Lease vs Buy Commercial Real Estate


For many commercial real estate tenants, a key questions is should I lease or buy? For residential owners, the last few years have witnessed unprecedented foreclosures due to the real estate bubble. But what about commercial real estate properties?

Trends dating back to late 2011 suggest the worst may be behind us, and could foreshadow a positive move in sale prices. Take a look at these trends in the infographic below to decide whether to buy or lease commercial property to use as an investment. Depending on your market, the answer can change quite a bit…


Helpful Resources on Leasing vs Buying:

Mark Richardson InfographicMarketWatchRealty Biz NewsThe Federal Reserve Board