You may have experienced success with the buy-to-let market. Now you may be looking for new ways to earn a long-term income and enjoy greater security.What should you do?Well, there are many different options, but I’m going to discuss one of the most successful methods.Investing in commercial property!Would you like to know why?Well, there are many different reasons which I’m going to reveal to you.First of all, commercial property can be found everywhere – your favorite restaurants, your local shopping malls, the office where you work and your local movie theater. This sector forms a very essential part of our country’s economy and we all contribute to it in different ways.Are you interested in another reason?People are living longer which creates a higher demand for commercial property. For example, the current average life expectancy is 90 years compared to 80 years in the 1980s. The government will probably increase the retirement age from 65 to 70. Consequently, people will be forced to work when they’re much older.Many private investors are drawn to commercial real estate. Thousands of people move to this country seeking work opportunities and the buy-to-let residential market is experiencing lower investment yields. Higher rents charged to commercial tenants and generous tax breaks provide greater incentives to enter the world of commercial real estate.But wait, there’s more…There is a much higher demand for commercial property from overseas investors. Oil-rich countries in the Middle East and Russia are one of the biggest investors.In fact, do you know who owns half of all the prime commercial real estate in several areas of London?I’ll give you a clue – it’s not UK investors…It’s the group of Middle Eastern and Russian investors!India and China are also contributing more to the UK commercial market thanks to the lack of government corruption and political interference.If you want to take advantage of the booming demand for UK and global commercial property, you should hire a reputable commercial property management company. They can help you find suitable properties online, from the Estate Gazette, by private treaty or at auction houses.You must also calculate factors such as loan-to-value ratio, gearing, return on investment and yields. If you don’t have enough money, you can invest in commercial property indirectly.