Category Archives: CREF

  1. Would You Like Free Money? Developers & The Restoration of Historic U.S. Buildings

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    By: Justin Laub I know, that’s a stupid question- of course, you would! And what if I told you that I actually wanted to give you $10 million dollars? You’re probably already sending me your bank account information and a thank you note! What if

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  2. Creative Offices: ‘Outside the Box’ Thinking, Inside the Office

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    by Ralph Rader An emerging trend in office space design is making its presence felt around the country – and right here at Metropolitan Capital Advisors too! Many companies are focused on recruiting millennials, so many investors and developers are converting properties into creative office

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  3. Developer’s Secret Weapon…MUD (Municipal Utility Districts)

    Municipal Utility Districts

    By Duke Dennis There has been a lot of buzz lately in commercial real estate about “Public / Private Partnerships” (PPP). Well, Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) are the best example of PPP and have been around for years! Although MUDs are not well known public

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  4. Another Fed Rate Hike – Where are Commercial Property Values Headed?

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    By Brandon Wilhite As widely expected by the market, on the 14th of June, the Federal Reserve increased the benchmark Federal Funds Rate by 25 basis points – the 3rd such rate hike since December 2016 and the 4th since the Fed enacted the Zero

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  5. An Emerging Asset Class in Commercial Real Estate Brokers Need to Know

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    By: Andrew Hanzl When listing out classes on commercial real estate properties, most everyone would think of the usual suspects: office, multi-family, retail, and industrial properties.  Some might even think hotels, self-storage, and senior living facilities – but how many people would think of data

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  6. Metropolitan Capital Advisors Exhibits at ICSC/RECON 2017: Booth S281R

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    Attending ICSC/RECON 2017? Stop by Booth S281R & Talk to the Shopping Center Finance Experts The team from Metropolitan Capital Advisors invites you to stop by our booth during ICSC/RECON 2017 May 21, 2017, thru May 24, 2017, to speak to our Shopping Center Finance

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