What Does Cap Rate Mean?

Cap rate, NOI, ROI: what does it all mean? CRE insight with Sterling CRE advisor Spencer O’Donnell. You’ve heard it before, or maybe you already know from experience: investing in real estate builds wealth. And while diving into the world of commercial real estate investments may seem unachievable, there are ways to start small and […]

1031 Exchange Rules: Timing

Understanding the 1031 Exchange Process: Part 2 Check out part one of 1031 Exchange: How Does That Work? To recap: when selling commercial property, taxes are usually paid on the profits at the time of sale. But, IRS Section 1031 is an exception allowing the seller to postpone paying tax on those profits if they […]

What is My Commercial Property Worth?

Ever wonder: what is my commercial property worth? Are you curious if it’s the right time to sell or lease?  We can help. At Sterling CRE Advisors, our team uses local knowledge, comparable sales and current market data to determine the value of commercial properties. We work across Montana and understand each major market area. […]

What is a Triple Net Lease?

Demystifying the Triple Net Lease for Commercial Tenants  By Nick Chaussee, Sterling CRE Advisor Looking for a new rental space for your business but feeling confused by the jargon? Sterling Advisor Nick Chaussee breaks it down*.  *This is a general overview of leasing terms. Every lease is unique. The specific circumstances of each lease should […]

Montana MEDIA Act Attracts TV, Film Production

What is the Montana Economic Development Industry Advancement (MEDIA) Act?  Hit series “Yellowstone” is set to film season four entirely in Montana – and it’s no longer just the epic landscapes of Big Sky Country attracting major productions like these. Effective July 1, 2019, a number of new tax incentives were put into place as […]

The Retail Impact of Coronavirus: Landlord Tips

As COVID-19 continues to negatively impact the US economy, the retail impact of coronavirus is in the spotlight. Commercial landlords are concerned about how best to support retail tenants. Shopping outlets and restaurants are left wondering if they can meet rent obligations as unemployment spikes and consumer spending tightens. Just as the US revved up […]

Is Your Commercial Real Estate Advisor an Expert?

You’ll pay the same commission to a commercial real estate advisor regardless of their experience or education. National endorsements make a difference in the quality of your advisor- and the speed and integrity of your transaction.  Decoding the Alphabet Soup The CCIM and SIOR endorsements are industry standards to show education, experience and expertise in […]

Missoula’s Industrial Real Estate Market Update

Interested in the latest research on Missoula’s Industrial Real Estate Market? Market Activity Missoula’s industrial market has been active with transactions throughout 2019. A lull in Q1 2020 transactional volume was mainly driven by pandemic-related concerns, though that has been true across all asset types. Of all real estate asset types, industrial is expected to […]

Cinnabon in Missoula: Hey, What’s That?

Cinnabon in Missoula?! In episode 11 of Hey, What’s That? Claire & Matt weigh in on Casinos, Ferris Wheels, Flex Space and Cinnabon. If dirt is moving in Missoula, or someone new is coming to town, we are on it! Subscribe to our YouTube channel here to stay up to date on the latest. Sterling […]