Key Tax Issues for CA Investors

Tax planning and deferral in the wake of significantly rising capital-gains tax rates are the issues most concerning to California real estate investors


President Obama’s Proposed Tax Increases

President Obama, in his State of the Union address on January 20th, outlined a number of tax increase proposals that his Administration projects would raise $320 billion in new revenue. Two of the President’s proposals would, if enacted, have a significant impact on real estate investors:


Inland Empire developer Randall Lewis predicts growth in coming years

The head of one of Southern California’s largest development companies predicted local economic growth in the coming year in a keynote speech in front of hundreds of real estate brokers at the Goldy S. Lewis Community Center in Rancho Cucamonga on Friday.


Institutions Start Thinking Small

Happy New Years! Featured here we have a great commercial real estate article from It looks deeper into how the appetite for deals is changing for institutional buyers.


Economists Predict Steady CRE Growth Ahead Despite Undercurrents of Global Turmoil

Sobered but Undeterred by Recent Wall Street Woes, ULI Forecasts Three More Years of CRE Growth


Assembly Bill No 1888

A new state law passed that requires transfer tax information be disclosed on every real property sale. This will provide more transparency on sale prices in real estate transactions.


Building Owners Brace for Tall Order - Wall Street Journal Article

One Way to Measure Space Coalition Plans to Announce Measurement System in June


New Development Services Portal Debuts June 2nd

On June 2nd, 2014 the City of Rancho Cucamonga is launching a development services portal that will accelerate the process for permits, inspections and plan checks.


Quarterly Economic Report - John Husing

In 2014, the Inland Empire’s growth will continue the extraordinary expansion that hit in 2013 when 46,833 jobs were unexpectedly created....


Inland Empire, Prime for Multifamily Investment

The Inland Empire market, comprised of Riverside and San Bernardino counties, went through a significant downturn during the recession that is only now starting to see real signs of recovery


Inland region poised for economic growth new report says

It could be years before the Inland Empire gains back the jobs that were sapped by a devastating economic downturn, according to a report released Tuesday, which also showed that the region was poised for improvement.


New California 1031 Exchange Law Effective January 1, 2014

Effective January 1, 2014, all taxpayers – resident or non-resident – who sell California property in a 1031 exchange and purchase replacement property located outside of California will be required to report this annually to the California Franchise Tax Board.


Healthy Construction Levels in the Inland Empire

Allied Commercial associates, Steven Roppel & Tony Guglielmo, author an article for Western Real Estate Business Magazine's December 2013 Edition


Office Outlook: Vacancy Declines, Rents Rise in 2014

Office vacancy across the U.S. is expected to continue declining next year, dropping approximately 80 basis points to 14.3 percent by year-end...


A Stronger Asset

New sources of capital and increased demand have strengthened the commercial real estate market.