Tips To Help You With Commercial Real Estate (2)

Tips To Help You With Commercial Real Estate

In these hard economic times, you certainly want to make sure your investments will turn out to be successful. Commercial real estate, if done wisely, can become a great source of profits. This article contains several easy tips to help answer your questions and help you make the most out of your investment.

Mixed-use urban planning is a real estate development strategy that can add considerably to a property’s value. A property located in a neighborhood planned for mixed use will have shops, services and public projects located close by. In a mixed-use development many steps are taken to improve the neighborhood’s local character and reduce the residents’ reliance on cars. A home in such a neighborhood can be valuable – and pleasant to live in!

Think big time when your are in the market for commercial real estate. Do not waste your money, and energy, on a small time commercial property. You can put just as much time into a twenty unit property as you would put into a three unit property. Make the most of your investment.

Have your idea detailed across the board by keeping paper work showing your business plan, costs, options, and ideas in an organized folder. This is something that will be requested often and is used as a big part of the decision that any investor may make in the real estate.

There are many entrepreneurs that look for commercial real estate every day. They know what their business will be, but may not know exactly what type of property they need. Do they need a stand-alone building or a space in a mall? Check with a real estate agent to help you make that decision.

When buying commercial real estate, you need to buy the type of property that matches your needs and interests. If you know that you are not into doing repairs then your best bet would be to buy a property that is in better condition, You can buy a fixer-upper if you are one of those people that can appreciate a good project.

Look into and inspect every little bit of information about the commercial real estate building you are looking to invest in. You are looking into this property so you can succeed in you business affairs. Don’t be lackadaisical when dealing with this information. If you are careless, you may end up paying for it in the long run.

When negotiating a commercial real estate lease, you should try to decrease the landlord’s remedies for default. If you do this, it will decrease the options of the landlord on what he or she can do if you were to default on your lease. You do not want the landlord to have lots of options because this can hurt you.

Commercial real estate can indeed be a great investment and one that can turn into a long term asset. However, it is not only very difficult and time consuming, but it also takes a lot of input on your part. Apply these simple tips and methods to make sure your time and effort is worthwhile.

Condo Hotels in the Philippines: The Hottest Niche in the Philippine Investment Property market

Condo Hotels in the Philippines: The Hottest Niche in the Philippine Investment Property market

Beth Collingz, PLC International Marketing Director for Pacific Concord Properties Inc’s Lancaster Brand of Condotels in the Philippines said When the unit owners are not using the condo hotel suite, the unit is put in the managed pool and rented out for them. The buyers have what is considered “hassle free” ownership. The condo hotel unit owners also benefit from having a professional onsite management company to handle to marketing, booking of their room and general expertise that they bring to the table. If a problem should arise with their condo hotel unit, the management company will take care of it instead of the owner having to worry about it. This makes the traditional landlord tenant issues a thing of the past.

The condo hotel buyer sees the benefit to owning a vacation property that also has the potential to produce income for them. The typical condo hotel produces higher levels of income than the traditional vacation home (and less headaches), making it all the more appealing to buyers said Collingz

Developments such as the Lancaster Suites Manila Tower I was sold out in less than 18 months and the building is set for completion Summer 2007. Condo hotels are different from traditional condos because they are sold “turn key”. Clients initially purchase the standard condo unit and then when the time comes for interior ‘fit-out’ they can avail of the in house Condotel package of furniture’s and furnishings for the unit. This means buyers do not have to worry about hiring a designer or contractor to come in to finish out the unit. Everything is included from linens, dishes, pillows etc

Leading the way in the Metro Manila condo hotel market is Pacific Concord Properties Lancaster Brand of condotel investments. Pricing for condo hotels can range anywhere from $43,000’s up to $350,000 for Penthouse suites. Of course the pricing depends on location, views and types of finishes.

The Lancaster Suites Manila Tower I development has enjoyed great success for its clientele with property appreciation already reaching 100% for its initial buyers.
Lancaster The Atrium, the latest development by PCPI in Shaw Boulevard, Metro Manila, is currently on preconstruction selling and looks set to sell out within the next few months. Lancaster The Atrium offers clients the choice of Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom suites that all have kitchen facilities as regular residential condo unit. In addition, Lancaster The Atrium, as with the Lancaster Suites Tower I, offers unit owners and guests an extensive range of services and amenities said Collingz