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Property Underwriting Standards

We are building our investment portfolio based on the following standards: Strong national or regional tenants Existing cash flowing properties with at least five years remaining on the lease Corporate tenant guarantee Periodic rent escalators tied to CPI or scheduled 8% average minimum portfolio cap rate Class A or strong Class B property. Please contact […]

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CBRE’s Outlook for Commercial Real Estate

CBRE’s 2018 U.S. Market Outlook forecasts market performance in the year ahead for all major commercial real estate sectors. Beyond the fundamentals of supply and demand, we explore certain macro factors that are likely to impact the industry: tax reform, infrastructure spending, immigration policy, health care policy, business spending and investment among others. Our baseline […]

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Our Business Model

OUR BUSINESS MODEL We intend to purchase commercial real estate leased to tenants under long-term net lease agreements, generally 10-20 years. The lease payments generated each month will be used to support predictable quarterly dividend payments to our unitholders. What We Will Own Our properties will generally be freestanding buildings (not attached to any other […]

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Four Categories of Risk and Reward

Within private equity real estate, assets are typically grouped into four primary strategy categories based on investment strategy and perceived risk. Those four categories are core, core-plus, value-added and opportunistic. The key differentiator between these categories is the risk and return profile. Moving between those strategies is a bit like stepping up the ladder in […]

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What is “Cap Rate”?

The capitalization rate, often referred to as the “cap rate”, is a fundamental concept used in the world of commercial real estate. It is the rate of return on a real estate investment property based on the income that the property is expected to generate. This metric is used to estimate the investor’s potential return […]

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Our Portfolio Strategy

Our PORTFOLIO STRATEGY will enable us to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns through a disciplined acquisition approach and proactive asset management. PORTFOLIO VALUE-ADDED INITIATIVES To create portfolio quality by securing long-term net lease assets that meet our investment criteria. DISCIPLINED ACQUISITION APPROACH To directly source sale-leaseback transactions focused on four key criteria: • Fundamental value of […]

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Class A, B, or C?

A common question we receive from our investors is what do properties marketed as Class A, Class B and Class C mean, and why does it matter? To begin, investors, lenders and brokers have developed property classifications to make it easier to communicate among themselves about the quality and rating of a property quickly. For […]

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