Common Area Maintenance CAM Shopping Center

Four Quick Ways to Simplify CAM Reconciliations for Commercial Properties

Managing Common Area Maintenance (CAM) expenses for shopping centers and office buildings can be a challenge and a lot can go wrong.  Tenants may question your math and different tenants often have different CAM reimbursement requirements.  To be successful at this you have to start early, be organized and have a plan.  Below are four quick ways that you can …

Modesto Commercial Strip Center

5 Ways to Increase the Value of your Commercial Strip Center by 10%

In the age of Amazon, commercial strip centers are a sound retail investment.  They are generally populated by service providers and restaurants, things that the internet cannot easily replace.  Common tenants include: hair and nail salons, insurance agents, tattoo artists, restaurants and tax preparers, among other things.  Most of these are services and cannot easily be outsourced to the internet.  …

Industrial Plant Closure, Real Estate

Investing in and Repurposing Large Industrial Facilities after Plant Closures

Joe Muratore, CCIM Being based in the Central Valley and East Bay Area of California (specifically Stockton and Modesto), we have seen our fair share of large industrial plant closures and movements.  In the last few months, I have worked on several plant projects in some capacity and the purpose of this blog is to share what I have learned …