Category Archives: real estate finance intermediary

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Capital Markets Upheaval Creates Opportunity

    By Charley Babb The recent volatility in the stock and bond markets has many investors on the edge of their seats. This is understandable as all of the gains that took the various US equity indices to record highs earlier this year have been erased,

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