Category Archives: Commercial Real Estate Finance

  1. Capital is the Lifeblood of CRE, But Land is the Beating Heart

    commercial real estate land

    If Capital is the lifeblood of real estate, then Land is its beating heart. Land is at the core of real estate. It is the foundation of the clichéd saying “location, location, location.” In highly dense metropolises like New York and London, raw land regularly

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  2. The Future of Bridge Lending

    By Todd McNeill Rarely do we write these informative blogs to make predictions, but with the recent Fed rate hike, we have been asked by many clients what the future of bridge lending will be. By way of background, nearly all bridge lenders quote a

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  3. Real Estate Capital Alliance (RECA) Collaboration Makes Your Project a Reality

    Real Estate Capital Alliance

    by Ralph Rader Metropolitan Capital Advisors (“MCA”) is a member of the Real Estate Capital Alliance (“RECA”), a professional association of 19 independently owned commercial real estate financial intermediary firms. The firms are comprised of more than 70 producers located across the U.S. RECA allows

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  4. The New CRE World Post-Tax Overhaul

    CRE and Tax Reform

    by Todd McNeill It appears the overhaul of the tax code signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, represents a big win for commercial real estate.  Some sectors will benefit more than others.   Let’s take a look at some of the asset classes within commercial

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  5. Is That A Recession I See On The Horizon?

    commercial real estate interest rates

    By Charley Babb The Federal Open Market Committee (the “Fed”) increased the overnight federal funds’ interest rate from 0.25% to 1.5% on December 13th, the third rate hike in 2017.  This is the first time in a long time that the Fed has lived up

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  6. Going Green with Fannie Mae’s Multifamily Green Initiative

    Fannie Mae’s Multifamily Green Initiative

    By Duke Dennis What if I told you I could get you more loan proceeds and a lower interest rate on your multifamily mortgage?  Is that something that might interest you? Fannie Mae (FNMA) is the nation’s largest source of multifamily mortgage capital. During the

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