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For Growth Potential, Look for Growing Markets

When advising clients, or while shopping for my own account, I look for investment properties with good growth potential.Rising property values come from rising income – which in turn comes from higher demand.Even if I’m more concerned with current income on my properties – that rising demand can help my rents stay high.How can I focus on properties with good appreciation potential? I look in areas with good population growth.In this month’s first part of a 2-part series, I’ll discuss the growth that we are looking for, and explore a few different geographic areas.

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WILL COWORKING SPACE CONTINUE TO DISRUPT THE OFFICE MARKET?

According to research from JLL, the volume of coworking and shared office space continues to increase across the world and is transforming global office markets as a result. The flex-space office market is quickly becoming an important part of commercial real estate and portfolio strategies, as many medium-sized and large companies have realized the potential of “leveraging flexible space arrangements to better manage their liquid workforces, which is evident through some large-block corporate leasing.”

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HOW TO MEASURE A WINNING PURCHASE

How do buyers measure their purchase? How do they know if they have a winner? Almost any measure requires the use of a timeline.  Buying a deal for a $1 and selling it for $2 requires knowing when the dollar was invested and the hold time to determine yield.  The dollar invested may have additional dollars added during the hold time. The timing of these additional dollars is also required to determine yield.

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Travis Watson