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Seattle still ranks high for commercial real-estate investment

It is always good to hear that some markets are going to be profitable. What will you do with the opportunities?

By Eric Pryne
Seattle Times business reporter

“Wealth islands.”

That’s the term a prominent national real-estate forecast has coined for cities like Seattle that it anticipates will fare relatively well in 2012, while most markets continue to struggle.

The annual “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” report, released late Tuesday, ranks the Seattle metro area sixth among the nation’s top 51 markets for commercial and multifamily investment next year.

How To Profit From The Real Estate Market

There is money to be made in commercial real estate and it goes to those who work hard and smart.

Robert Shemin, a wealth and real estate expert and author of The New York Times best-seller “How Come That Idiot’s Rich and I’m Not?” says real-estate investors should not expect to walk down the street and start making money.

It takes work and effort just like any other business, he says, “but like any business, if you learn as you go, it gets better and easier.”