Property Sales & Financing

  • Jan 22, 2015 - Elizabeth Blosfield

    Midtown South Sale Sets New Bar For Pre-War Offices

    RFR Holding and Real Estate Capital Partners’ acquisition of 281 Park Avenue South last year is setting the bar for pre-war office buildings in New York’s super-hot Midtown South submarket.
  • Jan 16, 2015 - Elizabeth Blosfield

    D.C. Office Sale Sets High Watermark

    Jamestown’s deal for Washington, D.C., trophy office America’s Square has set a high watermark for pricing in the city on a square foot basis.

Developer Strategies

Investor Plays

  • Jan 26, 2015 - Elizabeth Blosfield

    California investor chases rehab opportunities

    Fogel Real Estate is looking for repositioning opportunities in Southern California. The local player has three deals under contract and plans to do $100 million of acquisitions by the end of 2015.
  • Jan 22, 2015 - Elizabeth Blosfield

    Is it time for property owners to harness the sun?

    Commercial property owners should consider capitalizing on the rise in demand for solar power by leasing their commercial rooftop space to utility companies, according to Roy Palk, senior energy advisor for law firm LeClairRyan.

People and Firms

  • Jan 23, 2015 - Danielle Balbi

    Suburban Offices, Retail Face Refinancing Worries

    Owners of suburban office and non-dominant retail properties could find it difficult to get maturing loans refinanced, according to panelists at REFI’s inaugural breakfast seminar last week.
  • Jan 22, 2015 - Danielle Balbi

    Walker & Dunlop Hits Originator Milestone

    Walker & Dunlop, which in November acquired Johnson Capital, has hit a milestone in its national loan origination platform – the firm now has 103 loan originators.

Latest Community

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    Oct 31, 2014 - Samantha Rowan

    Gross: Crowdfunding Set To Move Into CRE Mainstream

    Crowdfunding is starting to make its presence felt in the commercial real estate market. “[Crowfunding] has the potential to redefine the way in which capital is raised for investments of all kinds, real estate among them,” according to Yaacov Gross, co-chair of the real estate capital markets group at Goulston & Storrs.

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    Oct 31, 2014 - Samantha Rowan

    REFI TV: Richard Green, Lusk Center for Real Estate

    Richard Green, the director and chair of USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate, recounted a recent trip to Poland, where a man told him that, “we know the real America is full of skyscrapers.”

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    Oct 29, 2014 - Samantha Rowan

    REFI TV: Rich Walter, Bank Assetpoint

    Bank Assetpoint, an Arlington, Va.-based advisory company that aims to bring together banks to buy and sell assets, views itself as a utility that is assisting a broad spectrum of lenders in the U.S. financial markets, according to Rich Walter, senior managing director.

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