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Commercial Real Estate Shows Little Fear with Talks of Recession Appearing

Towards the end of 2018, we saw a slow down in US GDP which has had its share of ramifications on a grandeur scale. These numbers could be an indication of a potential recession heading to Canada. For a surfeit of industries, a recession can vastly impact their market, causing significant loses. Ergo, key planning is vital.

 

Recessions impact every market differently. There are those that are swept away by the quick current of financial demise and there are those that are heavily insulated; showing little to no slow down. The tech sector and smart retailers are among the heavily insulated industries, boasting little impact in regards to the former great recession. What does this mean for commercial real estate investors and tech sectors alike?

 

Granting all of this, these industries are comprised of traits that can keep them afloat through a financial crisis. Well-positioned commercial property owners, specifically, can see little to fear yet again should another recession arise. A plethora of retailers are beating out analysts’ forecasts. Loblaws is a prime example of a commercial retailer thriving with increases in both revenue and net profit. The harmonious merge with a tech team has allowed them to grow without compromising their physical stature.

 

Another key component that commercial real estate possesses is physicality. Although consumers can purchase pretty much anything online nowadays, there is still an enticing aspect of taking a trip to the local shop. Service plays a major role in this, with a majority of shoppers returning to brick-and-mortar places for the personable service offered. In sum, despite growth in e-commerce, commercial real estate is still thriving and through a global financial crisis, they still reign as heavy-hitting contenders.

 

Read more about how Canadian Commercial Real Estate is withstanding the test of global and economic issues: https://www.redevgroup.com/news-article/technology-smart-retailers-insulating-canadian-commercial-property

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Retail Real Estate: A Worthwhile Investment Going Strong in 2019

When deciding where you want to invest, it’s imperative that you conduct a significant amount of research into various investment streams in order to ensure you are making the optimal choice for your needs. Some investments, such as stocks or opening your own storefront, come with some potentially high risk and can be vastly time-consuming. Albeit, these investments have proven successful for a plethora of individuals, however, some are still in search of opportunities to allocate their funds elsewhere.

 

Despite the rise of e-commerce businesses, shopping plazas are still going strong. Malls continue to be filled with eager shoppers, smaller plazas continue to see visitors coming for niche products they may not get elsewhere. Similar to any other investment, retail properties require a high-degree of time, research, and planning. Location, space, and size are amongst some of the factors one must keep in mind when considering a retail property and returns are often contingent on said factors. For example, a shopping plaza in Toronto’s downtown core will cost more than one further out from the city, however, due to a higher saturation of potential consumers in the downtown core, the ability to generate significant profit within a shorter time frame is plausible.

 

Aside from the aforementioned factors, there are many surfacing trends that are contributing to the continual success of retail shopping plazas. From the rise of cannabis post-legalization to massive retail giants pledging astronomical funds to aid the growth of retail real estate, there are several indicators that pose benefits for shopping plaza investors.

What is driving the retail world to success currently? Why is an investment in retail real estate beneficial? Read the full article here: https://www.redevgroup.com/news-article/it-pays-to-be-in-retail-5-great-signs-for-shopping-plaza-investors

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Investing In Canadian Commercial Real Estate 2019

You may have learned some hard but valuable lessons in 2018. Not heeding the warnings about the stock market and housing or acting fast enough might have been painful. Your financial statements may be a bigger reminder of that. On the bright side your tax assessments may be going down, so use it as motivation to outperform last year. Charge forward to take action and shake up your portfolio.

Be confident, invest boldly in assets that really make sense right now, and enjoy safety and the best performance by optimizing your portfolio now. There are lots of reasons to be positive about investing in Canada this year, even if that requires making some changes to your investment strategies and the assets you’re holding.

Read the complete article at https://www.redevgroup.com/news-article/the-optimist%E2%80%99s-guide-to-investing-in-canada-for-2019

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Investment in Commercial Property Surges in Canada

According to Canada’s Real Estate News Exchange (RENX), investment in commercial property hit a new record high in the first six months of 2018, at $26.8 billion. That could put the entire year well above the annual record set in 2017 of $43.1 billion.

Current appetite for investment together with the safety and yields Canadian commercial property offers leads experts to believe that this trend is unlikely to waiver in 2019. Everyone wants a bit of the action, including big tech giants like Google.

While many analysts and biased promoters are doing a smooth job of downplaying the risks in these other markets and sectors, individuals need to be realistic about the dangers and look at the data for themselves.

It’s true that while commercial properties may offer brick and mortar security, the yields on many prime properties are trading low. Yet, many will find greater returns and yields in more localized properties just out of the center, and in more suburban and secondary markets. Of particular note, according to RENX, the reinvention of retail and spending patterns are expected to keep boosting retailer expansions at the discount and luxury ends of the market. Furthermore, mixed-use properties with retail and apartments could perform well, as vacancy rates dip below 3% and encourage rental rate increases.

Read more at https://www.redevgroup.com/news-article/investing-commercial-property-surges-but-will-canadians-bring-capital-home-in-time

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Over 198,000 views!

We officially claimed the YouTube channel name https://www.youtube.com/RichardCrenian as we are getting close to hit the 200,000 views on the business series by Richard Crenian. Richard empowers and inspires people of all ages to take small steps everyday in business to self improve and build up their business. Richard is known for his amazing positive energy, take a minute to get inspired!

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Richard Crenian | The Business Series | Keeping a Positive Attitude

Richard Crenian and Brad Powe discuss the importance of keeping your chin up, no matter the challenges in your path. Having a negative attitude will hurt your sales and the moral and productivity of your company. A positive attitude will reduce your stress, keep you healthier and enhance your productivity – All important for business success.

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Richard Crenian | Character vs Skill

Skills can be taught. Character is innate.

Richard Crenian explains the importance of developing a good skill set and work ethic in order to be successful. Your character determines the path you choose to attain success. It is important to not manipulate or deceive people when striving toward your goals. Create something that you can be proud of – something that others can look to for inspiration and guidance.

After that? Success comes to you.

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Richard Crenian | Rules to Success | Part 2

Sharing responsibility is just as important as sharing successes – that is the true essence of teamwork.

There is no shame in admitting when you’re wrong. Resorting to the blame game should never be how you choose to handle a problem. Soliciting the opinions of other team members is also paramount. It saves you a world of trouble and helps you achieve your goals and that of the team that much faster.

 

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Richard Crenian | Rules to Success | Part 1

“Don’t write checks until there’s money in the bank.”

Richard Crenian discusses how imperative it is to not promise or pay another until and unless you have the funds to back it up. Communication is crucial. You can always let you creditor know when to expect the money at a future point and when you can, in fact, make good on your debts.

Another crucial point to remember when attempting to sell a product – go straight to the person who has the authority to say “yes”. Don’t waste your time on someone who does not have the ability or authority to give you the outcome that you have in mind.

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Richard Crenian | Dealing with Difficult People

Richard Crenian shares some interesting insights about not letting failure or embarrassment hold you back from what’s most important – what you’re trying to achieve in life. It is integral to focus on your personal journey to success and ignore those who try to equalize you. When you prepare for the worst, you won’t be as easy a target to manipulate by those who have ill intentions. However, your hard work, discipline, good traits, and honesty will let you understand that not everyone is built to tear you down.