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Thought Leadership

Springs’ Booming Economy Impacts Apartment Market

In spite of fears of a slowdown, apartment rentals will continue to see outsized demand for a long time. Apartments have been the darling of real estate capital markets for the past seven-eight years. This deep into an outstanding run, some investors have begun to worry if the clock is...

NREI: The Continuing Case for Apartment Rentals

In spite of fears of a slowdown, apartment rentals will continue to see outsized demand for a long time. Apartments have been the darling of real estate capital markets for the past seven-eight years. This deep into an outstanding run, some investors have begun to worry if the clock is...

Making Their Mark: The Growing Influence of High-Net-Worth Investors in Large-Scale Commercial Real Estate

Non-billionaire HNW investors are increasingly competing on large-scale commercial assets. Not so long ago, the vision of high-net-worth (HNW) investors in commercial properties entailed doctors and lawyers passing the hat at the country club in an effort to buy an eight-unit apartment complex in town or the retail strip across...

Risk Discipline in CRE Investing: Staying Cool When Others Are Losing Their Heads

Late-cycle investing calls for close attention to all potential risk/reward scenarios. Markets develop their own momentum and when a feeding frenzy takes hold, undisciplined investors often throw caution to the wind. They want a piece of the action and fear being left in the dust. Even discerning investors can rationalize...

Accepting Success

After years of strong returns, can commercial real estate investors be satisfied with merely positive results?

What Does Market Tier Classification Mean To The CRE Investor?

Delving deeper into the geographical jargon of market tiers sheds light on investment trends and value-add opportunities that would have gone overlooked just a decade ago. The real estate industry is known for its shorthand captioning of complex topics, often assuming that industry participants share common background knowledge. Since this...

Why the Real Estate Industry Needs More Equity, Less Debt

Prudence dictates that we prevent our industry from going backwards and losing the credibility that we have worked so hard to gain. Real estate development in the U.S. has historically been driven by entrepreneurs with great ambition and visions of grandeur, but thin pocketbooks. Lacking their own controlled or discretionary...

How to Find Continued Value in Apartment Acquisitions

With concessions ticking up and rent growth slowing, is it time to question or finetune allocation levels and strategies in multifamily investing? The stability, durability and continued capital flows into multifamily investing permeate today’s headlines, with industry pundits believing apartments to be the most popular product type with real estate...

Tax Reform’s Impact On CRE Investors: Congratulations On Your Raise

We believe certain real estate investments will have enhanced after-tax yields in 2018. What better way to kick off the new year than to discuss the new tax law and the gift we all just received as real estate investors? The new tax legislation will impact investors and their investment...

Real Estate Allocations On The Rise For HNW Investors

Tracking the trend of increasing alternatives allocation is worth a longer look, as it is indicative of a shift by HNW investors and will result in increased capital flows into real estate. The rethinking of traditional investment allocations is causing high-net-worth (HNW) investors to seek ways to diversify their investment...
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