Category Archives: MCA

  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. A Look Back At 2018

    The End of the Beginning By Scott Lynn Metropolitan Capital Advisors celebrated twenty-seven years in business during 2018, highlighted by completing over $850,000,000 of new debt and equity transactions.  MCA completed 67 assignments during the past year that were placed with 34 different capital providers.

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  5. Late Cycle Risks Loom in 2019

    By Ralph Rader   If Socrates can admit his own ignorance, I think we can collectively admit we just don’t know what “inning” it is. Along the bottom of the 9th inning, extra innings, we’re not playing baseball anymore. It’s all code for we’re not

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  6. A Look into the Future

    By Andrew Hanz   In an industry where a project typically takes years and often millions of dollars to complete there is little room for error. That means embracing all tools available to maximize the probability the project will be well received. Historically, developers have

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