Our New Vocabulary

Over the last few weeks, these words and phrases became part of our daily lexicon when discussing how to navigate the Covid-19 situation.

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Legislative Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate

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Every year members of Oklahoma Commercial Real Estate Associations present issues to our State and National Representatives. Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Washington, DC to meet with Senator Inhofe, Senator Lankford, and Representative Hern.

During our meetings on the hill we discussed a number of issues affecting Commercial Real Estate owners and other industry actors: (more…)

Brookwood Apartments Have a New Owner & Management Company

Exterior view of Brookwood Apartment Complex managed by McGraw Commercial Properties.

 

The Brookwood Apartment Complex Has Sold

The 100-unit complex in Owasso, Oklahoma sold for $5.75m in January 2020 to Shakiba Capital. McGraw Commercial Properties Multi-Family team was able to broker the deal with the Houston based group.  This was Shakiba Capital’s second acquisition in the last six months, and Winfield Property Management with McGraw REALTORS® will be taking over the management of the property. (more…)

Top 6 Questions to Ask Your CRE Transaction Specialist about Site Selection

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Deciding where to purchase commercial land for a new business site is a complex task. Are you an investor or business owner in Tulsa, Oklahoma City or the surrounding areas facing the site selection process? When looking at Tulsa Real Estate or throughout Oklahoma to find the right location for your business, a CRE transaction specialist can help save you time and money. Here are some questions to ask your qualified commercial REALTOR®:

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Maintenance and Repair Responsibilities for Commercial Property Management

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When leasing space to business tenants, investors and business owners understand maintenance responsibilities are key to keeping tenants happy and play a part in long-term tenant retention. How well a building is maintained directly reflects an owner’s commitment to creating a positive space in which business tenants can work productively.

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What are the Pros and Cons of Buying vs. Leasing Office Space?

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Business owners contemplating the tough decision of buying vs. leasing office space take a variety of factors into consideration in order to make the best long-term choice. While leasing commercial real estate offers quick-start solutions, buying provides multiple long-term benefits. Here are some facts to consider while weighing the pros and cons of leasing vs. buying the right office space for your business.

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What Every CRE Seller Should Know About a Sale Leaseback

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A sale leaseback option is a means of stimulating your business by improving cash flow while not interrupting your current daily operations. In a sale leaseback arrangement, the seller leases out the property they occupy immediately after selling the property to someone else. It frees up capital that was tied up in their CRE asset while preserving the resources that are critical to everyday operations as a business.

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