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CRE Debt Funds Face High Competition to Make Bridge Loans

Borrowers are taking advantage of the crowded debt fund space to find some pretty sweet deals on short-term bridge loans. Competition has heated up in the past six months on financing transitional…
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Study on Middle-Income Seniors Finds Gap in Housing Options

recent study has identified a sizeable market of middle-income seniors in need of affordable seniors housing, a population that will skyrocket to 14.4 million by 2029. This demand segment is defined…

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (April 30, 2019)

The New York Times looks at how old malls are being converted into offices. WeWork filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators, reports the Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial…

#FASuccess Podcast: Jeff Concepcion Explains 'Supported Independence'

Welcome back to the 122nd episode of Financial Advisor Success Podcast! My guest on today’s podcast is Jeff Concepcion. Jeff is the founder and CEO of Stratos Wealth Partners, a corporate RIA…

Brookfield to Launch an Opportunity Zone Fund

(Bloomberg)—Brookfield Asset Management Inc.’s New York-based real estate unit plans to start an opportunity-zone fund, joining the roster of financial firms in taking advantage of new U.S.…

Washington, D.C. Reveals Plan to Retrofit Flood-Prone Buildings

(Bloomberg)—Washington is announcing a goal of retrofitting or removing all of its flood-prone buildings by 2050, the first major U.S. city to set such a policy. The proposal is part of a broader…
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Marriott International to Launch U.S. Home-Sharing Business

(Bloomberg)—Marriott International Inc. is expanding its home-sharing business to the U.S. as Airbnb Inc. diversifies its own business ahead of an expected initial public offering. The world’s…

Hotels in the West and South Attracting Increasing Investments

Investor appetite in hospitality properties in Western and Southern U.S. is growing due to higher revenue per room (RevPAR) growth, healthy occupancy and rising tourism, according to industry experts. U.S.…

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (April 29, 2019)

The Wall Street Journal looks at how one bookstore survived the e-commerce age. Forbes lists universal costs of owning rental real estate. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

In-Depth Look at Cost Segregation Strategies for CRE

Did you know you can do cost segregation on virtually any property? Cost segregation identifies assets and costs within a property in order to accelerate depreciation. In return, this generates…