It's not just obvious signs like abandoned strip malls or boarded up factories or office buildings. The severe turmoil in the financial markets produced an abundance of distressed commercial real estate. The broad range of properties includes many solid, growth-oriented investment opportunities - if approached carefully - for financial advisors and their clients.
Although many commercial buildings are still able to pull in significant lease income, revenue streams are not nearly as lucrative as they were prior to the recession. Amid a tight credit environment and a slow economic recovery, property owners have struggled to secure traditional forms of financing.
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