Commercial Property Types-Which One Is The Best?

What commercial property types should you buy? You should consider the pros & cons of each property type, as well as, have a good understanding of your investment objectives and your experience. These factors will help lead you to your ideal commercial property.

Listed below are the most common commercial property types.

Apartments/Multi-family
Apartments or multi-family buildings are usually the first choice for new commercial investors. Apartment management and financing is very similar to residential, and so new investors feel more comfortable with them. The main disadvantage with apartments, is that they are management intensive.

In order for an apartment to be considered commercial property, it must have 5 or more units. There are numerous sub-types of apartments:

  • Low-Rise Garden Apartments
  • Mid-Rise Apartments
  • High-Rise Apartments
  • Student Housing
  • Military Housing
  • Townhouse Style
  • Co-op
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