The California Department of Housing and Community Development distributes a weekly news update from various sources. This week one of the articles was entitled "Housing crisis needs California lawmakers to build consensus now." The opinion article is from the San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board, January 27, 2017.
To the untrained eye, a commercial real estate transaction should seem simple. A business sees an ideal location, finds out how much it would cost to run their operations from the location, negotiates a price with the owner, and the transaction concludes.