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...
The Power of Leverage

The Power of Leverage

Financial leverage is a very powerful tool.  Much like the Egyptians moved massive stones using a only a fulcrum and lever to build the pyramids, financial leverage allows investors to make purchases larger than their capital invested.  We discussed this idea in a...
Commercial SWOT Team

Commercial SWOT Team

Facing investment dilemma?  Unsure about which property to go after or if it’s a good fit for your portfolio?  Perhaps it’s time to bring in the SWOT analysis team.  SWOT is an acronym for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.  It’s an...

Time Value of Money

The Time Value of Money is an important factor when looking at any type of investment analysis.  The basic calculations refer to the question of how much an investment made today will produce in the future.  A sales mentor of mine once said, “I would rather make...

Real Estate vs. Stocks

Historically stocks and bonds were the only major asset classes monitored by institutions and individual investors.  Yet within the past 10 years, commercial real estate has become another major asset class that has roughly fallen somewhere between high yield/high...