Commercial real estate is the property that is solely for business purposes for example real estate includes malls, office parks, restaurants, gas stations convenience stores and office towers. Commercial real estate is one of the primary genres of real estate other two are residential real estate and industrial real estate. As its name implies, commercial real estate is used in commerce .This type of real estate business customarily quoted in dollars per square foot through lease agreements, as businesses that occupy commercial real estate usually lease their spaces. An investor usually owns the building and collects rent from each business that operates there. Investing in commercial real estate often requires a considerable amount of startup capital and extensive knowledge of the legal, financial and regulatory aspects of owning this type of property. Investors who don't want to deal with these hassles directly can gain exposure to commercial real estate through real estate investment trusts(REITs).Common examples of a commercial property include the grocery store you regularly visit and the office buildings found near major urban centers. It is possible to monitor the trend in nationwide commercial property prices by following the Moody's Real Commercial Property Index. Our world is dynamic; it keeps on changing and evolving. Some tips you can have, while you invest in commercial real estate
1) Tax and the commercial property investor -Understanding your tax obligations are complex at any time, but especially if you're investing in commercial real estate for the first time.
2) Three fit-out trends shaping the retail- today our world is changing and evolving rapidly and the retail world is no exception. Read on to get the lowdown on three of the key fit-out trends driving retail tenancies today.