Tag Archives: Commercial Real Estate

Are You Using Twitter?

Since January 2, 2014, I have been Tweeting under the DrTCJ account. To view my homepage click: https://twitter.com/DrTCJ While many of you do not have Twitter accounts, or perhaps you do not follow me, please take a look at the Tweets from the first half of April 2014 in the bullets below. DrTCJ April 2014 …Read more

Hotel Market Performance — Average 6.44 Percent Annually Since 2000

While office, industrial, retail and apartment properties faced a single significant recession since 2000, hotel properties have endured two. Hotel’s first recession in 2001 was driven by the tragic events of 911 when business and personal travel all but disappeared. Since 2000, the average annual return for hotel properties held in tax-free investment portfolios (both …Read more

Commercial Property Returns Remain Strong for Investors

Income producing real estate is particularly desirable today in the investment landscape since there are two potential sources of gain: periodic cash flow and increasing property values. Historically, commercial real estate has performed well in inflationary periods. While demographics create basic needs for commercial property, the primary driver in increased rents and values arises from …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Cycles for Q4 2013 — 50 MSAs

Real estate follows repetitive cycles. A noted specialist in the field of commercial real estate cycles is Dividend Capital’s Dr. Glenn Mueller. Each quarter Dr. Mueller analyzes apartments, hotels, industrial, office and retail properties in more than 50 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) across the U.S. He defines four distinct phases. First is Recovery (declining vacancy, …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Market Cycles — Q2 2013

Dividend Capital’s Dr. Glenn Mueller’s latest quarterly analysis of commercial real estate markets is now available. Dr. Mueller reports on where commercial markets stand for more than 50 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Property types analyzed include apartments, hotels, industrial, office and retail. Dr. Mueller defines the four phases of markets as: Recovery declining vacancy, no …Read more