03 5 / 2013

The idea of managing a triple net (NNN) lease property probably doesn’t make sense to a lot of real estate investors. After all, the tenant has 100% responsibility for the maintenance of the property and the owner simply receives a check on the first of the month, right? Management-free ownership may be the case for many NNN lease properties, but in some situations the fine print of the lease will add a few caveats that the inattentive landlord can stumble over if he is not careful…..

03 5 / 2013

Those looking to acquire banks should bet on one with good credit and that’s expanding, such as TD Bank. Schorsch says his firm has bought millions of dollars of net leased assets in the past four to seven months, and these have averaged cap rates in the mid- to high-7s, all essentially investment grade. “It’s almost like it was in 2006, but now the cost of debt is 2.5% it was a lot higher in ’06. We’re seeing a dramatically better spread than before, and the market couldn’t get better. There’s nothing that could happen to make it better than it is today.”

26 4 / 2013

Betty Friant, Vice President at Calkain Companies, recently brokered the sale of a NNN leased day care facility in Gainesville, VA for just over $4 million at a very attractive 8.64% cap……..

25 4 / 2013

"This transaction cements the dominance in the sale leaseback, triple net lease investment market by Calkain Companies,” says David Sobelman, executive vice president at Calkain. Sobelman brokered the deal…….

18 4 / 2013

Think asset management plays no part in triple net leases? Think again.
In this installment of “The Net Lease Podcast” we talk to Ware Smalley - Asset Manager at Calkain Companies.Topics include: the role asset management plays in net lease investments, typical NNN investors who need to pay attention asset management, worst case scenarios if NNN assets are left unmanaged.
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28 1 / 2013

Cap rates continue to remain low at years end. Overall all retail sectors, a slight increase was recorded - sliding from a 6.87% average in October to 6.97% in November. A few other segments also showed slight increases such as restaurants - 7.01% to 7.10% - and dollar stores - 7.31% to 7.45%. However, these increases are slight and we do not anticipate many bold movements going forward…..

14 1 / 2013

Calkain Companies, a national net lease real estate brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of two triple net lease investment properties as part of a 15-month 1031 exchange assignment. The acquired net lease properties include a Wawa ground lease located in North Wildwood, NJ, and an Applebee’s restaurant located in Merritt Island, FL. Both assets were purchased in the fourth quarter of 2012, and totaled nearly $8MM in value……

07 12 / 2012

"Credit Union Net Lease Deal In VA"

Calkain Companies a national, net lease commercial real estate brokerage firm has procured the sale of a Northwest Federal Credit Union investment property in Manassas, VA. Jeff Bogart of Calkain Realty Advisors represented the seller in the transaction. “We are currently experiencing a market short on NNN inventory and long on buyers. This combination has resulted in all time low cap rates,” Bogart stated. “Northwest Federal Credit Union, the current tenant, purchased the ground lease they had rented for the past four years,” Bogart continued. Northwest Federal was represented by Brian Ball and Jack Regler of KLNB Commercial Real Estate.

Net Lease Press Releases: Credit Union Net Lease Deal In VA

29 11 / 2012

"Net lease company Calkain Cos. is steadily growing its international footprint:"

Global Net lease Investments News Net lease company Calkain Cos. is steadily growing its international footprint…

21 11 / 2012

"Behringer Harvard Taps Watt to Head Net Lease Platform…."

“Investor interest in 1031 exchange programs has resurged in the last year as investors search for high-quality investment solutions that focus on capital preservation and repeatable cash distributions,” Frank Muller, executive vice president and head of distribution with Behringer Harvard, said in a prepared statement. “We believe that adding a net lease strategy to our alternative investment programs is a logical extension of our existing investment management business. Brad’s leadership will be a valuable asset to the team that will provide net lease programs that address this growing market demand and enhance our position as an industry leader in high-quality alternative investment programs.”

Global Net lease Investments News