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2021 Market Outlook: Essential Triple Net Concepts Prove to Be Stable Investments in a Shifting Market

Despite the challenges we’ve seen this year, 2020 has been very inspiring and eye opening in terms of demonstrating the stability of commercial real estate through shifting times. Generally, we are privy to understanding the market within a 10-year timeframe that includes adapting to market corrections—however, with the last global pandemic taking place nearly 100 […]

The Benefits of a 1031 Exchange Investment

When considering using a 1031 exchange for the sale of one property and the purchase of another, investors should consider the benefits they can gain from such a transaction. These 1031 exchanges are transactions that real estate investors often use to increase their wealth, save on taxes with the tax deferrals, and grow their portfolios. […]

Top Broker Honoree: Sands Investment Group’s Chris Sands

Named Rookie of the Year for 2004 at Marcus & Millichap, Chris Sands launched his own business in 2010. His vision for Sands Investment Group was to establish a highly-specialized and knowledgeable company able to provide buyers and sellers of net leased properties with a level of service unprecedented in the industry. To this endeavor, […]

A Message From Chris & Liz Sands: SIGives & COVID-19

April 7, 2020:  When we formed SIG over 10 years ago, we knew that we wanted to build a different kind of brokerage company. One founded on collaboration and contribution. SIGives was born from this and because of you, our loyal client base, we’ve had the privilege of being able to donate more than $1.7M to […]

Sands Investment Group Increases Growth Into Industrial-Office Sector With Flex Building Closing in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Region

Durham, NC (September 18, 2019) – Sands Investment Group announced closing on a 67,413 square foot office / industrial flex facility leased and operated by Almac Group Limited in Durham, NC since 2008. This property is strategically located in Durham, which is known as “The City of Medicine” and is home to more than 300 […]

Why the STNL Train Keeps on Rolling

May 15, 2019:  SANTA MONICA, CA—An economic expansion approaching the longest in history means greater prosperity, of course, but it also means more investors have a ticket to the commercial real estate game, especially one like the single-tenant net lease (STNL) sector that offers many benefits and relatively easy entry. GlobeSt.com spoke to Chris Sands, founder & CEO of Sands Investment […]

Sands Investment Group Closes Escrow on Final Asset in Trophy Albertsons Grocery Portfolio

Sands Investment Group (SIG) announced today they have closed escrow on the final asset in a “trophy” Albertsons portfolio. SIG Managing Director, Daniel Hoogesteger, and SIG Advisor of Capital Markets, Andrew Chana, were co-brokers on the portfolio, leveraging their specialized expertise in the net lease grocery market and tapping into their extensive network of investors […]

Sands Investment Group Preps for Wider Expansion

Charlotte, NC—Sands Investment Group has opened a new office in Charlotte, NC, led by Managing Director Amar Goli. The net lease company picked the city in part because of its dynamic fundamentals and in part because its new hire, Goli, has roots in the area, according to founder and CEO Chris Sands.

Sands Investment Group Closes Escrow on Rare Bay Area Net Lease Properties, Claremont University Village and San Jose In-N-Out

Sands Investment Group is pleased to announce that they’ve closed escrow on their first two net lease properties of 2019. The investment group advised and provided financing for the buyers of two highly coveted Bay Area properties — Claremont University Village and San Jose In-N-Out. Both properties closed at record low cap rates (3.2% and […]