There is an expectation of a sustained momentum in both the economic and real estate market recovery in secondary markets. This is the theme of the Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine of the CCIM Institute March/April article “Surf’s Up!” by Beth Mattson-Teig.
Investment strategists pursue either Stability or Value-Add properties; both strategies have identified attractive properties in our South Louisiana secondary market. Local media abound with reports of sizable real estate transactions which substantiate this activity.
Many in the real estate industry – myself included – believe the impact of higher interest rates will indeed be offset by improved investment performance represented by rising rents and occupancies.
Note the charts of historical Cap Rates and Commercial Property Price Indices provided by Real Capital Analystics:
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Bill Jeansonne, a native of Alexandria, Louisiana, received both his undergraduate degree and master’s in business administration (MBA) from Louisiana State University (LSU). Bill has 13 years experience in the commercial and industrial real estate business and 14 years experience in commercial and industrial warehouse design and sale of handling equipment. His specializations include commercial and industrial development, brokerage, and leasing, as well as lease negotiations and tenant build outs.
A Designee member of the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM), Bill’s professional memberships include Baton Rouge’s Commercial Investment Division (CID), the LSU MBA Alumni Association, a founding member of the board of managers for the Louisiana Commercial Data Base (LACDB), a member of Louisiana REALTORS® (LR), a member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Bill has also served as a president of CID, a chairman of the CID Trends Program, a chairman of the LSU MBA Alumni Association Louisiana Looking Up Program, and on the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Trends committee. His current civic affiliations and past service include board chairman of the Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation, president of the Capitol SERTOMA Club of Baton Rouge, member of the Cadets of the Ole War Skule, and an alumnus of Omicron Delta Kappa (OΔK).
Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate is a member of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce (BRAC); the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce; the Baton Rouge Growth Coalition; the Baton Rouge Better Business Bureau; the Louisiana Commercial Data Base (LACDB); and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Several agents, on an individual basis, are members of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM); the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR); and the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS® Commercial Investment Division (CID).