720: Why Now Is the Time to Buy Industrial Real Estate with Doug Marshall

October 24, 2018

Have you been waiting for the perfect time to invest in industrial real estate? That time is now. With the cannabis industry booming, there’s a huge unmet demand for industrial properties, and their value continues to climb rapidly. On today’s podcast, Doug Marshall offers investment advice backed by his 35+ years of commercial real estate experience. In addition to explaining how listeners can evaluate whether or not commercial properties are right for them, he shares how to make smart, safe real estate investments through research and reliance on the right tools.


Listen to today’s show and learn:

  • Doug’s brief bio [3:34]
  • How to achieve financial freedom [4:37]
  • Doug’s thoughts on the multifamily market [6:41]
  • Why industrial buildings are a great investment right now [10:57]
  • The trouble with leasing to businesses in the cannabis industry [11:40]
  • The number one problem for new investors [19:12]
  • Questions every investor should answer before buying commercial property [20:54]
  • How to choose quality syndication partners [28:02]
  • An example of what can go wrong with commercial investments [29:39]
  • Why Doug isn’t a fan of using IRR to evaluate property purchases [33:50]
  • Doug’s donation to the Agent Success Toolbox [39:05]
  • How to break through your goals.
  • Plus so much more.

Doug Marshall

A veteran commercial real estate professional of 36 years, 30 of which are related to financing apartments and commercial real estate. For the past 10 years he has also invested in rental properties. In 2003, he founded Marshall Commercial Funding, Inc, a commercial mortgage brokerage firm located in Portland, Oregon.

Doug’s higher education began at the University of Idaho. He earned his MBA and his webbed feet at the University of Oregon. In 1999 he received a CCIM designation, which many consider to be the PhD of commercial real estate.

Doug has been married to Carol for 38 years. They have raised two responsible and self-supporting children. Doug enjoys reading, blogging, golfing and time in the hammock.

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