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Secondary Markets Pic 1 300x200Multifamily investors are on the hunt for the diamond in the rough and, surprisingly, they’ve shifted their efforts toward secondary and tertiary markets. The continued economic boom has seemingly played itself out in primary markets and now it’s time for smaller and mid-sized cities to take the spotlight.

Primary markets are still hot commodities, but the cost of living and operation is becoming an unattractive drag for companies and employees alike. And now this exodus of businesses and workers has caught the wandering eyes of multifamily investors.

DRK Women If you want something to withstand the test of time, you must work at it – especially relationships. Friendships and family ties all require dedication and attention to the idiosyncrasies that make them work. The same goes for your commercial real estate clients.

Tip 1: Own Your Relationships

Consider your current client relationships. Are you satisfied with their current status?

EB 5 blog 250x166Change can be hard, especially if it’s putting the squeeze on your finances – and the Immigrant Investor Program (EB-5) has been tightening its grip since November with a new set of regulations.

Breaking New Ground

The new EB-5 regulations are the first alterations to the program since its inception in 1990, and the bar is set higher than ever before. The regulations were established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and raise the minimum required monetary commitment in commercial real estate for foreign investors.

exterior of industrial building If you’re paying attention to economic climate discussion in the last six months – or read this blog – you’ve probably heard talks of an impending recession.

But you’ve also likely heard that the outlook for commercial real estate – particularly in the U.S. – remains very favorable, despite the downturn murmurs and volatility in global financial markets.

Why? It’s stable. Investors are looking for more predictable, reliable cash flows and American CRE is filling that need.

Economic Growth Columbus is currently a buzzing hive of economic growth as the city continues its upward trend, making record-breaking advances.

The unemployment rate reached its lowest point for the first time in nearly two decades this past June at 3.3%. To add to that economic feat, the city’s unemployment rate has consistently dropped since 2011 and stayed under 4% for the last two years.

Two sectors, in particular, seem to be drawing people like moths

Workspace 250The commercial real estate world is evolving with the times.

What does that mean as we look 2020 in the face? DRK & Company believes that successful investors must rethink traditional models of real estate, stay up with technology and keep re-inventing how we appeal to the younger generations making their way into the professional world.

Breaking Down Walls