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

  • Jan 28, 2015 - Samantha Rowan

    Anchin, Block Survey: New York outer boroughs are rising

    New York’s outer boroughs continue to emerge as investment destinations as more investors and developers are getting priced out of Manhattan, according to a new survey from Anchin, Block & Anchin.
  • Jan 22, 2015 - Elizabeth Blosfield

    Non-bank lenders go boldly into construction market

    More non-bank lenders are financing apartment construction projects, taking up the slack from the banks that have traditionally been a major capital source in the sector.

Investor Plays

  • Jan 28, 2015 - Samantha Rowan

    Anchin, Block Survey: New York outer boroughs are rising

    New York’s outer boroughs continue to emerge as investment destinations as more investors and developers are getting priced out of Manhattan, according to a new survey from Anchin, Block & Anchin.
  • 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.

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

  • Small Image

    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.

  • Small Image

    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.”

  • Small Image

    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.

Upcoming Events