CRE Non-Performing Loan Prevention

It’s time to put an end to this charade of pretending we can manage non-performing loan loss severity risk by having better decision-makers making better decisions based upon better subjective decision-making data.  The INVIZEN RTS Asset Care Protection Program is the only end-to-end solution available today that is designed to help end non-performing CRE loans by addressing the root causes of CRE property business failures. … More CRE Non-Performing Loan Prevention

The New Way Forward for CRE Developers Seeking Profits

We are pleased to announce the completion of our new licensing program for developers, funders, investors, broker-dealers and other industry participants seeking a new level of CRE investment opportunity support.  Please click on the link and learn a bit more about this program.  I put together a very basic program presentation to get the points … More The New Way Forward for CRE Developers Seeking Profits

CRE Developer Co-Investment: What’s Required for Financing

Co-investment lives or dies on risk management.  This requirement not only applies to the nature of the market opportunity but also applies to the developer’s ability to demonstrate proactive execution risk management documentation.  Reputation, experience and credit may not be enough in and of themselves.  Comprehensive business operations planning, risk mitigation plans and related measures are a fundamental requirement … More CRE Developer Co-Investment: What’s Required for Financing

Senior Housing Development Financing New Frontiers

Senior housing has been one of my lifelong passions.  It’s the only business in the world where the only prerequisites to success are liking money and loving the elderly.  It’s also the only business in the world where you can readily increase sales by simply increasing quality of service.  Development pressure continues to be driven by the aging demographics of our population and this is not going to abate for another 18 to 20 years.  Senior housing development financing has become a much more difficult harbor to navigate in recent years, as has all other CRE verticals due to the changing banking regulations … More Senior Housing Development Financing New Frontiers

Shooting the Gap: Mezzanine & Preferred Equity Financing for CRE ADC Projects

The reality that is playing out is a huge window of opportunity that has been created for preferred equity and mezzanine loan funding participants in the market, as they have cashed-in to fill the void created by many commercial institutions exiting the market for new construction loans for all but their well-heeled customers.  The initial profit-taking bonanza this created for alternative lenders is starting to unwind … More Shooting the Gap: Mezzanine & Preferred Equity Financing for CRE ADC Projects

CRE Construction Financing for Projects Over $20 Million

Financing for CRE construction projects can be problematic to be sure.  The regulatory envelope continues to change.  Developers need equity financing today to create enough incentive for them to bring project opportunities forward from the pre-development stage to the pre-construction phase.  The pre-construction phase has been by no means a guarantee of outcome.  The practical outcome is for the CRE new construction financing vertical to have an end-to-end solution.  … More CRE Construction Financing for Projects Over $20 Million

Key to the Kingdom: CRE Development Equity Financing

The amount of investment capital flowing into the market has included an incredible amount of capital investment in CRE properties in private placement offerings of equity securities in Direct Participation Program transactions.  The demand has reached a crescendo for investment in acquisition financings and now we are running out of product.  That’s where the equity financing for CRE development transactions becomes a real issue that requires a real solution but the developer has to do it in reverse order. … More Key to the Kingdom: CRE Development Equity Financing

The Failure of CRE Investment Loss Mitigation in the Analytics Age

More than $500 billion in CRE loans and investments are expected to be realized this year, worldwide.  That’s an astounding number.  CRE investment loss mitigation practices have not proven to be up to the task (otherwise, the losses would be a lot less, wouldn’t they?).  … More The Failure of CRE Investment Loss Mitigation in the Analytics Age