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November 2017 Archives

Commercial leases may become more popular in submarkets

In Orange County, California, office rent over the past two years has grown at the highest rate seen in the United States -- 23 percent. A major reason for this growth is that technology firms are being forced to expand into downtown areas and submarkets near core markets due to a lack of space in the core markets. This may spell good news for those offering commercial leases in downtown Los Angeles.

Real estate investment partnerships remain promising today

Real estate continues to be an excellent investment for several reasons. These include high return rates and strong tax advantages. Another major benefit is the ability to leverage these assets to build one's wealth. It is for these reasons that developing real estate investment partnerships remains a promising goal for many throughout the United States, including in Los Angeles.

Real estate dispute may involve boundary lines

Arguments between neighbors are sometimes inevitable, particularly when they involve property boundaries. Unfortunately, these arguments can quickly escalate, causing extra problems for both parties. In these real estate dispute situations in Los Angeles, seeking a solution through the court system may be the only option for addressing these issues.

Limiting your exposure to potential mortgage fraud risks

A California real estate transaction is a major legal and financial process, and when there are unfortunate complications, the impact can reverberate for years to come. When buying or selling commercial real estate, you know that protecting your interests is tantamount, including protecting yourself against mortgage fraud.

Silicon Valley buildings with commercial leases draw investors

Multiple foreign investors have purchased hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of real estate properties in the Silicon Valley area. This may be good news for these investors, who may see their bottom lines rise over time as they offer lucrative commercial leases to business owners. It may also be good news for the community and other parts of California, including Los Angeles, which may continue to experience economic growth as a result of such purchases.

Going green being emphasized more with commercial leases

With a greater emphasis being placed on sustainability in Los Angeles and other parts of the Golden State, being green is becoming increasingly important in all areas of business, including in real estate. For this reason, the Institute for Market Transformation recently added multiple enhances to its Green Lease Leaders recognition program. It has collaborated with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Better Buildings Alliance of the U.S. Department of Energy on this initiative impacting commercial leases.

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