Real Estate Pressures Rising

Early signs that the US Fed may be pushing the envelope of rising rates and creating pressure on banks and borrowers are starting to show up more prominently now. One component of our research at Technical Traders Ltd. is to find data that may be overlooked or ignored by some other researchers.  We believe that any pressures or hardships related to general …

March Real Estate Dividend Stocks To Look Out For

The real estate sector performs relatively in-line with the wider economy. Prosperous periods bring about high growth and inflation, leading to strong returns in real estate investments. These factors drive the profitability and cash flows of real estate companies, which in turn steer the dividend payout and yield for investors. During economic growth, these companies provide an opportune time to …

How Amazon Is Impacting Small Business Finance

We have come a long way from the doldrums of the credit crunch in 2010-11. During the second half of 2011, for example, loan approval rates never went past 10 percent. Thus, more than nine-of-ten small business funding requests were rejected by big banks. In fact, banks were denying the requests of long-time customers with whom they had deposit relationships. …

Texas topped the country in commercial real estate development in 2017

Oil and cattle are the iconic business touchstones for Texas. But it’s real estate development where the Lone Star State really leads the country. Last year, Texas was the top U.S. state for commercial real estate development contributions to the economy. With more than $24 billion in direct construction spending in Texas, the building sector contributed almost $59 billion to …

Spartanburg developer looking to capitalize on Charleston area industrial boom

An Upstate firm wants to build one of the Charleston region’s largest distribution centers to capitalize on the industrial growth spreading along the Interstate 26 corridor in Berkeley County. Johnson Development Associates would build the 829,000-square-foot building on a nearly 91-acre site along Old Dairy Road in Jedburg, on the eastbound side of I-26 near the Charleston Trade Center and …

Charleston Digital Corridor says it’s finally ready to move ahead on new tech space

Much of the hype around Charleston’s startup scene has focused for years on a parking lot on the east side of town. The city has long planned to replace rows of cracking concrete on Morrison Drive with a sleek office building for its nascent technology sector. The plan was to plant a flag in the upper reaches of the peninsula, …

7 Story CubeSmart Self Storage Facility Planned for Uptown Charlotte NC

East 7th St LLC, a company affiliated with real estate developer Proffitt Dixon Partners, intends to build a seven-story self-storage facility in the Uptown area of Charlotte, N.C. The climate-controlled structure will be built on a 1-acre site at 969 E. 7th St., and comprise 90,725 net rentable square feet in more than 1,080 units. The project will also include …

First Neck Self Storage Group Raises $50M for Property Acquisitions

First Neck Self-Storage Group LLC, a joint venture between asset-management and investment-advisory firm CSM Capital Corp. and real estate investment and management company Self-Storage Capital Partners (SSCP), has raised $50 million with the intent to acquire storage properties in primary and secondary markets. The funding round will be used to buy up to $160 million in assets, according to the …

How Charleston Has Become a World-class Culinary Capital

Forget the city of old, or even five years ago. A new wave of restaurateurs, designers, and hoteliers have put the jewel of the Lowcountry on the global stage. When I was considering a move to Charleston to edit a new magazine called Garden & Gun in the summer of 2007, my wife and I went to McCrady’s restaurant, just …

Which REIT Sectors Will Outperform in 2018? | National Real Estate Investor

John Egan | Jan 22, 2018 Among REITs last year, the I’s—industrial, information and infrastructure—had it, and had it in a big way. But will those sectors repeat their great feats in 2018? Or will other sectors bypass them in terms of performance? In 2017, publicly-traded REITs in the industrial, information (aka data centers) and infrastructure sectors outperformed the other …

David Bodamer | Jan 23, 2018 For years, multifamily has been the preferred bet for agnostic commercial real estate investors. But bulwarked by the continued rise of e-commerce and changes among manufacturers and retailers to optimize supply chain management, the industrial sector is giving multifamily a run for its money. The sentiment is based on exclusive research gathered as part …