Property Sales & Financing

  • Jul 25, 2014 - Paul Fiorilla

    Special Report: Is Single-Family Rental Mart Here For The Long Haul?

    Institutional involvement in the single-family rental market was sparked by the opportunity created by the wave of residential mortgage foreclosures in the wake of the last financial crisis. Since 2009, institutions have gobbled up roughly 200,000 homes while securitizations backed by loans on single-family rentals have hit the street. As the wave of big, cheap portfolio acquisitions fade and the hard work of creating a new business model begins in earnest, the question is whether institutions found a new asset class on which to create a long-standing business? Or was it just a good trade that will enable early players to take outsized profits while latecomers get frustrated by compressed margins?

Developer Strategies

  • Jul 14, 2014 - Samantha Rowan

    Monogram Is Building For The Milliennials To Come

    Monogram Residential Trust, formerly known as Behringer Harvard Multifamily REIT, has about 21 apartment complexes in various stages of development and is gearing these properties toward the rising Millennial generation.
  • Jul 14, 2014 - Samantha Rowan

    Pathfinder JV Inks Deal For Luxury Colorado Resi Development

    Pathfinder Partners is joining forces with Meriwether Companies to acquire The Shores at Breckenridge, a partially completed, 10-acre high-end residential community in Breckenridge, Colo.

Investor Plays

  • Jul 30, 2014 - Samantha Rowan

    Situs: Do Your Due Diligence (Or Pay The Piper)

    As competition heats up in the commercial real estate lending market, comprehensive due diligence is becoming increasingly important for banks, finance companies and other lenders, according to Patrick D’Sa, a managing director at New York-based advisory company Situs.
  • Jul 29, 2014 - Daniel Nicolas

    First Potomac Said To Be Acquiring Dupont Circle Office

    First Potomac Realty Trust is said to be buying 11 Dupont Circle N.W., a 155,000-square-foot Class A office building in Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C.

People and Firms

  • Jul 03, 2014 - Samantha Rowan

    Sidley Austin Hires Financing-Focused Team

    Sidley Austin has hired a four-person team from Bingham McCutchen as part of a plan to delve more deeply into commercial real estate financing transactions, particularly in the New York metropolitan area.
  • May 28, 2014 - Daniel Nicolas

    Chicago’s Office Market Rises

    Chicago’s office market is emerging from the doldrums of the financial downturn as more U.S. and overseas investors seek high-quality properties in a gateway market that’s evaded the cap rate compression experienced by cities such as New York and Los Angeles.

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