May 2019

Found 3 blog entries for May 2019.

The Summit Hotel Sale and What Investors and the Public Have LearnedSummit Hotel Properties recently sold off six hotels for $135 million, resulting in a net gain of $36.6 million. One of their properties was the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, located at the Mall of America. The numbers for this sale are impressive, with an EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) multiple of 12.8 and close to 7% capitalization rate.

However, there's a lot more to this story than just the group's net gain from the sale. In fact, Summit Hotel Properties has seen some dips in their stock price that are worth taking note of. Whether an investor holds one property in Hennepin County, Minneapolis or several across the US, there are a few lessons to be learned from this sale that can be applied to

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How Technology is Impacting Commercial real Estate in Minneapolis and St. PaulCommercial real estate in Minneapolis/St. Paul has long been rooted in tradition. Even as technology popped up all over the country, the industry didn't rush toward it en masse. This is understandable, given that office workers and builders have a very different relationship with technology. The Twin Cities are starting to see more adaption of technology in the industry though, even if not everyone is moving at the same pace.

A variety of new tools are converging to smooth out the many wrinkles that pop up along the way of a project. From builders to developers to agents, investors may want to learn more about how new tools such as computerized maintenance management software as well as other types of technology are changing the mindsets of

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Investment in Commercial Real Estate in Minneapolis, Is it a Good Decision?The possibility of a high return on an investment is a reason why some choose to get into commercial real estate. Minneapolis may be a great area to invest in to attract professional tenants that can create a steady income for an investor, as well as other incentives, including the possibility of new opportunity zones.. When reviewing the types of Minneapolis real estate available, how inviting is it to own office space in or near Minneapolis? Is now the right time to buy an office building? Understand more about the demand for office buildings in the commercial real estate market of Minneapolis today.

Investing in Office Buildings

Low, mid and high-rise structures can fall under the office building asset class. Compared with other asset

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