How to Invest in Industrial Warehousing
How to Invest in Industrial Warehousing

March 29, 2024

The industrial warehousing sector has seen a surge in demand, driven by the growth of e-commerce, supply chain realignments, and the need for efficient logistics solutions...

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How AI is Integrating into Commercial Real Estate Investing

March 15, 2024

In an era where technology and real estate intersect more seamlessly than ever, artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the landscape of commercial real estate investing. For Commercial Real Estate Funds and Private Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), leveraging AI technologies is not just an option but...

3 Steps to Diversifying Your Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Portfolio in 2024
3 Steps to Diversifying Your Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Portfolio in 2024

February 27, 2024

When it comes to commercial real estate (CRE), diversification remains a criticall strategy for investors seeking stability and growth in 2024. Diversifying your CRE portfolio can minimize risk, maximize returns, and ensure resilience against market fluctuations. This blog post outlines three essential steps to effectively diversify your CRE portfolio in 2024.

Commercial Real Estate Regulations in 2024
Commercial Real Estate Regulations in 2024

February 13, 2024

As we step into 2024, the commercial real estate (CRE)landscape continues to evolve, shaped by a number of regulations that could impact investors. Staying informed about these regulations is critical for making strategic decisions and ensuring compliance. This article explores key commercial real estate regulations that investors should be aware of in 2024.

Will Interest Rates Drop for Commercial Real Estate Loans?
Will Interest Rates Drop for Commercial Real Estate Loans?

January 26, 2024

In the ever evolving world of commercial real estate (CRE), interest rates play a pivotal role in shaping investment strategies and decisions. As we navigate through economic uncertainties and market shifts, a common question among investors and developers arises: "Will interest rates drop for commercial real estate loans?" This blog post aims to explore the factors influencing interest rates in CRE lending and offer insights into the future trajectory of these rates.

3 Types of Ecommerce Real Estate Investments
3 Types of Ecommerce Real Estate Investments

January 14, 2024

As investments go commercial real estate stands out as a field rich with potential for significant returns. Not all investment types are going to do well all of the time, so we wanted to share with you 3 of the best commercial real estate investment types related to ecommerce.

Commercial Real Estate Investing Tips for 2024
Commercial Real Estate Investing Tips for 2024

December 28, 2023

As we approach 2024, the commercial real estate (CRE) market presents a unique landscape filled with opportunities and challenges. For investors ready to navigate this dynamic field, understanding key trends and strategies is essential. Here, we provide essential tips for those looking to make their mark in the commercial real estate sector in 2024.

Commercial Real Estate Investments in Texas
Commercial Real Estate Investments in Texas

December 14, 2023

Commercial real estate investment in Texas is currently a beacon of opportunity and growth, illuminating the path for investors looking for vibrant, sustainable, and potentially lucrative ventures. This article delves into the thriving state of commercial real estate in the Lone Star State, highlighting the factors that make Texas an attractive investment destination.

What’s the best CRE property square footage to invest in?
What’s the best CRE property square footage to invest in?

November 29, 2023

2024 is expected to witness significant project completion and the net absorption is also expected to rise in the coming months. One of the most crucial elements of investing in a property is the square footage and most investors are concerned about the right square footage. But there is no right answer to this.

Commercial Real Estate Zoning Considerations
Commercial Real Estate Zoning Considerations

November 14, 2023

A significant aspect that often catches investors off guard is the concept of zoning. But why is zoning such an essential facet of commercial real estate, and how does it impact you as an investor? In this article we go into detail on the intricacies of zoning and its implications on your CRE investment.

Should I Invest in Occupied or Vacant Commercial Real Estate?
Should I Invest in Occupied or Vacant Commercial Real Estate?

October 30, 2023

A question that gets asked often is… “Should I invest in commercial real estate that has tenants already or get into CRE deals where the property is empty?”.

Top Dallas Commercial Real Estate Investment Firm
Top Dallas Commercial Real Estate Investment Firm

October 15, 2023

Are you looking to find who the best commercial real estate firm in Dallas is? Or are you wanting to work with them? Well then here is your answer.

Dallas Commercial Real Estate Trends for 2023 & 2024
Dallas Commercial Real Estate Trends for 2023 & 2024

September 21, 2023

Investors want to know what the commercial real estate trends will be in Dallas for the rest of this year and moving into 2024. We have those answers.

What Return on Investment Can I Expect to Get on Warehouses?
What Return on Investment Can I Expect to Get on Warehouses?

September 13, 2023

Investing in Warehouses can be highly lucrative which makes this very attractive for every type of investor. But how much of a return can you expect to get?

What Type of Companies Occupy Commercial Properties?
What Type of Companies Occupy Commercial Properties?

August 29, 2023

Something that you don’t hear too often is how much diversity within the CRE space there is across the business types that become tenants. Learn more here.

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Why Commercial Real Estate is Better Than Single Family

July 28, 2023

One of the most common ways I have seen investors invest in real estate is to purchase and operate one or more single family houses as rentals. It’s a logical approach for many investors as it’s a

2023 CRE Mid-Year Outlook Report
2023 CRE Mid-Year Outlook Report

July 17, 2023

Each year our team here at CRE Income Fund puts together outlook reports on the Commercial Real Estate Industry to best inform our partners, associates and investors.

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Commercial Real Estate Investing in Uncertain Markets

July 13, 2023

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the future of the economy. Inflation seems to be cooling down but there are fears of a looming recession and commercial real estate investing can be a tough

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Boutique CRE Firm vs National CRE Firm

June 28, 2023

When looking for commercial properties, you cannot do it alone. Even if you have a real estate agent at your side, you will need someone to help you with the property documents and buying process.

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Should I Invest in Net Zero Carbon Buildings?

June 15, 2023

Reporting says the total investment in global buildings should increase from almost $5 trillion in 2017 to about $5.5 trillion in 2050 to keep the global warming levels below 2°C. The United States,

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Should I Invest In Industrial Warehousing?

May 30, 2023

When it comes to commercial real estate investment, we have noticed the industrial warehouse market as a prominent player. As e-commerce continues to grow, more and more companies are now looking for

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Top 3 Cities for Commercial Real Estate Investing in 2023

May 16, 2023

All markets across the United States have their pros and cons to look out for when it comes to investing in commercial real estate. While some can be hotter than others, some are slow and many others

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Why Invest in Real Estate Investment Trusts?

April 27, 2023

Have you avoided a real estate investment due to low liquidity and huge investment requirements? A REIT solves this problem for you. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have delivered impressive

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REIT vs Private Equity Real Estate – Which One Is Better?

April 15, 2023

This is a common question we receive from potential investors quite often. As you may have heard or read many times before, "It Depends". REITs and Private Equity investments in the commercial real

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Benefits of Tokenized Real Estate

April 13, 2023

With the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies and the tokenizing of different types of assets, it should not come as a surprise that real estate tokenization has finally made it to the market and it

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E-Commerce’s Impact on Commercial Real Estate

March 30, 2023

Our economy today is heavily dependent on the real estate sector. The commercial industries play a big role in helping businesses develop including factories, retail outlets as well as warehouses but

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Should I Invest in Commercial Real Estate In 2023?

March 15, 2023

The commercial real estate market outlook indicates that there could be a few bumps in the road in 2023. There is a lot of uncertainty about the future of office while retail remains at a crossroads.

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Understanding Different Risks of Investing in REITs

February 27, 2023

Every type of investment comes with its own set of risks and when you consider investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs), you must be aware of the risks associated with it.

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Technology Trends Evolving in Commercial Real Estate Investing

February 15, 2023

With each new day, it seems like there is a new technology that is here to make our lives better. And at times, it can become impossible to keep up with fast-changing technology. It is normal to feel

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Dangers of Tokenized Real Estate Investing

January 30, 2023

While many have heard about real estate tokenization, not a lot of people are aware of what exactly it involves. Real estate tokenization is a process of fractionalizing real property into tokens that

How FTX Scam Affects CRE Market
How the FTX Scam Affects Commercial Real Estate Market

January 16, 2023

A lot of investors and real estate developers tried to take advantage of the crypto boom as new crypto millionaires were looking at real-life property in order to enjoy portfolio

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Dallas Fort-Worth Becomes a Top Ranked CRE Market

December 30, 2022

The first two quarters of 2022 have been nothing but a surprise for North Texas. It topped Houston, Los Angeles, and Atlanta on the list of the country’s biggest commercial property markets in terms

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What To Know Before Investing in Industrial CRE

December 15, 2022

Industrial real estate has several avenues and buying an industrial property can be one of the most profitable ways to invest. If you compare it with the residential market, you will notice that

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When Is The Right Time To Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

November 29, 2022

If you are looking for an answer to this question, there are many variables you must consider. There is no right or wrong answer here. Successful commercial real estate investing depends on many

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Is the Real Estate Industry Affected by the Climate Change Bill?

November 15, 2022

The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 in August this year. This bill aims to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 40 percent by the end of 2030.

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What Are the Benefits of Private Real Estate Investment Trusts?

October 28, 2022

Real estate continues to remain one of the most reliable sources of investment today. A private real estate investment trust is a commercial real estate fund that provides steady income for investors.

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Commercial Real Estate Market Trends

October 13, 2022

The market has seen several setbacks since the start of the pandemic in 2020 but the commercial real estate industry has been standing tall and strong. Although there were some negative forecasts and

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Increase Commercial Real Estate Value Using CRE Technology

September 29, 2022

In the past few years, we have seen a massive transition in the way people work and use technology for work. It has also led to an increased interest in commercial real estate and it does not come as

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Easiest Way to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

September 15, 2022

A lot of us are aware of the fact that nothing worth having ever comes easy but it doesn’t address the reality that there are some ways of achieving things that are easier than others.

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Top 4 Benefits Of A Real Estate Growth Fund

August 30, 2022

Besides offering portfolio diversification, commercial real estate can provide investors with steady cash flow, tax benefits, and capital appreciation as compared to other popular assets.

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Investing in Commercial Real Estate During a Recession

August 15, 2022

The United States has gone through a period of recession every 10-20 years and this period is relatively brief. After the recession, the economy tends to move into an expansion cycle and you need to

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Why Commercial Real Estate is a Must Have in Your Portfolio

August 14, 2022

The perfect investment — one that is highly profitable and completely secure, with numerous tax advantages and stability — is, like the unicorn, a mythical beast. Investment has always, from its very

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What are Commercial Real Estate Investment Funds?

July 29, 2022

There are two main types of real estate properties you can invest in- residential real estate and commercial real estate. While residential properties include structures that are suitable for human

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What to know about CRE Asset Classes

July 15, 2022

Real estate is a great way to build wealth and can be divided into two primary categories - commercial real estate and residential real estate. They are further broken down by the purpose, price, location and more.

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How To Profit From Inflation

June 29, 2022

The U.S. economy is seeing the highest inflation rates ever since the late 1980s and this inflation is driven by both, demand and supply side factors including supply chain disruptions, shift in

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Are REITs a good investment?

June 16, 2022

Real Estate Investment Trusts offer a solution to those investors who do not have the money and time to engage in real estate investment. We agree, real estate isn’t for everyone but REITs are for

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3 Benefits of Passive Investing in Commercial Real Estate

May 30, 2022

It’s a fact that Commercial Real Estate Investing offers a number of advantages that other types of investments, such as stocks, bonds, and futures, simply do not. Investors putting their money into

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Income Producing Real Estate Investing

May 16, 2022

It’s very likely that you are looking into real estate as a way to generate additional income or cash flow “on the side”. There are a number of ways to do this and those looking to passively invest

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What is the ROI of Commercial Real Estate Investments

April 29, 2022

A question we get often is “What is the ROI of Investing in Commercial Real Estate?” or “What type of returns can I expect from investing in Commercial Real Estate?”. These are great questions and

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What to Look for in a Private Equity Firm

March 30, 2022

To start, we realize that our opinion is biased based on the fact that we are a private equity firm focused on commercial real estate and we would obviously love to work with you as one of our

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Benefits of Investing in Commercial Real Estate

March 15, 2022

Investors are looking for opportunities that will maximize return, work to protect them from risk, and deliver results in both the short and long term. One asset class that can accomplish all of these

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Commercial Real Estate Investing Trends to look for in 2022

February 28, 2022

2022 is positioned to be a very big year for commercial real estate investors. The past couple of years have been a rollercoaster for many sectors but as we saw the last year 2021 rebounded in a big

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What Inflation means for Commercial Real Estate Investments

February 15, 2022

As you’re aware, inflation has increased significantly. The U.S. economy hasn’t seen an increase at this level since the late 1980s. So it’s no surprise that this is a hot topic in the news and

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2021 Could Be the Best Year for Job Growth Ever. See Why!

February 5, 2022

Gains to be driven by a re-emerging economy including a surge in job creation as the Covid-19 vaccine helps stir economic activity. The U.S. economy could be poised to add more jobs this year than

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Different Types of Commercial Real Estate Investments

January 31, 2022

So you’re an investor looking to get into some types of commercial real estate investments. If you’ve been searching online you’ve likely found a number of resources that are telling you a wide

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Residential vs. Commercial Real Estate Investments

January 14, 2022

Real estate investing is a broad segment that has a number of niche approaches that distinctly differentiate them from one another. One of the most common questions that newer investors ask is what

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This 1960 Law Made Commercial Real Estate Investing Possible

May 13, 2020

According to fairy tales and romantics, every person has “the one” waiting out there for them: a lone individual who’s tailormade for you and you alone. All due respect to both (since both can be

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Why Choose Quality Commercial Real Estate Investments

August 20, 2019

A "flight to quality" doesn’t mean jetting off to a tropical resort, it's a strategy that real estate investors are using right now to gain peace of mind. Seasoned CRE buyers are flocking to quality

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What is an IPA in Commercial Real Estate Investing

January 15, 2019

When investing in real estate, picking the right property is paramount, and one way to go about that is by using my "IPA" evaluation philosophy. The Pacific Northwest grows more than 75% of the hops

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What To Know Before Investing in Commercial Real Estate

October 29, 2018

It’s safe to say the thought of investing in commercial real estate (CRE) has crossed your mind since you're here. If you’ve already dipped into the residential real estate pool and like what you see,