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  • In many metropolitan areas, commercial land for development is in very short supply. Annapolis is no exception to this rule. When commercial land is scarce, we tend to see trends such as developers converting older warehousing to shopping areas, and demolishing existing buildings to build......

  • Here at Innovative Properties, we’ve been in the Annapolis property management business for 20+ years. In that time, we’ve learned a lot about screening prospective tenants and we’re sharing those lessons learned with you. When a property is being professionally managed, the property manager typically......

  • With changes in business strategies, some existing tenants of your commercial property may want to sublease all or some of their rented office space to eliminate some locations and shrink operations in others. In this situation, the problem for landlords is whether it is a......

  • Which is the better investment — a freestanding commercial building or a commercial condominium within a larger complex? Each has its own unique set of attributes, and so the answer really depends on the needs, goals and characteristics of the investor. Below is a comparison......

  • Acquiring land for development is necessary no matter what kind of market we are in, and as the Annapolis area continues to grow at a steady pace, land for commercial real estate development is at a premium. Professional real estate assemblers are always looking at......

  • When all of the negotiations for a commercial real estate deal have been completed, the broker and the commercial tenant have agreed to the terms of the lease. At this point, all that is left is the lease closing. Often, there are so many back-up......

  • When we represent a seller of a commercial property, we try to determine, as soon as possible in the marketing process, what type of buyer is most likely to be interested in this particular property. We then focus the main appeal on those elements that......

  • When a commercial real estate buyer makes an offer on an investment property, it is usually only after a thorough inspection of all of the data that is available on the financial records of the building. Certainly, a good physical inspection is also made. Unfortunately,......

  • With the number of younger professionals rapidly growing, investors who can provide the housing that satisfies the needs of the single tenant stand to profit. Figures from the census bureau show that households that contain only one person have increased 90% since 1970, and there......

  • Apartment properties can make for excellent commercial real estate investments. When evaluating an apartment property for investment, start by choosing the type of property you want to own, and give some consideration to where your tenants will come from. Downtown Luxury High Rise. The advantages......