Category Archives: Retail

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Inverted Yield Curve, does it mean a recession for real estate too???

    By Todd McNeill Last year my colleague Charley Babb wrote about Inverted yield curve and its historical significance in predicting recessions.  To refresh, what is an Inverted Yield Curve? An inverted yield curve is an interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a

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  6. Despite “Retail Apocalypse” Hype…Retail Continues to Rock

    commercial retail real estate

    By Scott Lynn By any definition, there has been a pivotal shift in attitude toward commercial retail real estate over the past few years. Has it become more difficult to obtain debt and/or equity for retail properties? Absolutely. Are retail deals being underwritten to a

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