Author Profile: Darryl McCullough, S.E.C.

Biography »

Darryl McCullough, S.E.C. is an associate Broker with Royal Lepage Commercial. Darryl specializes in brokerage and consulting assignments including Arbitration, Workouts, Value Enhancement, Joint Venture Financing, Marketing Plans, Asset Management, Due Diligence and Exchange. Mr. McCullough also holds the CCIM designation. At marketing sessions Darryl is interested in: Introducing the US investment community to real estate and business opportunities in Canada. Darryl's areas of expertise are: Research, Analysis, Consulting, Transaction Structuring The nature of my core business is: Seeking Property and/or Client/Partner Value Enhancement Opportunities. The specific types of transactions he pursues are: New construction and rehab Multi Family, Industrial and Retail Projects, plus businesses Special skills and or resources: Research, Analysis, Consulting, Transaction Structuring Talk to me about: Canadian Opportunities.©2009-2023 The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer

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The Taylor Award Darryl McCullough
Posted in Society Columns, Summer 2021 on 4 July 2021
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Gravenhurst volunteer honoured nationally for dedication to Beaver Creek inmates
For more than 20 years, Darryl McCullough has dedicated his time to help rehabilitate offenders

Reading and Thinking
Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Winter 2020-2021 on 15 December 2020
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Warren Buffet once said: “I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in business. I read and think. So, I do more reading and thinking, and make fewer impulse decisions than most people in business.” Oh, how I wish those words and […]

Lease/Option Formulas
Posted in Fall 2020, Formulas and Strategies on 1 September 2020
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Build-to-Suit with Lease Option We found an attractive parcel of land, ideal for our buyer client’s latest commercial venture. However, coming to terms on the price for the property turned out to be a battle of wills between a well-heeled and non-motivated seller and our buyer. The seller knew the property’s location and growing positive […]

No Cash Acquisitions
Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2020 on 1 July 2020
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We had an excellent quality large asset offered for sale. Owned by a successful nonprofit faith group, it had everything for the discriminating buyer: excellent dining facilities; beautiful, well-appointed motel rooms; cabins; and a land lease section with privately owned homes/cottages, all located on a beautiful, long beach. It had “pride of ownership” written all […]

Land Assembly Formula
Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2020 on 5 March 2020
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A while ago, I had the privilege to work on a very interesting and creative land assembly. That journey is as follows. THE LOCATION A substantial gap had emerged between students and apartments in a particular submarket required to house doctors, nurses, support workers, and students through the location of a large and growing regional […]

Leases: Vacancy = Equity
Posted in Feature Articles, Winter 2019-2020 on 12 December 2019
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Fact: every day there is vacancy in a project is a day that benefits cannot be recouped. In other words, the opportunity for rental income or alternative benefits is gone forever. Vacancies occur for a number of reasons, be it curable or incurable economic obsolescence, structural obsolescence, and so on. One alternative is to exchange […]

Use My Equity
Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2019 on 3 July 2019
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How often do you wonder about the added yield potential of the free and clear property and/or other equity sitting dormant in your portfolio? Many times, developers, investors, and/or business owners (hereinafter called the “Sponsor”) are short on capital to get quality deals funded. The banks or other lenders may have shown interest in funding […]

News from Canada
Posted in In the Spotlight, Summer 2018 on 24 June 2018
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Editor’s Note: Although Darryl has not been traveling to meetings as much recently, he wants everyone to know that he still cherishes his Society of Exchange Counselors (S.E.C.) membership.  He has been busy just north of the border working on a new website to benefit commercial real estate brokers and agents.  Below is an excerpt […]

US–Canada Economic Relations
Posted in Fall 2016, Feature Articles on 13 October 2016
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NO TWO NATIONS MATCH UP MORE CLOSELY TOGETHER OR ARE WOVEN TOGETHER MORE DEEPLY, ECONOMICALLY, AND CULTURALLY THAN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. In December 2010, I wrote an introductory article for the Observer about Canada. It summarized macro-demographics, economy, Canada–US relations, and so on. A review of that article can reacquaint. My observation over […]

Canada – Northern Neighbor to the U.S.
Posted in December 2010, Feature Articles on 13 December 2010
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A discussion on Canada has been requested. To that end, below we will touch briefly on Canada Demographics, Canada’s Economy, My Target Market, Canadian Taxes and Summary U.S./Canada Relations…