Tag: 1031 exchange

Analysis: How Biden’s Tax Plan Would Reshape CRE Investment

Commercial Property Executive

President Biden called on Congress to make tax code changes this week that could hurt commercial real estate investors’ pockets. But the code changes detailed in The American Families Plan could also result in fundamental shifts in how real estate is bought, sold and developed.

One of the major themes of the president’s campaign as well as his first 100 days in office has been equity. Instead of raising taxes on middle-class Americans to pay for the plan’s $1.8 trillion in spending, he is setting his sights on high-earning investors and real estate investors, in particular.

In the real estate …

Amanda WillisAnalysis: How Biden’s Tax Plan Would Reshape CRE Investment

Biden’s Under-the-Radar Impact on Net Lease


While 1031 is obviously the focus, a new administration could have some positive impacts.

While 1031 exchanges are a potential problem with the Biden administration and a Democratic Senate and House of Representatives, some potential policies could make net lease investors happy over the next couple of years.…

Amanda WillisBiden’s Under-the-Radar Impact on Net Lease

A Split Congress Could Bode Well for 1031s


Real estate has always been a scapegoat for economic troubles.

As the wrangling over the Oval Office continues, there could be good news in the cards for 1031 like-kind exchange investors. And here’s why. Despite campaign promises to keep or alter 1031s, this isn’t a decision that will come from the White House alone. …

Amanda WillisA Split Congress Could Bode Well for 1031s

Why More 1031 Exchange Buyers Are Seeking an Upleg

Commercial Property Executive

Single-tenant net-leased retail assets have historically been the go-to investment for small-to-midsize 1031 exchange buyers seeking to secure a cash-flowing passive investment. But the current economic turbulence created by retailer shake-ups, changes (or impending changes) in tax legislation, and other COVID-19-related and unrelated challenges is creating uncertainty when it comes to commercial property ownership.

We are seeing increased transaction velocity in the STNL 1031 exchange market as more and more investors cast a critical eye on their holdings and look for a 1031 upleg move to create a better position for themselves. When the economy is plugging along and strong, …

Leigh ClineWhy More 1031 Exchange Buyers Are Seeking an Upleg

Is a Zero Cash Flow Investment Right for You?

Commercial Property Executive

This unconventional approach can bring immediate cash to investors or rescue them from a hefty tax bill, according to Jonathan Hipp of Avison Young.

Conventional real estate investment strategy is built on a straightforward formula. You invest in a property, possibly make some capital improvements, and reap the ongoing returns until your hold strategy dictates a disposition.

There are, however, other nonconventional strategies. One that isn’t touted too often, that can provide an alternative for some investors—especially 1031 investors—is a zero cash flow investment. We should say upfront that this is essentially a tax play, and it is not for …

Amanda WillisIs a Zero Cash Flow Investment Right for You?

Calkain’s Murphy & Fletcher Complete $5.3M 1031 Exchange for Client

Herndon, VA – Calkain’s Rich Murphy and Scott Fletcher recently completed an assignment in which they assisted a client in completing a $5.3M 1031 tax deferred exchange.

Calkain successfully secured two replacement properties for a client that recently sold a hotel and was looking for more passive investments. One property, a $2.8M DaVita Dialysis clinic in Florence, SC, and the other a $2.5M Starbucks in Watertown, CT, were each closed within weeks of each other. Calkain not only assisted in finding and underwriting the properties, but also in arranging and managing the due diligence and transition process post sale.…

Amanda WillisCalkain’s Murphy & Fletcher Complete $5.3M 1031 Exchange for Client