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The CapStar Approach

Investment Sales

CapStar’s seasoned professionals have the expertise in every aspect of investment sales transactions, and some of our staff has completed the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Members) training in capitalization and risk analysis, financial feasibility, demographic study, internal rate of return computation for maximizing the profit under the highest and best use of the real estate properties.

CapStar has consummated various types of commercial properties for our clients, ranging from multi-family apartment, shopping center, street retail, office building, industrial warehouse, and parcel of land. Our service does not stop upon identifying the property, but we take additional efforts to assist our clients in site analysis, financial arrangement to feasibility study until closing.

CapStar has been providing our broker opinions to many financial institutions including Bank of America, Bank of Georgetown, Sovereign Bank and Wells Fargo Bank.

Commercial Leasing

Whether CapStar is representing Landlord or Tenant, CapStar’s mission has always been performing its best efforts to assist our client to determine the best lease structure within the required time frame and complete the transaction in a professional manner.

CapStar has been involved in many phases of lease transaction from new lease negotiation, lease renewal and restructure, subleasing, to termination of lease. We have concluded millions of square feet in retail shopping centers, office buildings, and industrial warehouses, to ground parcels. CapStar provides its client not only its real estate knowledge and professional care; we also assist our clients in arranging additional make over services from lease review, settlement services, architectural design and
construction. We have established a strong net work of area experts in these trades to address the needs for our clients.

CapStar has been affiliated with ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers), NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties), and it has been a strong supporter of ULI (Urban Land Institute) and University of Maryland Real Estate Program.

Property Management

From large commercial property complex to a single residential townhouse, even condominium associations, CapStar understands the needs of the property owner.

CapStar has in-house property manager and CPA (Certified Public Accountant), with its reliable trade allies in plumbing, electrical, HVAC and maintenance to undertake the every day challenge of managing properties. With 24 hours emergency line and stand-by property manager, CapStar is ready for any maintenance issue to natural disasters.

We provide each property owner a detail accounting and management report on a pre-determined cycle basis. We monitor every aspect of the lease from insurance certificate, exercised options, late payment penalty, occupancy permit, assignment request to maintenance and repair issues. We take thorough and professional care of each property as our own assets. We can even customize our report to suit the needs of each owner.

Business Acquisition

Since the early 1990’s, CapStar has been engaging in business brokerage representing either buyers or sellers. We have completed hundreds of business sales in the Mid-Atlantic area ranging from retail restaurants to professional service providers.

CapStar’s capabilities in a business acquisition transaction are unparallel to its competitors. From asset or stock purchase agreement, CapStar also assists its clients in preparation of lease assignment package, financial lending arrangement, bulk sale transfer compliance, non-compete negotiation, training and transition program, escrow management and business settlement services.

As one of the original founding members of MABIA (Mid-Atlantic Business Intermediaries Association), CapStar has the reputation of working with other business acquisition professionals and property owners with honesty and integrity while fulfilling the fiduciary care for its clients.

Green Energy Solution

As the newest department under CapStar Commercial Realty, our mission is to assist business and property owners from small retail store to the entire office building to achieve the energy efficiency and savings for generations to come. CapStar is partnering with PEPCO and Lockheed Martin in Maryland region to arrange funding for business and property owners for any retrofit projects up to 88% of the labor and material costs.

CapStar has also its own supply line from GDSTA (Green Development Sustainable Technologies Alliance) , a California based LED importer and manufacturer, and other pre-qualified energy efficient product distributors to provide UL, ETL, Energy Star and DLC certified lighting fixtures and solutions.

CapStar provide a ultimate streamline package to our clients from walk-through assessment, low cost/no cost measures, to trade ally application, installation until completion. CapStar arrange its trade allies to undertake the majority of client’s financial burden for labor and material costs. Our goal is to minimizing the initial capital from business/property owners and to complete the retrofit projects within the incentive period to achieve the shortest ROI (Return of Investment) period.