Article prefaced by Bill Jeansonne, CCIM, Commercial Investment Specialist for Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate, LLC

When you are trying to clear the swamp……  Yes, it’s difficult to focus on 2021 or thereafter.

In the Winter 2020 issue of Commercial Investment which is the Commercial Real Estate Magazine of the CCIM Institute, K C Conway attempts to summarize various conditions and projections of future activity.

The article “Sunny with a Few Clouds”, eight chapters are well worth the attention of real estate investors.

1. Heavy Investment in Debt: a summary of capital markets.
2. The Vector Calibration: Where investment is taking place both geographically and property type.
3. It All Starts with the Economy: Underlying economic conditions.
4. Commercial real Estate Direction and Magnitude: Lending activities, loan performance and price indices.

5. Capital is Coming From All Directions: Based on US growth and yield.
6. Foreign Sources of Capital Investment: Continued foreign investment.
7. How to Navigate the Industry in 2020: Investment recommendations.

8. Why CRE Investors Need a Plan B in 2020: Areas of change which can be anticipated with various factors bearing upon investors.

Yes the alligators.Article written by K.C. Conway, MAI, CRE, CCIM | Winter 2020

The forecast for commercial real estate markets in 2020 is promising, but investment will require sophistication to avoid potential pitfalls.

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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 19 years experience in the commercial and industrial real estate business and 14 years experience in commercial/industrial warehouse design and sale of handling equipment.  His specializations include commercial and industrial development, brokerage, and leasing, as well as lease negotiations.

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 and president of the Capitol SERTOMA Club of Baton Rouge.  He is currently a member of the Cadets of the Ole War Skule, an alumnus of Omicron Delta Kappa (OΔK), and a member of the Lakeshore Lions Club.Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate, LLC is a member of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce (BRAC); the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce; 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).