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Viking Enterprise LLC is part of eXp Commercial, an agent-led, cloud-based commercial real estate brokerage with agents across the globe.

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Viking Enterprise LLC is part of eXp Commercial, an agent-led, cloud-based commercial real estate brokerage with agents across the globe.

Looking to invest, buy, sell or lease? We can help.

Looking to invest, buy, sell or lease? We can help.

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eXp Commercial - Viking Enterprise Team's real estate network provides unparalleled commercial real estate services to Tenants and Landlords around the Katy- Houston area. Our knowledge, experience, and reputation sets us apart from many firms.


A commercial property owner might have various plans that would necessitate the services of a commercial real estate broker. Some of the common scenarios include:

1. Selling the Property: If the owner decides it’s time to sell the property, a commercial real estate broker can help determine the market value, market the property effectively, and negotiate with potential buyers to get the best possible price.

2. Leasing Space: For property owners looking to lease out part or all of their commercial space, a broker can help find suitable tenants, negotiate lease terms, and ensure the lease agreements meet all legal requirements and serve the owner’s best interests.

3. Acquiring More Properties: Owners looking to expand their portfolio would benefit from a broker's knowledge of the market, access to listings, and negotiation skills to secure additional properties at favorable terms.

4. Property Management: While not all brokers offer this service, some commercial real estate brokers or their affiliates offer property management services. This can be particularly appealing for owners who prefer a hands-off approach or are managing properties from a distance.

5. Market Analysis: Owners considering future developments, renovations, or rebranding of their property might engage a broker for a comprehensive market analysis. This helps in understanding current market trends, the demand for different types of spaces, and potential returns on investment for various strategies.

6. Refinancing: In situations where a property owner is looking to refinance their property, a commercial real estate broker can provide valuable insights into the property’s current market value, assist in gathering necessary documentation, and even help in finding the best financing options.

7. Partnership or Investment Opportunities: Owners interested in exploring partnerships, joint ventures, or seeking investors for expansion or development projects might use a broker to find and vet potential partners or investors.

8. Consulting on Zoning and Use Changes: When contemplating a change in the use of the property or dealing with zoning issues, a broker with experience in local regulations and the specific property type can provide guidance and strategic planning assistance.

9. Exit Strategy Planning: For owners looking to plan an exit strategy from their investment, whether it’s through a strategic sale or a gradual winding down of operations, brokers can provide market insights, timing advice, and valuation services to optimize the exit process.

In any of these scenarios, the expertise and services provided by a commercial real estate broker can save the property owner time and money, while also providing access to a wider network of potential buyers, tenants, and industry professionals. Give us a call today!

eXp Commercial - Viking Enterprise team real estate network provides unparalleled commercial real estate services to Tenants and Landlords around the greater Katy & Houston MSA area. Our knowledge, experience, and reputation sets us apart from many firms.

A commercial property owner might have various plans that would necessitate the services of a commercial real estate broker. Some of the common scenarios include:

1. Selling the Property: If the owner decides it’s time to sell the property, a commercial real estate broker can help determine the market value, market the property effectively, and negotiate with potential buyers to get the best possible price.

2. Leasing Space: For property owners looking to lease out part or all of their commercial space, a broker can help find suitable tenants, negotiate lease terms, and ensure the lease agreements meet all legal requirements and serve the owner’s best interests.

3. Acquiring More Properties: Owners looking to expand their portfolio would benefit from a broker's knowledge of the market, access to listings, and negotiation skills to secure additional properties at favorable terms.

4. Property Management: While not all brokers offer this service, some commercial real estate brokers or their affiliates offer property management services. This can be particularly appealing for owners who prefer a hands-off approach or are managing properties from a distance.

5. Market Analysis: Owners considering future developments, renovations, or rebranding of their property might engage a broker for a comprehensive market analysis. This helps in understanding current market trends, the demand for different types of spaces, and potential returns on investment for various strategies.

6. Refinancing: In situations where a property owner is looking to refinance their property, a commercial real estate broker can provide valuable insights into the property’s current market value, assist in gathering necessary documentation, and even help in finding the best financing options.

7. Partnership or Investment Opportunities: Owners interested in exploring partnerships, joint ventures, or seeking investors for expansion or development projects might use a broker to find and vet potential partners or investors.

8. Consulting on Zoning and Use Changes: When contemplating a change in the use of the property or dealing with zoning issues, a broker with experience in local regulations and the specific property type can provide guidance and strategic planning assistance.

9. Exit Strategy Planning: For owners looking to plan an exit strategy from their investment, whether it’s through a strategic sale or a gradual winding down of operations, brokers can provide market insights, timing advice, and valuation services to optimize the exit process.

In any of these scenarios, the expertise and services provided by a commercial real estate broker can save the property owner time and money, while also providing access to a wider network of potential buyers, tenants, and industry professionals. Give us a call today!

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The Evolving Landscape of Commercial Real Estate!

April 02, 20242 min read

The Evolving Landscape of Commercial Real Estate!

CRE Story Line Moves Beyond Inflation, Rate Hikes, Imminent Recession

In the dynamic realm of commercial real estate (CRE), the narrative has shifted. No longer dominated solely by concerns of inflation, Federal Reserve rate hikes, or an impending recession, the current story line paints a picture of resilience and opportunity. Recent macroeconomic indicators offer a glimpse into a landscape where optimism thrives, particularly in multifamily, industrial, and retail sectors.

One of the key drivers signaling a strengthening demand for commercial real estate space is the remarkable surge in job numbers across the United States. With a record-high total number of jobs, each month sees the addition of new employment opportunities, marking an impressive streak of 38 consecutive months. Notably, there are now 5.5 million more jobs than at the pre-pandemic peak, fueling optimism in the market.

Moreover, the unemployment rate remains at a historically low 3.9%, reflecting the robustness of the labor market. This, coupled with a surge in real discretionary income up 6.5% from pre-pandemic levels creates a favorable environment for consumer spending and economic growth. As a result, retail sales have surged by 16.8% when adjusted for inflation, signaling a resilient economy.

John Chang, Senior Vice President and National Director of Research and Advisory Services at Marcus & Millichap, underscores the significance of these macroeconomic metrics in reaffirming the strength of the US economy. In a recent analysis video, Chang highlights a shift in focus within the CRE industry from concerns of inflation and recession towards a more optimistic outlook.

While challenges and uncertainties persist, such as inflation and interest rate fluctuations, Chang remains confident in the enduring momentum of the economy. With positive trends observed across various sectors including apartments, multi-tenant retail, and industrial spaces there is a prevailing sense of resilience and growth.

Looking ahead, Chang emphasizes the importance of a long-term perspective for investors. Provided the Federal Reserve maintains a balanced approach to interest rates, the outlook for commercial real estate space demand appears promising. Investors with a focus on long-term strategies are already re-engaging with the market, recognizing the potential for sustained growth and returns over the coming years.

In conclusion, the CRE narrative has evolved beyond concerns of inflation and recession towards one of resilience and growth. With favorable macroeconomic indicators and positive sectoral trends, the future of commercial real estate appears promising for investors who embrace a long-term vision. As uncertainties persist, maintaining a cautious yet optimistic stance remains key in navigating the ever-changing landscape of CRE.

Should you need an experienced Commercial Real Estate Broker & Mortgage Broker, please feel free to contact me at 281-222-0433.

https://www.houstonrealestatebrokerage.com/

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© 2023-2024 Bill Rapp, Broker Associate, eXp Commercial LLC


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Bill Rapp, CRE Broker

I am a Houston commercial broker, with residential experience, as well as a lending background. I have been in the real estate industry for 14 years and counting, and I have worked in many roles within the industry and each has given me a unique perspective of the industry as a whole. My dedication to clients is rooted in this industry knowledge, but also includes my desire to go the extra mile in networking to source off market opportunities for my clients. Me and my team at eXp Commercial have a cutting-edge technology package that gets the widest exposure for each transaction. eXp Commercial offers a nationwide network through which we can deliver the best exposure and professional advice to achieve our clients’ goals while also minimizing their risk. Clients appreciate my methodical method of discovery in our initial consultation. Through which we can get to know each other and their specific’s business’s needs and objectives on a granular level. Our processes help navigate each transaction and its potential pitfalls through to a successful outcome for our clients. It is my stated goal to provide our clients with extensive market analysis and expertise that fosters innovative solutions and rewarding commercial real estate opportunities.

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