Viewpoints en New York Tax Uncertainty <div class="field-byline"> By Joel Marcus, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The future of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/new-york?intlink=incontent " title="New York Commercial Real Estate">New York</a></span> City’s 421-a tax exemption is highly uncertain, particularly in light of the election of Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose initiatives appear to call for sweeping changes to the program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Multifamily New York News Tax Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:03:00 +0000 1315121 at Real Estate Financing Through the EB-5 Investor Immigration Program <div class="field-byline"> Arkady Bukh </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Immigrant <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals/investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Investment">Investor</a></span> Program, EB5 as it is also known, was signed into law in 1992, but only relatively recently has it become a tool for real estate financing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Viewpoints Viewpoints Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:59:00 +0000 1305781 at Investors Show Increasing Interest in Apartment Markets in Smaller Georgia Cities <div class="field-byline"> Robert Stickel </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It may come as a surprise to know that the apartment markets in smaller Georgia cities such as Athens, Augusta and Savannah are drawing a relatively high level of investor interest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlanta Finance & Investment Multifamily News Viewpoints Viewpoints Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +0000 1224541 at Managing Risk in Commercial Real Estate: Smarter Tools for Smarter Lending <div class="field-byline"> By John P. Heffernan III </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The evolution of commercial real estate risk management is best viewed by examining the events of the 1980s, repercussions in the early 1990s, and evolution in the 2000s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Banks News Technology Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:56:00 +0000 1239011 at Does a Property’s Sale Price Really Equal the Taxable Market Value? <div class="field-byline"> Cynthia M. Fraser, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The question arises all too often: Is the recent sale price of a property the best evidence of the property’s taxable value?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Distress News Tax Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 1193171 at The Property Manager’s Survival Guide for the Next 18 Months <div class="field-byline"> Monte Merritt </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The slow recovery of Florida’s economy is giving a modest boost to the commercial real estate market, but we have a long way to go before landlords of office and industrial space hold the upper hand in lease negotiations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Leasing News Office Property Management Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:17:00 +0000 1172871 at New Jersey Garden Apartments Are Pricing Like Class-A Assets <div class="field-byline"> Steve Simonelli </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Garden apartments have started to fetch premium prices in New Jersey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment Multifamily New Jersey News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:15:00 +0000 1107511 at What Institutional Money Wants in Return as it Continues to Flow to Real Estate <div class="field-byline"> Kelvin Tetz and John Mackel </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pension funds, opportunity funds, hedge funds, and other institutional investors are continuing to turn their attention to real estate in the wake of the recession, particularly as returns on real estate have risen relative to bond yields and real estate proves attractive as a hedge against the risks in the equity markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors News Private Equity Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:11:00 +0000 1149391 at illustration: Martin Haake The New Normal of Alternative Lending in CRE Financing <div class="field-byline"> Sanford Herrick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>During the past 25 years, the alternative lending landscape for commercial real estate has evolved from a handful of qualified entities to a wide range of individuals and institutions vying for today’s situational opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bridge & Mezzanine Finance Distress News Private Equity Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:10:00 +0000 1131191 at When it Comes to the Fed, The Shadow Knows <div class="field-byline"> Carlos F. Crespo </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Economic forecasts today have been clouded by the Federal Reserve Bank’s unconventional monetary policy as historical patterns and correlations used in previous models have been rendered useless. A new quantitative model, pending publication, may illuminate a solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:47:00 +0000 1123051 at