Category Archives: Commercial Development Equity

  1. Office Space…If you could just finance it that would be great.

    As real estate product types change and evolve it takes time for the financial markets to learn/understand and adopt new underwriting standards as it relates to capital providers continue, in maturing product loans & investments.  However, the beginning is always the toughest part.  With the recent developments in creative office & co-working spaces, I will highlight differences in these sub-categories of the product type and how those impact your ability to obtain capital for your project.

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  2. Lock it In

    Are you looking for a long-term fixed rate mortgage that is non-recourse, high leverage, has an ultra-low interest rate, and potentially a significant interest-only period?  I know what you are thinking yes, yes, yes, and yes please.

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  3. Chicken Little or Chicken Sandwich – Has Financing For Shopping Centers & Commercial Retail Evaporated?

    Chicken Little or Chicken Sandwich Has Financing For Shopping Centers & Commercial Retail Evaporated? By Scott Lynn The rise of Amazon, online shopping and major retail store closings have debt & equity providers spooked. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) compared loan origination volume for property

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  4. March Madness – Interest Rates, Not Basketball

    March Madness – Interest Rates, Not Basketball By Charley Babb Is your prediction still alive in your March Madness pool? If you are thinking basketball, then probably not. Three number 1 seeds failed to make the NCAA Tournament Final Four. But if you are thinking

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  5. Battling Rising Construction Costs

    Battling Rising By Andrew Hanzl When considering taking on a commercial real estate development project there are two key questions to determining the profitability…what does it cost to build and what can you sell it for? Although both questions can be difficult to answer, lately

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  6. What The Future May Hold For Healthcare Facilities

    What The Future May Hold For Healthcare Facilities By Kevan McCormack & Trinity Ojo Healthcare has endured tremendous change over the last several years forcing developers and healthcare providers to think more creatively. Healthcare providers have long struggled with the ideal of providing healthcare delivery

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