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, the former professional tennis player applied the drive and termination that enabled him to compete at the highest level of his sport. Read more
Connect Media chose 90 inspirational women who play important roles in our industry—because of their talent, drive, leadership and fresh ideas. They selected these winners from more than 400 nominations sent in by their readers from all parts of the country and from all sectors of the commercial real estate industry — from investment and leasing to development, management and finance. Read more
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 medical and pharmaceutical research companies. Read more
More and more savvy investors are choosing to add NNN properties to their portfolios. But, why are investors flocking to triple net investments?
Very broadly, NNN lease properties present a relatively low-risk, low-touch investment that provide consistent, dependable returns (with none of the extensive landlord duties that come along with other types of investment properties).
However, to find the best NNN investment opportunities that will bring you the full rewards and potential, you need to locate the properties with the most advantages and the best tenants.
Philadelphia, PA (September 11, 2019) — Sands Investment Group (SIG) is pleased to announce that Thomas Gorman has joined the firm as managing director of the new Philadelphia office slated to open in October 2019. Read more
The leader in the firm’s Atlanta office tells the next generation to remember that you are never as smart as you think you are when the market is great and you are never as bad as you think you are when the market is terrible. Read more
Triple net lease real estate offers both investors and tenants many unique opportunities and benefits, but there are also limitations that don’t necessarily outweigh the rewards of this type of commercial lease, but are important items both parties must consider before deciding if a triple net lease is the best option to fulfilling their goals.
Chris Sands, founder of Sands Investment Group, charts the changing nature of retailers and how some of the larger footprint concepts are adapting to e-commerce trends. Read more
Net lease real estate offers an array of benefits for investors who are looking for a stable source of income, without the bulk of expenses and landlord duties that come along with property ownership. In a triple net lease, the tenant assumes the majority of expenses associated to the property (in addition to monthly triple net rent) where they’ll operate their business, such as:
- Maintenance and Repairs
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 Group, a national real estate brokerage firm specializing in net lease properties, to discuss private net lease investors, deal volume and the 1031 exchange driver.
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 to achieve record-breaking prices and cap rates on this rare grocery portfolio in California. Read more
Almost a decade ago, Chris Sands set out to create a different kind of brokerage firm: one that was built on honesty, integrity and fostered deep collaboration. Read more
Triple net lease real estate can be a very stable, long-term source of reliable income with many advantages for both property owners and tenants. However, it can also often be an overwhelming task to find the perfect triple net property and determine the best opportunity among a sea of choices. Additionally, net lease properties can come with a tenant already in place, which means there will be contract details that you need to understand fully so you know exactly what financial responsibilities you’re signing up for by purchasing the property and entering the existing net lease agreement with the tenant.