commercial real estate: Opportunistic Retail - 02/19/09 08:58 AM
“Opportunistic Retail” - Sophisticated investors refuse to be fooled by the news and the naysayers. As we move into a new economic cycle and a flight to safety mentality drives asset class rotation, opportunistic retail investments abound. In today’s post I’ll share my thoughts on why opportunistic retail is where the smart money is being invested…
You’re probably wondering “Bo, what are you thinking…Opportunistic Retail?” Nary a day goes by when we don’t hear about poor retail earnings, store closures, and bankruptcy filings associated with name brand retail chains. The largest retail REIT in the market General Growth Properties (GGP) has been … (0 comments)

commercial real estate: GETTING YOUR PROPERTY FINANCED by Bo Barron, CCIM - 02/15/09 10:25 AM
Getting Your Property Financed
Being Capital Markets Savvy in a Down Economy by Bo Barron, Advisor Sperry Van Ness – Kentucky
I rarely have a conversation these days where the topic of financing doesn’t arise as a serious concern for my clients. When the economy is robust, and the capital markets are frothy, financing a commercial real estate transaction is a relatively simple matter. However during today’s recessionary times, the commercial capital markets are severely constrained. Not only is the supply of capital tight, but the demand may be near all time highs as well. Depending on which industry source you … (2 comments)

commercial real estate: Leveraging Your Company's Real Estate - How to Create Needed Liquidity in Tough Times - 12/26/08 06:47 AM
Today's tight capital and credit markets are forcing many corporations and small businesses to become creative in their search for liquidity to free-up suddenly constrained balance sheets. In turning over every stone in the hunt for liquidity, many entities simply overlook the value of their corporate real estate assets. When an operating business, no matter how large or small, finds itself in need of low cost capital their real estate assets should be evaluated as a source of readily accessible quality capital.
Most corporations of any size and scale have investments in the land, buildings and facilities necessary for the successful … (0 comments)

 

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