Write short-answer responses for each of the following questions in a paper totaling between 700 and 1,400 words:
- What are the more popular methods by which real estate investors acquire commercial real estate today? Describe at least three methods and discuss the pros and cons.
- One popular method of acquiring commercial is through a lease. What are the pros and cons of leasing commercial property as a means of acquiring ownership and/or a means of controlling the property?
- Once a real estate investor has acquired a property, the investor may lease the property to a third party to generate income. What are the pros and cons of such an arrangement? Describe the process of leasing a commercial property to another party. And, describe the lease provisions common to commercial real estate.