Consider a Seller Note

Often when selling your business or your commercial real estate, one of the challenges is the ability of a buyer to obtain financing to fund the acquisition. Perhaps the buyer is coming up cash short or traditional bank financing is unable to cover the full asking price and the required LTV (loan-to-value) ratio. This situation …

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Smart Workplaces in Urban Spaces

Smart Workplaces in Urban Spaces According to Nielsen surveys, 62% of millennials prefer to live in urban areas*, where they have access to amenities such as grocery stores, restaurants, entertainment and cultural venues. As urban environments become more attractive, the concept of easily walking to work has become more appealing as well. With urban development …

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Opportunity Zones

What are Opportunity Zones? An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where investors can earn preferential tax treatment for pouring capital into it. Post-recession, some communities simply did not recover and these particular communities have become opportunity zones. These zones are approved by the federal government and remain opportunity zones 10 years after they have …

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Designations in Commercial Real Estate


When it comes to trusting someone with one of your largest assets, commercial real estate, it is imperative to choose the best professionals and firm. Professional designations are much more than acronyms at the end of a name. These prestigious credentials showcase expertise and experience within the industry. Brokerage CCIM stands for Certified Commercial Investment …

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Steps to a Successful Commercial Real Estate Transaction


Successful commercial real estate closings do not just happen, it takes an experienced team to pave the way for a smooth transaction.  Which is why at Cressy Commercial Real Estate we have implemented a process that walks our clients through each step of the transaction, from contract signature to the moment when the final documents …

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Is Now the Time to Sell Your Small Business?

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2017 saw a record number of small businesses being sold. According to leading sales website,, 9,919 small businesses were reported sold in 2017, a 27% increase over 2016. The increase in sales volume can be attributed to the steady improvement in the economy, sales growth and increasing profitability of small businesses. Since an owner’s cash …

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