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Increase Your Net Operating Income in 7 Easy Steps

When you’re looking for a way to increase net operating income (NOI) on your investment properties, there are several ways to go about it. According to representatives from the Marcus and Millichap Babb Group, the first step is buying right. Choosing properties in great locations is key, as you can update properties pretty easily. But […]


Buying, Selling or Refinancing? Make Sense of the Market

If you’re thinking about buying a multifamily property — or already own one and don’t know whether to sell or refinance — now is the time to act. Between 2008 and 2010, a significant number of 10-year loans were originated. Those loans are now coming due, putting pressure on investors to make decisions in a complex market. […]


Increased Action Means Increased Opportunities for Self Storage

The current self-storage real estate market is considered to be a “frothy” market, meaning that the market is abundantly full of transactions. For the past six to 12 months, many commercial real estate sellers in this sector have averaged seven offers per site; the average is typically one to four. This is great news for […]


Recovering Economy Reinvigorates Net-Leased Investors

Dana Speer, associate at Marcus & Millichap, understands the pros and cons of the national net-leased market and enjoys helping her clientele navigate a diverse investment landscape rich with opportunity. Speer specializes in net-leased properties such as quick-service restaurants, drug stores and dollar stores. “Retail as a whole runs the gamut from single-tenant net-leased assets to […]


Finding Leverage in the Self-Storage Market

Every property sale has a story and every story has a theme. The details of four recent transactions composed of class “A” storage facilities are each unique, but the shared theme of these stories is leverage — that is, how these sellers were able to leverage Marcus & Millichap’s experience, data and powerful marketing in […]


Self Storage Is Hot – But Don’t Be Hasty!

In Marcus & Millichap’s Tampa and Orlando offices, we are currently seeing a lot of activity in the self storage market. Prices are up. Properties once shunned as “metal warehouses on month-to-month leases” are now the most talked about real estate in Wall Street boardrooms. Self storage is showing better returns for REITS than Office, […]


When a Property Doesn’t Fit the Mold, Break the Mold!

Selling any commercial property requires the right investor for the right asset, with the right business case. But the recent $91 million sale of Best Storage represented an especially unique case because of the non-traditional nature of the portfolio. This eight-property portfolio consists of more than 7,000 units and 854,831 rentable square feet. Four of […]


Golf Properties Are on the Upswing

Investors are always looking for opportunities to purchase at the start of an upward trend — which currently describes the market for golf courses. Golf properties were hit hard in the recent Great Recession, however, golf is now showing significant signs of improvement. “The golf industry has been in a state of recession since 2006. […]


5 Reasons Self-Storage Is a Good Investment

Investors looking for a commercial real estate option that typically yields consistent returns will want to consider self-storage. Although it might not be the first commercial property type that comes to mind, there are significant opportunities both for larger, institutional investors and for smaller investors. Michael Mele, a First Vice President Investments at Marcus & […]


Seamless Collaboration Seals the Deal — Fast

Working together, Marcus & Millichap brokers in Florida and Michigan put a Florida CVS Pharmacy property under contract in 24 hours.

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