May 04, 2021

The Importance of Advocacy for the Real Estate Industry


An Interview with Dan Wagner, SVP of Government Relations, The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. Dan Wagner is the SVP of Government Relations for The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, [...] Read More

April 08, 2021

DST Sponsor Due Diligence


What to know when evaluating a DST sponsor A Delaware statutory trust, or DST, is an investment vehicle that offers an accredited investor the opportunity to own a fractional interest in institutional[...] Read More

March 23, 2021

How a Zero Cash Flow Investment May Help Some 1031 Exchangers


A Compelling Solution for Investors When Debt Replacement Requirements Take Precedence On the surface, the premise does not make much sense. Why would an investment property owner conducting a 1031 ex[...] Read More

February 24, 2021

CRE Strategies Navigate Market Cycles


Demand for commercial real estate (CRE) generally reacts to the ebbs and flows of the broader economic market. The economic cycle, often called the business cycle, is the fluctuation of the economy be[...] Read More

January 26, 2021

Commercial Real Estate Impact and Opportunities Amidst a Global Pandemic


The August 2020 jobs report significantly exceeded expectations, with large increases in leisure, hospitality and retail employment opportunities adding credibility for a “V”-shaped recovery from the [...] Read More

January 12, 2021

Possible Unintended Outcomes if 1031 Exchange is Altered


Eliminating the use of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code by certain high net worth investors could negatively impact individual investors, small business owners, and the overall economy. Durin[...] Read More

November 10, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Self-Storage


Self-storage is among the sectors best equipped to adapt to this economically challenging time and new social distancing practices. August 27, 2020 As the nation faces the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, c[...] Read More

October 30, 2020

1031 Exchanges Caught in Political Crosshairs


Joe Biden’s plan to eliminate a real estate statute to pay for improved care for children and healthcare for seniors is full of good intentions and common misconceptions. While the COVID-19 crisis has[...] Read More

September 01, 2020

E-Commerce Demand Propels Industrial Sector Performance


Progression of industrial properties is expected to continue through year-end 2020. August 27, 2020 The National Bureau of Economic Research declared the U.S. in recession as of February 2020, after 1[...] Read More

July 28, 2020

Retail Sector Among Hardest Hit by COVID-19


Brick-and-mortar retailers have been struggling over the last several years as consumers have shifted more and more of their shopping to online providers. Now COVID-19 has dealt another blow to the se[...] Read More