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  • What Is a NNN Investment?

    What Is a NNN Investment? Triple net (NNN) investments are one of the most popular and sought after commercial real estate investments in existence. The reason for this is that NNN investment properties, which can be single tenant or multi-tenant, are typically properties that are secured by a long-term lease (usually 10-25 years) to a […]

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  • How A Regional Florida Commercial Real Estate Firm Can Benefit You

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    A local firm with a regional, and even national, scope is what you should look for when seeking out commercial real estate companies. From the outside looking in many people believe that commercial real estate companies are fairly similar in the services that they offer. While many commercial real estate firms have the common goal […]

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  • Winter Is Coming!

    With the slight temperature drop and rapid reduction in humidity on the way, gulf coast residents say goodbye to the and begin preparing for winter. In commercial real estate management, this produces it’s own set of challenges and opportunity. Luckily, unlike our friends to the north, we are not plowing parking lots and shoveling sidewalks. […]

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  • Buying or Leasing? Which Is Best For You

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    As a business owner, deciding whether to buy or lease property for your business’ newest location can be a disconcerting task. There are many components a business owner must consider before making the decision to buy or lease a commercial property. If you are torn between which option is for you, these tips can help […]

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  • 7 Tips for Negotiating a Restaurant Lease

    Are you crazy? Don’t you know most restaurants fail? You’ve heard this before and while the statistics may be correct, too many people jump into the restaurant business without the proper ammunition. Arm yourself with the power of knowledge and improve your chances of success by negotiating a good lease. Here are 7 Tips to […]

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  • Top reasons Why You Can’t Afford Not To Consider Professional Property Management

    While owning commercial property is a great source of income and wealth building, it can quickly become a financial and time drain if you are not continually working on improvement. It does not take long for misunderstandings to turn into litigation or a small leak to turn into a mold remediation nightmare. Constant supervision and […]

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  • How to Negotiate a Good Office Lease

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    Negotiating the terms of your office lease is not something you practice very often. And yet it is very important to pay attention to the details because you will be dealing with the ramifications for years to come. If you don’t take the time to negotiate a better deal than the listed price, you could […]

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  • Yearly Audit: Staying competitive

    By, Henry Land, Property Manager Introduction Owning a commercial building or complex is a great way to make money and invest in the future. Whether using a property manager or doing it yourself, it is very easy to get comfortable with your current process. This could be costing you and your tenants money.   A yearly […]

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  • Current Market Trends In Retail Real Estate

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    We’ve all seen, heard, and read the doom-and-gloom reports. Bricks-and-mortar retail real estate is dead and going the way of the typewriter, thanks to internet competition. But is the herd mentality of this sentiment telling the whole story? I would certainly argue that it is not. But aren’t online retailers like Amazon having a major […]

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  • Building Wealth by Investing in Real Estate

    There are more ways to build wealth than one can count. But one of the most common ways in the history of our country to do so has been through savvy (and sometimes lucky) investments in real estate. The goal of any investment is to prPreviewoduce a return, and as large a return as possible. […]

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  • How to Find Commercial Property For Sale

    By Lisa  Compton-Bradley The first step in finding for a commercial property is identify right property type and location for your business, or if you are an investor, identify your investment criteria. Once, you’ve identified these characteristics, its time to begin your search. There are several high ranking real estate websites used for searching commercial […]

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  • How to Find Commercial Property for Lease

    By Stephanie Gilbert When looking for office space, industrial real estate or some other commercial property for lease, it’s helpful to follow some general rules to get the perfect property and the perfect lease agreement. Whether you start your search online or contact a commercial real estate agent for help, there are a few things […]

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  • The ABC’s of Leasing Commercial Real Estate

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    By Lisa Compton-Bradley The first step in leasing a commercial property is to choose the right space. There are a variety of commercial properties available for rent, and several things to consider when choosing your space. The right type of space and a great location can help increase business. However, the wrong space or location […]

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  • Selecting Prime Restaurant Sites

    A Prime Restaurant site is different for each restaurant based on their concept and their target consumer. There are only so many corner locations at Main and Main and any good Commercial Real Estate agent can identify those spots. Finding Prime Restaurant Real Estate requires a significant amount of data but we will focus on […]

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  • How To Choose A Commercial Real Estate Broker

    Life is full of choices. One choice that many businesses and investors will one day face is the decision to list a property, find a new property or just get a professional opinion on your commercial or investment real estate needs. So, what should you look for when searching for a broker to act as […]

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  • What is Commercial Real Estate?

    By Lisa Compton-Bradley The term commercial property refers to “buildings or land intended to generate a profit, either from capital gain or rental income.” Land Land is a popular investment as it appeals to a wide variety of buyers. Commercial land has the capability of being held (often referred to as land banking), divided, subdivided […]

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  • How to Buy a Restaurant Business

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    Most people dream of being their own boss, and being the captain of their future. One way to achieve that dream is to buy or start a business. There are literally thousands of business categories to choose from and people tend to gravitate towards what they know, enjoy or believe would be fulfilling. Who doesn’t […]

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  • The Full Scope of Tenant Representation: What You Need to Know

    A lot of business owners do all the work when finding their new space because they don’t understand what tenant representation is or how it could greatly aide them. Tenant representation is when a commercial real estate agent works for you to find the space you need. It is not required that you work with […]

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  • SVN | SouthLand Commercial Brings Home Top Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SVN | SouthLand Commercial Brings Home Top Awards Michael Carro and Rodney Sutton of SVN | SouthLand Commercial win both NAIOP’s “Broker Deal of the Year” and “Broker of the Year Runner Up.” Pensacola, Florida — January 26, 2017 — SVN | SouthLand Commercial, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm and […]

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  • Finding a Building For Sale: The Experts Matter

    Trying to Find a Building For Sale? Follow These Tips: Finding a building for sale that meets the needs of your individual business can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.  One of the first things I advise my friends and clients is to start with the end in mind.  This means […]

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  • SVN | SouthLand Commercial Adds Two in 2017

    SVN | SouthLand Commercial welcomed two new members to its staff in January. Michael Krueger, our new Marketing Director, and Bryan Morelock, our newest Commercial Real Estate Advisor, join us with a wealth of knowledge in their respective fields Michael joins SVN | SouthLand Commercial as a recent graduate of the University of West Florida […]

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  • What To Do When Listing Your Property for Lease


    Available, Not Abandoned: What To Do When Listing Your Property for Lease We’ve all hear the expression, “don’t step over a dollar to save a dime.” This is great to think of when your property becomes vacant and goes on the market for a new tenant. Vacant listings require some effort and investment from the landlord. Your […]

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  • Groundbreaking of Spearman Center in Downtown Pensacola

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    The Spearman Center Groundbreaking Ceremony SVN | SouthLand Commercial and the law firm of Taylor, Warren & Weidner, P.A. are proud to announce the  groundbreaking ceremony for the future Spearman Center property, located in downtown Pensacola. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 6 at 2:00 pm. The location is 1755 Barrancas Avenue. The center will be […]

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  • Do the Dew – Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate

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    Do the Dew Mountain Dew, one of the PepsiCo soft drink brands, had a very popular marketing slogan, “Do the Dew”. This slogan was started over 20 years ago and reminded me of due diligence in commercial real estate. Even though you may not be a soda drinker (good for you), the slogan is one […]

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  • Office Suite Sold

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    Office Suite Sold! Congratulations to SVN | SouthLand Commercial advisors Stephanie Gilbert, Rodney Sutton and Chris Bouchard for the recent sale of a 1,200 SF office suite. This property is located just south of the University of West Florida on University Parkway. The office suite is part of the Dogwood Office Complex and was sold in August for $80,000. Read […]

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