2020 U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook  In light of transformational changes in the commercial industry, the CBRE’s 2020 U.S. Outlook is predicting a strong year for commercial real estate. The upcoming New Year could be a critical year for the U.S. commercial real estate industry, with...

You’ve Made a Difference – Happy Thanksgiving From all of us at Knipp Contracting we’d like to take a moment to express our sincerest gratitude for the many people who have supported our business over the years, and the many clients we have had the privilege...

Arizona Opportunity Zones Looking for your next investment opportunity? You may wan to consider a property located in an opportunity zone. Here are a few of the key points as an investor that you need to know: Federal stimulus development program for low-income and distressed areas ...

Ten Products That Could be Disrupted in the Next Five Years  If you are an inspiring entrepreneur, there are some existing markets, and segments of people (like Boomers, Millennials, Gen Z) that are causing major disruption in certain industries – which means you could be in...

What You Need to Know About Commercial Building Improvements If you are thinking of leasing a commercial building for your small business, there are a few things you should know about building improvements. Commercial building improvements are changes made to existing building and typically done by the landlord...

Knipp Contracting: Your Partner in Commercial Real Estate Development  In a commercial real estate project, Knipp Contracting recognizes that time equals money and we understand that the successful completion of your construction job, or a commercial investment is critical. The Knipp Contracting/Commercial team has over forty years of construction experience...

5 Types of ‘Fix-and-Flip’ Loans Available  Considering a real estate investment in a ‘fix-n-flip’ but not sure how you will finance it? Here are five types of loans available today. The hard money loan: these loans are often called “rehab loans” but typically a short-term loan intended specifically for...

Lower-Tier Assets Are Getting Investor Attention  Opportunistic investors are paying more attention these days to class-B and C properties for redevelopment. The destination malls that have a strong hold on the experiential retail are still in high demand, however there are not very many of those...

Top 10 Cities with the Highest Rent Increases in 2019 In a recent studied done by Apartment Guide, researchers broke down the numbers by the price trends in the country’s 100 most populated metro-cities. The data revealed an increase in rent for all three quarters of...

Top Cities for Millennial Veterans Homebuyers  While there is plenty of talk about the challenges Millennials face with affordable homeownership, there is one sub demographic that may have an advantage: the Millennial Veteran. Because a Millennial Veteran has access to a VA loan, they are able to...