Real Estate Premium Near Record to U.S. Bonds – This Signals Time to Buy Investment Real Estate

(Bloomberg) U.S. commercial real estate yields are near the highest level relative to Treasury bonds on record, a signal to some investors it’s time to buy property. Capitalization rates, a measure of real estate yields, averaged 7.22 percent in the Read More

David Repka Named to List: Top RE People To Connect With On LinkedIn

David Repka of Bison Financial Group in St. Petersburg, FL was selected by real estate master marketer Cody Sperber as one of the “Top 75 Real Estate People to Connect with on LinkedIn”. To connect with David on LinkedIn visit Read More

Office Job Growth Spurs Positive Net Absorption; Office Vacancy Rates Have Peaked with Some Markets Even Seeing Increases in Average Rent

By Mark Heschmeyer on CoStar Fundamentals in U.S. office markets appear to have stabilized and are headed toward an expected recovery, according to CoStar Group in its The State of the U.S. Office Market: Mid-Year 2010 Review & Forecast. In Read More

Creative Commercial Real Estate Financing for Small Business Owners

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfMhco_SFBk] Tampa Bay Real Estate Broker, Eric Odum, interviews Scott Jacobsen, Commercial Banking Manager for NorthStar Bank in Tampa, Florida. They discuss options for business owners to locate capital to continue to grow their businesses in a challenging environment. While Read More

Open Casting Call: Need a few good men (or women) to tell their story of adaptation and survival

I have been asked to moderate a panel at the upcoming Crittenden Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference in Atlanta, GA. The topic: Reinvention: Adaptation = Survival We will be discussing the fact that commercial real estate transaction volume is down Read More