Does Your Commercial RE Investment Qualify For A 20% Tax Deduction?

The top 5 things you need to know so your commercial real estate investment can qualify for a 20% tax deduction. Have you heard of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act? Most of you would answer, yes. And, buried in there is Section 199A which allows qualified taxpayers to deduct 20% of their qualified […]

No Crystal Ball? How the Real Estate Demand Model Can Help Forecast Opportunities

Stay Ahead of the Real Estate Cycle, Use Economic Base Analysis You’ve no doubt heard and read all of the news about existing Missoula companies expanding along with additional firms looking to expand into our market. Savvy investors and developers pay very close attention to job growth trends to forecast where opportunities will likely be […]

City of Missoula Housing Policy

MARKET WATCH MINUTE – brought to you by Sterling CRE Advisors Highlights from “Our Development Guide, Looking Forward 2018-2028” presented by Nick Kaufman, Land Use Planner, WGM Group, Inc. What an exciting time to consider investing in Missoula. In this Market Watch segment, I discussed a broad range of topics centered on issues of interest […]

Job Growth Can Impact Investment Strategy

MARKET WATCH MINUTE – brought to you by Sterling CRE Advisors Why do communities compete for companies to move to their area? Ever wonder why there was so much media coverage surrounding the Amazon HQ2 location decision? There’s no question that large companies expanding or relocating to certain areas brings job growth and hopefully a […]

Why You Should Shift Your Focus From “Full Occupancy” to “Full Profit”

MARKET WATCH MINUTE – brought to you by Sterling CRE Advisors by Claire Matten, Sterling CRE Advisor – as seen at Missoula Market Watch 2019Full Occupancy or Full Profit? A concept that is often overlooked by many investors is Physical Occupancy vs. Economic Occupancy.  Your goal as an operator/investor should be “optimum occupancy” or maximizing […]