Frequently Asked Questions





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