When considering commercial real estate as an investment it is important to understand what each property type has to offer. While all property types have the potential for income, there are other factors that are important to understand. These factors can affect the time, energy and costs needed for a successful investment. With that in mind here are a few pros and cons to industrial real estate as an investment.
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To a large degree, the commercial real estate industry is being shaped by shifting market conditions and changes in consumer behaviors. Some of the most significant consumer behavior changes are directly related to technology advances.