Seeing the Unseen: The Crucial Role of Market Research in Commercial Property Investment
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
4d ago
Imagine possessing a superpower that allows you to see what others can't - a power that could revolutionise your approach to investing in commercial properties. But in this realm, your power isn't about extraordinary abilities like flying or shooting lasers.  It's about getting your hands dirty with market research... So, what do I mean by that? When you first start out, you may be on the lookout for sale signs, rental listings, and online postings to grasp what's happening in your local area. Yet, it feels like you're not quite seeing the full picture, like something crucial is missing ..read more
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20 Insights from 20 Years of Commercial Property Investing
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
1w ago
Once upon a time, back in 2004, while Google was busy revolutionising email storage and Mark Zuckerberg was blissfully unaware of the social media titan he was creating, I stumbled into my very first commercial property deal. Fast forward 20 years, and while I’m no Facebook expert ? I do have a pretty good grasp on commercial property investing. So, I thought, what better way to celebrate the past two decades than by sharing my learnings with all of you? All jokes aside, this list might be one of the most important episodes I've done to date. It’s packed with things I wish I knew before gettin ..read more
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How To Deal With Flat Roofs On Commercial Buildings
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
2w ago
In today's episode, we're shifting gears from our usual focus on commercial property investing to delve into the world of flat roofs. You might not know this, but I've spent over 25 years in the flat roofing industry. I've installed countless roofs over the years and have been running a company that supplies roofing products for over two decades. Needless to say, I've learned a thing or two along the way. While today's topic might seem a bit out of the ordinary, flat roofs can significantly impact property valuations and ongoing maintenance. My goal is to share insights from my industry experi ..read more
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How to Borrow Money to Buy Commercial Property in the UK
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
3w ago
"How do you borrow money to buy a commercial property in the UK?" This is a question I get asked A LOT, especially by those new to commercial property investment. If you’ve been wondering about this yourself or need a refresher on the various options that are out there, then this episode is for you. We'll tackle some of the crucial questions every aspiring commercial property investor needs to know: How do you borrow money for a commercial property in the UK? How much deposit is needed? The ins and outs of bank finance and alternative lending options What factors affect your borrowing potenti ..read more
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Residential Vs. Commercial Property Investing Explained.
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
1M ago
Do you already have some Residential and you’re on the fence? Is Commercial for you? Today we are going to discuss some key differences between Residential and Commercial property investing to help answer these two questions for you (and help you make a decision on your investing strategies). It's important to know a Pension pot can make a serious difference to your Property strategies.  If you have a residential property and you have a pension (SSAS or a SIP); investing in residential is problematic and difficult. However, commercial property can sit inside a SSAS Pension. I am not a pen ..read more
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Fixed or Growth Mindset; Overcoming Challenges in Commercial Property Investing
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
1M ago
Today we are diving into what's absolutely crucial to overcoming challenges and getting more success in commercial property investing (or any industry for that matter!). Maintaining a growth mindset is key for experts or beginners and this is best done through listening & learning yourself. It may seem strange as an expert as you're often seen as or treated like a leader or font of knowledge around your expertise; but there's still so much to learn. Do you manage to maintain your mindset when things become difficult? Or does it go by the wayside?  For instance, during tough times I ha ..read more
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3 Vital Components For Successful Property Investing
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
1M ago
We are talking all about Perspective today; “Every now and then we need to step back from the coal face and review.” Whats working? what’s not producing the right results? Systems and processes are always vastly important but sometimes neither of these are helping you past a roadblock to help. Are you making headway or are you stuck in a loop? Commercial property ebbs and flows, often feeling in one moment like wading through treacle then immediately bombarded by everything all at once. KEY TAKEAWAYS Successful property investment is a mix of three key things Access to funds - You need to acc ..read more
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Hospitality in Flex Space: Alexandra Livesey's Innovative Vision at Clockwise
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
1M ago
This time I'm talking to Alexandra Livesey from Clockwise, a company specialising in transforming historical buildings into flexible workspaces. Alexandra discusses Clockwise's rapid growth from 3 to 16 buildings (and counting) across four countries in just a few years. She emphasises the importance of understanding and respecting the local community and heritage of each building, and shares insights on incorporating hospitality experience into the real estate sector, the importance of transparency in business, and the utilisation of the metaverse for virtual meetings.  KEY TAKEAWAYS Clo ..read more
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Should I Ever Go Full Time In Property?
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
2M ago
I look into the question of whether one should go full-time in property investment. I have seen this question a few times lately and it is not about "should i quit my job", but rather should I ever go full time in property even if I have the income to do so. Drawing from personal experience and observations, I talk about the different perspectives on this topic, emphasizing the importance of understanding one's goals and circumstances before making such a decision. I'll share my own journey of transitioning to full-time property investment, the potential challenges and benefits of doing so, an ..read more
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What Are Our Top Five Biggest Commercial Property Annual Expenses?
Commercial Property Investor Podcast
by Jerry Alexander
2M ago
This time, I share the top five business expenses of running a multilet commercial flexspace portfolio, incurred by our business over the past financial year. I'll provide you with a detailed breakdown of costs, including energy, staffing, interest payments, maintenance, and cleaning. Through a comparison with the previous year, I highlight the significant increases in energy costs due to price increases and also touch on strategies for managing costs, projections for the upcoming year, and the impact of various factors on the business's financial performance.  KEY TAKEAWAYS The top fiv ..read more
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