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. […]

Jekyll and Hyde for the Office Sector: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q1 2019 Commercial Market Report

Q1 2019 Commercial Activity: Commercial sales transactions were sort of a mixed bag in Q1 2019. We saw 160 closings in the first quarter for $197 million compared to 160 closings in Q1 2018 for $290 million. In contrast, our median year-over-year sales price was very similar ($102/ft versus $107/ft). That tells us that there […]

Press Release: NAI Beverly-Hanks Wins Two International Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NAI Beverly-Hanks Wins Two International Awards The local commercial real estate firm was recognized by the industry’s data leader for their outstanding 2018 sales and lease activity. March 19, 2019, Asheville, NC—NAI Beverly-Hanks was honored this month with two prestigious Power Broker Awards from CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial […]

Best Year Ever: NAI Beverly-Hanks 2018 Year End Commercial Market Report

2018 Commercial Activity: According to CoStar sales data, 2018 was the best year for commercial real estate in Western North Carolina. Our four-county MSA (Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, and Madison) saw just over $700 million in sales last year. That bested 2016’s previous high-water mark by $100 million! In comparison, the region only saw $92 million […]

Big Swings: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q3 2018 Commercial Market Report

Q3 2018 Commercial Activity: We witnessed some significant swings in commercial real estate for Q3. The industrial sector was off 80% from the second quarter. But office business was up 34%. Retail transactions were up 71%, but multi-family was down 70%. And land closings were off 35% from what they were in the spring. Luckily, […]

Beverly-Hanks Home of the Week: 810 Elk Mountain Scenic Highway in Asheville

Welcome to 810 Elk Mountain Scenic Highway in Asheville MLS# 3420323 | 100.37 acres | $3,360,000   Live on top of the world at your own private luxury compound! 810 Elk Mountain Scenic Highway is constructed of cedar and trimmed with stone, combing the best of contemporary construction and timeless design. Amazing views of the […]

NAI Beverly-Hanks Q2 2018 Market Report: A Consistent Climb

Q2 2018 Commercial Activity: The second quarter was solid, steady, and consistent—nothing extraordinary or flashy, just solid. Four out of the five sectors (industrial, office, retail, multi-family, land) were not up by much, but they were up. In the Central Business District (CBD), 48 Biltmore Avenue (home to Chestnut restaurant) and 26.5 Battery Park Avenue […]

NAI Beverly-Hanks Q1 2018 Market Report: A Strong Start to the Year for Commercial Transactions!

Beverly-Hanks President Neal Hanks, Jr. has delivered the first quarter 2018 Market Report. Watch the video below for his short report, or continue reading for a summation.   Q1 2018 Commercial Activity: It was a strong first quarter for commercial real estate in Western North Carolina. 96 properties closed for approximately $192 million, compared to 127 […]