Default. It’s the one word no entrepreneur, investor or lender wants to hear. Honest entrepreneurs, investors and lenders all agree that fraud and financial reporting transparency are critical issues that every business must address, but surprisingly enough, we are routinely victimized by fraud in all its ugly forms. In the CRE development industry, invoice phishing … More Default Risk in the Post-COVID World
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Learn about the developments in CRE development and CRE development finance. … More The Rainmaker Master DST License Program for CRE Property Investment & Development
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
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 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
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
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
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