Category Archives: CREF

  1. Retail Apocalypse? Not so fast…

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    By Brandon Wilhite As consumer buying patterns continue to shift increasingly towards e-commerce and away from traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores; retailers, property owners, and investors must continue to evolve and adapt. And while draconian and sensationalistic terms such as “Retail Apocalypse” are often mentioned, the

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  2. Working with & Executing Deals Utilizing New Market Tax Credits

    By Andrew Hanzl Working on complex transactions with unique capital structures is nothing new for the team at MCA. In fact, our ability to understand and execute tough deals is how we differentiate ourselves from other Commercial Real Estate Financiers. Today’s topic, New Market Tax

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  3. Will LIBOR Rest in Peace?


    By Charley Babb Chances are you haven’t ever heard of the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority. However, their recent announcement of plans to end the use of the LIBOR index (the London Interbank Offered Rate which is the average of interest rates estimated that each

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  4. The Entrepreneurial Developer, the backbone of Dallas Development

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    By Todd McNeill At Metropolitan Capital Advisors (MCA), we refer to the Entrepreneurial Developer as our “niche” client.  We define these developers as shops that are in the market seeking capital one to ten times a year, that generally do not have in-house finance expertise

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  5. The 33rd Annual North Texas Commercial Real Estate & Developer Expo – September 7th, 4 PM – 8 PM

    North Texas Commercial Real Estate and Developer Expo

    The 33rd Annual NTCAR Annual Commercial Real Estate Expo, scheduled for September 7th from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., promises to provide valuable information to those who attend.  Staged in the Lone Star Ballroom on the second floor of the Downtown Dallas Sheraton, this half-day commercial

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  6. The Current State of Healthcare Commercial Real Estate Landscape

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    By Kevan McCormack Anyone who doubts that healthcare has played a role in the stability of the commercial real estate markets has not been paying attention.  In a relatively short period of time, healthcare has become an accepted asset class for many in commercial real

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