Obtaining capital financing comes down to demonstrating a viable exit strategy for the lender or investor, demonstrating a profit opportunity that is supportable, and demonstrating that risks are all manageable. It’s the last issue that now has ensnared many otherwise promising capital funding proposals. … More New Construction Financing Still Not Locked In?
The use of external audits reduces the cost of these crimes but does precious little to prevent them. Placed in the larger context of invoice phishing scams and other forms of fraud, the question may not be whether or not you are exposed, but have you already been hit and don’t even realize it? … More Embezzlement Stings
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If you are seeking capital financing and having had rejection as your only outcome, you should take a few moments and watch this video.
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
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