These Two Industries Lead the Commercial Lending Market

By |2018-07-27T15:10:13-07:00July 5th, 2018|

Multifamily and industrial loan seekers are more likely to receive a loan than other type of commercial project thanks to California's high demand for these spaces. There is a housing shortage and an e-commerce boom in southern California so strong [...]

6 Things CRE Investors Should Know About Self Storage Opportunities

By |2018-06-19T15:49:25-07:00March 21st, 2018|

Other commercial real estate submarkets tend to get flashy headlines and press coverage. Take warehousing, whose strong growth is the talk of real estate investors. However, savvy investors are taking more notice of one particular industrial submarket: self-storage. Its investment [...]

Tips to Secure Multifamily Project Financing

By |2018-06-19T14:49:51-07:00February 20th, 2018|

Real estate investors and developers like the future outlook for multifamily properties. While vacancy rates fluctuate due to new supply coming online and changing demands, a broad view shows California vacancy rates remaining fairly stable. However, some developers are finding [...]

What a Fed Interest Rate Hike Means for Cap Rates

By |2018-06-19T13:39:45-07:00November 10th, 2017|

The Federal Reserve is ready to reduce its $4.5 trillion balance sheet of mortgage-backed securities, government bonds, and other assets carried over from the financial crisis. Even though the Fed did not raise interest rates in its September policy meeting, [...]

When Bridge Loans Make Sense for New Projects

By |2018-06-19T12:10:23-07:00October 15th, 2017|

Typically, bridge loans are not considered ideal for a new construction project. After all, they’re intended as a short-term financing option, which translates to higher interest rates. That’s why short-term re-financing and renovation acquisitions tend to be a better fit [...]