Triple Net Properties 2017: Passive Income Real Estate Investment
As a type of lease agreement, a triple net lease involves the lessee as the one solely responsible for all related costs of the asset being leased which is additional to the rental fee applied under the lease. The expenses include insurance, property taxes, repair, maintenance, utilities, operations, and other items. Triple net lease is also commonly referred to as net-net-net (NNN) lease relating to net real estate taxes, net common area maintenance, and net building insurance. In the commercial real estate, the standard names on the different sets of costs being passed to the tenant include single net lease, double net lease, triple net lease, bondable lease, and ground lease.
Triple net leased properties have become increasingly popular for those investors who are looking for a steady income with a relatively lower risks as compared to other forms of investments. A triple net lease investment typically offer a portfolio of properties comprising of three or more high-grade commercial properties, wherein a single tenant fully lease the property, with current in-place cash flow. Commercial properties under the triple net lease may include shopping centers, office buildings, industrial parks or free-standing buildings operated by restaurant chains or banks, with a typical lease term agreement of ten to fifteen years in a built-in contractual rent escalation. Triple net investments help investors gain long-term and stable income with capital appreciation of the property. The management is free from management responsibilities, a long-term lease to a qualified tenant, attractive financing, stable cash flow, and unique tax benefits which only real estate provides. Triple net investments appeal to part-time investors who are looking for guaranteed income without management responsibilities, and it serve an attractive exit strategy for those with portfolios that are mature.
As with any other forms of investment, you know as an investor that there are associated risks, so you need to consider important things when structuring and valuing the deal. It is very important to assess the health and quality of a tenant’s business, ensuring the financial strength or financial capability. In terms of tenant evaluation, it is important to consider the number of stores, operating margins, debt to equity ratios, outlook of the sector of their industry and stability of management. You are actually providing a real estate capital to the business of your tenant, and the success has a direct impact on the long-term success of your triple net investment. Just contact us by checking our details in our website’s homepage if you are looking for triple net investment.