Commercial Real Estate compared to Residential Property

Commercial Real Estate has a perception of being expensive and unaffordable

Most people have a good understanding of residential property
Bank lending is usually easier with residential investing
Generally investing in commercial property has higher income returns (cap rates) than residential property investing
Commercial leases are usually much longer
Generally (not always) capital gains are higher in residential property
In addition, some commercial property investments do have residential tenants
Commercial property outgoings are usually paid by tenants whilst residential owners usually have to pay most outgoings