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SIG Brokers $13M Sale of Tires Plus Portfolio in Atlanta

ATLANTA – Sands Investment Group’s (SIG) Atlanta based automotive net-lease broker, Harry Archer, brokered the sale of a $13 million 8-unit Tires Plus portfolio across Atlanta and Athens, GA. Harry Archer and his team at Sands Investment Group represented the seller, a Southeast based private investor, as well as the buyer, a California-based REIT.
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Two Keys To A Win/Win/Win Approach To Commercial Real Estate

This article was originally published on Forbes.com

In commercial real estate sales, a common philosophy is the “win-win or no deal” approach. This suggests that both parties in a transaction should aim for a mutually beneficial outcome or walk away from the deal altogether. This brings both parties’ needs into consideration while anticipating an agreement where both the client and the broker feel as though they’ve “won” a positive outcome.

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Chris Sands named in Connect Commercial Real Estate’s 2021 Top Broker Awards

Opening the doors of Sands Investment Group during the global financial crisis in 2010, Chris Sands has thrived in the face of hard times from the very beginning. He stays committed to investing for success well into the future by focusing on relationships built by win-win deals, collaboration and transparency. In 2020, through its founder’s leadership, SIG doubled in size—gaining recognition as one of Inc 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.

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Forbes: Commercial Real Estate Outlook: A Look Back At 2020 And What’s Ahead In 2021

March 12, 2021 – By Chris Sands: Throughout 2020, commercial real estate demonstrated its stability and value despite a wide range of unanticipated challenges. While we can generally understand the market within a 10-year timeframe that includes adapting to market corrections, the global Covid-19 pandemic created a more significant challenge than we’ve seen before in terms of our ability to predict investors’ outcomes.
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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 years ago and an industry shift that wasn’t brought on by a market correction, it was a greater challenge than ever to anticipate and predict the outcome for investors. Read more

Setting the Bar For Virtual Onboarding

Over the course of the past year, our team at SIG has been developing an online training and onboarding process. With brokers spread across the country, we had already made virtual training and onboarding a priority for 2020. When the realities of COVID-19 set in, that priority quickly became a necessity. We went from a 0% to a 100% remote workforce in 5 days. That kind of upheaval can easily sink a company, however because of the work we’ve done and the base we’ve built, we were prepared to not only survive but thrive.  Read more