Leasing Commercial Real Estate: Rentable vs. Useable Space

by Brad Lindberg, Senior Advisor | July 11, 2017 Renting commercial space in a multi-tenant building sometimes leads to some pretty confusing terminology. Specifically, the terms "Rentable" and "Useable" may be perplexing to a potential renter. What’s the difference?...

What is a Triple Net (or NNN) Lease, anyway?

  by Mike Migone, CCIM | June 26, 2017 Though very popular with landlords, the triple net lease structure is still misunderstood by many. You may ask, ‘what exactly is a triple net, or NNN, lease’? As the most popular type of net lease for commercial freestanding...

Sarasota & Manatee County Commercial Real Estate – At A Glance

By Tony Veldkamp | March 26, 2015 After a record-breaking 2014 for our local offices, with over $100 million in sales and leasing volume in 2014 and 378,000 square feet of leased retail, office, and industrial space, we can expect an even greater performance in the...

Low Cap Rates In Current Market Conditions – The Upside

By Clint Conway |  The NNN Investment Team at SVN CAG | February 26, 2015 With the continuing cap rate compression we have seen over the past couple years, I am often asked if a triple-net-leased property is a smart investment. This decision should not be made based...

How Businesses Are Taking Advantage of Flex Space in Manatee County

By David Murrell | January 15, 2015   Commercial development is in full swing in both Sarasota and Manatee Counties and one of the hottest sectors in leasable commercial real estate right now is the often-overlooked segment known as flex space. Named after its...

Top 5 Reasons for Investing In Land Now

By Mike Migone, CCIM | December 23, 2014 It is safe to say that 2014 has been a great year for commercial real estate. Across the board, vacancy rates are down and rental rates are up. With all the buzz about the performance of office, multi-family, industrial, and...

Real estate deals | Herald-Tribune

Herald-Tribune: Real Estate Deals | Monday, December 22, 2014 John Rattigan bought a 1,500-square-foot industrial building at 2060 20th St., Sarasota, from Russell and Edith Dixon for $178,500. Christine Garrison of Brand Realty represented the sellers and Gail Bowden...

Sarasota Commercial Development Is Back In Full Force

By Linda Emery | September 25, 2014 Sarasota's Skyline Welcomes an Exciting Sight – Cranes in Action. It is easy to derive a sense of wellbeing from the abundance of stunning views in downtown Sarasota. From the azure waters of the Sarasota Bay, to the perfectly...

Self-Storage: A Stable Investment Choice For Many

Self-Storage: A stable Investment Choice For Many Investors By Bob Morris | June 18, 2014 Anyone dealing in the world of real estate investing simply cannot overlook self-storage as a sound investment opportunity. Over the past ten years, self-storage has become an...

What To Look For In A Commercial Real Estate Broker

    What To Look For In A Commercial Real Estate Broker By Tony Veldkamp | May 5, 2014 From leasing office space, to land acquisition, the terrain of commercial real estate can be quite rocky to navigate alone. Whether holding or investing in commercial real...