Portland CRE Quarterly Report

A Cautious Outlook Defines the 1st Quarter as Commercial Headwinds Gather Click here for the report: https://mailchi.mp/8d8e63fc2386/portland-commercial-real-estate-1st-quarter-report
Basic vs Non-basic Employment

Basic vs Non-basic Employment

Whenever we are trying to accomplish our strategic analysis on an investment, the first step to knowing if it is a worthy investment is to understand the underlying market dynamics.  If real estate is “location, location, location”, why bother purchasing...
Conditional Love (CUP’s)

Conditional Love (CUP’s)

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ll discuss Conditional Use Permits (CUP) and what to be aware of when looking for space.  Conditional Use Permits allow for different types of uses to be allowed in certain zoning districts, so long as they are...
Stop!  And Ask your CRE Broker These 3 Questions

Stop! And Ask your CRE Broker These 3 Questions

After having been in real estate for over a decade you end up running into all types of commercial brokers.  Much like every other profession there are good ones and bad ones, brokers you are compatible with and some you aren’t, and some that have different...
ROIC – Return on Invested Capital

ROIC – Return on Invested Capital

Another metric utilized by investors is the ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) analysis.  In order to reduce risk exposure, it’s important to understand when capital is invested and how quickly that capital is returned to you.  The faster those invested funds are...