How To Make Sure A Recession Doesn’t Take You On A Roller Coaster Ride

It’s the economy, stupid. That famed catchphrase from President Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign tells us exactly what we need to know about economic forecasting for 2018 and beyond. Clinton used the recession of the early…

A Trade War with China is the Biggest Threat to Southern California’s Real Estate Market

Pundits are searching for a development that might abruptly end the recent prosperity in Southern California’s real estate market. If tensions continue to escalate, a U.S. trade war with China could be the culprit. President…

What Does HPP Look For When Buying An Asset? (Part II)

In our last blog, I started sharing with you what we consider the ‘secret sauce’ of how we approach acquisitions. We have been very blessed over our careers, but at the same time, we do…

What Does HPP Look For When Buying An Asset? (Part I)

At Hager Pacific, people are often surprised that we own more than 100 properties across the nation. While we are proud of the size of our portfolio, we are even more pleased with our track…

Environmental Issues – A Hidden Gold Mine?

Investing in a commercial property that has significant environmental issues might seem overwhelming. After all, the work necessary to resolve such violations may come with significant effort and expense– requiring an extensive and expensive investigation,…

How To Navigate Southern California’s Industrial Real Estate Market Boom

Over the past decade, Southern California has firmly established itself as a uniquely attractive site for big-name manufacturers, e-commerce companies, and traditional big-box retailers. It is the fastest-growing region in the state and home to…

Liquidity Is Always The Real Estate Investor’s Best Friend

Liquidity is ALWAYS the real estate investor’s best friend. When real estate markets are hot, cash differentiates a buyer by enabling it to offer faster closing times and a more certain close than buyers who…

Is The AIR Lease Form A Fair Document For Both Parties?

The AIR Lease Form is an excellent tool for completing many different kinds of real estate transactions. It offers comprehensive and thoughtful leases, fair to both sides, reducing the countless hours – and dollars –…

What Impact Will The Panama Canal Expansion Have On The Shipping Economy?

The Panama Canal — the pathway that transformed international trade a century ago — is about to change international shipping again. In 2016, a long-awaited $5.25 billion expansion project at the Canal will be finished….

Asian Investors In Southern California

It’s no secret that Asian capital investment in the U.S. real estate market has grown significantly, with nearly $13 billion in investment in 2014 compared with $2.4 billion in 2007. Yet, for Asian investors, not…