. The vacancy rate was down over the previous quarter, with net absorption totaling positive 713,455 square feet in the second quarter.

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A Beginner's Guide to Office Building Investment

A real estate investor needs to be both a good analyst and a great capital raiser. KISS guides are meant to help you solve one of those two needs: a better analyst.

Keep It Simple Stupid guides are meant to provide investors a framework for understanding the supply-demand indicators and valuation techniques within each major commercial asset class. Last time, we discussed KISS guide to Multifamily Assets; this week we discuss Office Assets.

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How to the Increase Net Operating Income of Your Multifamily Property

When it comes to property management, the rule of thumb says expenses take up around 50% of your income.

Read that again.

Around 50% of your rental income will go directly to the expense column.

It may not happen with the first property or the next — but as you grow, the expenses eventually add up across your assets (repairs, new roofs, vacancies, and so forth).

It goes without saying: The way you manage your properties can make or break you as an investor. Of course, with commercial investments, your NOI is directly tied to your valuation (and your equity!), making effective management even more crucial.

Beyond raising rents — which has been covered here — what are some effective ways to unlock profits? Here are three quick tactics that will boost your portfolio bottom line.

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Investing in Office Buildings?Here's a Quick Guide

A real estate investor needs to be both a good analyst and a great capital raiser. KISS guides are meant to help you solve one of those two needs: a better analyst.

Keep It Simple Stupid guides are meant to provide investors a framework for understanding the supply-demand indicators and valuation techniques within each major commercial asset class. Last time, we discussed KISS guide to Multifamily Assets; this week we discuss Office Assets.

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