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Here's what Class A, Class B, and Class C Mean in Commercial Real Estate

Here's what Class A, Class B, and Class C Mean in Commercial Real Estate

If you’ve spent any time listening to people discuss commercial real estate, you’ve heard of Class A Office space, Class B, or Class C. Each Class denotes a very specific type of property that could have quite an impact upon quality and pricing. Let’s talk about what each different class of building means.

What are Nashville Opportunity Zones?

What are Nashville Opportunity Zones?

With the new tax plan, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, came with a multitude of new tax codes. One of the new items in the plan is Opportunity Zones. They are community development tools incentivizing investors to invest long-term capital in low-income communities.


2019 Commercial Real Estate Forecast

2019 Commercial Real Estate Forecast

It’s important to stay on top of trends in Commercial Real Estate. Since we’re already 1/12th of the way done with 2019, it’s wise to look at how 2019 will look in our business.

Nashville Retail Market Update Q1 2018

Nashville Retail Market Update Q1 2018

Nationally, we’re experiencing strong consumption, despite sluggish income growth. After all, it’s much easier to consume products nowadays thanks to Amazon and online retail.

Nashville Industrial Market Update Q1 2018

Nashville Industrial Market Update Q1 2018

Nationally, industrial property, and particularly distribution warehousing, is in high demand. As more retailers shift to serve online shoppers, same day / next day delivery is paramount. That means retailers are adding more distribution warehousing in strategic hubs.

Nashville Multifamily Market Update Q1 2018

Nashville Multifamily Market Update Q1 2018

Nashville saw a slight decrease in vacancy rates in 2017 – 2016 was a peak year of delivery for Nashville multifamily.

Nashville Office Market Update Q1 2018

Nashville Office Market Update Q1 2018

Nashville is one of the leading markets in the country as far as absorption rates are concerned. Why? Because of the massive build-to-suit projects we’ve delivered in the past year like the new Bridgestone HQ.

The 8 Steps to Leasing Commercial Real Estate You Need to Know Now

Leasing commercial real estate isn’t easy. And businesses who don’t follow the process correctly will likely fail.

Unfortunately, we see it too often.

You could have the best products and services. You could even have an A+ location.

But if you missed one seemingly minor detail throughout the process, it could cost you.

Here are the 8 steps to leasing commercial real estate.

Will This Emerging Trend Benefit Nashville Entrepreneurs?

Business owners these days don’t care to have an oversized corner office sheltered from their team.They want to be in the trenches, working side-by-side with employees. And the open floorplan is no longer the solution.

What You Need to Know About Nashville's Vital Signs (2017)

Each year, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce leads a local coalition that tracks the key issues impacting the greater Nashville region and provides feedback / solutions with which we might address them. The Chamber’s “Vital Signs” report, which highlights the regional data collected and forecasts future regional challenges, is released to the public each October.

So, how will these issues impact Nashville’s real estate and business environment?

How to Get Started in Commercial Real Estate

Are you looking to start a new profession? Are you a residential real estate agent looking for a change? Even if you just love the idea of investing in property and helping others find the right place to locate their business, a career in commercial real estate might be just what you’re looking for. But before you make any spur of the moment decisions, there are some things you should consider.

Commercial Real Estate FAQ

Update: We've launched a video series called the Small Business Owner's Guide to Leasing Commercial Real Estate which you can view here. You can also check out our Commercial Leasing Tips page for tips on leasing that we hear most often. Are you looking to purchase or lease real estate to build or relocate your current business? If so, you probably have questions you’d like answered. However, you may not even know which questions to ask! Read on to find some of the most frequently asked questions and answers when it comes to commercial real estate.