What New Restrictions Mean for ​​​​Landlords Right Now

On May 30, 2020, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 142 to assist residents who have been financially impacted by COVID-19. In response, North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley issued an order that extends the statewide stay on all eviction hearings through June 21, 2020.  Here are the key points each […]

How is COVID-19 Affecting the Success of Local Businesses?

Many of our clients and friends are asking about the impact of COVID-19 on our hometown small businesses and its overall effect on our local economic development. Two of our commercial real estate agents tackled the big questions. Jim Davis and Steve Dozier of NAI Beverly-Hanks provided educated insight about what we’re seeing now and […]

Conservatively Optimistic: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q1 2020 Commercial Market Report

Q1 2020 Commercial Activity: Predictions for the commercial real estate industry were conservatively optimistic at the start of the year. In our Year End 2019 Market Report, we indicated that a robust first quarter was unlikely, which was confirmed in some segments by the first quarter’s data.  Entering an election year, coupled with ongoing trade […]

Everything You Need to Know about Business Interruption Insurance

As a small business owner, you probably have a million things on your mind right now. Even if you have been spared so far, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cause slowdowns or interruptions to your regular spring business. In fact, the effects of the virus are projected to cause drastic changes to businesses—large and […]

What is the Perfect Amount of Office Space to Rent?

Your business is finally taking off! You have several full-time employees. You’re expecting to hire more in the next few years. And you physically can’t work out of your home guest room anymore. After all, the worst thing for a growing company is employees who bump heads because they’re constantly bumping elbows! Give yourself and […]

Steady Growth Predicted in 2020: NAI Beverly-Hanks Year End 2019 Commercial Market Report

Year End 2019 Commercial Activity: 2019 was the second best year for commercial real estate in Western North Carolina, trailing only 2018. The four-county MSA reported just over $595 million in 2019 sales. In contrast, the region experienced only $92 million in closed transactions a decade ago. In 2019, all sectors reported strong sales, with […]

Outstanding Relationships are at the Heart of our Commercial Division

Businesses are only as good as the people at the heart of the enterprise. In the case of commercial real estate, the importance of talented and dedicated people rises exponentially. That’s why at NAI Beverly-Hanks, we take great strides to develop, inspire, and retain the top talent in the business. Commercial real estate (CRE) in […]

Should You Buy or Lease Your Commercial Property?

To buy or lease commercial real estate—That is the question! While not quite as dramatic a decision as Hamlet’s soliloquy, the decision to buy or lease the property for your commercial business is an important one. Unfortunately, it’s not a cut and dry answer. Your choice should be informed by the nature of your business, […]

All-Time Multi-Family Record: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q3 2019 Commercial Market Report

Q3 2019 Commercial Activity: The sale of two apartment complexes in Asheville accounted for almost $125M of the $278M in commercial transactions for the third quarter. The District, located on Fairview Road near Biltmore Village, sold for $71,500,000. Skyland Exchange, located off Long Shoals Road in Arden, sold for $52,750,000. With 309 units, The District […]

Not Quite as Robust: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q2 2019 Commercial Market Report

Q2 2019 Commercial Activity: The bullets below tell the story: All categories were slightly off in Q2 2019 as compared with Q2 2018. The one exception was land, which was up 10%.  There were 124 closings in all sectors in quarter two for $121.8 million, compared to 186 sales for $181.2 million in Q2 2018. […]