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Ohio Land for Sale: Is the Market Still Ripe for Growth in 2022?

Ohio Land for Sale | Market GrowthIs buying land a good investment in Ohio? Data through the first half of 2022 has been tallied on Ohio land for sale. All indicators show an extremely positive trend that will likely continue through the rest of 2022 and beyond. Reports have revealed a strong land market. And undeveloped land is increasingly attractive for investors after favorable reports from the Ohio REALTORS®.

As a whole, commercial real estate has seen great success in 2022, despite rising interest rates. While the forecast varies among sectors, the overall outlook for the year’s second half remains positive. Our land brokers anticipate steady demand from land buyers, other CRE investors, land developers, and tenants in Ohio, Central Ohio, and Columbus, Ohio. See below why we feel Ohio land for sale market is still ripe for growth.

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Investors’ Guide to Mixed-Use Property for Sale: Understanding the Live-Work-Play Hybrid [2022]

Guide to Mixed-Use Property for SaleIt’s easy to be mixed-up about mixed-use property for sale! The sector offers a head-spinning amalgam of residential, commercial, hotel, and retail space; however, each piece harmonizes to form an immediate community. Not to mention that mixed-use properties are especially popular in our hometown of Columbus, Ohio, spread across the urban and suburban landscape.

Are you ready to mess around with mixed-use property for sale? First, as a prospective investor interested in the mixed-use real estate development concept, you must understand what is a mixed use property. It’s pertinent you also know the requirements of these unique community environments and the people inhabiting these structures. That’s why our in-depth review of mixed use buildings and mixed use spaces will provide the insight to make a wise investment decision. Join us as we explore the benefits of investing in mixed-use properties, survey a cross-section of the different types of properties, scrutinize current trends in the market, and discover why mixed-use property for sale is such a good investment.

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Boost Profitability of Your Farm for Sale in Ohio: 2 Determining Factors in 2022

Farm for Sale in OhioIf you are one of the 75,000+ principal farm operators in the state Ohio, you know that having a farm for sale in Ohio is unlike selling any other property. With the recent boom in housing sales and commercial real estate development, farmland has proven to generate a significant return on investment for you, the land owner.

By no means are we suggesting it’s a difficult process to sell farmland; however, the effort you put into prepping your farm for sale can pay off. Two main factors will determine your sale’s profitability: land evaluation and taxes. Therefore, we recommend you focus your attention here.

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Columbus Real Estate Investing: Generate ROI with 5 Commercial Property Types

Columbus Real Estate InvestmentIf you have been an avid investor over the last few years, you know there hasn’t been a better buy than Columbus real estate. Home prices and sales continue to trend upwards, population growth shows no sign of slowing down, and business expansion is seemingly the norm. So, why are you waiting to make that commercial real estate investment?

The Arch City has not only a diverse population but also many different types of commercial properties for sale, which are ripe for your investment. Commercial real estate in Columbus, Ohio primarily includes apartment buildings, retail centers, industrial warehouses, land for sale, and office buildings. As such, determining where you put your money is immensely important. Below are some considerations for each property type.

 

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How To Find & Lease Commercial Space for Rent in 2022 [Full Guide]

Find & Lease Commercial Space for RentWhat’s the worst-kept secret this year? It could be that commercial space for rent in Columbus, Ohio, is booming.

Why? Thanks to a confluence of factors, namely an influx of younger residents, robust institutions of higher learning, a fortuitous location smack dab within a few hours’ drive of the bulk of the U.S. population, and a lower cost of living as compared to the coasts. And, let’s not forget the acceleration of the e-commerce/digital economy transition, leaving many Americans flush with cash! So, why not consider a commercial space for lease or even invest in commercial space for sale? It is a hotter commodity now than in the Columbus Region’s recent past.

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7 Best Books for Rental Property Managers [in 2022]

Rental Property Managers BooksEducation is essential to succeeding whether you are just starting out as a rental property manager or an experienced property manager looking to refine your strategy. New and aspiring rental property managers want a comprehensive introduction to the rental property business. They want to understand what’s involved in the day-to-day operations and learn the best practices, tips, and tools from experienced property managers. And seasoned pros often seek out changes made within the property management industry. They want to learn about the latest technology, laws, tax benefits, and regulations. Seasoned pros might even learn tips from their peers that could help streamline their processes and manage more effectively.

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Have Hunting Land for Sale in Ohio? 9 Tips to Boost Your ROI!

Boost ROI of Hunting Land for Sale in OhioBuying commercial real estate is one thing – it requires maintenance and upkeep. However, buying hunting land for sale in Ohio is an entirely different situation. Not only does it require maintenance and upkeep for human standards, but if the buyer wants to use it for its intended purpose (you know, hunting), it needs to be prepared and maintained for deer.

Creating an ideal habitat for deer means you must overcome quite a few factors and take advantage of what you can control. Before selling your hunting land, consider temporarily taking it off the market and upgrading it to increase your return on investment (ROI). There are many ways to increase the value of your Ohio hunting land for sale; however, these nine areas of focus are sure to help:

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7 Reasons to Invest in Multifamily Properties for Sale in 2022

Multifamily Properties for SaleConsidering an investment in commercial real estate? Want to build a successful portfolio with an attractive rate of return? The decision to invest in multifamily properties for sale may be a solid option for you.

The U.S. multifamily real estate market enjoyed a record-breaking year in 2021, according to a new report by CBRE. In fact, this sector set multiple records last year with a total investment volume of $335.3 billion, an absorption of 617,500 units, and the national vacancy rate falling to 2.5 percent (a decrease of 2.2% year-over-year). The whopping investment volume is nearly double the previous record of $193.1 billion in 2019.

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Selling Commercial Real Estate? 24 Practical Techniques to BOOST YOUR ROI on 5 Different Property Types

Selling Commercial Real Estate | TipsWhen selling commercial real estate, the favorite phrase, “A little bit goes a long way,” holds much truth. Before listing and showing your property, there is a wide range of tasks that can, and should, be undertaken to increase the chances of a sale and boost the potential ROI.

A study performed by the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association found that something as simple as landscaping has the potential to increase the resale value of a property by 14 percent. And, even more surprisingly, landscaping can also increase the time it takes to sell commercial property by as much as six weeks.

With some as straightforward as cleaning up, and others requiring an investment of a few thousand dollars, each recommendation is aimed to increase the profit on your commercial property. Below are 24 practical tips you can use to improve any of the five major types of commercial real estate.

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4 Effective Steps to Find Commercial Rental Properties for Sale

Find Commercial Rental Properties for SaleCommercial real estate investing is a big decision. No one ever said it was for the risk-averse; that’s for sure! Fortunately, commercial rental properties for sale typically offer a great return on investment over the long haul. You just need to know where to begin and how to find commercial space. Below, we’ve outlined four effective steps to uncover a profitable commercial rental property available on the market.

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Things to Know Before Searching Farms for Sale in Ohio [2022]

Searching Farms for Sale in Ohio

You’ve likely decided to research farms for sale in Ohio after understanding the vast opportunities in our great state. We’d like to share some fun facts, tips, and a wealth of resources that you’ll find helpful. Ohio’s agriculture and food production industry is a diverse sector that incorporates farming, processing, agrochemicals, seed supply, farming equipment, distribution and wholesale, retail sales, and marketing. The agriculture and food sector plays an important role in our economy, between the workers employed and profits made. Among the many wonderful attributes in regards to agriculture, below are some key points:

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8 Sustainability Trends Driving Commercial Real Estate for Earth Day 2022

Green Commercial Real Estate TrendsOver half a century ago, the United States inaugurated a special day, April 22, as Earth Day. As we prepare to commemorate the global phenomenon, The Robert Weiler Company is excited to announce that the green movement is alive and well in the commercial real estate industry.

What began in 1970 as a localized, American movement, is now celebrated by 197 countries. The goal is simple but profound: raise awareness regarding humanity’s impact on the global climate and how, collectively, we can affect positive change. Commercial real estate developers are ensuring that the goal of Earth Day is being met, as evidenced by widespread initiatives in green design and sustainable building.

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52 Tips to Negotiate an Office Space for Lease in Columbus, Ohio [2022]

Negotiate Office Space for Lease in Columbus, OhioAre you searching for office space for lease in Columbus, Ohio? The region certainly has a lot to choose from, providing you understand the best methods for your search for office space. Once you find that dream office, though, you have to rely on your preparations and negotiating strategies to get the best lease price and terms of the space. You’re likely here because you want to learn some tactics. The best thing you can do is strategize, research, learn, and ask plenty of questions; doing so will ensure that you have a good understanding of the lease and level the playing field when negotiating. This comprehensive guide, packed with 52 top tips, will help you fully prepare so you enter the negotiation with confidence.

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Celebrate Central Ohio Real Estate During Fair Housing Month [2022]

Central Ohio Real Estate | Fair HousingDid you know that all across the nation and in the Central Ohio real estate community, April is known as Fair Housing Month? A commitment to equal opportunity for every community, this year marks the 54th anniversary of the landmark celebration. Each year, we recognize the importance of this event and reconfirm our commitment to upholding fair housing laws through our property management services; we accomplish this through our commitment to offering equal CRE services to everyone throughout their commercial real estate journey.

As you look at prospective investors of residential and multifamily properties (as well as commercial properties), join us in taking fair housing in our great region seriously – not just this month, but every month. Learn more about Fair Housing and what you can do to get involved, below.

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What’s My Business Really Worth? 12 Q&A To Solving Your Business Valuation Mystery [2022]

Business Valuation | Questions and AnswersHave you watched shows such as Shark Tank or The Profit and wondered how Kevin O’Leary or Marcus Lemonis calculate commercial business valuation? Unfortunately, reality television shows aren’t the best platform for learning how to value a small business (or a company of any size). That’s why we surveyed our business valuation experts, captured the 12 most frequently asked questions, and provided answers that can offer the guidance you need.

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Why Industrial Space for Rent Is the Hottest CRE Sector in 2022

Industrial Space for RentAn Overview: What Is Industrial Space for Rent?

While not the most scenic part of any city, industrial space for rent powers the corporate infrastructure of America.

Before 1760, most Americans made their living farming and lived in widespread rural communities. The onset of the industrial revolution fundamentally changed the way that ordinary people interacted within society. With the emergence of factories, production efficiency, and mass manufacturing, industrial space for rent became the backbone that supports today’s modern cities. The great strides in production and manufacturing fostered our economic infrastructure, a system that provides more products with greater efficiency at lower prices.

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2022 Commercial Real Estate Trends: What’s Hot, What’s Not, and What to Watch

2022 Commercial Real Estate TrendsSometimes it seems as if crystal ball predictions are as much a Q1 tradition as an end-of-year seasonal cheer.

While it’s true that writing an outlook on the year ahead has become part of the ritual for many companies, such outlooks are, in fact, valuable. It is especially true if said previews are based in reality and not on the wish lists of what executives would like to see.

At The Robert Weiler Company, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and appraisal firm since 1938, we’ve seen a lot of trends come, and a lot of trends go. And after nearly 85 years, some of those CRE trends have come back around again, reaffirming the adage that everything old really is new again.

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3 CRE Development Projects from The Robert Weiler Company Help Propel the Columbus, Ohio Region

CRE Development ProjectsAs a commercial real estate brokerage in Columbus, Ohio, we know that our city’s population of 900,000 doesn’t rival the country’s major metropolitan areas. Our great urban jungle in the heart of the Midwest doesn’t even make the top 10.

But Columbus, Ohio’s modest city size belies the fact that when you include its suburban, exurban, and near-rural outer lands, it’s a thriving region of a much larger construct that’s as diverse and as intricate as any other larger city on the map. The greater Columbus, Ohio area is home to 2.1 million people, spread out over 4,797 square miles.

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Why Buy Commercial Real Estate? Deep Dive Into 6 Sought-After Property Types!

Buy Commercial Real Estate: 6 Property TypesWhen it comes to buying commercial real estate for sale – both across the US and here in Columbus, Ohio – the diversity of enterprises and sheer size of the industry can be staggering. In fact, according to the US Energy Information Administration, there are an estimated 5.9 million commercial buildings in the US for a total of 97 billion square feet. By comparison, an Olympic-sized pool contains 13,455 square feet. To match the girth of American commercial real estate, it would take 7.2 million pools to fit it all in.

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20 Awesomely Functional Gifts for Real Estate Investors

Gifts for Real Estate Investors‘Tis the season to be stumped! Coming up with ideas for the perfect gifts to surprise that special person each year can be an unnerving task. And, if you have a real estate investor in your life, the gift-finding pursuit can be quite a challenge. Investors are often adventurous, organized, go-getters, and have an entrepreneurial spirit. Give the mundane gift basket to your favorite corner shop, and instead, find gifts best-suited for property investors.

Luckily, your serendipitous muses at The Robert Weiler Company are here to offer some awesome, functional, and fun gift ideas for your favorite real estate investor – whether they’re into residential homes, commercial buildings, or anything in between!

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